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Your lipstick color speaks volumes about your personality! So what is it saying?        You Are Intuitive! If you tend to gravitate toward natural shades of lipstick - think browns, taupes, and nudes - you are naturally in-tune with yourself and others. You are good are reading other people's emotions, and this comes from your deep understanding and appreciation for your own emotions.     Your 42 Dubonnet Match: Irresistible Kissable lipstick in Sweet Vermouth         You Are Optimistic! Coral is cheerful and bright, just like your outlook on life! If you reach for coral shades of lipsticks...

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In this month's Alluring Interview, we are featuring Lydia Rodriguez, a makeup artist from San Francisco. She shares with us her tips for a quick smokey eye, her love of bubble baths, and her most forbidden moment (it involves a secret hiding place)...   42 DUBONNET: Tell us about you. LYDIA: My name is Lydia Rodriguez, I'm a Freelance Makeup Artist from San Francisco, Ca. I'm sole proprietor of "Lydia The Makeup Artist." I started out as a self taught MUA then I began practicing makeup looks on my family & friends. Since I loved makeup artistry so much ...I decided that...

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According to legend, wearing red makes you appear more attractive to other people. And while the scientific evidence supporting this claim is pretty hazy, red does have an intense affect on us all (even though we probably don't even realize it). The color red was one of the first colors used by humans, and this long history has made the color both emotionally and physically stirring. We associate the vibrant hue with things like fire, blood, war, danger, aggression, and power. But we also associate the same color with things like passion, warmth, desire, and love.  While these associations might all seem relatively...

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If there is one thing makeup is great for, its holidays! And I’m not talking about getting all dolled up for a Valentine’s Day date or a fancy New Year’s Eve party. Although we love makeup for those occasions too. I’m talking scary special effects makeup for Halloween or full American flag face paint for the Fourth of July. The bigger and the wilder and the more artistic, the better. Makeup is one of the greatest and most customizable ways to get in the spirit of celebration. So a week and a half ago, when St. Patrick’s Day turned everything...

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In this month's Alluring Interview, we are featuring Samantha Ruiz, a makeup artist from New Jersey. While she is very tight lipped about her secrets, she shares with us her inspirations and her love of colorful, glittery eye makeup.   42 DUBONNET: Tell us about you. SAMANTHA: I'm Samantha Ruiz and I am a 24 year old self taught MUA from Camden, NJ. I’ve been doing makeup for 2 years now. I’m inspired every day by the people who support and show me consistent love! And the other smaller artists who are on the same journey as I am.  ...

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