Top Beauty Tips from a Celebrity Make-Up Artist

Chris King is one of Australia’s premier make-up artist with a wealth of experience.

The quality of his work has allowed him to work with, and be the choice of makeup artist for celebrities and personalities such as Melissa George, Rose Byrne, Nicole Kidman, Elle McPhearson, Christy Hinze and Sarah Murdoch.

All Chris’ talent and experience, ability to teach and ease with people have made him the choice for market leading cosmetic brands such as Arbonne Cosmetics.

Chris gives us some insight and tips on make-up and beauty.

What are the top 3 beauty products women shouldn’t live without?

The top three beauty products a woman should not live without are, a good foundation, mascara and lipstick. With these three products a beautiful face is the result.

My favourite foundation is Arbonne’s Perfecting Liquid Foundation SPF15, which is a fantastic multitasking liquid foundation that smoothes and evens skin tone, while providing sun protection.

What do you consider the biggest make-up mistakes made by women?

The biggest beauty mistake most women make is to choose a foundation that is too warm for her skin tone.

What are your top tips for creating a glamorous evening look?

To create an amazing glamorous evening look, simply blend the desired eye colour (try Arbonne’s Titanium Eye Shadow) on the top lid then smudge the same shade close to lower lashes. This will deliver a smoky look that will make the eyes sparkle.

Don't forget a few coats of Black mascara to lift the look, I’m a big fan of Arbonnes Triple Action Mascara which defines, lengthens and volumises lashes. With a smoky evening look a light lip colour is the perfect balance.

Any beauty trends for this Spring/Summer that LifeStyle YOU fans need to know about?

The big look for Spring/Summer will be bright, strong eye shadows and liners. Peacock eye shadow is one example which will be matched with a glossy coral lip colour for contrast. Try Arbonne’s Lip Polish in Coral over Arbonne’s Lip Stick in Coral Reef.

Do you have any favourite celebrity clients you love to work with? Or particular career highlights so far?

So many interesting people have been part of my career, Nicole Kidman, Lauren Hutton, Elle Macpherson, Deborah Hutton, Sarah Murdoch.

Each day is different and very interesting. Working with wonderful magazines like Vogue and Harpers Bazaar has always been exciting. It is so satisfying to be able to create art with other amazing artists.

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