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DIOR DOES YELLOW… Ariel King

The Dior On Stage Liner collection launches in early June and includes yellow, white, pink, blue, two finishes in black and a cool rust color. It’s accompanied by new fun shades of the Dior Pump’n’Volume Mascara. Definitely get on the waiting list for the liners because everyone I know is itching to get their hands on them!Note: For those of you who are thinking about makeup for festival season, this look is perfect for a day of dancing in the sunlight!Note: Ariel has some of the coolest hair I have seen in a while… and she cuts it herself! I’m tempted to break out the scissors!. .

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BFF’s… Julie Schott & Carly Cardellino

We decided to use the exact same products and do the same look on both of them, with a few little tweaks to suit their individual features. Best friends in matching makeup, what could be better! With the spring weather warming up, I was inspired to create a minimal look focused on glowing skin with a wash of peachy, rose gold shades. To be fair, these two already have amazing skin. Poreless, smooth, unfairly perfect skin that already has a natural glow so I can’t really take much credit!Note: I didn’t list the blush or the mascara in the products below because they are top secret formulas that I am working on! Carly and Julie were nice enough to be my test subjects.

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Glam Rock… Alex Boldea

Note: I applied the blush in a classic 70’s disco pattern (a swooping “C” shape from the cheekbones up to the temples) and then patted the Lemonhead Spacejam Luxe in Lady Mercury over it. If you haven’t tried Lemonhead’s glitter pastes, I highly recommend them! They don’t fall out like regular glitter and stay in place for hours. Plus you can use them sheer or build up to an opaque glitter finish. .

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Chanel Rouge Coco Lip Blush… Chloe Blanchard

The Lip Blush is exactly what it’s name implies, a dual purpose product that can be used on both the lips and cheeks. On the lips, a single stroke produces a stained effect but it can be layered for a more opaque finish. In the look on Chloe above, I actually layered it over their bright fuschia lip liner for a stronger pop of pink. Used on the cheeks it’s a gorgeous sheer wash of color!Note: Chloe’s skin is so flawless that I actually skipped foundation and just used the Sisley Paris Instant Eclat, an illuminating primer.

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Urban Decay X Beauty Is Boring… Backtalk With Iggy

There is nothing quite like a smokey eye and nude lip. Iggy naturally has a sultry vibe that lends itself to this sexy, modern look. I mixed two shades from the Naked Palette (Creep and Gunmetal) to get this metallic charcoal eye. Then I added black liner around her waterline (top and bottom) and finished with several coats of mascara.

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Urban Decay X Beauty Is Boring… Backtalk With Lisa-Marie

One of the things I love about showing the same lipstick shade on four totally different complexions is that you get to see how it shifts based on lip color and skin tone. Vice Lipstick in Backtalk is definitely opaque but still looks totally different on each of our four models. On the gorgeous Lisa-Marie, the cool undertone really pops and gives it almost a 60’s vibe. I was tempted to do a classic 60’s eye look but couldn’t resist playing up her amazing almond eye shape with black inner rim liner and a thick fringe of lashes.

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Urban Decay X Beauty Is Boring… Backtalk With Askyla

I am crazy about Askyla’s blazing orange-red hair, bone structure and freckles so I was thrilled to have her for this collaboration. Her coloring is so lovely that I wanted to play it up without the makeup becoming overwhelming. A subtle wash of rose gold on her eyelids and cheeks looks almost monochromatic paired with the Vice Lipstick in Backtalk. The eyelids are a mixture of the pale rose and gold shades in the classic Naked Eyeshadow Palette.

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