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Your Face: Moonlyn from Toronto

Your Face my new series of posts featuring people I see out and about who have great Makeup looks. This time I am interviewing Moonlyn, who I think you'll agree has a great look.

I have to confess to knowing Moonlyn for a number of years now, and when I started this series of posts I immediately thought of her. The only problem was, I am now in Calgary and she is in Toronto but by the power of modern technology, I am still able to include her.

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Moonlyn is a recording artist and actress from Toronto and has her own unique look that I find is reminiscent of Marilyn Monroe, which can never be a bad thing!

I asked her a number of questions about her makeup routine and here are her answers.

What makeup product couldn't you live without?

Not strictly makeup, but I couldn't live without my Vitamin E Oil. I usually get my pure Vitamin E Oil from Kensington Market & then pour it into a glass vial with the roller ball at the end. I purchased the vial online.

Most, if not all store bought light balms have alcohol in it, which dries out the lips & is counter-intuitive for what they're supposed to do. (I am also allergic to all forms of alcohol). Plus, the vitamin E acts as a great natural shiny lip gloss. It's great to keep my lips moist during Toronto's dry & cold winters. It never gets cakey on my lips either.  I love vitamin E, I put it on my face every night. I also use it to quickly heal scars etc. It's one of my most important items in my cosmetic routine.

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At what age did you start wearing makeup?

At 13, during the beginning of my Goth phase!

What are your favourite make up items?

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In what order do you apply your makeup?

For a full-face makeup application, I use my Physician's Formula Cover-up Stick (if needed), then brows, loose powder, eye shadow, blush, eyeliner, mascara, then lips last. 

On an average day, I only wear cover-up (if needed), mascara & vitamin E on my lips.

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How do you apply your foundation? Sponge, brush etc.?

I never wear foundation. The only time foundation is ever used for me, are on film sets for whatever TV shows & movies I've been in so far. And it is the makeup artist that applies it and they normally use a makeup sponge.

I normally only wear cover up whenever needed and a very little bit of loose powder. I dab on the cover up with my fingers and apply the loose powder with a large brush. Then after these steps, I gently pat my whole face with a fresh kleenex to blend it all in better.  If my skin is dry, during dryer seasons, or if it's too humid & I'm too shiny or sweaty, then I won't wear any powder.

And finally, what does makeup mean to you?

Makeup is a means of artistically expressing myself.

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