Dial up the intensity this month.
How does a modern-day femme fatale separate herself from a sea of beautiful but predictable red-lipstick wearers? Take a cue from the edgy glamour created by makeup artist Pat McGrath at Versace Couture fall/winter 2014. Inspired by the 1950s—an era of irresistible onscreen sirens with enviable eyeliner—this richly hued graphic cat eye belongs on an unapologetically sexy, confident woman who means serious (beauty) business. VANESSA CRAFT
Guerlain Shalimar Souffle de Parfum Eau de Parfum Spray ($108 for 50 mL); Clé de Peau Beauté Poudre Compact in Celestial ($70); Essence Stays No Matter What Jumbo Eye Pencil & Shadow in Twinkling Turquoise ($3). For details, see Shopping Guide.
Those surveyed in Quebec say they use eye contact as their top strategy to attract sexual attention, while Albertans say they employ flirty banter to get the job done.