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This Designer Took the Snapchat Flower Crown Filter a Little Too Far

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The lip shade at yesterday’s Preen show? Tulips. Makeup artist Val Garland created a beauty look that looked like a liberal interpretation of Snapchat’s flower-crown filter. Garland placed flat-pressed posies, buttercups, daisies, and poppies obtained from London-based florist Flora Starkey on the models’ necks, foreheads, and down the face, affixing them with eyelash glue (according to

Some models even had the botanist’s version of a lip kit, with petals glued over lipstick to create a mouthy floral. There are 181 days till spring, but somewhere, Drew Barrymore is wistfully pinning this look on a Pinterest board.

Photo: Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/WireImage/Getty
Photo: Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/WireImage/Getty
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