Single-Step Changes To Level Up Your "One Makeup Look" | Clozette

Having a signature makeup look isn't a bad thing. To come up with a multitude of ways to wear your eyeshadow or to have a drawer full of lippies is not something all of us can keep with and sometimes, it's much easier to leave these practices to the 'experts'. But even if we're happy with our current makeup regimen, we have to admit that there are days when we wish we could just change things up a bit for the sake of voluntary self-reinvention. 

So if you want to give yourself a makeover but don't know where to start, give these single-step tips a try to give yourself a brand new look minus the effort.

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Try on a new 'do



Your crowning glory contributes a lot to framing your face and adds more dimension to your makeup look. So if you want to put the spotlight to your eyes, an updo or a hairstyle with a fringe is your way to go. Or if you can't seem to get contouring right but would still want your face to look slimmer, letting your hair down is the best option. This also helps put the focus on the curves of your lips so it's perfect for highlighting the lippie shade you're wearing.
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Swipe on a different lipstick shade



This simple trick can make you look like you've been wearing a variety of MOTDs without going through tons of products and hours of prepping. Trust us, a change from a nude to a red lippie won't just revamp your look, but will also give an extra oomph to your mood.


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Discover the magic of multi-sticks



There are tons of multi-sticks in the market nowadays that can help you come up with a lot of looks without requiring makeup guru skills. A single stroke of a blue or red coloured multi-stick can give you a new eye look or a new colour to your pout even while on-the-go! Perfect for a day-to-night transformation minus the bulky makeup pouch.


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Change the angle of your wing



No matter what anyone says, we all know that winged tips hold a special place in our hearts for good reason. From complementing and even changing your eyeshape, to uplifting your mood and giving your confidence an extra boost, altering the stroke of your liner can significantly revamp your look more than you think. Go for an extra sharp tip if you're going for a fierce MOTD and a thick and bold sweep if you want a more dramatic finish. 

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Do you have any other single-step makeup tips to change one's current look? Share them with us in the comments below!
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2016 never fails to amuse us so far with its variety of fashion and beauty resurgences. But if there's one thing that's truly remarkable about this year, its the ability of makeup enthusiasts to come up with surprisingly entertaining ways to step up their makeup game. And when we say step up, we mean really step it up to unwearable measures.

But this time, the saying "photos or it didn't happen" wouldn't even cut it. If you have to make an outrageous makeup trend/challenge, you have to capture it on film.

And because we at Clozette promised to bring you the latest of the latest when it comes to beauty, we decided to seek out the craziest and surprisingly amazing beauty challenges online that will definitely make you say OMG! 

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The 100-layers of 'something' makeup challenge



Started by SimplyNailogical with the Polish Mountain and been done to the extreme by Jenna Marbles, this challenge made us cringe, laugh, and feel bad about makeup all at once when we saw this all over the internet. But who would've thought that this was something we actually wanted to see? Let's face it. We've all had extreme thoughts about makeup and this just satisfied the curiosity.
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Full Face Using Only Highlighters Challenge



Highlighters definitely take an MOTD to the next level. It gives our skin a glow that's almost ethereal and majestic. But it sure made us grab our sunglasses when we heard of the "full face using only highlighters challenge". Think about that highly pigmented highlighter on your cheekbones and extend it all over your face. Kind of shocking but also intriguing don't you think? This challenge is all about not holding back!


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Your high-school makeup look challenge



We have to admit that most of our makeup skills evolved significantly with the help of tons of tutorials on the internet. But during the 90s and early 2000s, makeup looks were purely based on trials-and-errors and current magazine trends that were not so instructive. So actually reliving the non-existent blushers and overly exaggerated eyeliners on the internet for entertainment is the reason why this challenge made this list.


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Full face without using brushes



Have you ever imagined shaping your eyebrows without brushes? How about perfecting that wing using only your fingernails? Impossible, right? Not for some people! After you click that play button, you'll be surprised how flawless the results are going to be that you'll keep on watching various videos of this challenge on and on in awe.

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Heard of other crazy challenges and trends online? Share them with us in the comments below!
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From their new Liptensity collection to the highly anticipated MAC x Selena collaboration, September and October are, and will be, filled with new MAC releases left and right. And that’s not a bad thing. You can never have too much makeup, right?


But be honest with us; when you took one look at our cover photo, did you and your wallet suddenly itch to head over to the nearest MAC boutique? Or did you feel overwhelmed with the number of releases they’re coming out with?

If it's the latter, fret not! Because we got a sneak peek of all their new releases and came up with a list of the products that you must have sooner rather than later!

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Brow Sculpt



Matte, instantly adheres to your brow hairs, a chiseled tip that allows you to shape them, and comes with a spoolie. That’s the Brow Sculpt for you: it has everything you'll need in a brow pencil. So whether you want a natural, diffused look or an HD, picture-perfect one, this brow pencil will cater to all your needs.

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Liptensity Lipstick in Driftwood and Galaxy Grey



A luxurious formula that will melt into your lips upon contact, the Liptensity lipsticks provide full, saturated colour in one stroke and give lips a comfy, satin finish. Our recommendations? Driftwood, a unique nude with a lilac base; and Galaxy Grey, a blue-toned grey that’s very trendy right now!


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Bangin’ Brilliant Blush in Saucy Miss



At a first glance, this Bangin’ Brilliant blush looks scary. But trust us, just use a light hand and a fluffy brush to get a gorgeous wash of violet pink on your cheeks and brighten up your MOTD.


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MAC x Selena Lipstick in Dreaming Of You



MAC x Selena consists of 3 new shades of lipstick, but the makeup bag must-have is definitely “Dreaming Of You”. Its deep wine shade is perfect for the season, its formula is extremely smooth, and it’s comfortable to wear all-day long!


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Studio Fix Perfecting Stick



Banish blemishes, dark circles, and hyperpigmentation using MAC’s new Perfecting Stick. This easy-to-use stick concealer gives medium buildable coverage, is easy to blend, and sets to a matte finish, making it the perfect on-the-go product for mid-day touch-ups!


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Vamplify Lipglosses



This isn’t any ordinary lipgloss. This is #lipglossonfleek. The Vamplify Lipglosses are loaded with pigment to give you a dramatic, glistening effect with just one swipe. Layer it over your favourite lippie or use it on its own, one thing’s certain, this long-wearing lipgloss will make one heck of a statement.

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What MAC makeup products are you excited to purchase? Share your favourites with us below!

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