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Sometimes I feel the prettiest when i’m wearing minimal makeup – tinted moisturizer, blush, lipstick or lip gloss, and some mascara. It’s enough to be subtle and not scream “I’m wearing makeup”, but it gives me more color and makes my skin look better. Plus I love lipsticks, lip glosses, etc, and I always feel better when I have something on my lips *g*

Bright eyes (white, cream colors and shimmer) with bold but natural lashes, rosy cheeks and rosy lips. Very much a natural dewy look that reminds me of winter.

Minimal foundation with mascara , black eyeliner and a bold red lip, natural looking makeup with neutral eyeshadow and pink/ coral lip.

While no particular makeup look makes me *feel* any prettier than another, I have to say there are looks that are better suited to my features than others. One of those is a 1930s inspired look: I simply use matte neutral eyeshadow, like NARS Madrague, a thin line of liquid or cake liner on top lashes only, and loads of mascara. Lips are a matte red, and on the face is foundation, with a light application of contour & highlight.

The look that makes me feel prettiest would be flushed cheeks and a pinky nude matte lip, with defined eyebrows & understated eyes (maaaaybe winged black liquid eyeliner). Sexy however would be a dramatic dark eye, smokey or otherwise!

A Strong Neutral eye.

I tend to think of my blue eyes as being my best feature and minimal colour lets them stand out.

I have scars from a dog bite as a kid round my mouth. Even though they are faded and with foundation you can hardly see them I still feel self conscious about putting too much emphasis on my month.

Purple smokey eyes ( something with armani ETK #3 or 4 or Chanel illusion d’ombre illusoire ) and very natural lips ( e.g. chanel boy) does the trick for me, of course combined with a flawless skin.

A beautiful, discreet winged eyeliner…done by a make up artist! I’m still struggling to do it as nicely as they do.

Foundation with a dewy finish…since I am older and my skin is mostly dry the dewy finish gives me that youthful glow:)

Copper eyeshadow, a little black eyeliner, and dramatic lashes! My eyes are my favorite feature, and this makes them really stand out…

“Pretty”, as opposed to “knock-out”, “expensive”, or “classy”, is not that difficult to achieve. I think Dick Page has it down to science – perfect, youthful skin, with some shine to it; natural blush, minimal eye-makeup, some rosy colour in the lips.

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