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Makeup Tip of the Day: Pencil Brush for Lips

A pencil brush is an excellent alternative to a regular lip brush especially when working on fuller lips. The pointed shape as well as the density of the brush means you can be quick and precise with your application.

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Best of London Fashion Week AW17

Bright colourful eyes made a statement at many of the London shows for fall. It wasn’t just about the colour, but also the unique placement as seen at Versus, Mary Katrantzou, and House of Holland. Topshop took an unexpected classic approach with the look consisting of mascara and a cherry lip.

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Tom Pecheux For YSL Beauty

Salvatore Ferragamo was the very first international fashion show I worked way back in the 00’s. Tom Pecheux was the lead makeup artist. It is no wonder that from all the gorgeous makeup he creates backstage for top designers, and the tons of editorials and campaigns, beauty brands have clamored for his attention too.

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Pat McGrath Skin Fetish 003 Highlighter

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Pat McGrath broke the internet yesterday when her highly anticipated highlighter kits launched. I didn’t even bother trying to get my hands on them. However unlike her previous product launches these kits will be available at Sephora online and select locations May 10.

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Suva Beauty

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The Suva Beauty brand continues to grow with the addition of a few new makeup lovers must-haves. A couple of months ago I was invited to the Suva Beauty Head Quarters to check out where the creativity happens and get the inside scoop on the products from Shaina.

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Giambattista Valli & Chanel Spring Couture

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Two absolutely gorgeous couture collections from Giambattista Valli and Karl Lagerfeld this week in Paris. Nothing could take away from the tulle sensations that floated down the catwalk at Giambattista. The makeup look was kept simple with perfected skin and not much else! Tom Pecheux’s liquid liner was on point at Chanel,

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The Best of New York Fashion Week SS16

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The New York shows kicked off spring fashion month with some spectacular collections. Riccardo Tisci brought Givenchy state side for what was probably one of the most anticipated shows of the week. Pat McGrath created two stunning beauty looks for the event. An elaborate jewel and lace face for the couture retrospective and then a dewy skin and brow-less look for the spring looks.

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Makeup Artist: Pep Gay

Super talented makeup artist Pep Gay‘s work in this editorial for Sunday Times Style mag is fabulous. The choice of colour and texture, huge attention to detail and, phenomenal blending is thoroughly inspiring.

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Tip of the Day: Sponge Tip Applicator

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As the old saying goes: there is a time and a place for everything, and so it seems this would apply even to the sponge tip applicator. For high intensity shadow the sponge tip will deliver a strong opaque finish that rivals even the best flat stiff brush.

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Tip of the Day: Large Angle Brush for Brows

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Use a large size angle brush rather than a small one, to define full brows and achieve a soft natural look.

 

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