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Illamasqua: Dusk

Illamasqua’s latest capsule collection celebrates the art of Middle Eastern make-up. Launching exclusively in Selfridges tomorrow in time for Eid-ul-Fitr (the feast which follows the end of Ramadan), Dusk* is a flattering ensemble to recreate the visual beauty of Arabic make-up. I am fascinated by Arabic make-up – it’s so simple yet expressive, dramatic and breath-taking. Dusk brings to life the art of contouring, skin sculpting and truly artistic eye definition. The name itself is quite poignant as dusk marks the end of fasting during daylight hours. The collection boasts an array of brand new product lines including ‘Slick Stick’ eye and lip crayons, a Sculpting Palette and an

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Makeup Atelier Paris

If you’re heading to IMATS London this weekend (it starts tomorrow!), then one stand you must stop by at is Makeup Atelier Paris. The pro brand is a regular fixture at the annual pro beauty show (as well as popping at UMAe), loved by the film, theatre, TV and fashion industry and accessible to all – yes, you and I included. I have a special fondness for Makeup Atelier Paris’s products, many which I can’t see replicated elsewhere. This is what gives industry brands that edge over their mainstream counterparts and I wish for more people to overcome the fear and

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