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#NYFW Spring 2015: How to wear no mascara and still look alive

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#NYFW Spring 2015: How to wear no mascara and still look alive

no-mascara-blogNo mascara and no concelear. Before you have a beauty heart attack, here's how you can pull it off. Image courtesy of ImaxTree.com.

If you're going to follow the no mascara trend, you better have the rest of your face down pat, otherwise you'll end up looking more like an extra on the Walking Dead (depending on how rough your Monday morning is), than fresh-faced model. At Zero + Maria Cornejo, models not only skipped the mascara, but even the concelaer under the eye. I know, you're thinking that you'd rather give up your Louboutin's than walk out the door without either, but makeup artist for Shiseido Dick Page filled me in on the secret to pulling off the no mascara/no concealer look. Page used a custom mix of bronzer, highlighter and blush swirled together for a healthy glow. The trick though was where he placed it. "We placed the bronzer, highlighter, blush thing quite high up on the cheek, close to the eye," he explains. "Because when you're not doing a concelear or mascara thing you still want to look awake. Putting it closer to the eye makes the white in the eye stand out and you look more fresh and alive." Paige then dabbed the teeniest, tiniest amount of Shiseido's new Veiled Rouge lipstick in a muted pink on the lips (and even wiped some of it off), for a just bitten look and to add just a touch of colour to the face. There you have it. Will you be trying out the no mascara look? READ MORE: New York Fashion Week Spring 2015: Your Ultimate Guide Best street style: New York Fashion Week Spring 2015 NYFW Spring 2015: The only accessory you need next season (thanks, Proenza Schouler!) NYFW Live: Hugo Boss Spring 2015 NYFW Spring 2015: 2 nail trends Deborah Lippmann wishes would disappear 6 totally wearable hair trends from NYFW Spring 2015 NFYW Spring 2015: Oscar de la Renta’s sleek ponytails and statement liner NYFW Spring 2015 street style: The craziest looks so far! NYFW Live: Watch the Michael Kors Spring 2015 runway show NYFW Spring 2015: How to get cool-girl hair courtesy of Rag & Bone NYFW Spring 2015: SO many fashion celebs sitting front row at Diesel Black Gold NYFW Spring 2015: 8 amazing ways to wear sneakers at Rag & Bone NYFW Spring 2015 street style: How to wear colour NYFW Live: Watch the Tory Burch Spring 2015 runway NYFW Spring 2015: What went down backstage at Nanette Lepore’s Spring 2015 show Tommy Hilfiger Spring 2015: Live from #NYFW NYFW Spring 2015 street style: 5 summer-to-fall transition looks NYFW Spring 2015: Karlie Kloss, Elle Fanning and Dree Hemingway at Opening Ceremony NYFW Spring 2015: Kendall Jenner looks crazy gorgeous at DVF NYFW Spring 2015: You're going to want every look from Altuzarra's spring collection NYFW Spring 2015: Nicki Minaj attends Alexander Wang’s runway show. Madness ensues. NYFW Spring 2015: Lily Aldridge’s beauty secrets NYFW Spring 2015: 5 things they don't tell you about Fashion Week NYFW Spring 2015: The hottest nail colour NYFW Spring 2015 street style: How to wear chic neutrals Spring 2015: What the ELLE Canada editors are wearing to Fashion Week 10 fashion designers to watch in 2015
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#NYFW Spring 2015: How to wear no mascara and still look alive