Backstage beauty tricks you need to know


Snatching looks off the runway can be daunting. Screen Shot 2017-02-21 at 9.59.36 AM CONCEALER If you’ve run out of concealer, don’t panic ­– just mix your current fluid foundation with you translucent powder to create a thick opaque texture that will smooth on easily and provide you with the coverage of a concealer. APPLICATION Your fingers are your best make-up applying tools just make sure that they are clean before touching your face and products. For the best concealer application, place the product in the palm of your hand this will warm the concealer making it much LASHES Lashes are a prominent trend right now. The industry has called back the Twiggy’s iconic lash look all thanks to International make-up artist Hannah Murray. She achieves this look by curling the lashes first, then applying waterproof mascara because this will hold the lashes up more effectively. Finish off with 2-3 layers of black mascara in a zig zag motion from root to tip. Critically-acclaimed make-up artist Laura Mercier says this is the best trick she has ever come learnt. To get a seamless line right on the upper lashes, begin at the outer corner of the and draw a sequence of dashes/dots with your eye pencil then connect them. Easy as pie! BRONZER To make sure you are bronzed to perfection as the season demands, follow this smart advise from Olivier Echaudemaison, make-up design director for Guerlain. When shopping for a bronzer, choose one that is exactly a shade darker than your complexion then use a bronzing brush and draw a “3”on either side of your face from the forehead to the cheeks ending at the chin. Additional source:

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