Cheek Using a highlighting product, or a light eyeshadow works just as well, apply it in a thin line along the top of your cheekbone. Blend it upwards and over the top of your eyebrow, in a "C" shape. This technique defines your cheeks and is what is now commonly referred to as the "JLo Glow".… Continue reading Highlight Basics For Beginners!!!
Under-eye puffiness is when the area under the eye is raised and puffed. Because it is raised and stands out away from the skin, the fact that you are usually lit from above accentuates the puffiness, by creating a shadow underneath the puffy area. This draws, even more, attention to your problem. You cannot improve… Continue reading How to Correct & Disguise Under-Eye Puffiness (Eye Bags)!!!
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!!!
Concealer can draw attention to fine lines, and the place we most often find those lines around the eye. Skin in the under-eye area contains fewer oil glands than anywhere else on your body, so it needs plenty of moisture. The more moist and supple you make this area before you apply your concealer, the… Continue reading How to Conceal Dark Circles!!!
It's tempting to hang on to makeup until you've used every last drop. But make sure you use it before it becomes a playground for bacteria. Here's how long most makeup products last: Liquid Foundation - 6 to 12 Months Liquid Concealer - 1 Year Powder and Stick Concealer - 2 Years Face Powders -… Continue reading Make-Up Shelf Life!!!
Your Emergency Transformation Kit: With these three products you'll always be able to give a neutral daytime look evening glamour. Cheek/Lip Stain- to add an instant flush of color to cheeks and lips. Clear lipgloss- to give lips a glamorous shine and a fuller pout. Shimmery Brown Eye Crayon - to… Continue reading Transform From Day to Night with these Tips and Tricks!!! Everyone Should Know!
Spots There are hundreds of products aimed at healing spots, but none makes them disappear instantly. That's where make-up comes in, but be careful- a badly covered spot is more noticeable than one left bare. No Squeezing!!! Squeezing blackheads will enlarge the pores, while spots become inflamed and take longer to heal. For blackheads use… Continue reading Concealer 101: Tips & Tricks Part 2!
Concealer 101 Part 1: Color-Matching Concealer Tips Color-match in natural light. Blend a little concealer around your nostril: the correct shade will disappear into your skin. Make sure the concealer is not too light for your skin, as this will accentuate blemishes and dark circles. Liquid concealers are the sheerest and are ideal if you… Continue reading Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Concealer!!! Concealer 101! Tips & Tricks!!! 🙂
Always prepare your skin properly before you start. Foundation applied to dry skin quickly looks flaky. Powder on top makes it worse and blending blush becomes impossible. Apply an appropriate moisturizer for your skin and let it sink in for five to ten minutes before applying foundation- this will prevent a patchy finish. This is… Continue reading Foundation Application 101: Tips & Tricks! Everything You Want or Need to Know about Foundation!!!!
Contouring With makeup, you can alter your face shape to give the illusion of a perfect, symmetrical face. Because an oval face shape is considered the ideal, you can use a combination of shading and highlighting on all other face shapes to make them appear more oval. You can also enhance or reduce… Continue reading All About Contouring: 101!!!