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Get extra sleep time in the morning by learning how to create a quick-and-easy yet trendy makeup.  In fact, learn from Kathrin Jokubonis, senior makeup artist at MAC cosmetics who’s been assisting on countless fashion show backstage.  Through a video, she shows tricks of the trade, and suggests MAC staples all women should have in… Read More »

  What Products For A Strobing Effect Ever heard of “strobing“ or that “strobing is the new contouring“?  Strobing is basically just another term to describe highlighting.  While contouring is about enhancing and sculpting your face shape, strobing is about working up a dewy, shimmery and youthful glow.  Here are a few ways of achieving the effects of strobing… Read More »

  If you don’t  know them already, let me introduce you to my favorite go-to matte lipstick line, NYX Lip Lingerie, through a video, no less!  Watch how I wear the 12 shades of nude, and judge for yourself how the colors turn out on the lips. On the technical side, how good they are?  One big problem of… Read More »

  In a previous post, I said I would be telling you more about beauty trends.  Let’s start with 2 products that may totally change your makeup routine. Until now, corrective concealer palettes come in shades of nude to match your skin tone and cover your flaws.  Green, yellow and purple – hard to believe that they are the… Read More »

  Learn from the masters.  I am referring here to master makeup artist Paulo Almedia whom I met at a recent MAC cosmetics event in Zurich.  Paulo participates in fashion shows around the world and has a huge influence on makeup trends. A small group of us (including other makeup artists) were given a lesson of the trends, and… Read More »

Naked Smoky Day and Night

We all have our beauty routine. Some prefer to wear a light mascara, others distinguish themselves with an eyeliner, or energizing colors. My go-to routine is for either a natural look or smoky eyes. A smoky effect in the daytime? Indeed! One of my favorite makeup brand Urban Decay recently launched the “Naked Smoky” palette… Read More »

Pictures and video by Inès Monnet I have been meaning to create short videos on fashion and beauty. At last, this is my first video! I am kicking off with a “How to” tutorial series on easy nude makeup for Summer. 1. Foundation: First I use Yves Saint Laurent touche éclat under my eyes to… Read More »

Urban Decay Beauty Ride

Pictures by Inès Monnet I wish riding around in a car would always feel as stylish as what I experienced in Zurich a few days ago! I was invited by Urban Decay to enjoy their “Beauty Ride” with Uber. While we were being driven around Zurich, a professional makeup artist pampered us in the car.… Read More »

Naked3 Everyday

Pictures by Inès Monnet Ever since I got my Urban Decay NAKED3 palette, it has become my everyday eye makeup. You can play with so many shades into different styles – all what I love! I have always wanted to share a makeup tutorial. Hence, I took the opportunity of our stay at 25hours hotel… Read More »