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7 Summer Beauty Must-Haves

When the temperature turns up it’s time to dial back the makeup look. On any given day I love makeup that looks effortless, and a quick summer look doesn’t need to take all day. For skin opt for an easy to apply bronzer like Laura Mercier’s bronzing crayon.

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Matte Versus Shine

There used to be something very sophisticated about a non-reflective lip, whereas gloss had an element of youthfulness to it. Time and trends have changed that school of thought and now practically every girl, young or old stays by a matte lipstick. Personally I can go either way,

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Gucci Cruise 2018

It was a plethora of print, sparkle, floral, logo, colour and texture all over everything and all at once for the Gucci Cruise collection this week. With so much going on with the collection, I loved how makeup artist Yadim kept the beauty look uncomplicated. Hollowed out eye sockets with a taupe shadow and pops of highlight in the inner corner of the eye with no mascara and a slick of gloss on the lips.

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Best Red Carpet Beauty at Cannes 2017

 

The most glamorous of film festivals means endless images of the best hair, makeup, and fashion. I’ve rounded up some of my favourite beauty looks from the big event.

Bronzed skin and neutrals are always a winning combination. Create luminous skin with hydrating foundation and liquid blush.

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Dior Cruise 2018

Peter Philips designed a natural, warm tan makeup for the Dior Cruise collection. With desert like Hidden Hills California as the location, the fuss free look was made even more beautiful as the sun set while the girls walked the runway.

Images from vogue.com

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Missy Elliott for Elle

 

It’s so good to see Missy Elliott on the cover of Elle. Decked out in Marc Jacobs FW17 and representing the metallic lip trend very well. This takes me back to the zeros when Billy B was her makeup artist. I lived for the looks he would create.

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Prada Resort 2018

Tiny etheral braids and simple feather headdresses added to the whimsical look at Prada. Pat McGrath’s makeup look centered around bold velvety matte lips, that really amped up the strong girly vibe.

 

 

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Zoe Saldana at Guardians of the Galaxy Premiere

What’s not to like about Zoe Saldana brightening up the premiere of Guardians of the Galaxy. Decked out in a tangerine sequin and fringe Emilio Pucci gown, Saldana kept her beauty look low key. Soft eye shadow with a subtle flicked liner and neutral lips, were off set with one of my own signature hairstyles–the twisted high pony.

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Toronto Women's Fashion Week AW17

 

After a year hiatus Toronto Women’s fashion week was back this month. With a new name, and venue, and fewer designers on the schedule. One thing remained the same; Grace Lee was back with her makeup team and we were ready to pump out some fabulous looks.

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Best of Paris Fashion Week AW17

There is no doubt that Chanel had the most talked about show of the week, if not the entire season. The rocket ship was on another level! The makeup for the show had a decidedly mod feel with banana lines and lower lashes. Another show-stopper was Saint Laurent.

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