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LFW Recap: Paul Costelloe AW18

The mood at Paul Costelloe, when I finally arrived slightly tardy, was rather jovial. The designer and models were all dancing away to a live band, which enhanced the girls flushed cheeks and created a rather dewy complexion. This collection was made for special occasions.

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Best of Paris Fashion Week SS18

It goes without saying that perfect, flawless, hydrated skin was a huge look on the runway. Balmain, Saint Laurent, Givenchy, and Giambattista Valli all showcased impeccable skin finishes on their girls. Chanel took a maximalist approach with frosted blue shadow blended up to the brow bone, and shiny red  lips.

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Solange for Interview Magazine

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Full brushed up brows, tone on tone makeup, and voluminous hair makes for beautiful images of Solange Knowles. The accompanying article is an interview with big sis Bey. Click here to read it now.

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The Best of Paris Fashion Week SS16

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The grande finale of the spring collections wrapped last week in Paris. One of my favourite looks was the glitter brow created by Val Garland at Giambattista Valli. The vibrancy and the sparkle of the glitter stood out beautifully against the models almost bare faces.

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2015 MTV Movie Awards

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There were quite a few style standouts tonight at the MTV Movie Awards. My three favourites were Jennifer Lopez in a Versace ensemble with her signature bronze makeup and extra long hair extensions was flawless. Emily Ratajkowski was drop dead gorgeous in Fausto Puglisi. Sleek hair and smokey eyes completed her very hot look.

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Maybelline Brow Drama

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This was a go-to product for me backstage recently at Toronto fashion week. The tinted gel comes in 3 shades, and is just enough to create a fuller looking eyebrow. The uniquely shaped brush delivers enough gel to keep the brow hair in place without looking heavy or too stiff.

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Michelle Williams for Louis Vuitton

There’s alot I love about the fall LV campaign. First of all Michelle Williams looks gorgeous. Everything from the dark full eyebrows, oxblood lip, and the vampy manicure, to the perfectly undone hair. Then there’s the bag! Love it all.

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Toronto Fashion Week Part 2

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The big show of the week was Joe Fresh. It always draws a large crowd of media, and top models. The makeup look was flawless natural looking skin, contoured cheeks, cat eyeliner, and nude lips. All the girls got dark full brows to match the black pixie cut wigs they wore.

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Sneak Preview: New York SS12

New York Fashion Week came to a close last night. Some of the reoccurring makeup trends seen were: caramel cheeks, neutral lips, full brows, and skin that glows. Pretty Spring faces.

London started today stay tuned for updates. Follow us on twitter @smudgestyle

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Beauticontrol Brow Pencil

As a brow obsessed person, I’m always trying out new brow products. I just got these new wind up pencils a couple of weeks ago, and I’m loving them. The pencil is a little softer than others I’ve used, but I am able to get a well defined brow that looks natural.

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