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5 Stunning Eyeshadows For That Crimson Autumn Look

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Just like every other season, autumn comes with its own scents, looks, and colors. You step outside, take in the cool, crisp air, and admire the leaves beautifully changing colors on the trees. The deep reds, oranges, and browns are so gorgeous that wearing them on our eyes is what any makeup lover needs during this time of the year.

What’s more enchanting than smoking out your eyes with rich shades of reds or deep tones of browns? The colors of autumn are inviting and wearing any of its shades will have you blending right into the atmosphere; that’s why we need them all.

Cosmetic brands almost never let the fall season slip away so easily. By taking advantage of the gorgeous season, brands turn the fall colors into shadows and complement these colors with even more charming shades, creating the perfect palette to wear throughout the coming months. There are tons of palettes to choose from, but we picked out our top five favorites for you to consider.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Eyeshadow Palette, $42, sephora.com

It’s clear that almost everyone knows about this palette and just how amazing it is. Anastasia Beverly Hills came out with this essential eyeshadow collection with 14 shades in neutral to berry tones. From earthy yellows to shimmery golds with a metallic finish, these shadows are high-pigmented — they are also fade-resistant.

Urban Decay Naked Heat Palette, $54, sephora.com

If fiery reds are what you’re looking for, then this palette is what you need. The Naked Heat palette from Urban Decay features 12 amber-hued neutrals including warm browns, burnt oranges, and rich siennas. Smoke out your eyes with any of their smooth red-brown mattes or glimmering coppers and deep bronzes. Each shade blends precisely with a velvet texture and ultimate staying power, making the perfect sunset or crimson eye look.

Colourpop Yes, Please! Pressed Powder Shadow Palette, $16, colourpop.com

For Colourpop’s first ever fixed 12-pan palette, it’s stunning. The palette features the hottest shades from brick red to pale peachy nude to deep reddish brown. Each shade is highly pigmented and applies on evenly, feels ultra-velvety, and leaves your skin silky. Whether the finish is matte or metallic, they will always blend out perfectly to achieve smokey warm tones.

Morphe 35OM – 35 Color Matte Nature Glow, $22.99, morphebrushes.com

If this palette doesn’t scream autumn, then nothing does. Morphe’s Color Matte Nature Glow says it all with their warm-toned shades resembling colors straight from a forest during fall. Every shade is creamy, highly pigmented, and blends together perfectly. Also, each color is a matte finish for those deep smokey looks.

Juvia’s Place Nubian Eyeshadow Palette, $28, juviasplace.com

Juvia’s Place is well-known for their amazing eyeshadow palettes. Their Nubian palette features four transition mattes and eight shimmery pearl-textured colors that are breathtaking to wear during this season. The colors on the palette are essential neutral colors such as sandy nude, rich brown, and their reddish brown shimmer finish. Just like their other palettes, this one is highly pigmented and blends flawlessly.

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5 Stunning Eyeshadows For That Crimson Autumn Look: Featured image courtesy of Colourpop

5 Eyeshadow Palettes for Fall

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Warm tones, metallic details, and rich hues—the color palette of fall is hands down one of my favorites. Whether I’m creating a daytime look with variations of browns and oranges, or it’s a night out and I’m feeling a bit mysterious with deep plum and burgundy pigments, it’s a season where you can be inspired by everything. From crisp, fallen leaves to spooky Halloween movies, you can make a look from it all with the help of a versatile eyeshadow palette. The question is, though, which one do you pick? With so many eyeshadow palettes making their debut every season, it can be a task in itself trying to choose which ones to add to your shopping cart.

