Professional-looking beauty couldn’t be simpler with the right tool kit. Store up our essential makeup manual and you’ll have a string of looks on standby for any occasion. Next up, we take on after-hours impact with a daring pop of colour. And, when a classic matte finish simply isn’t slick enough, look to the high-drama polish of the lacquered gloss lip.
Starting with clean, moisturised skin, apply foundation using a foundation brush for a seamless finish
Conceal undereye shadows and blemishes with a cream concealer, lighting patting in with the finger tips
Curl the eye lashes and apply mascara to upper and lower lashes
Prep the lips, using a lip scrub to ensure a smooth, crack-free base and a primer for staying power
Apply your chosen lip colour using a fine lip brush, starting with the outline before filling in the rest of the lip
Add a clear gloss over the lipstick to add shine
Finish the skin with a light dusting of powder for a matte contrast and pristine finish