LIFESTYLES | GLAMSQUAD
Fresh off New York fashion week, GLAMSQUAD highlights hair and makeup trends for spring.
After stacking an impressive list of clients in New York, Los Angeles and Miami, the full service, on-demand beauty gurus have touched down in Washington, D.C. GLAMSQUAD offers personalized consultations and a range of signature hair and makeup treatments to help clients achieve their desired look. “GLAMSQUAD believes in empowering women by giving them the opportunity to experience beauty on their own terms,” says Amy Shecter, the company’s CEO. “We are thrilled to offer our services to the women of D.C., helping them look and feel beautiful– because when you feel amazing, you make amazing things happen.” Using trendsetter Holly Pan of Petite Flower Presents as their muse, GLAMSQUAD’s creative director Giovanni Vaccaro and Kelli J. Bartlett, director of makeup artistry, gave us the inside scoop on hot looks for spring.
LOUD MOUTH: The bold lip just got a little flashier. For a truly daring pout, apply NARS lip liner pencil in “Jungle Red” (Sephora.com, $22) all over the mouth. Follow by swiping on MAC “Show Orchid” (MAC.com, $17) lip color – the result is a bold fuchsia red that instantly brightens the face.
UNDONE WAVES: Make way for waves this season. It’s all about extra texture and tousle for that diffused and effortless look. Wrap 2-inch sections around a 1.25-inch curling iron in different directions, leaving ends out. To finish, flip head over, apply KérastaseVIP Texturizing Spray (kerastase-usa.com, $20) and use a Dyson diffuser on a low setting for added airiness and tousle.
SLICK PONY: Super straight, sleek and shiny hair is in, paired with a stark center part. Post-blowout and flatiron work, apply Shu Uemura Master Wax (barneys. com, $39) on the part and hairline and then create a perfectly poised pony. Expert tip: Finish by applying a little wax on a fresh mascara wand and then brush away any pesky flyaway or frizz for a flawlessly smooth finish.
BLUSH BOMB: This season, blush got a facelift ... literally! Get this ’80s look by placing your blush a little higher and towards the temple, wrapping it around the eye area for a fresh look. This will naturally lift the face and give a sculpted look to the cheekbones. Try Honest Beauty’s“Truly Daring” (honestbeauty.com, $22) or Glossier’s Cloud Paint in “Haze” (glossier.com, $18). WA S H I N G T O N L I F E
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