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Makeup Tip of the Day: Smokey Liner & Glitter

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Apply glitter to the outer corner of the eyes and let it fall imprecisely to add some interest to a smokey eyeliner look.

Burberry fall 2016 makeup design Wendy Rowe.

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Best of London Fashion Week

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London fashion week remains the shortest of the four fashion capitals. Some how squeezed into those few days is a plethora of colourful creativity. I especially enjoyed Burberry’s departure from classic beauty to rock and roll cool. Backstage at Mary Katrantzou the brief was to create¬†crimson heart shaped lips,

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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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Makeup Tip of the Day: Glitter

For maximum glitter adhesion use a thin layer of eyelash glue or vaseline on bare lids and apply the glitter with a small stiff brush.

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Makeup Tip of the Day: Glitter Removal

Last week I was able to attend a makeup seminar at Blanche Macdonald by veteran makeup artist Ayami Nishimura. Above is one of the looks she created on her model. With a big glitter makeup like this effective removal is of paramount importance. Ayami shared with us the easiest way is with baby oil gel and a folded piece of card,

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5 Tips For Wearing Shimmer & Frost

Shimmers and frosts are probably the most popular texture at any cosmetic counter. Who can resist those sparkly colours, they just look too good to not walk away with.

Here are 5 tips on how to wear shimmer well:

1. Use subtle shimmer or frost eyeshadow to highlight the tops of your cheekbones,

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Glitter and Glam

 

We love some shimmer and sequins to take your outfit from drab to fab. The same can be said with your makeup. A combination of matte and glitter makes for the perfect face. Too much sparkle and you will look like a disco ball so decide which feature you want to stand out and add some shine.

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Kat Von D Rock n Roll Eyeshadow Duos

Over the weekend I’ve been wearing the Kat Von D Motorhead (black colour) eyeshadow. What I liked about the shadow initially was the two textures in one. Half is matte the other half has small silver glitter particles infused into it. Inside the lid is a small mirror which is quite convenient.

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Glitter Tips and Tricks

Screen shot 2009-11-20 at 9.48.17 AMAs a follow up from last weeks post on glitter, here are our expert application tips:

1. Pour a small amount of glitter out rather than dipping your brush into the container. You’ll have better control over how much product you want

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