Alluring Interview with Katherine @katmakesitup

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Alluring Interview with Katherine @katmakesitup

This month we are featuring Katherine, Makeup Artist, Content Writer, Advocate, and Optimist! She shares her secret trick to avoiding fine lines under the eyes, her favorite makeup look and the most forbidden thing she's ever done that completely surprised her family!

42 DUBONNET: Tell us about you.

KATHERINE: I work as a makeup artist, a writer, and an advocate. I love working with people. I also enjoy the wonderful makeup community, and I feel lucky to get to be a part of it and to have met some amazing people and artists.

42 DUBONNET: And tell us which products you are wearing in your photo?

KATHERINE: I am wearing 42 Dubonnet's XANTHIA LIP GLOSS

42 DUBONNET: What’s one secret you learned when you started wearing / doing makeup?
KATHERINE: I learned that primer is really important. Eye primer especially helps an eye look to last all day without the colors bleeding or creasing.

42 DUBONNET: What’s one of your secrets for how you do your own makeup?

KATHERINE: A trick I love for under-eye concealer is to use setting spray on a beauty sponge to set it. I find that this works better for fine lines than using a setting powder that can crease or look dry or cakey. 

42 DUBONNET: What’s one of the juiciest secrets you’ve ever been told (one that won’t get you in trouble for sharing it)?

KATHERINE: I really love testing and trying new makeup products that are not on the market. Those are exciting secrets to keep and fun to watch products be launched!

42 DUBONNET: What’s one thing you’re curious about?

KATHERINE: I would really love to start a YouTube channel. I have pretty terrible stage fright, but I hope to be able to start one someday soon.

42 DUBONNET: What’s the most forbidden thing you’ve ever done?

KATHERINE: A while ago, I designed and got a tattoo without telling my family. Luckily for me, they ended up liking it. I think tattoos are a beautiful art of self-expression. I see a lot of beautiful tattoos in the makeup community.

42 DUBONNET: What’s your favorite look to create?

KATHERINE: I love a smoky eye with a nude lip color. I also love a vintage cat-eye with classic red lipstick. Adding glitter is also something I like to do to add a little glam.

42 DUBONNET: Do you have a photo you'd like to share with us of this look?

42 DUBONNET: What’s one secret for creating this look?

KATHERINE: I like to add a little color above the crease with a smoky eye to add depth. In this look I used purple. Sometimes I use burgundy or a burnt orange color.

Thank you Katherine for interviewing with us! You can follow Katherine on Instagram: @katmakesitup or contact her via her Website: Let's Make It Up

Katherine also just sent us a look with our newest collection. In her photo below, she is wearing Hotsy-Totsy Metallic Eyeshadow in French 75, Rose Collins topped with LaLa Lola Illuminating Lipgloss. I love how the gold highlight of French 75 shimmers on her lids.