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Pat McGrath Labs Unlimited Collection

 

Perhaps one of the most anticipated makeup launches is about to happen. Pat McGrath will debut the first pieces of her permanent full collection on September 16th. After months of teaser products that sold out in minutes, leaving me completely devastated after each futile attempt,

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Makeup Tip of the Day: Mascara Application

 

To maximize lash length and volume make sure to get right to the root of the lash with the wand. Better yet try my must-have fan brush to make sure each individual lash is fully coated with mascara. This brush is a total life saver especially when working on people with blonde or fair lashes.

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Best of Toronto Fashion Week FW15

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A few of most popular makeup trends to emerge from last weeks collections in Toronto were the matte red lip, precise liquid eyeliner designs, and full eyebrows. Grace Lee created all the looks for the entire week of over 25 shows. My must-have Maybelline products included everything from the brow category.

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Makeup Tip of the Day: Mascara Layering

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Use more than you type of mascara to achieve thicker, longer, curlier lashes. Apply a lengthening one first, starting at the root of the lashes and pull the brush to the very tip of the lashes. Then build on top of that with a volumizing mascara for extra thickness and drama.

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Maybelline Brow Drama

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This was a go-to product for me backstage recently at Toronto fashion week. The tinted gel comes in 3 shades, and is just enough to create a fuller looking eyebrow. The uniquely shaped brush delivers enough gel to keep the brow hair in place without looking heavy or too stiff.

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Lancôme by Alber Elbaz

Lanvin designer has partnered with French cosmetic giant Lancome in what has turned out to be an adorable collection. The packaging is covered in brightly coloured, carefree doodles drawn by Alber Elbaz himself. It’s a completely eye focused collection featuring Lancome’s infamous mascara line up,

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4 Budget Beauty Buys

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These 4 beauty bargains are perfect additions to your makeup without breaking the bank. Maybelline’s Rocket mascara gives massive volume with just a few coats. Miracle Dry Oil contains avocado, shea and olive oil for dry hair and skin. It drys almost instantly with absolutely no greasy feeling.

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Topshop Dark Side of Nude Collection

The latest Topshop makeup collection is completely on trend for AW12. You have the choice of a gothic deep burgundy, or a pale gold lipstick. The metallic eye palettes have high sheen and colour for stand-out eyes.  I’m currently wearing the Louise Gray for Topshop glitter polish,

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Dolce and Gabbana Intenseyes Mascara

Dolce and Gabbana’s new lace packaged mascara was developed with makeup artist extraordinaire Pat McGrath. Ultramarine pigments deliver rich black colour. The brush is designed to separate, lengthen and volumize lashes for stand out eyes.

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Ellis Faas Mascara

When it comes to mascara on myself I’m not into anything natural. I like thick, long, notice-me lashes. That’s exactly what you get with the Ellis Faas mascara. The brush is standard size and so I thought, especially with it being a new tube, I wouldn’t get my desired effect without a lot of coats.

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