Ebel Artistry: Achieve A Flawless Summer Look.

Posted on 11 June 2013

I had so much fun painting the perfect summer lips at Garnish and Moulagerie's First Thursday event! The look of the evening was inspired by Drew Barrymore's bright siren lips and brilliant glow in the latest pages of C Magazine. Pairing vibrant and punchy shades of coral, fuchsias, and reds with a fresh complexion is definitely IN. [caption id="attachment_957" align="aligncenter" width="491" caption="Photo Credit: C Magazine, Drew Barrymore."][/caption] If you didn't get a chance to come by Garnish and spend time with me in the makeup chair don't worry. You can achieve this season's trending look with some of my favorite products and a few easy to follow steps:

Now, onto the lips.
  • Prep them for staying power. Using a lip pencil, line lips and fill them in completely with color to achieve the desired matte finish. I’m really loving how creamy and long-lasting N Y X cosmetic lip liners are. Their Fuschia, Plush Red, and Coral shades are just perfect! Drew Barrymore's new cosmetic line - Flower Beauty, also has a great range of vibrant shades that flatter different skin tones. Add a coat of your favorite lip gloss or lip balm for a more luscious look.
  • Makeup Artist trick: for a soft rosy blush in a pinch, take a touch of lip liner with your finger, apply to cheeks and blend.
  • The last step. Do a quick spritz with Rose Water to finish your makeup and achieve a dewy finish.
  Be bright, be bold, be playful this summer. And remember, joy is a woman's best cosmetic! ~ Claudine, Ebel Artistry. --------------- Garnish Guest Post. Claudine Ebel is a Makeup Artist, Fashion & Personal Stylist living in Portland, Oregon. Her eye for style and attention to detail have gained her experience working in commercial, editorial, sports, bridal, look books, high fashion, and music video shoots. Client's include Nike, Microsoft, Bing, Chase, American Eagle and more. She enjoys helping men and women capture their style and rediscover confidence in their wardrobe. Follow Claudine through her artistry blog and on Facebook  for a chance to win a personalized beauty and style consultation in the month of June.  

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