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Best of Milan Fashion Week SS18

Milan definitely had its fair share of glamorous looks, but splashes of colour and graphic liner were in there too.  Interesting shapes on the eyes in navy at Marni and cyan at Missoni. Armani’s sooty eyes were a twist on the traditional smokey eye. Bottega Veneta and Ferragamo both showed a neutral palette for eyes,

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The Best of Milan Fashion Week SS16

The beauty looks from the Milan runways seemed more varied than in seasons past. Prada’s gold lip, Missoni’s cyan eyes, and Fendi’s exaggerated banana line were a few of the stand outs from the week.

Images from fashionising.com & vogue.com

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Best of Milan Fashion Week SS15

These 9 shows from the Milan collections showcased some rather beautiful makeup. Full strong brows were in effect at Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, and Armani. The single line eyebrow courtesy of Pat McGrath at Prada was also a fave. Fendi’s strip eyeliner designed by Peter Philips, was cut from leather hair ties.

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4 Spring Makeup Trends 2013

springtrend2It goes without saying that perfect skin and full brows are makeup necessities. Aside from that the runways for Spring showed that bright matte lips are the way to go, skip the gloss for a modern look. Eyeliner is a big yes, top, bottom, or both will work. So pull out your pencils and liquid liners to define your eyes.

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The Best of Milan Fashion Week AW13

Milan was absolutely gorgeous. So many cool makeup looks hit the runway last week. The warm copper eyes at Gucci were stunning as was the deep aubergine lip at Fendi. I loved the wet slicked back hair at Missoni, and Dolce’s overall show was a hit. Ah Milan,

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Spring Nails

If pastels are not your thing, try a darker nail colour or one of the new bright metallics as seen at Missoni. Personally I love the Jenny Kao ombre nails and the black and white chevron designs at Pamela Love.

1. Essie in Masquerade Belle 2. 

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Transition to Spring: The New Neutral Makeup

It’s freezing in London. The sun is out though so a fresh, tonal, somewhat spring look definitely works right now. These shows are classic examples of the flawless looks that graced the runways from New York to Paris. Immaculate skin, separated lashes, boyish brows, and a paled out mouth are required.

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Top 6 Fall Makeup Trends

As the summer season starts to wrap up, here are the most important makeup trends for fall 2011.

1. Black eyeliner–we have mentioned this before as a transitional look going into fall. Straight lines in all different designs ruled the runways from New York to Paris.

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Sneak Preview: Milan FW11


I love Milan collections! The make up for the shows is always hot, and this AW11 is no exception. Fendi, Dolce, and Dsquared2 all had smoldering bronze and mulch eyes. Liner was the look at Armani and GFF. Berry coloured lips – shiny at Gucci, and matte at Missoni.

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Model of the Moment: Melodie Monrose


Flawless skin, and huge doe eyes,18 year old Melodie Monrose is from the beautiful island of Martinique and  has only one season under her belt. Spring 2011 was her induction into the runway world, where her very first show was day 1 of NYFW at Vena Cava. After that it was onwards and upwards with shows like Marc Jacobs,

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