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Gossip Girl Makeup How-To Blair Waldorf Leighton Meester

Gossip Girl Makeup How-To: Blair Waldorf

Gossip Girl Makeup How-To Blair Waldorf Leighton MeesterIf you’re a Gossip Girl fan, you probably love to hate Blair Waldorf. Her personality may be lacking at times, but beauty is one area in which Blair can claim flawlessness. Leighton Meester’s look as the Park Avenue princess is both classic and tragic – not to mention gorgeous! Here’s a guide on copying Blair’s fabulous daytime makeup look:

1. Blair’s strong brows reflect her confidence and severity. Pluck yours into a straight shape with a definite arch, and fill in with Anastasia Brow Powder in Brunette. Don’t over-tweeze!

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4 Tips For Applying Better Eyeshadow

How-To-Apply-Eyeshadow Tips and TricksEye makeup is probably the most difficult thing to master in makeup artistry, and though it may feel like the impact comes with the liner and mascara, the truth is, your eyeshadowed lids are the canvas and the basis for the lovely work of art you’re creating. Here are some helpful tips and tricks on how to best apply eyeshadow:

BRUSH UP: When applying eyeshadow, it is best to use a brush rather than┬áthe spongy applicator most shadows come with. ┬áThe sponge pads don’t blend well and can result in a lesser quality look. They can also absorb much more product, which wastes it in the end and when you’re paying $13 per eyeshadow, less is more!
>>>We recommend: Bare Escentuals Tapered Eyeshadow Brush

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Makeup Myths: Skipping Mascara on Lower Lashes

Makeup Myths Skipping Mascara on Lower LashesWe girls are told from a young age not to apply mascara to our lower eyelashes for a multitude of reasons:

“It’ll cast a shadow on your face!”

“Your makeup will look too heavy!”

“It makes lower lashes look spidery and gross!”

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Genius Halloween Makeup Ideas

Genius Halloween Makeup IdeasLooking for a great Halloween makeup idea but no clue where to begin? Luckily, the Internet is full of beauty bloggers like myself with inspired ideas on Halloween makeup. Here are some by the look you’d like to get:

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How To Apply Mod Makeup Twiggy Lawson Feature

How To Apply Mod Makeup

How To Apply Mod Makeup Twiggy LawsonThe “mod” style of makeup is named as such because it’s an abbreviation for “modern” – ironic now that mod makeup is considered retro. Dated or no, mod has found its way into many high end fashion designer’s collections on the runway and is very applicable for a high-drama look today. Here’s a couple tips on getting the look Twiggy made famous without coming out a big pile of black eyeliner:

Step 1: The Eyelashes

Apply your favorite “omg my eyelashes are HUGE” mascara (I use the old Telescopic + Diorshow trick), let it dry, and make with the fake lashes.┬áMAC has a lovely set of strip lashes, and individuals are cheap at the drugstore. I have a guide on making falsies happen, too.

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