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Gucci Cruise 2017

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I’ve always been a bit of a Gucci fan. A black Gucci makeup bag was my first luxury accessory way back when. A few years later in my early twenties when I sold my Honda Del Sol, the first stop I made was Gucci, where I picked up a classic GG hobo handbag.

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Makeup Tip of the Day: Smokey Liner & Glitter

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Apply glitter to the outer corner of the eyes and let it fall imprecisely to add some interest to a smokey eyeliner look.

Burberry fall 2016 makeup design Wendy Rowe.

Image from vogue.com

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Belstaff AW16

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The Belstaff presentation during London fashion week drew inspiration from¬†Edith “Jackie” Ronne’s great Antarctic expedition. The collection of fur, leather, and wool was derived from a wintry landscape, with textures of snow, icebergs and rocks and a nod to Inuit dress. Lead makeup artist Maria Comparetto’s design included naturally flushed cheeks on top of highlighted skin,

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Best of New York Fashion Week AW16

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It’s been about month since the fall collections kicked off in New York, and today in Paris the last shows of the season concluded. Looking back at the New York runways natural skin, and minimal lip colours reigned supreme. Proenza Schouler, Rodarte and Marc Jacobs broke the trend with strong stand-out matte lip colours.

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4 of My Favourite Lip Balms

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The weather is cold and dry which is never the optimum environment for skin. Keep your lips hydrated and lock in moisture with any of these lip balms and your lips will thank you. These are my standbys because I’m actually allergic to a lot of different lip balms.

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2016 Golden Globes

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Absolute red carpet success last night at the Golden Globes. It was hard to narrow it down to only six, but these ladies were pretty much head to toe perfection. From Jennifer Lopez’s lips, to Cate Blanchett’s hair and Kirsten Dunst’s smokey eyes the beauty looks were on point.

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The Best of Paris Fashion Week SS16

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The grande finale of the spring collections wrapped last week in Paris. One of my favourite looks was the glitter brow created by Val Garland at Giambattista Valli. The vibrancy and the sparkle of the glitter stood out beautifully against the models almost bare faces.

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Dark Lips for Fall

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Update your fall makeup look with a version of the deep lip colours seen on the runway. Tone the look down by tapping the lip colour on top of lip balm. For maximum intensity apply a similar tone lip liner all over the lips and then add the lipstick on top.

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Get the Look: Jourdan Dunn

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Jourdan Dunn’s beauty look from the GQ Men of the Year Awards was perfection. The key to achieving a similar look would be to start with the skin. Use a moisturizer that has a pearlescent glow. For skin tones like Jourdan’s I recommend a golden undertone rather than anything too pink.

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Transition to Fall

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Autumn is definitely in the air. Make a lip and nail statement this season with deep tones of burgundy and eggplant. As the weather chills out protect and plump your skin with nourishing moisturizer. Add luminescence and put down the contour powder. Keep eyeshadow neutral for the day,

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