brow styling Cheri’s step-by-step guide—plus product picks to get the look. Prep: Full, natural-looking brows frame the eyes and give the face a more youthful appearance. Whether you wax, tweeze or thread, regular grooming is key. If you want fuller brows, apply serum nightly where brows are thin. • Anastasia Tweezers • Anastasia Brow Enhancing Serum 1. brush brows Smooth brow hairs with brow brush to identify areas that need filling in with pencil (or powder). Start at widest part of brow, working toward arch. • Dior ‘Backstage’ Brow Brush 2. FILL IN + DEFINE Fill in and extend brows with an eyebrow pencil applied with short light strokes, working from the widest part of brow toward arch. Choose a shade of pencil that’s one shade lighter than your natural brow hair. • Bobbi Brown Brow Pencil in Mahogany If you prefer powder, apply it with an angled brush. To deposit more color, wet the brush so powder will adhere more easily to your skin. • Smashbox ‘Brow Tech’ Palette in Dark Brown • M•A•C 208 Small Angled Brow Brush 3. MAINTAIN shAPE Keep brows in place with a coat of clear brow gel. Gel softens the areas that are filled in with pencil (or powder) and helps to maintain a beautiful shape. • Laura Mercier Eye Brow Gel 4. ADD A hIGhLIGhT Apply highlighting pencil under the brow and blend it out with your finger. This extra touch of luminosity makes your eyes pop and adds further definition to brows for a perfect finishing touch. • NARS ‘Soft Touch’ Shadow Pencil in Goddess Questions? Our Beauty Stylist can help. Call 1.800.7beauty. bEAUtiFUl blUsH Karen’s step-by-step guide—plus product picks to get the look. Prep: Blush is amazingly versatile—create a look that’s soft and luminous or sexy and sculpted. Either way, an important first step is applying foundation to even out your skin tone. • Smashbox ‘Halo’ Hydrating Perfecting Powder in Medium LooK #1: soFT AND LuMINous 1. brush oN PowDEr bLush Apply powder blush to the apples of your cheeks, blending upward into hairline. ‘Orgasm’ by NARS is a shade of peachy apricot that works well for almost every skin tone. • NARS Blush in Orgasm • M•A•C 168 Large Angled Contour Brush 2. ILLuMINATE ChEEKboNEs Highlight cheekbones with illuminator. Begin slightly above cheekbone, blending upward into hairline and down into apple of cheeks. For added glow, apply to temples, brow and bridge of nose. • M•A•C ‘Magically Cool’ Liquid Powder in Honey Rose • M•A•C 188 Small Duo Fibre Face Brush 3. bALANCE LIP CoLor Finish the look with a nude lip color that balances and complements softly glowing cheeks. • Estée Lauder ‘Pure Color’ Long Lasting Lipstick in Dune Rose LooK #2: sEXY AND sCuLPTED 1. bLEND CrEAM bLush Starting low on the cheeks, blend cream blush upward so it appears to fade into cheekbones. • M•A•C Cremeblend Blush in Posey • M•A•C 188 Small Duo Fibre Face Brush 2. APPLY broNZEr Apply bronzer low on the cheek, blending up towards the ear. Start below placement of cream blush and follow your natural cheekbone to create a contoured effect. • Lancôme ‘Star Bronzer’ Long Lasting Bronzing Powder (Natural Glow) in Solaire • Trish McEvoy #48 Blending Brush 3. CrEATE hIGhLIGhT Highlight over and around cheek color. Apply illuminator with fingers and blend with M•A•C brush, working in a C-motion above cheekbone and around brow onto temple. • NARS Illuminator in Copacabana • M•A•C 188 Small Duo Fibre Face Brush 4. bALANCE LIP CoLor Finish the look with a hint of color in a fun glossy lip to balance dramatic cheeks. • Dior ‘Addict’ Lipstick in Londres 783 Questions? Our Beauty Stylist can help. Call 1.800.7beauty. grAPHiC linEr laksmi’s step-by-step guide—plus product picks to get the look. Prep: Create a perfect canvas for graphic eyeliner by covering dark circles with concealer and evening out skin tone with foundation. Complement the look with a neutral makeup palette. 1. PrIME LIDs Primer helps to prevent liner from creasing and smudging. Apply with fingers from lash line to brow. • NARS ‘Pro Prime’ Smudgeproof Eyeshadow Base 2. APPLY shADow Press light shadow from NARS duo onto lids up to brow with All Over Eye Colour Brush. To add depth and dimension, apply darker color with Pony Tail Brush in crease, starting from outer edge. • NARS Duo Eyeshadow in Madrague • Laura Mercier All Over Eye Colour Brush • Laura Mercier Pony Tail Brush 3. DEFINE LAsh LINE Define the upper lash line with gel-cream liner applied with the M•A•C brush. Work from inner corner of eye toward outer edge. Use short, sweeping motions, building product as you go. Finish the upper lash line with a slight tail. Add drama with M•A•C Eye Kohl smudged on lower lash line. • M•A•C Fluidline in Blacktrack • M•A•C 266 Small Angle Brush • M•A•C Eye Kohl in Smolder • NARS Smudge Brush 4. VoLuMIZE LAshEs Coat lashes with mascara, working from base of lashes to ends. Wiggle your brush back and forth to coat each lash. • Dior ‘Diorshow’ Mascara in Black 090 Questions? Our Beauty Stylist