Luckily, I’m making it easy for you to make up your mind by sharing five must-grab eyeshadow palettes for fall looks that I live by. Each of these palettes consists of blendable, pigmented shades that anyone can use to help create a stunning eye look, no matter if you’re just a makeup newbie or a professional makeup artist by trade. These palettes are made to put your beauty skills to the test. Grab your very own—or all five—today and share your fall looks with us on Twitter @ClicheMag!
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Modern Renaissance by Anastasia Beverly Hills ($42, www.anastasiabeverlyhills.com)
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BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel ($14.50, www.bhcosmetics.com)
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Too Faced Natural Matte Eyeshadow Palette ($36, www.toofaced.com)
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Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Contour Palette ($46, www.katvondbeauty.com)
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Stila Eyes Are The Window Shadow Palette Spirit ($49, www.sephora.com)

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“5 Eyeshadow Palettes for Fall” originally appeared in Cliché Magazine’s Oct/Nov 2016 issue. 

4 Cult Makeup Brands You Must Try

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Even as a beauty enthusiast, I find myself overwhelmed by all the beauty brands out there with their cute packaging, eye-catching pigmentation, and tug-at-your-heartstrings advertising. Or sometimes I find myself dying to try it all and feeling indecisive over where to begin. Let’s be honest: we all don’t have a bottomless wallet, so even as beauty lovers we have to be smart with our purchases. Over the years, I’ve learned to do research before making my purchases, and it’s not only proven to be enjoyable, but it’s also eliminated buyer’s remorse. To encourage you to do the same, we’ve put together a list of the cult makeup brands you must try. From one beauty lover to another, we share in our victories.

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Jeffree Star ($18)
The fearless and ever-so-glamorous Jeffree Star shares over-the-top pigmentations and noteworthy textures. Even our trustworthy beauty gurus (Jaclyn Hill, for example) believe that Jeffree’s velour liquid lipsticks in shades like “Androgyny,” “Celebrity Skin,” and “Unicorn Blood” are a huge hype and with good reason. Earning stripes in the beauty industry, Jeffree Star has proven to be an extremely talented artist by creating outlandish yet highly professional and beautiful products with great pigmentation, substantial size, and comfortable wear as you would hope from any higher-end makeup brand.
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Anastasia Beverly Hills ($21)
When you don’t know where else to go, you’re guaranteed that Anastasia Beverly Hills will have your back. Whether it’s pigmented lip glosses, eye shadows, or brows, we’d think that Anastasia is Queen Bee of the beauty world. At this rate, who are we to argue? With defined brows still creating a powerful force in the beauty industry, we suggest trying the signature brand for “your brows, but better”: the Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz.
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Makeup Geek ($6)
Our beautiful Marlena! Her products are worth every penny, particularly her regular, foiled, and duochrome eye shadows. These beauties are extremely affordable, and the color payoff is more than you can expect of some of the over-priced, higher-end individual eye shadow pans and palettes (yes, we said it!). Being a makeup artist and beauty lover herself, you can trust that Marlena will only give you the best of the best. A few of our well-loved Makeup Geek eye shadows include “Shimma, Shimma,” “Crème Brulee,” “Cocoa Bear,” and “Peach Smoothie.”
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ColourPop Cosmetics ($6)
ColourPop may have taken a little time popping into the scene of makeup, but once this line did, it came out with more than its lippie sticks ah-blazing. Numerous YouTubers such as ClothesEncounters (Jenn Im), Kathleen Lights, and Manny MUA have collaborated with this awesome brand, creating products for the lips and eyes. Similar to Makeup Geek’s reasonable prices and great pigmentation, ColourPop is a brand to behold. We advise that you check out the brand as a whole, but what kind of beauty lovers would we be if we didn’t mention our favorite lippies from the shop, too? (This is not the makeup junkie speaking; we swear.) A few of their signature Ultra Satin Lips that we adore include “Echo Park” and “Frick n Frack.” Not to mention, have you checked out their simple but adorable packaging and sweet, genuine cards? I don’t know about you, but it makes me feel like a beauty queen.
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4 Cult Makeup Brands You Must Try: Featured Image Photos Courtesy of ColourPop Cosmetics

Get Glowing: The Best Highlighter Products

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Let’s say you want a highlight so radiant that it would make the Queen of Beauty (ahem, Jaclyn Hill) jealous. But you also want a subtle, sexy summer glow that exudes an inner confidence. One way or another, the highlighter trend has something for everyone, so it’s time to get glowing with our best highlighter products!
 
