What’s Their Secret?

Get ready like a pro with the help of these product picks from three top Denver makeup artists.

Caudalie Beauty Elixir, $49
“I love this essential oil spray. It can be used as a toner and setting spray. I use it on myself everyday and before any makeup application on my clients.” —Ashley Smith

Caudalie Beauty Elixir

Caudalie Beauty Elixir

Mac Matte Lipstick in Red Rock, $18.50 
“This is my signature lip color. I love this formula because it is matte and long lasting without being drying. I can confidently wear this lipstick teaching or going out to a rock concert and know it will stay in place.” —Ashley Smith

Mac Matte Lipstick in Red Rock

Mac Matte Lipstick in
Red Rock

NYX Wonder Pencil, $4.50
“This is my all-time favorite concealing pencil. It is multifunctional and can address three of our most difficult areas: blemishes, the lip line and the under-eye waterline.” —Miriam Dondrae Andolini

NYX Wonder Pencil

NYX Wonder Pencil

Mineral Fusion Luster Bronzer Duo, $33 
“This bronzer, made by Denver-based Mineral Fusion, works great on any skin tone and comes with both a highlighter and a contouring color. It’s a true bronze color, so it won’t leave you looking orange.” —Miriam Dondrae Andolini

Mineral Fusion Luster Bronzer Duo

Mineral Fusion Luster
Bronzer Duo

L’Oréal Lash Paradise, $10
“You should replace your mascara about every six weeks. I am not one to overspend, so I always buy mine at a drugstore. Lash Paradise is my current favorite. It leaves your lashes looking feathered and not flaky or clumpy.” —Danica Severance

L’Oréal Lash Paradise

L’Oréal Lash Paradise

Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation SPF 15, $39 
“This foundation is a staple in my kit. It looks great on all ages, delivers medium to full coverage, feels lightweight and stays on for 12 hours. It also goes on smooth on the driest complexion.” —Danica Severance

Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation

Tarte Amazonian Clay

MIRIAM DONDRAE ANDOLINI was ranked a top 2016 Denver makeup artist on Thumbtack and a top 10 wedding makeup artist on Denver A-List.  

DANICA SEVERANCE is the official makeup artist for Craftsy and owns her own Golden skin-care studio, Haut Haus.

ASHLEY SMITH has worked behind the chair for nine years, including at New York Fashion Week, and is a L’Oréal Professional educator.

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