Some Fun Makeup Pro-Tips!


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For a spot emergency, wet it and dab a soluble asprin on it. An anti-inflammatory, it will calm redness’
Dr Patrick Bowler, Cosmetic Doctor


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‘For a matte finish to your lips, use a lip pencil instead of a lipstick. Rub the pencil in so it fades at the edges.’

Charlotte Tillbury, Makeup Artist


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‘Wet your thumb with polish remover and smooth over the chip. Once dry paint on another thin layer of polish.’
Leighton Denny, Manicurist


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Use baby-sterilising tablets to clean and whiten, polish stained, nails. Dissolve in tepid water and dunk nails for 10 minutes
Marion Newman, Celebrity Manicurist


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Cheat healthy rosy cheeks with a sheer fushia lip stain
Amanda Bell, Lancome’s Celebrity Makeup Artist


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When shading your brows, ‘ a powder shadow colour used with a slanted brush is best pencils can look shiny.’
Daniel Sandler, Celebrity Makeup Artist


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“But don’t beat yourself up if they don’t match exactly,  brows are sisters not twins”!
Brow Expert, Shavata


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‘Save eye creams for night times. If you apply in the morning before make- up, the emollients will encourage your make-up to slide off.’
Bobbi Brown


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ELLE: What’s the biggest mistake women make when using bronzer?
Charlotte Tilbury: The biggest mistakes women make when using bronzer is choosing the wrong shade for their skin tone, applying it all over their faces, instead of sweeping it in the areas where the sun naturally hits the face, and not blending enough


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What are your favorite color combinations for the eyes?
Pat McGrath:
Blue:
Muted brown and neutral shades really make blue eyes pop
Green: Be experimental, and try a rich purple eyeliner or mascara
Brown: I love metallic, such as bronze and gold on brown eyes, for added warmth
Hazel: Try an earthy green tone, to bring out the deep hues of hazel


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