The first thing to do when applying lipstick or lip liner is to prep and prime your lips. Covering up chapped lips with lipstick will only accentuate the cracks. Using lip balm has its benefits but regular exfoliation actually removes the dead skin, leaving that soft, plump finish. You can find out how to make… Continue reading How to Apply Lipstick! (The Right Way)
Makeup, in my opinion, is not designed to disguise who you are, but to enhance what you already have. Unique features are what make us beautiful - and more importantly, individuals. Contouring, as we know it through social media, is all about narrowing the nose, hollowing the cheeks and chiseling the cheekbones. Overall, creating illusions.… Continue reading How-To Highlight and Contour!!! (Step by Step)
This is the perfect look to practice that winged eyeliner on! It's the classic cat-eye that everyone knows and loves and it's a great way to really elongate the eye. Let's get started!!! Prep and prime the eyelids. Sweep MAC eyeshadow in Always Sunny over the lid with a flat eyeshadow brush. Brush… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Classic Cat Eye Makeup Look!!!
There are many different ways to apply winged eyeliner and many different products you can use to do so, depending on the look you want to achieve. My favorite eyeliner product is gel eyeliner, with liquid eyeliner on top. The liquid eyeliner on top of the gel makes the black more intense and… Continue reading How-To: Winged Eyeliner!!!
This is one of my favorite go-to eye makeup looks if I'm in a rush, as it's so simple to do and I love the finished look. You will have this look down in minutes! Prep and prime the eyelids. Line the waterline with Anastasia Beverly Hills Waterproof Creme Color Eyeliner in the color… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Smokey Under Eye Makeup Look!!!
No one has time or energy to set an hour aside every single morning to do their makeup before the day ahead. Depending on how much time you have, you can start off with a few basic products and gradually build up and add steps. Anything that saves a little time and leaves you with… Continue reading How-To Achieve 5/10/15 Minute Makeup Looks!!!!
This is a very simple everyday makeup look which will instantly make your eyes appear brighter! Who doesn't love that! Prep and prime the eyelids. Create a wing using Illamasqua Precision Gel Eyeliner. Add a dark brown eye shadow such as Inglot Matte #329 above the eyeliner and really blend the eye shadow out. This… Continue reading How-To Achieve An Everyday Neutral Makeup Look!!!
As a makeup artist, "How should I apply my foundation?" is definitely one of the most common questions I get asked by friends, family and clients, and it is actually one of the hardest to answer. Every single one of us is so different. We all have different skin types, whether dry, oily, or combination,… Continue reading Applying Foundation!!! (Best Tips)
It's easy to take your makeup look from workday to wow: Think sexy textures, like glitter, shimmer, or gloss. A little glitter goes a long way. If you're wearing some, limit it to one body part or feature. Amp up your choices of colors. Think bolder, brighter, darker, or deeper. If you wear: Pinky-Brown, try… Continue reading Day to Night Makeup Tips!!!!
Complexion perfecting creams and liquids have the power to take you from natural to supernatural. Knowing how to navigate BB Creams, Foundations and beyond is a lifelong skill, because good skin never goes out of style!!! Choosing A Base Whether you're looking for a sheer wash of color or a full complexion overhaul, there's a… Continue reading How-To Pick A Foundation!!! 🙂