Beauty spot: pale and very interesting make-up – The Guardian

The genius make-up artist Isamaya Ffrench was responsible for the “matte and vintage” look at Kenzo. She applied foundation in a slightly too-light shade to the models’ skin, then streaked white powder across the cheekbones and nose. This takes pale and interesting to the next level. The key to doing this at home is the liberal application of a fixing powder. Then you can control just how “interesting” you want to go…

Get the look

Fair Glow Foundation Papier £15.50 asos.com
The Ordinary Serum Foundation £5.99 theordinary.com
Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder £20 spacenk.com
Barry M Fair Concealer Palette £5.99 barrym.com
MAC Pro-Pastel Studio Fix £23.50 maccosmetics.co.uk
Sheer Pressed powder £65 cremedelamer.co.uk
IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores £21 selfridges.com

Now’s the time to…

Go French! & Other Stories is launching a natural French beauty range. Brimming with oyster shells, truffles and saffron, your face will look good enough to eat. In stores end of October (stories.com)

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