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Shannella Dupuis

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‘Tis the Season to Ombre

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(om·bré-in which the color is graduated from light to dark or dark to light) I think we’ve all been a bit skeptical about the real world application of ombre lips, fear of looking like the girl whose lipliner was too dark or not filled in quite properly. But I’m going to share a few simple steps and the “must-have” products for this season to create the perfect red ombre lip, Rich berry edges with a bright cherry center. 1. Fresh…

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Contouring Made Simple

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Do you ever wonder how celebrities always seem to have such flawless faces, higher cheekbones, more defined noses, and overall a more symmetrical face. Well their secret is out and it’s called contouring. If you have ever taken an art class, then you know contouring is about using shadows and light, using darker shades to push an area inward and lighter shades to pull an area outward. When using contouring as a technique when applying your makeup, you’re able to…

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How To Make Your Eye Color Pop

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Choosing the right colors to make your eye color pop can be difficult. I’m going to show you the easiest way to find what eyeshadow colors work the best for your eyes. Basic Color Theory ::  Do you remember learning about basic color theory in elementary school?  We are going to revisit simple color – a great method for figuring out what colors look the best on you is by using a color wheel. First your going to find your eye…

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The Kitten Wing

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The Look::  Winged liner, also known as the cat eye, has been seen in so many different variations for decades,  from striking dramatic bold lines to a softer more subdued wing.  This summer’s take on the cat eye is the Kitten Wing – a winged liner done in a flirty, fresh, sophisticated and a safe everyday look that’s wearable for all occasions.  Here are this summer’s beauty buys that make achieving the Kitten Wing look simple.   The Beauty Buy ::…

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The Lipstick for Spring

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The Look :: Take the deep hues of Autumn and give them a bright spring cleaning. Lips are the main focus for spring with minimal soft makeup. Hues of fushcia and orange are the trending shades of the season -just  think tropical. We are stepping away from shimmer and iridescence, keeping lips creamy with a matte finish. Here are a few must-haves lip products for Spring. The Beauty Buy :: Makeup Forever Aqua Lip Liner ($18) – A lip liners purpose is…

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Bold is Beautiful

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The Look :: Beautiful Bold Eyebrows have been in trend for a while now, but if you’re just discovering this beauty trend don’t worry, you’re not too late.  Bold brows are set to trend all year-long. The Beauty Buy :: Benefit Cosmetics Brow Zing ($30) This fabulous kit includes a soft pigmented wax (left) and a complementing setting powder (right) as well as three tools – an angled brush, blending brush, and tweezers. The pigmented wax helps shape and tame sparse hairs…

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Achieve that GLOW

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Flawless, healthy, glowing skin is always in no matter what the season. I am constantly asked by my clients how to get “The J-Lo Glow”, or as I like to call it “The Glow From Within”. Though it’s not always easy to achieve this look, here is an easy-to-use makeup product that makes it effortless to have illuminating skin. The Beauty Buy :: This lovely product is the Giorgio Armani Fluid Sheer, a liquid multipurpose illuminizer. How does it works…

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