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Best of New York Fashion Week AW17

New York came and went pretty quickly it seems, and from show to show there appeared to be a whole lot of nothing on the faces. This is of course not unsual as the no makeup, makeup tends to rule many a runway, and still requires makeup artists to carry an arsenal of products to achieve said look.

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Get the Look: Christian Dior AW16

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The beauty look from Dior Fall 2016 goes quite effortlessly from the runway to a night out. The deep dark lip works on all skin tones for a dramatic pout, especially against perfectly flawless skin and  well groomed brows. Pile on mascara and pinch your lashes together for a spidery look.

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Get the Look: Rochas Spring 2014

Make the most of the summer weather and recreate this pretty lavender eye makeup from the Rochas spring show. Simply wrap a purple shadow around the entire eye. Use a soft brush to achieve a well blended look making sure the edges are diffused. The rest of the look should feature a glowy complexion,

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Summer Wedding Makeup

There are as many different wedding makeup varieties as there are brides. In my experience most women want to look like an improved version of themselves, rather than someone their future husband can’t recognize.

Here are my top tips for a gorgeous bride:

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Best of NYFW SS14

I felt like the New York shows had a bit of edge to them this season. I particularly liked the bright blue liner at Marc Jacobs. I loved the intensity and the shape although I could have done without the hair! The various bright lips at Prabal Gurung was another hit,

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Freida Pinto for Interview Magazine

The stunning Freida Pinto graces the pages of Interview magazine. Wearing dark lips, eyes and nails, and photographed by the always fantastic Mert and Marcus, this shoot is nothing short of  brilliant.

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4 Party Looks


These 4 looks are perfect for any party this winter. Dark lips make a statement when paired with an otherwise low key look. Flawless skin, groomed brows, and black mascara is really all you need.

Metallics in gold, copper and bronze look stunning. Pick two features that will shimmer to avoid looking like a disco ball.

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Powder Foundation VS Liquid Foundation


People often wonder, when it comes to foundation which is best. The fact is it depends on lots of variables. Such as how do you want your skin to look? How much coverage do you want? Which type of foundation do you like—liquid, powder, cream? What type of skin do you have?

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Bioderma Sébium Pore Refiner

Just added this product to my make up kit. As I’m already a fan of Crealine by the same brand, I thought I’d try this too. Basically it shrinks your pore size, and improves the skin’s texture. You can apply it up to twice a day before moisturizer,

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2010 VMA's


Last night at the VMA’s these ladies each had a variation on the red carpet staple: smoky eye neutral lip. Ciara’s gold and bronze version on her eyes was perfectly suited with her skin tone and pinky beige lip colour. Ashley Greene wore a mauve grey eye and super neutral lip colour.

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