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Accentuating facial contours with highlighting products was a thing long before the Kardashians made it part of our cosmetic lexicon. In the days since different iterations such as contouring (combining lighter and darker shades to enhance facial features) and strobing (essentially extreme highlighting) have been adopted by amateurs.
But if youâ€™re not a pro, take heedâ€¦ Less is more when it comes to this makeup trend, unless you want to look like a disco ball. The key to looking naturally radiant is light-handed application on spots that are naturally hit with light first (i.e. cheekbones, brow bones, down the center of the nose and just above the lips) since itâ€™s easie
Pre-pregnancy, or as now with child, one thing the Duchess of Cambridge has always had is a royal glow. Sure, she is very happily married to her Prince, but she has a rarely seen luminescence that comes down to not only genes but skincareâ€”and wisely entrusting an expert to look after her frequently photographed face. Which is how Deborah Mitchell enters the picture and has became chargÃ© d’affaires for the skincare of the Duchess after an introduction from the other Duchessâ€”of Cornwallâ€”a long-time devotee.
It was Vanity Fair who splashed the â€˜Kate Coverâ€™ with the sub-headline: â€œBee Venom Facials with Camilla!â€ revealing that Deborah makes
Lots of things claim to be full proof but rarely are. Enter per-fÃ©kt beauty products, touted as multi-functional alternatives to traditional makeup. You donâ€™t have to be a makeup artist pro to use these little gems. Just apply with your fingers to get an instant airbrushed look.
Launched in 2005 by cosmetic company executive Richard Anderson, per-fÃ©ktâ€™s first product to launch was per-fÃ©kt skin perfection gel ($57.50). â€œWomen kept telling me how they donâ€™t have time for all the steps needed to apply makeup,â€ says Richard. They also told him how much they â€œhate foundation.â€
The result is a gel-mousse formula, infused with sheer col
Creams smear and liquids spill, so whatâ€™s a girl to do? Stick it! Thatâ€™s right. Use sticks for everything from blemish concealers to lipstick, bronzer and eye coolers. Hereâ€™s a roundup of products that are guaranteed to make your life simple and keep your purse clean. Plus, theyâ€™re great for traveling!
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Yes, the nameâ€™s a little strange, but the versatile and original The Multiple in Orgasm by NARS creates the perfect glowing complexion and itâ€™s conveniently designed for fail- proof application.