Grand Prix Beauty: Racer Stripe Eyes & Flaming Nails

From racer stripe eyes to flaming nails, these beauty tricks are ready to roll

Racing Stripe Eyeliner at Anna Sui Fall 2012

Photo by Anthea Simms

Hot Nails

Photo by Chris Nicholls

Vroom, vroom, vroom!

This weekend marks the annual Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal (June 8-10). Whether you’ll be in the stands or watching from home, here are two auto-inspired beauty looks to test drive this weekend.

Flaming Nails:  Take a cue from Prada’s Spring 2012 runway motif and nod to the Grand Prix with some fiery nails. Not the artistic type? Try an ombré look by starting with a solid red coat and gradually adding in orange and yellow for a flame effect.

FLARE picks: Joe Fresh nail polish in Heat Wave, Orange Sorbet, and Canary, $4 each or 3 for $10,

Racer Stripe Eyes:  Bold swipes of coloured liquid liner are not for the timid, but the ideal way to shake up your routine. For a look like this, you’ll want to stick with a smudge-proof formula. Prepare the lid with an eyeshadow primer to keep the colour rich, and finish off with a setting spray for extra staying power.

FLARE picks: Urban Decay 24/7 Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner, $23, Eyeshadow Primer Potion, $24, and All-Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray, $14, all

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