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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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Nicki Minaj for L'uomo Vogue Italia

Nicki Minaj in this menswear inspired editorial is simply perfect.

Images from L’uomo Vogue Italia

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Shu Uemura Brave Beauty Collection

That isn’t much that Shu Uemura does that I don’t like, and I really do like the latest collection for fall. Designed by the ever so talented Artistic Director of the brand Kakuyasu Uchiide, the new line features eyeshadow palettes with both matte and frost textures, lipsticks,

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5 Tips For Contouring

1. Choose a matte colour at least 2 shades darker for shading, and 2 shades lighter for highlighting than your natural skin tone

2. Pay attention to bone structure shade underneath the bones of the face–cheekbones, sides of nose, crease of eye, jawline, and perimeter of forehead

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Tip of the Day: Highlighting Dark Skin

When contouring deep skin tones work with the high points of the face and highlight first, before shading. The highlight brings instant dimension to the face, and less shading will be needed. For a more natural look avoid overly frosty highlight powders. Elizabeth Arden 8 hour cream is a go-to for photo shoots and,

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Anja in Vogue Turkey

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What’s good about this Vogue editorial featuring Anja and makeup by Lisa Eldridge–perfect shading and highlighting on the face and body, matte red lips, effortless hair, and my most favourite Louboutin’s. Simple and gorgeous.

image from models.com

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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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Tip of the Day:Conturing the Eyes


When shading the crease area of the eye, apply shadow under the orbital bone rather the shading eyeball. This will open up the eyes so they appear bigger.

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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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