Royal, romantic and right on trend.
Vibrant lids For the feline eye shadow shown on the previous page.
1Soft edges are sophisticated, so use powder shadow, not liner. Dip a flat square brush in the powder and press the tip into the base of your upper lashes. At the outer corner, hold the brush at a 45degree angle to create the triangle.
2Trace over the upper lash line with a purple pencil.
3For definition, dip a concealer brush in foundation and apply to the bottom edge.
Your eye tool kit
1 LOV Best Dressed 12H Long-wear Eye Pencil R149.95 2 YSL Touche Éclat Radiant Touch R600 4 Bobbi Brown Touch Up Brush R385 9 Rimmel Magnif’eyes Eye Contouring Palette in Grunge Glamour R159.95
Vampy lips Makeup guru Pat Mcgrath uses two colours to create rich lips. Try it!
1“I always begin by prepping the lips for smoothness,” says Pat. She buffs them with a warm washcloth (a baby toothbrush also works) and taps on a balm.
2Pat blends dark purple and cherry red lipsticks, applies the mix with a brush, blots with tissue, and keeps brushing and blotting to make the hue intense. 3“A dark lip needs fresh skin, or it can be ageing,” says Pat. Dot on concealer to take down any redness, but skip powder and heavy foundation.
Your lip tool kit
3 Smashbox Studio Skin 24 Hour Concealer R350 5 Lancôme L’absolu Rouge in 150 Rouge Odyssée R399 6 Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Twitch R230 7 Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Lip Protectant Stick SPF15 R215 8 Clinique Lip Brush R245
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