Monolids are flat eyelids without a fold, which offer a lot of lid space to work with. To create depth, use the layering technique, applying the darkest color closest to the lashline, neutral tones in the middle, and highlight colors at the brow bone. You can choose to apply one layer of shadow (imagine colors… Continue reading Makeup For Monolids!!!!
The smokey eye has gotten a bad wrap. A smokey eye should be sultry, nicely blended - a stronger look but still clean and sexy. Darker shadows should be used, but avoid the dreaded "raccoon eyes" - this color palette is not limited to blue or gray shadows. I actually prefer to create smokey eyes… Continue reading Step By Step: Smokey Eye Makeup!!!
If you're on the road, out for vacation or just want a kit to touch up your makeup during a night out, you'll want a limited, lightweight kit. When you're home, however, you have much greater freedom. You can build as large or as small a kit as you desire to give you as many… Continue reading What You Need For Your Home Makeup Kit!!!
Layering is applying eyeshadow on a gradient, with the lightest shadow color under the brow bone and the darkest color along the lash line. This technique is great for any makeup novice and essential for people with mono-lids as well as thin-lids. You can layer up to four shades, ending with a layer of… Continue reading Eyeshadow Techniques: Layering Eyeshadow!!!
We all want to put out best face forward to the world. Many women who choose to wear makeup do so because it helps them feel more confident. Wearing well-done eye makeup can also be a huge confidence boost. Here are some tips, tutorials, and general advice for enhancing the beauty of your eyes through… Continue reading How To Use Makeup To Enhance Your Eyes!!! Tips & Tricks!!!
Hooded eyelids droop over the eye crease, pushing the eyelashes down over the eye. It can be frustrating to apply makeup, as products tend to smear, and eyeliner and eyeshadow applications disappear under the lid. When applying eyeshadow, add a contour color slightly above the hooded lid to create the illusion of depth and to… Continue reading Makeup for Hooded Eyelids!!!
False lashes are the perfect way to make your natural lashes look fuller while making your eyes appear larger. I've noticed, over the last few years, that the use of false lashes are becoming more and more popular for special occasions, as well as for every day use. I hope these next few tips help… Continue reading False Eyelashes: Makeup Artist Secret Tips & Tricks!!!!
Staring into the mirror each morning, you're pretty happy with your overall makeup style. However, making your lips look as good as the rest of your face has always been a challenge. Now, you can keep these tips in mind to ensure that your lips always look AMAZING! Know Your Allergies Whenever you are selecting… Continue reading How-To Achieve Perfect Lips Every Time!!!!
Eyelids that have a thin fold (indentation) are between a monolid and a medium lid. When applying eyeshadows to thin lids, especially those that have large eyelid spacing (the space between the eye and the brow), it's the best to work eyeshadows in layers as with monolids to create depth. Apply foundation to the eyelid… Continue reading Makeup for Thin Eyelids: Tips & Tricks, How-To!!!
Long wear lip products tend to be overly drying and can look cakey on the lips. For the days when you need long-lasting lips, follow my simple steps: Use a lip primer, or your foundation and apply a thin layer over your entire lip area. Blot away excess with a tissue. Use your fluffy brush… Continue reading How-To: Long Wearing Lip Color!!!