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On style, she rules

I was reminded of eyelash extensions when I saw a girlfriend with them done for New Year's Eve. I once had eyelash extensions done at Toni & Guy, but it doesn't do them anymore. Can you recommend somewhere good where I could get it done at lunch time?

Sunday, 15 January, 2012, 12:00am

This week we test: false eyelashes

No Christmas party look is complete without a pair of luscious falsies. The lashes have the power to accentuate your eyes, transforming you into the sultry siren you've always wanted to be.

Shu Uemura Dazzling Sapphire Diamant?False Eyelashes (HK$125)

These look beautiful but is hard to put on since it has crystal-like granules at the tips.

11 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

This week we test: mascara

A good mascara can turn your look from Sleepy Beauty to wide awake and ready to go. Curl your eyelashes before applying for a more dramatic look, and choose a waterproof variety for longer staying power.

Clinique Lash Power Volumizing Mascara (HK$160)

7 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

This week we test: eyelash curlers

Pick a curler that fits the curve of your eyes, squeeze onto lashes and sweep with mascara for a more dramatic window to the soul.

Skinfood Eyelash Up Gold (HK$55)

Works well on eyes of all sizes, and is especially good on short eye lashes. Squeeze three times - by the lid, in the middle and by the tips - for perfectly natural looking curves. Great price.

3 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Beauty buzz

Most women want longer, thicker lashes and beauty companies have long been creating so-called 'miracle products'. Here are three mascaras that may add a little magic.

28 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Top tips: running hot

Justine Grier, senior therapist with the Beautiful Skin Centre, gives grooming tips for summer:

26 May 2009 - 12:00am

This week we test: false eyelashes

Using tweezers helps make application a doddle.

Shu Uemura Velvet Feather Deep Forest (HK$250)

Wear this and feel like a bird. While clearly a bit much for day wear, it's definitely a striking look for the evening, and only requires minimal makeup to make you the belle of the ball. Tel: 2738 9099

Cyber Colors Dolly Eyes - 04 Feather Lashes (HK$38)

21 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Top tips: complexion

Clarins Korean makeup artist Jung Sung-min (right) on major trends for autumn and winter:

'This season the major focus is on obtaining a flawless complexion. You need a translucent canvas that illuminates beautiful lip and eye colours. In general, the major components are sexy deep red lips and shimmering blue smoky eyes. It's the result of retro modernism.

7 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

This week we test: black mascara

The right mascara can give you longer, thicker eyelashes. Use an eyelash curler first, then apply mascara from the inner corners out, moving the wand slightly upwards and outwards.

Anna Sui Super Mascara DX Full, 8.1g, $210

This transforms lashes - making them look long and full. It's smudge- and flake-resistant and the wand is easy to use.

16 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Powder room

Chantecaille's Les Passementeries Trio Palette (HK$820/7g, far right) features luminous shades for the eyes and cheeks. Two options contain three complementary shades. The cheek colour comprises three related hues of peach and pink with a pale shimmer highlight. From Lane Crawford, Seibu and Joyce.

4 Sep 2007 - 12:00am