If you find that your foundation hasn't covered all of your imperfections to the degree that satisfies you, bring out your trusty concealer to finish the job. Concealers are simply a thicker, heavier version of foundation. They are meant to stick to the skin and cover spots such as acne, dark circles, or hyperpigmentation (sun damage).… Continue reading Concealer Tips & Tricks!!!
A flawless face begins with a great skincare routine. To ensure the best possible makeup application, you must, at the very least, clean and hydrate your skin daily! I urge you to use the skincare products that you invest in, and know that you don't need many to get the job done! I cringe when… Continue reading Basic Skincare Routine for Everyone!!!
It comes as a surprise to some people, but blemishes can strike at any age. To minimize the appearance of facial blemishes or acne, use a concealer with a dry texture; it will cling to the blemish better, last throughout the day, and not irritate the skin or initiate more breakouts. Here… Continue reading Acne 101: How to Cover Blemishes!!!
How to Battle a Breakout!!! Bummer: Flaking Blemish - Resist the urge to remove skin as it flakes. Instead, rub a bit of creamy cleanser onto the pimple in a circular motion. Dab on a 1% hydro-cortisone cream to further calm skin, then apply a creamy concealer and powder to set the coverage. Bummer: Pimple… Continue reading How to Battle a Breakout!!!
How to use Concealer like a Pro!!! Choose Two - Making one concealer do double duty for your underage circles and blemishes is the main cause of unnatural-looking coverage. So pick a thick, dry formula to hide redness and bumps. And find a moist or liquid formula for under your eyes that won't emphasize fine lines… Continue reading How to use Concealer like a Pro!!!
How to Look Better In Pictures!!! Face. To avoid looking as if you have a double chin, straighten your neck, relax your shoulders, then push your chin out slightly downward. Hair. Traditional undoes can look severe on film. To soften features, either leave your hair down or do a partial undo, letting hair in front… Continue reading How to look better in photos!!!
As everyone knows, it is Mardi Gras here in New Orleans. There will be no blog post this Tuesday due to Mardi Gras Day, the new blog will be up on Thursday for this week.. I look forward to reading y'alls comments.. And if anybody has any thoughts of what should next week's blog should… Continue reading No Blog this Tuesday!
How to look well-rested!!! Lie Down Again- Reduce eye bags by lying down with slices of cold, raw potato over your eyes. A brewed tea bag soaked overnight in cold milk will also work. Wake Up Your Face- Reduce bloating with a washcloth soaked in icy water. And put your moisturizer in the fridge - a… Continue reading How to look well-rested!!!
How to Choose a Face Mask!!! Dry Skin - What to look for: Creamy formulas with ingredients that retain water, such as hyaluronic acid and glycerin, are best. Products with vitamin E and olive oil can also help keep moisture sealed into the skin. How to use: This kind of mask doesn't contain irritants, so you… Continue reading How to Choose a Face Mask!!!
How to do shimmer they right way!!! Choose your shade. Make sure the highlighter you're using looks as if it melts into your skin. Roughly, silvery or platinum shades suit fair, porcelain complexions. Light to medium skin tones most radiant and healthy in pale roses or golds, If you have brown skin, go for bronze tones.… Continue reading How to do shimmer the right way!!!!