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Makeup Tip of the Day: Concealer Palette

Any makeup artist will agree a good collection of concealer and colour correctors is an absolute must-have in your kit. A variety of warm and cool shades in a cream texture are incredibly versatile for use as foundation, concealer, and for contouring.

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Body Shop All-In-One BB Cream

Like most BB creams this Body Shop version is hydrating and gives light coverage. What I really like is the colour adjusting technology because it actually does work! I have colour 3 which is the darkest. Straight out of the tube the cream is white,

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Tip of the Day: Foundation with the Fan Brush

Create a natural looking foundation by applying with a fan brush.

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Kevyn Aucoin The Sensual Skin Tinted Balm

Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Tinted Balm is essentially 3-in-1–treats, protects and provides coverage for a flawless, natural looking complexion. The balm is much sheerer in coverage than Sensual Skin Enhancer, so it’s perfect for anyone looking for a lightweight product that’s fast and easy to use.

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Illamasqua Rich Liquid Foundation

This isn’t a new product but it is new to me since you can’t buy Illamasqua in Canada. I just purchased it in the States at Sephora. The coverage is exactly what I was looking for, opaque and matte. This foundation covers imperfections amazingly well without looking heavy.

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How To: Choose the Right Foundation

Choosing the right foundation for your skin is one of the most important aspects of your makeup. I automatically think of the woman who’s foundation never matched her neck, and left a hideous line along the jaw! Nowadays there are so many more choices in colour, texture,

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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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Burberry Beauty


The Burberry Beauty collection is as chic and sophisticated as it’s clothing line. Starting with the beautiful packaging with signature Burberry check, to the lipstick cases that close magnetically. After trying the majority of the line, I found the foundation, powder, eyeshadow, and gloss to be quite sheer.

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Tip of the Day: DIY Tinted Moisturizer

The fastest way to create your own tinted moisturizer is to mix equal parts of your usual foundation and day time moisturizer together. The result is a lightweight version of your foundation, perfect for the summer weather.

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Loose vs Pressed Powder


Powder is used as a finishing product to set foundation or concealer, and to absorb oil. In some cases powder can be used alone to enhance your complexion. When it comes to choosing between loose or pressed a lot of times convenience can be the deciding factor. Obviously if you need to carry powder with you,

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