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When it comes to awards shows, the names of the fashion designers and jewelers who adorn the leading ladies are no secret, but the professionals and brands behind the beauty—which plays an integral role in the overall impression—are a different story. No red-carpet appearance is possible without an extensive glam squad that covers everything from makeup and hair to nails and faux tanning (and beyond), and we think these artists deserve their fair share of credit. Here, a few of the most buzzed-about beauty looks from the Emmy Awards—and step-by-step directions for recreating them yourself!
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Not too long ago, customized lotions and potions were reserved for those willing to drop a pretty penny, but not anymore! From skincare and foundation to fragrance and beyond, we found a few ways to get custom-made products created with your unique needs and wants in mind—and it’s a lot easier and less expensive than you’d think!
Fragrance: Scent Trunk (starting at $12/month)
Commissioning a bespoke fragrance used to be a lengthy process that involved working one-on-one with a parfumeur and often spending months and thousands of dollars to get it just right. But when you use Scent Trunk. This innovative service sends you a free at-home test kit with six core scents that helps you i
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When it comes to skincare, Sharon Collier, CEO of Cover FX, is one trusting beauty maven. Having built an eminent reputation working with brands such as Laura Mercier Cosmetics and Skincare, ReVive Skincare, Paloma Picasso Accessories for Lopez Cambil, Ltd., Yves Saint Laurent Parfums, and many more, Sharon is well aware of what it takes to succeed in the beauty world.
BITB chatted with Sharon to learn more about Cover FX and finding the perfect shade.
1. What do you enjoy most about your role as Global CEO of Cover FX?
I love being at a brand that is so inclusive! Women who want to wear foundation should be able to go to any brand and be able to find their
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You can have the best makeup in the world, but the proper application tools are essential for a flawless finish. Sure, you can get away with your fingers with some things (such as cream blush or highlighter), but professional-grade results require precise, even application that only a brush can provide. Celebrity makeup artist Natasha Severino (who’s worked with the likes of Amber Valletta and Rita Ora) weighs in…
What’s better than two brushes in one? It Cosmetics’ Heavenly Luxe Complexion Perfection Brush #7 ($48) is a dual-ended dynamo that has your foundation and concealer needs covered. Comprised of synthetic bristles, the larger brush buffs foundation t