Congrats, you've made it through week one of 2013. Now that you've enrolled in new gym classes, started that juice cleanse, and invested in added motivation, it's time to up the ante on your makeup routine, too. Since resolutions are all about shifting into your best self, we enlisted L.A. makeup artist Mai Quynh for guidance on how to get red hot in a few minutes flat (also perfect for those who promise to be more punctual this year!).
With clients like Ginnifer Goodwin, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Stewart, and countless other Hollywood beauts, it's no surprise Quynh has more than a few sneaky tricks up her sleeve — like crafting a confident come-hither stare or giving 'em something to talk about with a luscious lip. So, let her be your guide with these 16 must-have items for a seductive start to the new year. Trust, that midnight smooch was just the beginning.
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