Best beauty Instagrams of the week: Zoe Tay is the definition of elegant with her subtle smokey makeup

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Rui En

If you often part your hair to the side, one easy way to mix things up is to pin your hair down with a statement-making barrette like this one seen on Rui En.

Grafen Sea Water Spray, $12.72

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Before securing your locks with the barrette, spritz some texturising spray on your strands first to create grit and help your accessory stay in place.

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Zoe Tay

Ah Jie gave us proof that charcoal grey and black eyeshadows don’t have to look over the top. When diffused with a fluffy brush, they add definition to the eyes, without overtaking the entire makeup look.

Chanel’s Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow in 226 Tissé Rivoli, $98

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To recreate Zoe’s soft charcoal smokey eyes, try Chanel’s Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow in 226 Tissé Rivoli, which has 4 pretty metallic and matte shades.

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Fann Wong

On Wednesday (Dec 15), the actress showed off her new bangs in an update on IG. Her hair is kept long and straight, the perfect match for her new fringe.

Oribe Imperméable Anti-Humidity Spray, $67.41

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After heat styling your bangs, spritz your strands with humidity-resistant hairspray while your strands are still hot. This will keep your bangs in place all day and prevent them from falling flat midday.

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Joanne Peh

Joanne’s berry-stained pout offers up a more subtle take on festive party makeup that’s every bit as stunning.

M.A.C Cosmetics Berry & Neutral Lipstick in Bittersweetie, $36


Follow Joanne’s lead and keep the rest of the face fresh and clean. Apply a lightweight tinted moisturiser and skip powder entirely. Finally, dot the same lipstick on your cheeks and sheer out with your fingertips.

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Rebecca Lim

When you’re incorporating the colour pink in your makeup look, you can go as bold or as understated as you’d like. Take Rebecca’s effortless look for instance.

E.L.F Poreless Putty Primer in Universal Sheer, $12.72

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Start with a pore blurring primer like the E.L.F Poreless Putty Primer and pair that with a hydrating pink lippy. Top it off with a little pink blush for a monochromatic, soft makeup look.

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This article was first published in Her World Online.