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InStyle (August 2009)
Oil isn’t the first thing you’d think of for washing your face. But cult-favorite Shu Uemura’s oils (available in six blends) gently cleanse the skin with plant extracts. The elixirs got a makeover thanks to artist Moyoco Anno, who did the trippy graphics on the limited-edition bottles.
These soothing oils do more than just clean, says Shu Uemura’s makeup artist Gina Brooke, who uses them on Madonna: “I apply the A/O oil to her eyelids (alone or with cream shadow) for a subtle shine.” $75/15 oz.; shuuemura-usa.com
Madonna gets touched by Gina Brooke backstage.