Top Winter Beauty Tricks

Seven ways to break out of a winter beauty rut.


December 16, 2011 11:00 AM
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Jason Lloyd Evans

Sorbet Swirls

Splashed over lids, lips, or cheeks, delicate washes of petal pink, apricot, and sea-foam green served as the official signal to the start of spring, cropping up at shows from Preen to Rebecca Taylor to Jaeger London.

GET THE LOOK: At Mandy Coon, makeup artist Francelle gave girls a modern color-blocked look by sweeping a lavender hue on lower eyelids and a rose shade on the browbones. "The pastels are girly, but a two-toned look lends a tough and unexpected edge," she says.

MC RECOMMENDS: From top: Dior 5-Couleurs Garden Edition Eyeshadow in Garden Pastels, $59; Chanel Blush Horizon de Chanel in Glowing Blush Harmony, $58; Clinique Almost Lip-stick in Shy Honey, $15.


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