Makeup Artist Vanessa Jarman Shares Her Favourite Beauty Innovations

Toronto-based makeup artist Vanessa Jarman—find her work in the pages of FLARE and Chatelaine—reveals the ahead-of-the-curve essentials in her beauty kit

 Vanessa Jarman (Photo: Colin Gaudet)

Vanessa Jarman (Photo: Colin Gaudet)

 (Photo: Ivan Engler)

(Photo: Ivan Engler)

1—M.A.C Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour in Lady-Be-Good, $24. “This pigment-packed formula is comfortable to wear and on trend. The wand’s firm tip allows for quick and painless application.”

2—Olaplex Hair Perfector No.3 Take Home, $37, at Holts Salon and Spa. “If you process your hair as much as I do, Olaplex is the newest best thing. This weekly at-home treatment strengthens hair, holds onto colour and reduces breakage.”

3—Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant, $74. “A major upgrade from goopy creams, this non-abrasive, rice-based exfoliant is activated by water. Skin will feel smooth and look noticeably brighter.”

4—Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler, $24. “Always in my purse and pro kit, this gives everyone’s lashes a flirty lift and lasting curl.”

5—Sally Hansen Miracle Gel in Rock On and V-Amplified, $12 each. “No baking [under a UV lamp] needed, no chipping for up to two weeks.”

6—Charlotte Tilbury Magic Night Cream, $165. “Every beauty spell you could cast for flawless skin is in Magic Cream’s sleek jar. This new version for night contains time-release retinol for a bright, luminous glow by morning.”

7—TheFaceShop Real Nature Hydro Gel Mask Red Ginseng, $7. “When I can’t get to the spa, this sheet mask beats any other at-home treatment. My skin feels moisturized for days and blotchiness disappears.”

8—Nars Cream Blending Brush #12, $35. “This is my ‘detail master,’ perfect for precision concealing and can also be used to apply lipstick or cream shadows.”

9—Stila Eyes Are the Window Palette in Body, $60. “It’s my go-to palette for duplicating runway looks this spring.”