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Maura Guyote
Makeup-obsessed, dessert-loving dance-aholic
Makeup-obsessed, dessert-loving dance-aholic


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Smokey Minimalism
I'm going to come right out and say it: I haven't been inspired to create the experimental looks I love lately. I'll still rock an emerald cat eye or magenta lip to work now and then, but my weirder forays in makeup have fallen by the wayside in the past ye...

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Romantic, Hazy Purple Eyes
Today I want to share the look I wore for a special anniversary dinner the other night. I decided to use a lot of rosy and purple hues for a pop of color that's subtle and feminine while still packing a punch. I hope you enjoy, and please let me know if you...

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My Pixelated Halloween Costume
Happy Sunday-after-Halloween everyone! I hope you had a raucous and safe Halloween. As this holiday was approaching last week, I realized I didn't have any plans to go out so I was imagining that I would just create a face-only costume to post here. But the...

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Make your own lipstick palette
Last week I was salivating over Bobbi Brown's stinking gorgeous lip palette , trying to fabricate a reason I needed it right then and there. I even looked at the customizable but equally costly freedom system from Inglot . I knew in the back of my mind that...

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Alternatives to Black Liner
There's nothing like a stroke of black liquid liner, except when every day is a stroke of black liquid liner. When my beloved black liner feels stale, I break out some more colorful options. And while I love a shrieking cobalt jolt of pigment, there are lot...

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Finding Your Undertone: A Colorful Journey That Matters As Much As You Want It To
If I were to rummage through your closet and makeup collection, what colors would I find? Lots of browns, yellows and earthy greens? There's a good chance you have warm, peachy or yellow undertones in your skin. A collection of bright whites, purples and bl...

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Sweat-Proof Makeup Two Ways
It's been insanely hot in New York for the last week or two, so my hot-weather makeup techniques have been truly put to the test. I'm happy to report that these tricks have ensured that I end each workday looking nearly the same as when I started it! Below,...

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Experimental, Otherwordly Look with Blue, Green & Purple
There are a few products in my collection that I adore but rarely find an occasion to use, so today I thought I'd try to use them all at once! Because I was just using colors and textures that I like, I'm not quite sure what to call this creation. If I had ...

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From Natural to Neon: Making Up My Friend Maria
I'd been wanting to try some makeup trends on my beautiful friend Maria for some time. Not only does she have naturally insane cheekbones, but also a killer sense of style that lets her pull off nearly any look she chooses. So, using those two facts about h...

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Meeting my makeup inspiration, Lisa Eldridge
I met my idol today. Since I began watching her videos maybe a year and a half ago, I've gone from makeup lover to aspiring makeup artist, in part because of the grace and intelligence she demonstrates in the industry. If Youtube had a feature that showed y...
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