Why Understated Makeup Is So Pretty You Will Become Obsessed


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These days, the trendy makeups are those with full eyebrows, contouring and full, matte lipsticks. But sometimes, we get surprised by how a little deviation from the trend becomes art in itself and we become totally obsessed.

London-based makeup artist Anne Sophia Costa is setting a new trend by bringing understated makeup into the fold – dewy skin, shimmery eyeshadows and the occasional far-fetched color to give an edge to a whole look – these are just some of the reasons why you should check out her experimental works of art:


  1. Understated Makeup Is Easy On The Eyes


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    Look at this very natural-looking makeup! No fuss, just pretty

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  2. Understated Makeup Doesn’t Cover

    Freckles? Spots? Sorry but you’re gonna have to rock those so-called “imperfections” *eye roll* because understated makeup doesn’t cover, it illuminates.

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  3. Understated Makeup Is Surprising




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    Anne Sophia Costa’s approach to understated makeup is natural, dewy, nude and then WHAM! Add a surprise popping color somewhere in there.


    Glossy understated makeupCosta’s work is so fab, she is taking the glossy magazines by storm. Exhibit A and B: Harper’s Bazaar and Metal Magazine.


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    “Makeup I did for Harper’s Bazaar UK @bazaaruk October issue is out now,” Costa wrote on Instagram.

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    “My last cover is out now! With @maisie_williams wearing @louisvuitton on the Autumn issue cover of @lofficielitalia photo by @jbaron01 , styling @mctripier , hair by @_roryrice_ , makeup by me #annesophiecosta” | Instagram @annesophiacosta

    Costa was born in Lisbon in Portugal and worked as a freelance makeup artist in the fashion industry since 2011. You can check out more of her work in her official website: www.annesophiecosta.com.


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