 
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E.L.F Shimmering Facial Whip ($1.00)
This easy-to-apply whip melts into the skin within seconds of its application. Having a pearlized, almost frosty appearance that might make some hesitate to give it a try, we promise that if you don’t fall in love with the price (which we know you will), you’ll definitely fall in love with the natural, magical glow it gives your skin.
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BECCA Backlight Priming Filter ($38) & BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector ($41) 
What would this list be without BECCA?! Having been all over the highlighting scene since the highlighter trend blew up in the beauty industry, you can be sure that any highlighting product of BECCA will be worth its weight in price as its pigmentation will forever be out of this beauty world! Beauty guru, beauty lover or not ― BECCA is a staple in every gal’s makeup collection. Two cult classics and favorites include BECCA Backlight Priming Filter and BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector.
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Anastasia Beverly Hills ($40)
A highlighter palette to some might be considered high-maintenance beauty, but others might feel that having options could never steer a makeup lover wrong. No matter what the occasion or taste, you have a highlight that will create a luminosity that will stand the test of any summer day. Or any day, for that matter.
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Kevyn Aucoin: The Celestial Powder ($44)
They slay of all slays. There’s not much else that needs to be said for Kevyn Aucoin. His name speaks for his highlight: sheer but on point and celestial in every sense ― the looks, the feels. This highlight needs to be on your Sephora Bucket List, ASAP.
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Get Glowing: The Best Highlighter Products: Featured Image & Photos Courtesy of Sephora

Must-Have Beauty Products This Fall

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Are you in need of knowing which products you must purchase to create the perfect, flawless face, as well as to attain long lasting hairstyles? Look no further, as we have selected the beauty products that you must have in your makeup and hair bag this season! BY STACEY CAMACHO
Prime Time
A hair primer, such as this one that is weightless, is excellent to use, as it prolongs your style twice as long. It’s designed specifically for fine hair. This spray was created with an advanced priming system and is powered by Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA) to create that weightless feel. Say goodbye to the heaviness that comes along with having thick hair, and hello to lightweight hair. Living Proof Prime Style Extender Spray, $26, livingproof.com
Contour Queen
This best-selling contour and highlighting kit is designed for professional makeup artists or makeup enthusiasts. It features three highlighting and three contouring shades for sculpting and defining your features. This palette glides on easily and effortlessly, so expect a professional finish every time. Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit, $40, anastasiabeverlyhills.com
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Dual-Intensity Blush can be used wet or dry. So if you are looking to have a more intense look, use the blush wet. Just dampen a paper towel and dip your blush on the towel, and then sweep it onto the apples of your cheeks. This would be a perfect look for the evening. For a more natural, effortless look, apply the blush dry. Applying blush hasn’t been so easy and so quick, literally. This formula is light-weight and luxurious with an easy application. It’s long-lasting and even waterproof and sweat-proof. NARS Dual-Intensity Blush, $45, narscosmetics.com
MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Palette in Volume 2 -Artistic www.sephora.comMAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Palette Volume 1 - Nudes www.sephora.com
Be An Artist
This Make Up For Ever Artist Palette comes in two shades—nude and artist—and feel so comfortable on the eyes. Nude is excellent to use for day wear or evening wear, and you can do a traditional smoky eye for the evening or a natural smoky eye for the day. The Artist Palette allows you to be more creative by playing up your eyes with these fun, highly pigmented hues. A little bit goes a long way, and they are so sweat-proof and waterproof, making these new palettes long-lasting.  Make Up For Ever Artist Palette, $42, makeupforever.com
Treat Your Hair
This lotion treatment is a leave-in conditioner that can be applied to damp hair to deliver that extra oomph. You can let your hair air dry, or style it to your perfection. This 5-in-1 treatment adds volume, polish, smoothness, conditioning, and strength, and the formula reduces breakage by 78%, making hair 4.5x stronger. Leaving your locks looking and feeling soft, smooth, healthy, and beautiful was never so easy. Living Proof Perfect Hair Days (PhD) 5-in-1 Treatment, $26, livingproof.com
The Perfect Smoky Eye
What’s amazing about this palette is how versatile it is—you can go as smoky as you want. NAKED Smoky is a palette that revolutionizes neutrals, with a wide range of textures, including matte, satin, shimmer, and sparkle. Eyeshadows are highly pigmented, making the application long-lasting. It’s so easy to apply. What we love is how these eyeshadows are creaseless, which means by the end of the night, you don’t have to worry about your eye makeup falling apart. How ah-mazing! Have fun with NAKED!  Urban Decay NAKED Smoky Eye Palette, $54, urbandecay.com
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Maintaining Your Eyebrows

