Under artificial light or by candlelight at night, makeup can be more vivid and more dramatic. Colors can be darker; cheeks can appear more daringly angular; black mascara a must. You want your face to be mysterious, glamorous, striking. Night invites fantasy. It's time to play! Apply eye cream and moisturizer. Apply foundation, which… Continue reading The Evening Face: All About Intensity!!!
The perfect tool for making your eyes really pop, eyeliner comes in pencil and liquid form. Pencil eyeliner allows for more control, and mistakes are easier to fix (since they can be smudged away.), so pencils are the smart choice for beginners or if you need to do your makeup fast. Liquid eyeliner creates a… Continue reading Eyeliner Tips & Tricks!!!
If you really went all out the night before and didn't get any sleep, you're going to need something more than the hacks I suggested. Let's get into some great under-eye tricks and a few natural remedies to make it easier to erase your lack of sleep. Red Lipstick and Concealer - It sounds weird, but… Continue reading How-To Cheat Sleep Beauty Hacks!!!
Puffiness can be the result of fluid retention in the tissue, under the eyes, which may be exacerbated by eating processed foods with high sodium content, as well as by dehydration. The inflammation under the skin could also be due to an allergic reaction, perhaps to a fragrance in a skin care, cosmetic, or household… Continue reading How-To Fight Puffiness!!!!
Deep-Set eyes are set farther back in the ocular bone. They are large and have a natural shadowing. Using dark shadows in the crease can make eyes appear even deeper. Apply lighter shadows above the crease to bring the crease forward. Using a shimmery shadow in melon keeps deep-set eyes more neutral. If you want… Continue reading Makeup For Deep-Set Eyes!!!
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!!!!
If you have medium-sized eyelids and even eyelid spacing, eye makeup application is going to be easier for you than for most others. Your eyelids are naturally defined, and shadows don't have to be placed in any intricate way to give you the illusion of balance. However, this can change with age, so make sure… Continue reading Makeup For Medium Eyelids!!!
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!!!
I have always believed that anyone can wear whatever color she wants as long as it suits her personality. However, it's important when choosing eye colors that you work with the right shade and tone for your skin. Dark Skin With darker skin, there are several factors to consider when choosing eyeshadows. Different shadow colors… Continue reading Working With Your Skin Tone!!! Tips & Tricks for every Skin Tone!!!!