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Urban Decay Afterglow Highlighter

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You don’t need a heavy hand to get major shine with Urban Decay’s new Afterglow highlighter. The finely milled powder has an almost cream texture. Of the three colours I wear Sin (on the right) it looks like a pale beige in the compact but on,

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My Top 6 Highlighting Products

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I’m all about a good highlight to enhance bone structure or for creating an all over glow. Prepping skin with Shu Uemura Instant Glow immediately brightens dull skin. Of course there are degrees of shine, and for super wet looking skin I reach for MAC Gloss. Less sticky than Lip Glass this Gloss texture delivers tons of reflection perfect for editorial type looks.

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Tom Ford Beauty Summer Collection

The Tom Ford summer collection definitely gets me in the mood for warmer weather. The eye and cheek compact contains shadows, eyeliner and blush in taupe, peach and navy. Liquid Skin Illuminator enhances any skin tone with a warm shimmer. The Lip shimmers are in very beautiful limited edition packaging.

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4 Of the Best Bronzing Powders

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Sun kissed skin looks good on everyone. Whether you’re faking a tan, adding dimension to your face, or warming up your complexion bronzing powder is essential. As far as standard bronzers go MAC is quite good. It blends easily and adheres to the skin well without looking patchy.

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Soleil Tan De Chanel Bronzing Powder

Chanel’s new moisturizing bronzing powder is a must-have for gorgeous, tan skin. Swipe all 4 colours for a quick blush and bronzer, or use the colours individually to shade, highlight and blush cheeks to perfection.

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Tom Ford and Jo Malone Body Oil

As a dry skinned person (everywhere except my face) I love body oil. These two new ones are quite fabulous. The Tom Ford Neroli Portofino line, includes a body oil infused with the scent of the fragrance. It contains citrus oils, floral and amber notes. For an oil it’s quite lightweight but still hydrating.

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How to Brighten Dull Skin


Sadly, Winter is still here. For many of us this means that our skin is less than radiant thanks to the cold weather. Fortunately there are some tips and tricks that will help you beat the dull skin months, without heading to a warmer climate.

Apart from being diligent with skin care I highly recommend a liquid illuminator.

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Jennifer Lopez at Carousel of Hope


Years away from her “Jenny from the Block” days, and 40 something with twins, J-Lo still looks pretty fantastic! Rarely deviating from her signature style of bronze glowy skin, warm smoky eyes, and peachy nude lips. Jennifer is always red carpet, and performance ready no matter what.

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Glow On

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Skin that looks healthy, radiant, and gorgeous is not just reserved for models, and celebs, but rather it is an absolute must have for every woman. Almost every woman I meet over thirty, covets glowy skin because glowy skin is youthful and who doesn’t want to look young?

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