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brushingbrowsGetting your eyebrows on point seems to be a meticulous task as much as it is waiting for them to grow out. Our brows have both their good and bad days, much like our hairdos. Sometimes there is no telling how they will look or come out in the morning. In order to maintain a brow that is shaped to your unique face, there are some easy tips and tricks you can try, with nothing too crazy or expensive that will have you looking for rare ingredients or opening up your wallet each week. Maintaining your eyebrows can be as simple as changing up your hairstyle!
Go Natural
Creating the perfect shape to your eyebrows is a myth in the beauty world. Eyebrows are not meant to be perfect; in fact, everyone’s eyebrows are not symmetrical at all. Instead, they are just two fraternal twins sharing the same placement above your eyes. Don’t worry about trying to make them even or super similar! Natural brows are beautiful all on their own. Just let them grow out in their glory, and, if need be, there are ways you can tame those little hairs into obedient strands.
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Another popular choice that has risen in favoritism is threading. The perfection of threading has been practiced for many years. It originated in India and has been passed along to beauty bars worldwide. It is done with a thin thread usually in the form of cotton that is double stranded and twisted in the process. Your unwanted hairs are plucked by the thread in a series of quick rolling methods. It removes the hair at its follicle, leaving you with bold results that will last for months. This option leaves your brows more defined and appears less harsh to the skin as well.
Waxing
Waxing is a two to three week occurrence for your brows to undergo if you choose this option. It is meant to clean your brows up from the extra hair surrounding the shape of them and even take away that impending unibrow we all can get close to having. Don’t be shy, girl. We all get that “almost” look, especially when allowing our brows to grow out a little bit thicker. A hot wax is used over the hairs that need to be gotten rid of, followed by a strip of wax paper that is then put over them to remove the unwanted hairs. The downside to waxing is that it may leave your skin a bit red and irritated for a couple of hours afterwards. However, once that subsides, you’ll be left with brows made to show off to the world.
fillinginbrowsPlucking
Stretching out the results from a wax or thread job can be done all on your own in the form of plucking. Plucking isn’t as precise as the other two procedures, but it does get the job done and keeps your eyebrows from turning into an uncontrollable mess. When doing so, make sure to brush over them with an eyebrow brush in the direction they are growing; this will help point out the hairs that are out of place and need to go. When plucking them, make sure to only pluck any hairs that appear to be growing around your shape; remove them in the same direction they are growing for an easier hold. Remember not to get pluck crazy, girls!

Polishing
Once your brows are shaped out, there is the option of filling them in with an eyebrow pencil or shadow. Filling your brows in helps them stand out more as the frame to your face. You can even experiment with the shape of your brows, which can change up your look dramatically! A more arched brow can give you a sexy look, while a straighter brow can make you appear much younger. Some top tools of choice in creating full brows that can always be switched up have made it on here in the brands of Benefit, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Too Faced, and Whitening Lightening.


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