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Makeup Must Haves

As a makeup artist, I'm constantly trying out new products. As a result, I tend to chop and change my daily makeup routine quite often. My primary focus is always on using quality products that are effective in creating a flawless, radiant makeup look. My current makeup routine is simple and quick. I want to look natural yet polished, so I use the following products: Charlotte Tilbury Magic Foundation This is a great full coverage foundation that can be easily buffed into the skin. This creates a flawless but very natural base. NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Custard This evens skin tone and balances any pigmentation, while covering and diminishing any blemishes and imperfections. This is one of the best concealers on the market as it is designed to last. MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Powder in Natural This is a lovely finishing powder that really sets the foundation and holds everything in place throughout the day. MAC Blush in Well Dressed This blush


My Top 3 Mascaras

If you've been reading my columns over the last few days, you'll have seen that I’ve been selecting my favourite makeup basics. While we’re on the subject of must-have makeup, let’s take a look at mascaras. No makeup look is complete without a brilliant mascara. It opens the eyes by adding length, volume and definition to the lashes and it makes the eyes really stand out. While there are several different types to choose from, from lash-extending to volumising to thickening, it can be quite hard to choose the right one to get the job done. Here are my die-hard favourites. I love a lot of NARS products and their ‘Larger Than Life’ Volumising Mascara is no different. The mascara ‘delivers volume and curl for high impact lashes.’ The brush is the main feature of this mascara. It is honeycomb shaped, which means it can pick up and apply enough product without it smudging or flaking. The formula is also quite rich and luxurious and it really coats and darkens the