The Dish with DDR: Basic Beauty in a NYC Minute! (Ft. Emma New York Cosmetics)

The Dish with DDR: Basic Beauty in a NYC Minute! (Ft. Emma New York Cosmetics)

Beauty in a New York minute is attainable with EMMA New York Cosmetics! If you haven’t heard of EMMA Cosmetics yet, they are a luxury beauty brand designed to help you create professional looking makeup that enhances your natural beauty. The products are full of high-quality ingredients like essential oils, antioxidants, plant extracts and other vitamins to nourish and protect your skin. All products are developed with a team of professional makeup artists to ensure every product in the collection is a must-have. EMMA Cosmetics are paraben-free, non-toxic and soy-free.

The kit I used on my lovely model, Monyette (below), is the Evening Glamour kit, $60. It includes a lipstick, lipgloss and brush plus an eye and cheek palette with four eyeshadows and a blush. If you’re unsure of how to use the products the kit gives you step by step directions on how to apply everything from your foundation to finishing powder. Simplicity is key!

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Swatches of Lipstick in Soho Spice (top) and Lip Gloss in Upper West Praline (bottom)

I created this spring-y evening look on Monyette by giving her a flawless complexion (check out EMMA’s Prep Collection). Next, I prepped her eyelids with a primer and added Wallstreet White (shimmery golden yellow) shadow all over the lid. The shadows apply a bit loose, so the primer helps the shadow adhere to the skin much better. In the crease I used Bowery Cocoa (dark brown) and in the outer corner and along the lash line I applied Central Park Silver (black with silver specks) to intensify the look. I dusted the blush, East Side Peach, along the apples of her cheeks to add a hint of color. On her lips, I used two swipes of the lip gloss in Upper West Praline. Add a couple of coats of mascara and you have the perfect spring evening look!

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At the heart of it, Emma New York Cosmetics strives to make beauty simple, natural and easy to apply. The Emma Collections are great way to achieve full beauty looks in a pinch, which translate to a more confident you.

XO

<3 Denise

 

NOTE: This post is not sponsored. All thoughts are unbiased and my own. Samples were provided for editorial consideration and/or my use as a makeup and beauty professional. Photos are property of DIVAlicious.



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