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Best of New York Fashion Week SS18

No matter what the season skin is in. Complexions that appear incredibly flawless with literally no trace of foundation was the standout trend for the week. Graphic eyeliner popped up at Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs, and Jason Wu. Most shows were devoid of standout lip colour in favour of the models natural lips enhanced with lip balm.

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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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Ottolinger Spring 2017

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My first show on a very hot and humid day in New York was Berlin based designers Ottolinger. The Ottolinger girl likes to have a good time, hence the smudged raspberry and merlot lips. The makeup look revolved around a glossy red theme set against an almost bare complexion,

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Public School FW16

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On a particularly cold, extremely early Sunday morning in New York; I made my way to the Hauser and Wirth gallery for the Public School show. The brief from lead makeup artist Grace Lee was “anti-pretty.” The complexion was to be raw, meaning no foundation or concealer under the eyes.

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Best of Toronto Fashion Week: Mikhael Kale SS16

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Last week in Toronto we started of fashion week with Mikhael Kale’s collection. The makeup look designed by Grace Lee was one of my favourites of the week. The high shine effect on the face was achieved with generous amounts of gloss applied on all the high points as well as through the eyebrows.

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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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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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Toronto Fashion Week SS15 Day 4 & 5

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The makeup looks for day 4 were all about dewy, highlighted skin as seen at Caitlin Power and Rudsak.  Our go to products to create these looks were Maybelline Color Tattoo in Barely Branded and Too Cool, mixed with Baby Lips. The first show on Friday was a very strong look for Huntress.

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Toronto Fashion Week SS15 Day 2 & 3

I don’t even know where the past four days went to. Toronto fashion week is zipping by so quickly this season. Day one was amazing but extremly hectic, and I had no time to take any pictures.  A few of my favourite looks from Tuesday were the natural skin,

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Maybelline Color Tattoo Leather & Master Kajal

I was already hooked on Color Tattoo after seasons of working with it backstage at Toronto Fashion week. The new Leather version is just as good as the original but with a matte texture. I have oily eyelids so shadow creases on me quite easily,

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