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Blurred Makeup Is The New Instagram Filter

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    Many of us are fond of the fabulous effects of photo filters: One click, and suddenly you're traveling with a personal lighting and makeup crew. This is why selfies sometimes make us long for the same effects in real life. Where's the soft focus and a candle-like lighting scheme when you need it, like in the office or on a date?

    Enter a new category of skin care and makeup that is changing the game for those who want app-filtered skin all the time: "blurring" makeup. Skin cream, lip balms, primers, and other beauty essentials — all whose sole purpose is to give you that airbrushed effect of diminishing fine lines and imperfections. They work on all skin tones (yay!), and are the next best thing to having a professional photo-editing crew with you at all times.

    Ready to experience some blurred lines without calling Robin Thicke? Right this way....


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