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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
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If you’re already in love with Clinique’s Chubby Sticks for lips and eyes – and who isn’t? – you’re going to positively flip over the newest addition to the chubby family. Clinique launched a new Chubby Stick Cheek Colour Balm ($21) for a blast of glide of color and contour to enhance your cheekbones.
These creamy little cheek colour sticks give you an instant glow with minimal effort. The look is natural and healthy-looking, and it’s practically goof-proof. Two swipes – one on each cheekbone – blend with fingertips and you’re done. There are four neutral shades to choose from – Robust Rhubarb, Amp’d Up Apple, Roly Poly Rosy and Plumped Up Peony. These are all very wearable and suitable
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I’m always in awe of how French women have a certain je na sais quoi when it comes to their beauty routines. They just get it right with their radiant skin, natural-looking makeup, and undone hair.
It’s only fitting that SOTHYS Paris, which has been creating innovative skin care and professional treatments for over 60 years, has launched a new makeup collection. The line was created with the effortless Parisienne woman in mind and includes SOTHYS renowned anti-aging ingredients and luxe formulas. “Based on our knowledge of the spa market, we have created a well-edited collection that makes it easy for spas to offer the makeup items that women most often request. These essentials
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Sometimes I forget how the right blush can change your day. That tiny bit of color can turn a workday look glamorous even if you’re wearing warm winter trousers and rugged boots. Case in point: the new HD Blush ($26) from Make Up For Ever. With just one application lesson, I found it incredibly fun to use and spirit lifting (perhaps, one and the same).
A cream blush that acts like a powder, HD Blush is the latest addition to the brand’s HD range that is so loved by makeup artists. During a launch event in New York City, a Make Up For Ever artist taught me the proper way to apply this little touch of sunshine. She used the slanted side of the brand’s Double-Ended Sculpting Brush ($