A Real Girl Reveals The Lippies She Loves And A Rad Skincare Routine

If you're in need of a good dose of beauty tips, look no further. Because we got social media maven Holly Liss to share the lippies she lives for and her can't-live-without skincare routine (you'll want to take notes!). Plus, she's also a whiz at sweeping on lipstick for a perfect, red pout. Read on to discover her must-have products—and which blushes she mixes together to help create her signature look.
What's your signature makeup look? "Black Chanel waterproof eyeliner; a touch of By Terry Bronze Expert, NARS The Multiple in Copacabana and NARS Dolce Vita blush on my cheeks; and a bold red lip—Chanel Rouge Coco in Gabrielle."
What's your favorite quick-fix beauty trick? "A touch of blush and a red lip always brightens up your look."

What type of beauty girl are you—minimal on the makeup, obsessed with skincare, all about hair, or a tried-and-true beauty junkie?
"I am a blend of 'minimal on the makeup' and 'obsessed with skincare.' I think these two go hand-in-hand. Since I'm not into wearing a ton of makeup, I focus on keeping my skin tone looking fresh."


Is there a makeup or hair look you think should be retired, or, on the flip side, one that should be resurrected?
"Panda eyes need to retire."


What do you think your beauty look will be when you're 70?

"A chic, short edgy bob."

Do you switch your makeup looks depending on how you wear your hair?
"Nope, but my hair and makeup is definitely influenced by my ensemble."


Where do you get your makeup and hair inspirations? Do you have any icons?
"I am completely inspired by street style and the runway. For all things makeup and hair, my go-to beauty blog is Into The Gloss."

Do you use any special tricks to combat your hair issues? Do you have any secret hairstyling weapons? "I'm super low-maintenance when it comes to hair. I NEVER use a blow dryer (I definitely have to thank my parents for giving me hair that pretty much air-dries straight). I do like to use a little product to give my hair texture and body. I use Bumble and bumble Surf Spray and Grooming Creme."
What are your favorite makeup and skincare products and why? "I live for my Kiehl's Lip Balm #1 (I wear it underneath my red lipstick) and black Chanel waterproof eyeliner. I've tried millions of different types of skincare products and these are the old-faithfuls that I rely on: At night, I use Aveeno Clear Complexion Cream Cleanser and Daily Moisturizer, and I moisturize head-to-toe every night with Alba Botanica Very Emollient Body Lotion. In the morning, I wake up with a spritz of JurIique Rosewater Balancing Mist (it's an awesome way to start the day), and then I use Mario Badescu Skincare Enzyme Cleansing Gel and Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17."

What's something you'd NEVER try in the beauty realm?
"Plastic surgery. It's not my thing."

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