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Yummy Fall Makeup. Think 80’s, Better Blended.

Yummy Fall Makeup


Fall equinox is here and with it a dramatic shift in light and color.

Fall is the excuse/reason for wearing higher intensity/more dramatic makeup.

Please refer to this article, Fall. Color In Transition.  to better visualize what fall makeup color means.

As to looks, here are some to feed your inspiration.


I have assembled a video playlist for a high contour eye look.

It is 6 videos showing each step of the complete makeup look and highlighting the eye makeup.

This playlist is a great example of how to wear dramatic fall makeup.

There is also another video for a more natural fall makeup further down the page.

Below this first video playlist are suggested fall color trend sets to easily get a coordinated color story for fall.

You may use the techniques in these video and replace the colors shown with your new colors.


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Based on the color trend report for fall 2017, here are three Makeup Gourmet curated color stories.

They are all available here.

Each set is offered with a 25% reduction in price.

Eye shadow quintets are also available exclusive of the full color story set with the same 25% price reduction.





Click here to see them all.

I find these collections very exciting. I hope you do to.

Fall makeup is my favorite makeup

A word about trend colors

With each season comes a fashion color dictate. This dictate comes from a council that agrees upon colors for each season years in advance.

It allows time for designers, manufacturers, and retailers to plan ahead and be on the same ‘fashion page’.

Colors of the season may seem arbitrary, however they are a well thought out design to keep fashion moving forward.

For those who enjoy not only wearing season appropriate makeup and wardrobe and want to wear this season’s color palette, it is good to know the palette. This video shares a colorful example of fall/winter 2017 colors.


This fall makeup video is an excerpt from my Makeup Gourmet TV show.

 I prefer to share videos when it comes to showing how to do makeup

as makeup is highly visual, both applied and in the application.

Here is my most recent episode on Makeup Gourmet Live.

I share this as it asks the question: ‘What is fall color?’

I urge you venture into some new colors and fall forward into this season of transition.


Chris Scott

21st of September, 2017

Please let me know if this blog was of value to you and share your own Authentic Beauty Makeup tips in the comments box below. I would love to hear how you get on trying this new method of makeup application – tell me how useful you find the tutorials and how you found the results. You can also use the comments box to tell me what interests and concerns you when it comes to which makeup colors to choose. Please let me know so I can fashion future blogs that are relevant and interesting to you.

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CHRIS SCOTT Makeup Gourmet

CHRIS SCOTT, M.A. is the creator of San Francisco-based Makeup Gourmet®. Over his nearly 30-year career, in addition to doing makeup for top models from every corner of the planet, he also had the honor of working for legends like Paul McCartney, US Vice President Al Gore, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Shirley Temple Black, Maya Angelou and Olympic Gold medalists Oksana Baiul and Kristi Yamaguchi. He was the creator and host of the TV show ‘Makeup Gourmet’ from 2008 – 2010. He was a leading Chanel Beauté national artist for over two decades, and is also the creator and guest teacher of Fashion Makeup at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. He created his unique Makeup Gourmet line to ensure his clients and the public could have access to high-quality, ethically produced, ‘green’ makeup and skincare with a low-carbon footprint. Chris is also the author of Cosmetic Counter Survival Guide: How to Buy the Right Skin Care and Makeup and the international #1 bestseller Face with a Heart: Mastering Authentic Beauty Makeup.

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