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Alison Raffaele began her career as a makeup artist at the makeup counter of her family-owned pharmacy before booking her first pro job while still in high school. In the 20+ years she’s been working she’s certainly come a long way! Raffaele became the first national makeup artist and international trainer for Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, ran an eponymous and successful makeup brand (Alison Raffaele Cosmetics, Inc.) from 2000 to 2014, has worked for magazines including Rolling Stone, Town and Country, Lucky, More, Real Simple and Vogue Italia, has been the lead makeup artist for fashion shows during Fashion Week, has made personal, television and radio appearances on behalf of mega beauty brands s
Got something to hide? Whether you have dark circles because you skimped on sleep or they’re there due to hereditary or other reasons there’s no reason you shouldn’t look bright-eyed and well-rested all the time. Pro advice and first-rate products will help you see the light.
Lijha Stewart, Director of Artistry and Education at Make Up For Ever says “the type of concealer that best suits you depends on the texture of the skin around your eyes and what your coverage needs are.” If your skin is dry she recommends you avoid powder and concealer sticks as they can exacerbate any dry texture under your eyes. Instead, she likes a liquid or cream concealer for the best, most natural looki