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Makeup Tip of the Day: Cream Highlighter

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Use a cream highlighter to create a natural sheen on all the high planes of the face. Buff it on with a brush or tap with your ring finger for the perfect strobe lit look.

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Tip of the Day: Brow Gel

If you are fortunate to have naturally full brows keep them in place and perfected with brow gel. Use a tinted brow gel to add definition to brows or clear if you just need hold.

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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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Makeup Tip of the Day: Ultra Thin Cotton Swabs

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The best thing for a quick clean up on a precision makeup is an ultra thin cotton bud. These are a main stay in my makeup kit, I just stocked up on the Muji ones when I was in London last month. You can find something similar online at Alcone Company. 

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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: Peach Cheeks

Take a break from overly sculpted cheeks and opt for a peachy glow. Warm peach cheeks look beautiful on all skin tones.

1. NARS Multiple Maui 2. Giorgio Armani Cheek Fabric #305 3. Shu Uemura Glow On Blush in Tangerine Pearl 

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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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Makeup Tip of the Day: Asian Eyes

When blending eyeshadow through the crease of a shallow eye lid, have the person look down rather than close so you can see the natural shadow of the socket line.

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Tip of the Day: Mascara Fan Brush

Using a mascara fan brush to apply mascara on lower or upper eyelashes, enables you to get right to the root of the lash. This is especially helpful when darkening light coloured lashes, or when trying to apply mascara on short lashes.

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