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You might get your 8 hours of nightly shut-eye, drink plenty of fluids, eat a well-balanced diet and have the best genes in the world, but if your skin isn’t looking its best, the culprit might be inside your makeup bag. Yes, makeup can make you look like your best self and then some, but if what you’re putting on your face is low quality, expired, contaminated or just doesn’t agree with you, it has the ability to undermine the best lifestyle choices and skincare regimen. According to the experts, when it comes to makeup this is what you need to know so you don’t sabotage your skin:
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Ramy Gafni, Creator of Ramy Cosmetics, “likes words like non-comedogenic, non-acne
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Ashlee’s MAC Cosmetics background has provided her with an education in fashion and beauty; she likes to help the everyday woman solve her beauty needs.
In her short 10 years of experience, she has built an impressive portfolio. Some of her clientele includes Moroccan Oil, Dreamdry, Flywheel, Marchesa, and Oscar de La Renta, among many personal clients and industry insiders such as Rachel Zoe, Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig of Marchesa, and Zanna Rassi, Fashion Editor of Marie Claire and E! News. Her work has graced the red carpet at the Oscars, Met Ball, Amfar, and can also be seen on the Today Show, E! News, Good Morning America, Wendy Williams just to name a few.
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It’s not necessarily a bad idea to stick with your “little-black-dress” makeup routine — it’s a no-fail look that’s served you well time and time again. The only problem with it is that after a while it can be same-old, same old…in other words, BORING!
Think you might want to discover a new look? The start of a new season is actually the ideal time to step out of your usual routine and switch things up a little bit and this season’s catwalk provided ample inspiration. One look that really caught my attention is the graphic eye. Though some were certainly exaggerated versions that only a Cirque de Soleil artist in the midst of a performance would be able to pull off, a strongly lined e
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With over a decade of experience in the beauty industry, Tomy Rivero is a widely sought after makeup artist. Based in New York and Los Angeles, he continually works on top magazines, feature films and television as well as collaborating with New York Fashion Week shows. Rivero has worked extensively with elite models including Dorota Kollova (Prada) and Arlenis Soso (Lancome) as well as celebrities such as Barbara Corcoran (Shark Tank) and Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones).
Tomy chatted with Beauty in the Bag about the biggest beauty faux-pas, makeup must-haves, his favorite makeup look this season and more.
Here’s what he had to say: