Subtle and Sexy: Ten Fall Beauty Must-Haves!

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Tired of the current trend of impossible, over-the-top beauty looks? Fall fashion is here to get you out of the trashy, flashy dregs; when the weather cools down expect make-up colors to become understated and universally flattering. Need some recommendations?

1) Bobbi Brown Black Maple Lip Color


This autumn, Cosmetic colors evoke the drama of 1930s glamor while still remaining understated, matte, and modern. Lipstick with a woody, washed-out berry palate is an on-point trend for fall. If you have the right coloring, try out Bobbi Brown Black Maple Lip Color, $22, available September 2010 on

2) Laura Geller I-Care Eyeliner Waterproof Pencil Trio


These pencils have it all: long-lasting formula, flawless delivery, and the pretty berries and browns that are all the rage. Laura Geller I-Care Eyeliner Waterproof Pencil Trio, $29,

3) Deborah Lippmann Across The Universe and Bad Romance


Find the subtle and sophisticated fall colors beautiful but a little yawn-worthy? Glitz it up with Lady Gaga-inspired bedazzled fingers and toes. Glittery, rock star nail polish is a fun and alternative way to amp up neutrals without the expense of a cocktail ring. Deborah Lippmann Across The Universe and Bad Romance, $18,

4) Smashbox Brow Tech To Go


Great brows, great skin, and great hair are always in style. Make-up is oftentimes unnecessary when you have those key components. Give your brows a pep talk that you can stash in your purse with Smashbox Brow Tech To Go, $26,

5) Stila One Step Correct


Now that you’ve got your brows covered, do something about that uneven skin tone. Stila One Step Correct primes your skin for foundation, color corrects, and has anti-aging components. Modern science has been good to us ladies! Stila One Step Correct, $36,

6) Too Faced Powder Pouf Brush


Stop slathering your expensive cosmetics on with inferior brushes or, ahem, your fingers?!? Girls, it’s time to grow up…with a cosmetics brush that feels like “Teddy Bear Hair!” It’s pink, cute and soft; we might never stop powdering our noses. Too Faced Powder Pouf Brush, $32,

7) NARS Douceur Blush


Nars is renowned for provocative blushes and this color is no exception. It’s a perfect pink-brown that evokes classic 1960s French sex symbols like Brigitte Bardot. Pair with nude lips, a smouldering eye and a coy smirk and you’ve got all the makings of a European movie star! NARS Douceur Blush, $26,

8) Ahava Mineral Makeup Light Foundation


It’s not enough to have a great foundation; you need to focus on having great skin as well. Get that rich, Mediterranean glow sans the requisite sunshine. Ahava has Dead Sea minerals, amino acids, and completely natural ingredients. Get your glow on! Ahava Mineral Makeup Light Foundation, $25,

9) M.A.C Haute & Naughty Lash


Do you want defined lashes or crazy-amazing volume? How about both? MAC cosmetics has created a two-in-one mascara that has your lashes covered. The mascara also has swoonworthy pink and purple glittery packaging. Girlie touches on everything we own? Yes, please! M.A.C Haute & Naughty Lash, $18,

10) Urban Decay Naked Palette


Get naked without taking your clothes off! Eyes this fall with be neutral, nude, and metallicp; Urban Decay has the perfect palate to suit every skin tone. Urban Decay Naked Palette, $44,

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