Makeup Artist Must-Haves: Jessica Scantlin

New Yorkers, it’s time to rejoice. There is a new one-stop-shop for mini makeovers in town. The California beauty hotspot Blushington Makeup & Beauty Lounge just made its NYC debut in The Underground at Le Parker Meridien Hotel where they are offering express makeup applications for everything from job interviews to wedding-day beauty. To celebrate, we chatted with Jessica Scantlin, director of artistry at Blushington, to find out her favorite makeup products and how she uses them to get gorgeous looks.


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Eve Lom Light Illusion Concealer

“I love this because it truly hides and highlights the under-eye area while looking natural as it soaks into skin, giving you a radiant look. I like to put it on the back of my hand and warm it up and then tap it under my eyes.” $40, evelom.com


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Ilia Sway

“This product is gorgeous! It gives you a dewy glow, like you have been in the sun all day, and it's a multistick, which I love and can’t go wrong with. I use this to draw all over my face and then blend it in with a beauty blender.” $34, iiliabeauty.com



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Stila Aqua Glow Watercolor Blush

“It is a sheer stain, so it really stays on when you wear it. The best way to apply it is with your fingers.” $26, stilacosmetics.com


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Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed in Moonshine 

“This is the best highlighter I have ever used and all my celebrity clients love it. It has a subtle sheen, yet gives a pigmented look—you a glow rather than an iridescent look. I apply it using a fan brush to highlight points on my face.” $38, beccacosmetics.com


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Ellis Faas Skin Veil 

“No matter which skin type you may have, you can wear this foundation. It covers without feeling heavy, and it is one of the smoothest applications I have ever used—not to mention the staying power is great!” $90, ellisfaas.com


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 Bdellium Brush Set

“I love these brushes because they are affordable and soft and the range is great. They will also last for years. My biggest pet-peeve are brushes that fall out, and these do not.” $69, bdelliumtools.com