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There’s power in a statement lip and a cat-eye, as they return season after season. What’s old is new, and what’s new is a nod to the past, but this time round, it’s with a twist. Instead of the classic red lip and cat-eye, why not opt for a coral or pure orange lip shade and clean kitten-liner to switch things up.
I started by evening out my complexion with Sephora – SClean Glowing Foundation using a clean, damp beauty blender. I love how this product offers a weightless, full coverage finish and leaves the skin looking healthy, hydrated and radiant. I then contoured the face with NARS – Laguna Bronzer and added a hint of Tart – Blissful Blush to the apples of my cheeks.
To dress my eyes, I started by dabbing on MAC – Longwear Paint Pot in “Bare Study” with my finger to prime the eyelids, add a soft sheen and prevent creasing. I then lined my upper eyelids using Sephora – Ultimate Gel Waterproof Eyeliner in Matte Black.
TIP: The trick to getting the perfect kitten liner is to get as close to the lash line as possible and start at the middle of the eye. Use short-stroke thin strokes, then make a tiny flick at the outer corner for a subtle wing.
To frame the face and enhance the eyes, you must fill in the brows. I’m using Benefit Cosmetic – Brow Microfilling Eyebrow Pen. If it’s the microbladed look you’re after, then this is the product for you! I’m obsessed with this waterproof brow pen as it creates the illusion of natural brow with three ultrafine lines in a single stroke. It blends seamlessly with your natural brow hairs, making them look full and fluffy.
To complete the look, I tested out Sephora – Lipstories Lipstick in “Hot in Havana.” This particular shade is a satin finish and is long wearing and highly pigmented. They have a wide variety of colours and are available in matte, satin or metallic finishes. And the packaging is adorable!
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