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Photoshoot Sanderson Hotel, London

 

Here  are a few quick pics I took from a creative shoot the other day. The make up look started off really neutral, and eventually morphed into the dark eyes seen bottom right. The key product I used for the eyes was MAC kohl pencil in feline.  

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Glamour Women of the Year Awards

The Glamour Awards were exactly that, glamour. Smoky eyes and neutral lips were a popular choice for the evening seen on  Jessie J, Lea Michele, Kelly Rowland, Abbey Clancy and Eva Longoria. Lily Collins deep red lips, and full eyebrows are so stunning on her. As for outfits Abbey Clancy’s white trouser suit was a red carpet hit.

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Eylure False Eyelashes

 

Last Wednesday in London, I went to the Eylure lash and Elegant Touch nail event. I have been a fan of the Eylure lashes from years ago when I picked up a pair on a whim while on vacation. The new collection has lots of styles to choose from very natural day wear to more extreme styles for night.

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Makeup Artist: Val Garland

Simply put Val Garland’s work is cool. it’s unusual to flip through a British Vogue and not see evidence of her work. She can go from commercial to conceptual easily. From a runway looks for designers such as Giambattista Vali, to Lady Gaga’s music videos. Having had the opportunity to work with Val Garland backstage,

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Topshop Sandstorm Collection

I checked out Topshop’s latest makeup collection when I was over in London. I always like their trend collections, and this seasons Sandstorm products are spot on for Spring. Inspired by the Burning Man festival that happens in Nevada once a year, the colours and images have a rather tribal,

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Makeup Artist: Charlotte Tilbury

British make up artist Charlotte Tilbury’s portfolio is one fabulous image after another. As one of the most sort after artists for all 4 fashion weeks, when she’s backstage she makes everything she does look so effortless. Tilbury works quickly with her fingers and brushes. The end result is always gorgeous.

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McQueen Memorial


Close friends gathered in London earlier this week to remember the late Alexander McQueen. Despite taking place in the middle of London Fashion Week, out of respect, shows were not scheduled during the memorial service. Anna Wintour spoke, Bjork sang, and Sarah Jessica Parker was photographed crying as everyone remembered the legacy that was McQueen.

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Testino's Art Exhibition for Kate Moss


Kate Moss, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Stella McCartney all dressed in short black attire, with pointy black stilettos, for the opening of Mario Testino’s “Kate Who?” photography exhibit. Kate looked pretty fantastic. I love the dress, the Louboutins, and the cat eye make up. All very appropriate for an exhibit dedicated to images of herself.

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Top Shop Makeup


As soon as I went into Top Shop last week I headed straight to the make up. I was quite impressed by the variety of product and the colour selection. Developed with Make Up Artist Hannah Murray , there is a core collection as well as trend based products that will change seasonally.  

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Front Row at Fashion Week

Fewer celebrities were at the International Collections this season. Factor in the weather-New York, the Oscars-during Paris and money-which is affecting all designers during the current economic climate. However, the main fashionistas did not let anything deter them. Celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe definitely would not miss, it is her job after all.

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