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!!!
I hope this look will inspire you to mix colors together. You don't always have to stay in the same family of colors and don't be afraid to play with colors, create interesting eye look. Mix and match them. I've chosen to work with gold, green and vanilla here. These colors that can be worn… Continue reading Experiment With Color (How-To Eye Makeup for Beginners)!!!
Which undertones suit you best? I always start a makeup lesson teaching my clients about colors. From eye color to skin color, it is important to learn what works best to complement your features and undertones. To begin, you need to figure out whether you have cool, warm or neutral undertones. Doing this can take… Continue reading How to: Finding Your Skin’s Undertone!!!
Lip shape affects not only how you apply lipstick but also the colors you should wear. For a perfect pout, lips should be completely symmetrical- the depth of the fattest part of the upper lip should be equal to that of the lower lip, and the left and right halves, from the center of the… Continue reading Lips 101: How To & Tips!!!!
Don't overdo the shimmer - if you have shine on your eyes, keep lips nude or matte; if lips are shimmering, keep eyes to a similar pearl finish and avoid shimmer on your face. There are myriad shimmering shades for eyes, from all-out sparkle to subtle pearl. Try before buying, as shades that seem subtle… Continue reading My Favorite Glitter & Shimmer Tips and Tricks! (From One Makeup Artist to Another)
Sometimes eye shadow application can feel like smudging a bunch of product on your eyelid and hoping for the best. Don't settle for that mess, use some of these tricks to get the best smoky or bright colored lids you're dreaming of. Hack 1: White Eyelids Ever wanted a matte, bright eye shadow look? Simply… Continue reading Top Five Eyeshadow Hacks!!!
From a barely there French manicure, to classic red, to dramatic chocolate and navy, to fashion-forward neons and metallics, immaculately manicured nails always give a groomed and polished impression. Available in a rainbow of colors - from natural beiges and pale pinks, through every imaginable shade of red, to statement colors such as acid yellow,… Continue reading All About Nails: Tips and Tricks!!!
For the elegant glamour of 1050s Hollywood, red lips never go out of style, but precision is essential. Choose a lipstick that suits your coloring - deep, plumy reds look fantastic on dark skin tones, cool blue-based reds suit pink-toned and pale skin, while orange-based reds are less draining on a warmer complexion (but make… Continue reading Red Lips: Everything You Need To Know! Tips & Tricks!!!
Big fat brushes can be difficult to control and make it easy to put on too much product. Apply powder bronzer with a smaller brush, tapping off the excess first. Cream or liquid bronzer should be applied with a sponge or your fingers and blended out. Apply bronzer only where your face would naturally catch… Continue reading How to Apply Bronzer Like A Pro!!!!!
Coral, tangerine, and cherry lipsticks are difficult to wear, but with the right approach they can be sophisticated and bring out the golden tones in skin. Bright oranges look great on women with medium to dark complexions - those with very fair skin or red hair should give them a miss. A gloss finish makes… Continue reading Bright Lips: Three Simple Tips To Follow!!!