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)
Angled Eyeliner Brush - This brush gives you perfect precision to create winged liner. It can also be used to fill in eyebrows with a pomade or powder product. Eyebrow Comb - Otherwise known as a spoolie, this brush is perfect for brushing your brow hairs into the direction you want before you begin filling… Continue reading Top 11 Makeup Brushes Everyone Needs!!!
Here are the top 3 makeup beauty secrets you all have been waiting for!!!! They have changed how I apply makeup, and hopefully for you too! Good lighting is essential for creating a polished, natural look. Daylight is ideal, place a mirror on the windowsill and face out if there's soft sunlight; use a… Continue reading Top 3 Makeup Beauty Secrets You Must Know!!!
Put your makeup on in very good lighting. A well-lighted bathroom is good; diffused natural light is better. Avoid getting made up in full sunlight. Update your makeup periodically to keep from looking as if you were perma-plaque in time. It can be sometimes as simple as a new lipstick formula or a different way… Continue reading Enhancing Your Makeup Experience!!!
Normal - Even complexion; small pores, few breakouts Oily - All over shine; large pores; frequent blemishes. Fewer lines and wrinkles. Dry - Small pores; face frequently feels tight. Cheeks and/or chin can become flaky and dry. Combination - Oily T-Zone; cheeks are normal to dry. Breakouts on chin, nose, cheeks, and forehead. Sensitive -… Continue reading Different Skin Types – What’s Yours????
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!!!
Skincare Routine For Dry Skin A.M. Splash your face with lukewarm water, moisturize with a lotion or cream, depending on your preference and level of dryness. Follow with eye cream. Apply sunscreen 15 to 30 minutes before leaving your house. P.M. Wash your face with a creamy cleanser that does not foam. If this isn't… Continue reading A.M. & P.M. Basic Skincare Routine for Dry Skin!!!
Create your own tinted moisturizer by simply mixing foundation with an SPF-infused moisturizer and blending it in. Apply a luminizing face primer before foundation to even out your skin's texture and create a perfectly smooth canvas for your makeup. When shopping for your perfect foundation, choose three shades that closely match your skin's tone. Apply… Continue reading Money Saving Beauty Tips!!!
Always use SPF 15 or higher. You want a broad spectrum formula, meaning that it protects against both UVA and UVB rays. Chemical Block These sunscreens have ingredients that absorb ultraviolet radiation and, as a result, prevent your skin from soaking up the rays. The best ingredient to look for is called Parsol 1789. Physical… Continue reading How-To Choose The Right Sunscreen For Your Skin!!!!
Choose a self-tanner that gradually builds color. No carrot-shockers! Always exfoliate and shave before application. Afterward, run a cotton swab between your fingers and toes to prevent color from congealing into muddy lines. If you want a deeper-looking tan; do not apply moisturizer to the skin before a self-tanner. It dilutes the self-tanner and can… Continue reading Self-Tanning Tips & Tricks!!!