can help. Call 1.800.7beauty. FAlsE lAsHEs tawni’s step-by-step guide—plus product picks to get the look. Prep: With just a few simple tricks, you can apply lashes like a pro. Start with a thin line of eyeliner applied close to the lash line. This serves as a “guideline” for the band of the false lashes. • Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner in Black Ink • Smashbox Arced Eye Liner Brush #21 1. CurL NATurAL LAshEs Curl your natural lashes to help them blend seamlessly into the curvy shape of false lashes. • Shiseido ‘The Makeup’ Eyelash Curler 2. CuT FALsE LAshEs Simplify lash application by cutting the lash band in half. (Before cutting, hold lash band against natural lash line to determine desired length.) Apply one or both halves to achieve desired effect. • M•A•C 33 Lash 3. GLuE LAsh bAND Squeeze a thin line of eyelash adhesive on the back of your hand. Dip the edge of the lash band into the glue. Wait about 20 seconds before applying the band, as it’s easier when the glue is tacky. The glue will dry clear. Retouch eyeliner as needed. • M•A•C Duo Adhesive 4. APPLY MAsCArA Complete the look with multiple coats of mascara on top and bottom lashes. Work from natural lash line into false lashes. • Smashbox ‘Full Exposure’ Mascara in Black • Clinique ‘Bottom Lash’ Mascara in Black Questions? Our Beauty Stylist can help. Call 1.800.7beauty. MEtAlliC EyEs Joelle’s step-by-step guide—plus product picks to get the look. Prep: Proper prep is the key to metallic eyes with a smooth, even finish. Apply eye cream to help shadow glide on easily and cover dark circles with concealer. Create a neutral makeup palette on cheeks and lips to keep the focus on your eyes. 1. PrIME LIDs Apply shadow base with fingers from lash line to brow to create a canvas for long-lasting shadow. This neutral eye color not only acts as a primer, it also evens out discoloration on lids. • M•A•C Paint Pot in Painterly 2. hIGhLIGhT brow boNE Highlight brow bone using the light shadow color from the NARS duo applied with a shader brush. Tap excess color from brush before placing color. • M•A•C 252 Large Shader Brush • NARS Duo Eyeshadow in Key Largo (light shadow) 3. CrEATE DIMENsIoN Apply dark shadow color on eyelids, using M•A•C 252 brush to create shape. (To intensify the look, mist brush with water.) Finish with color in the crease (applied with M•A•C 224 brush using a windshield-wiper motion) and color along the lower lash line (applied with NARS Smudge Brush). • M•A•C 252 Large Shader Brush • M•A•C 224 Tapered Blending Brush • NARS Smudge Brush • NARS Duo Eyeshadow in Key Largo (dark shadow) 4. DEFINE LAsh LINE Make the most of your beautiful metallic eyes with a strong, defined lash line. Apply eyeliner in short strokes close to lash line. Tug gently at corner of eye to help liner go on smoothly. • Lancôme ‘Artliner’ Precision Point Eyeliner in Noir 5. VoLuMIZE LAshEs Create the look of full, fluffy lashes with multiple coats of mascara on top and bottom lashes. Start at roots of lashes and squiggle up. • Giorgio Armani ‘Eyes to Kill Excess’ Mascara in Black 6. CLEAN uP + hIGhLIGhT Clean up any shadow dust with a cotton swab. Highlight under eyes to give them a bigger and brighter appearance, blending with your ring finger to protect delicate skin. • Yves Saint Laurent ‘Touche Éclat’ Radiant Touch #2 Luminous Ivory Questions? Our Beauty Stylist can help. Call 1.800.7beauty. rED liPs Kari’s step-by-step guide—plus product picks to get the look. Prep: Whether creating a look that’s soft and sheer or bold and dramatic, regular exfoliation helps to keep your lips smooth and flake free. Keep a tube of lip exfoliator in the shower for daily use. • Clarins Exra-Firming Lip & Contour Gentle Exfoliator LooK #1 soFT rED LIPs 1. PrIME LIPs Prime lips to add moisture and to create a smooth finish for lip color. • M•A•C ‘Prep + Prime’ Lip 2. CoNCEAL + PowDEr Prevent lip color from feathering with the Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer Kit. Apply concealer around edge of lips with the concealer brush. Set with powder applied with the M•A•C 224 brush. • Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer Kit • Bobbi Brown Concealer Brush • M•A•C 224 Tapered Blending Brush 3. APPLY CoLor Create a beautiful soft-red lip with NARS lip pencil used as lip liner and color. • NARS Velvet Matte Lipstick Pencil in Pop Life LooK #2 DrAMATIC rED LIPs Follow steps 1 and 2 (above). Start with step 3. 3. DEFINE LIP LINE Define and fill in lips with lip pencil, blending with lip brush toward center of lips. • NARS Velvet Matte Lipstick Pencil in Cruella • Dior ‘Backstage’ Lip Brush 4. APPLY CoLor Apply lip color starting in the center of your pout. • Guerlain ‘Rouge Automatique’ Lip Color in Habit Rouge 123 5. ADD shINE If you love the look of shine, finish your lips with a touch of gloss. • Yves Saint Laurent Golden Gloss in Golden Red Questions? Our Beauty Stylist can help. Call 1.800.7beauty.