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It’s All in the EYES!

Saturday, January 12, 2013    

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2013 is all about going your eyes. Experts suggest that minimalist make-up, bold brows and thick lashes are a must-have this year. Those trends were evident on the runways, but according to the Huffington Post, fashionistas should also be on the lookout for oxblood and, of course, Pantone's colour of the year — emerald. This week the Get the Look team focuses on how you can get glamorous eyelashes and eyebrows using the MAC cosmetics line.

‘BROW’ DOWN TO CHIC

Grooming your eyebrows requires patience and skill. Whether “plucked, pencilled, sharp and shaped, natural-looking or diva- arched, the eyebrow is as revealing, individual and expressive as the eye itself”, claims the experts at MAC. Be sure to select the shade that will give you a naturallooking finish. The brows should not appear darker or lighter than the hair on your head. MAC recently introduced brow duos, three perfect pairings of complementary powder colours — one matte, one satin — that blend beautifully to match and highlight a range of hair shades. Therefore, if MAC is the brand of your choice, select the brow duo designed specifically for you — brunette, redhead or blonde.

LASHES

What do you need your mascara to do for you? If you are like most women who desire full and longer looking lashes, MAC recommends their Extended Play Gigablack Lash — Intense Black. Not only does it provide high volume, but it also has wide reach that lasts for up to 16 hours.

THE LOOK:

Curly lashes that appear naturally thick with an intensely black pigment! To achieve a similar look with a waterproof product, opt for the MAC false lashes Waterproof.

MINIMAL MAKE-UP

The minimal make-up trend should still be popular in Spring/ Summer 2013. The eyes are perhaps the key factor in creating this fresh red-carpet-ready look. Once the skin has been primed, be sure to line the eyes lightly, before grooming your brows.

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