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Kathleen Beaton’s make-up tips…


We asked Hollywood make-up artist (and Cult Beauty Expert) Kathleen Beaton for her Spring beauty tips so look out for a weekly update on the CB blog!

“Regarding covering blemishes; use a very fine pointed brush because it’s all about precision. I find that dual-finish powders (which are heavier and act like base) are ideal for covering blemishes and redness. Just dot the powder on the blemish and then with another brush (a concealer brush) feather the powder out around the blemish being careful not to touch the blemish.”

Kathleen Beaton has worked with George Clooney, Michael Caine and Amy Smart.

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Verity is our Content Editor and a Cult Beauty veteran. Currently on maternity leave, raising Cult Beauty’s honorary ‘word nerd’, Tabitha, she speaks fluent ‘beauty’ and loves nothing more than the marriage of language and lip balm (and cleanser and candles… ad infinitum). Nothing can stop her from quoting Nancy Mitford, treating herself to yet another Bella Freud candle for her desk or buying that pilgrim-esque collared or heavily fringed outfit she’s been eyeing. You can trust her to debunk widespread beauty myths and dispense invaluable advice with ease…