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Celebrity makeup artist Katey Denno gives her biggest tips for achieving a 10-minute, red-carpet-worthy look

Here's how Denno achieves a red-carpet-worthy glam look in under 10 minutes.

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Celebrity makeup artist Katey Denno is on a mission to break free from the criminally low standards of the beauty industry by creating makeup looks with only high-quality, clean, and sustainable beauty products.

While the makeup industry is rife with products that contain talc or irritating fragrance, Denno opts for products that use natural ingredients that exceed safety standards for beauty.

Denno doesn't only highlight clean beauty products, she shows you how to use them as well. And her title of celebrity makeup artist doesn't stop her from teaching beauty application tips to her followers.

Here's the lowdown on how she achieves a red-carpet-worthy glam look in under 10 minutes with only clean and sustainable beauty brands.

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Freedom Fighter Antioxidant

When building a home, the foundation has to be built on ground that's solid and healthy. The same concept applies to makeup. Before applying foundation, Denno locks in moisture with a few drops of antioxidant face oil.


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Freedom Fighter Antioxidant

MOB Eyeshadow in "Shimmering Olive M48" and "Lilac Taupe Sheen M44" and "Shimmering Warm Pink M45"

Next, she starts on the eyes applying an olive eyeshadow from MOB Beauty all over the lids.


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MOB Eyeshadow in "Shimmering Olive M48" and "Lilac Taupe Sheen M44" and "Shimmering Warm Pink M45"

La Bouche Rouge Eye Shadow Shader Brush

She blends the look with an eye shadow shader brush from La Bouche Rouge. 


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Shader Brush

Ilia Gel Eyeliner

For fuller-looking lashes, Denno goes in with black gel eyeliner and applies it to her lash line — right above the waterline of the upper lid and between the top lid's lashes


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Ilia Gel Eyeliner

Antonym Cosmetics Medium Pencil Brush

Using a pencil brush, she smudges out her eyeliner to create a soft wing.


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Medium Pencil Brush

MOB Refillable Black Mascara

If eyes are the windows to the soul, then eyelashes must be the curtains. For the window-dressings of this look, Denno adds a few coats of smudge-proof MOB Beauty mascara on the top and bottom lashes.


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Black Mascara

Loveseen Eyelashes Luca

To complete the eye portion of her look, Denno finishes off with a fabulous pair of falsies from Loveseen.


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Eyelashes Luca

Ilia True Skin Serum Foundation

Keeping the skin products minimal to avoid a cakey finish, Denno uses a smoothing and breathable foundation from Ilia in only the areas she thinks need coverage.


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Serum Foundation

Beautyblender Bio Pure Sponge

She also blends with Beautyblender's 60% bio-based sponge.


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Pure Sponge

Burt's Bees Brow Pencil

Denno then uses an eyebrow pencil made from clean ingredients and responsibly sourced cedar to define the brows and frame the face.


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Eyebrow Pencil

Jillian Dempsey Spot Stick Concealer

For a simultaneous concealing and highlighting effect, Denno applies just a few dabs of a nourishing stick concealer from Jilian Dempsey under the eyes and just below the brow bone.


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Stick Concealer

Kjaer Weis Matte Liquid
Lipstick Visionary

Moving on to the lips, she applies a clean and refillable liquid lipstick a few shades darker than her natural lip color.


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 Lipstick Visionary

RMS ReDimension Hydra
Powder Blush in "French

For just a bit more color and definition on the face, Denno uses a soft pink blush free of talc and other harsh ingredients from RMS Beauty.


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Hydra Powder Blush

RMS Blush Brush

She also applies RMS's fluffy blush brush to apply.


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PYT Plump it Up Clear Lip

The last step is to add a kiss of lip-plumping lipgloss, and in just 10 minutes, you have the perfect soft glam look.


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PYT Plump it Up Clear Lip Gloss

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