Coming up several hours short of a solid eight hours of sleep need not show in one’s complexion. For example: adding just one vibrant color breathes life into dull skin; illuminating products brighten eyes instantly; and a touch of contour gives structure to puffy cheeks. From VIOLET GREY’s Makeup That Wakes Up File is makeup artist Lisa Storey’s (she works with Miranda Kerr, Kate Bosworth, and Winona Ryder) expertly-selected products to create a glowing, flawless look.
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Follow the natural Cupid’s bow with liner, then exaggerate the curve on the top lips slightly to make them look pouty.

lisa storey, makeup artist

The trick [to bright blush] is to thin the product out on the back of your hand before you apply to the apples of the cheeks.

lisa storey, makeup artist

Apply your contour, then apply cream blush to the apples of cheeks and use a second, clean brush to blend any edges together

lisa storey, makeup artist

Apply tinted moisturizer to skin with your fingers, then apply concealer.

lisa storey, makeup artist

Using warm, ginger-y brown colors makes the eyes pop, no matter what eye color you have. It’s softer and sexier than black.

lisa storey, makeup artist

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A leading makeup artist curates 10 products that make tired eyes luminous and an exhausted complexion vibrant.