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The beauty secrets you need to know from a Japanese makeup artist

Find out what are the most common beauty mistakes, the best shade for Asian women, and more
 

Photo: Instagram / threecosmetics

Holistic Japanese beauty brand Three’s official global makeup artist Mr. Yuta-Sato was here in Singapore just last week for the launch of its latest Spring/Summer 2018 collection known as Songs of Ascendance, which is inspired by the spiritual effects and healing benefits of yoga. We get up close with the beauty guru where he shares his favourite products, the biggest makeup trends now and more.

 

The biggest makeup trends in 2018

YS: “An effortless, natural makeup look and contouring. These are all inter-related with one another. For a natural makeup look, many women are afraid that it might wash out their complexion because the colours are so natural, which is why it is important to contour.”

Photo: Instagram / threecosmetics

On highlighting and contouring

YS: “There are two reasons why women want to contour their face. First, to enhance their features. Another reason is that contouring actually makes your face look more mature and sophisticated. When you don’t contour your face, it makes you look a lot sweeter and younger. It’s important that whenever you’re highlighting or contouring your face, the shades you use must match your original skin tone. I actually find that a lot of women choose shades that don’t match their skin tone, making it look very unnatural. Once the correct shade is chosen, contouring and highlighting is a breeze.”

 

The hottest eye makeup trend now

YS: “The dewy, glossy look. Not so much a colour but the texture of your eyelids.”

 

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