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Urban Decay Afterglow Highlighter

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You don’t need a heavy hand to get major shine with Urban Decay’s new Afterglow highlighter. The finely milled powder has an almost cream texture. Of the three colours I wear Sin (on the right) it looks like a pale beige in the compact but on,

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My Top 6 Highlighting Products

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I’m all about a good highlight to enhance bone structure or for creating an all over glow. Prepping skin with Shu Uemura Instant Glow immediately brightens dull skin. Of course there are degrees of shine, and for super wet looking skin I reach for MAC Gloss. Less sticky than Lip Glass this Gloss texture delivers tons of reflection perfect for editorial type looks.

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4 Tips for Fabulous Summer Skin

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1. Exfoliation is not just for the face. Scrubbing off dry dull skin is the first step to smooth soft limbs.

2. For naturally hydrated skin use a body cream or lotion on arms and legs that are still slightly damp from the shower. When the skin is not completely dry moisturizer absorbs much better.

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Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit

The Anastasia Contour Kit is all you need to create a completely sculpted face. The kit contains 3 matte shades suitable for shading light to medium-deep skin tones. Two of the highlighting shades are matte the third has a shiny finish. I particularly enjoy the matte yellow shade its the perfect under eye highlight for my skin tone.

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Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick

Stick foundation is definitely on my list of must-have products. Bobbi Brown’s new sticks blend easily to cover imperfections for a seamless finish. Formulated with great staying power means they hold up in less than favourable conditions like humidity, and strong lighting. For me the lightweight packaging and the ease of being able to swipe straight from the tube is ultra convenient.

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Tip of the Day: Foundation with the Fan Brush

Create a natural looking foundation by applying with a fan brush.

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Hourglass Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation

Hourglass Immaculate Foundation¬†claims to be the oily skinned person’s dream. The foundation starts out as a liquid and as you blend it quickly turns into a powder finish, and matte texture. It feels very lightweight on the skin and you can get a sheer to medium coverage when you apply it with a foundation brush.

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Tip of the day: Moisturized Skin

Get silky smooth skin that never looks dry by adding a few drops of oil into your body lotion. I love the Ultra Glow Body Moisturizing Oil. It’s very inexpensive, and gives your lotion the extra boost to not only hydrate but leaves skin with a sexy sheen.

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Illamasqua Rich Liquid Foundation

This isn’t a new product but it is new to me since you can’t buy Illamasqua in Canada. I just purchased it in the States at Sephora. The coverage is exactly what I was looking for, opaque and matte. This foundation covers imperfections amazingly well without looking heavy.

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6 Tips For Applying Bronzer

There’s nothing like a flawless golden complexion. Bronzer in all it’s forms whether powder, liquid, or gel can deepen, and warm up any skin tone. Here are 6 Tips to get sun-kissed skin:

1. Use a medium size dome shape brush to apply bronzing powder to the face.

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