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Recession-proof Makeup

By: Emily Katz
Posted: March 27, 2009, from the April 2009 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.
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A makeup application created by author Emily Katz. Photographer: C. Paige DePonte

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Lips. Help your client choose a couple of lipsticks she adores and will depend on, including a daytime and nighttime shade, and then add to that stable as her budget allows. Sometimes an eye pencil can be used on the lips … but please, no big outlines! Just another multitasker.

Her needs

Many women only want the five-minute makeup job … find what she really does and doesn’t depend on. Remember, help her find what she needs and loves, and the rest will take care of itself.