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Here I am sketched rocking the Kylie Bootie $99  with a peplum skirt looking Oh So Cute!

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How To Contour Your Makeup Celebrity Style

Makeup Contouring

I LovvvVVvvE make up and when it comes to contouring your face, this illustration is totally on point. The idea is to sculpt with various shades of foundation, blush, concealers, bronzers, illuminators and/ or  highlighters so that when light hits your face, it appears as if your cheekbones are higher, eyes brighter, your nose somewhat chiseled and your complexion glowing.

Contouring Guide

OK, I’m digging in my make up bag (which truly needs to be organized) below are all of the products I currently have and use alllllllll the time:

MAC Match Master Foundation SPF 15 in 7.5 (about to stop using this one, it dries my face out really bad)

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– Cover Girl Clean Foundation in Tawny….I mix with other color foundations to get a perfect match

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–  NYX Liquid Illuminator in Gleam….I put this on my  cheek bone, it creates that J-Lo dewey shimmery look

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–  Ben Nye Luxury Loose Powder in Banana….I found it locally at a costume shop, Celebs go crazy over it

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–  MAC Powder Blush in Blunt Matte

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–  Nicka K New York Bronzer in Bronze Chocolate….LUV IT, gives you the South Beach tanned and golden look

Nicka K Bronzer

–  Kiss New York  Ultra Cover Stick Foundation in Beige….I only put under and on my eyelid as a concealer

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–  MAC Studio Finish Concealer in NC45….the BEST… if I had to choose My #1 All Time Fave this would be it, hands down!

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–  MAC Bronzing Powder in Bronze

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I usually stick to what I like and have all used these products for years. I pick and choose which foundation, concealer, and powder to put on depending upon look I’m going for……Ladies, it’s Trial & Error, period! Just because a make up brand is expensive doesn’t mean it’s the best, some of my favorite foundations, lipsticks, shadows, glosses and liners are El Cheapos. If you are not sure about color matching products for your skin (a major headache) that’s okay, just buy make up from drugstores like CVS, Rite Aid, & Walgreens who usually have a return policy with the original receipt.

What are your BEAT FACE Must Haves?

Benihana Rocks!

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I have been a loyal customer at Benihana Japanese Steak House for over 14 years (Georgetown, Bethesda, Atlanta) and have NEVER been disappointed. It’s such a cool spot to eat delicious hibachi style food while also being entertained.

The chef’s tricks are always amusing to kids and adults alike. Ranging from making a mound of buttery fried rice into a heart shape then sliding the spatula underneath raising it like a heartbeat pulsing to the cook scooting a stack of raw onions across the grill like a chochoo train with smoke coming from the top like a chimney….genius! I’m so goofy because I’ve seen them do that trick hundreds of times but will still crack up laughing as if it’s my first.

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Great job Benihana, I must admit y’all have one hell of a franchise, just wish Baltimore had one so I wouldn’t have to drive 40 minutes to Bethesda.

What a perfect fit for The Inner Harbor….hint hint.

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