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Matte Versus Shine

There used to be something very sophisticated about a non-reflective lip, whereas gloss had an element of youthfulness to it. Time and trends have changed that school of thought and now practically every girl, young or old stays by a matte lipstick. Personally I can go either way,

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Best Red Carpet Style 2017 CFDA Awards

Designers, models and fashion lovers stepped out in New York earlier this week for the CFDA awards. The look of the night went to Bella Hadid in Off_White. Virgil Abloh’s fuchsia coat dress paired with Bella’s fringed bob was perfection.

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Gucci Cruise 2018

It was a plethora of print, sparkle, floral, logo, colour and texture all over everything and all at once for the Gucci Cruise collection this week. With so much going on with the collection, I loved how makeup artist Yadim kept the beauty look uncomplicated. Hollowed out eye sockets with a taupe shadow and pops of highlight in the inner corner of the eye with no mascara and a slick of gloss on the lips.

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Missy Elliott for Elle

 

It’s so good to see Missy Elliott on the cover of Elle. Decked out in Marc Jacobs FW17 and representing the metallic lip trend very well. This takes me back to the zeros when Billy B was her makeup artist. I lived for the looks he would create.

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LOVE Magazine 17.5

LOVE magazine never disappoints. Issue 17.5 shot by Alasdair McLellan features the iconic Adriana Lima along side two of the coolest models of the moment, Adwoa Aboah, and Slick Woods.

 

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Toronto Women's Fashion Week AW17

 

After a year hiatus Toronto Women’s fashion week was back this month. With a new name, and venue, and fewer designers on the schedule. One thing remained the same; Grace Lee was back with her makeup team and we were ready to pump out some fabulous looks.

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Best of Paris Fashion Week AW17

There is no doubt that Chanel had the most talked about show of the week, if not the entire season. The rocket ship was on another level! The makeup for the show had a decidedly mod feel with banana lines and lower lashes. Another show-stopper was Saint Laurent.

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The Best Red Carpet Looks 2017 Oscars

Sunday nights Oscar red carpet did not disappoint. Hailee Seinfeld’s complete look was absolutely my favourite. From the Ralph Russo dress to the smoldering smokey eye she was perfection. Old Hollywood glamour was a popular look for the evening. Kirsten Dunst in Dior, Taraji P. Henson in Alberta Ferretti,

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Best Makeup Looks of Couture Fashion 2017

The makeup masters were hard at work last week in Paris. Peter Philips created starry looks at Dior. Tom Pecheux went alien like for Iris Van Herpen, to ultra pretty at Chanel. Pat McGrath taped back the models faces at Givenchy, while Terry Barber was mad for colour at Jean Paul Gaultier.

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Naomi Campbell for W Magazine

 

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W magazine is closing out the year strong with this fabulous editorial featuring Naomi Campbell. Makeup artist Renee Garnes, photographer Steven Klein, and fashion editor Edward Enninful were a few of the creative forces behind the shoot.

Images from W magazine

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