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)
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!!! 🙂
Makeup Brush 101 There are so many shapes, sizes, and types of brushes out there that choosing the right one can be very confusing. When it comes to makeup brushes, though, price does make a difference: better brushes are more expensive. Also, I find that makeup artists' lines often offer better-designed brushes and more shape… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Makeup Brushes!!!!
Begin your makeup application with foundation since more often than not, a light layer of foundation is enough to create even looking skin. You can always apply concealer afterward to camouflage areas that need a little more work, such as around the eyes, on a breakout or dark spot. The best way to apply foundation is to… Continue reading Foundation 101: Apply Foundation!!!!
If you have NORMAL skin, you can wear pretty much any formula of foundation for your face. If you are OILY skin, you want to stay away from a heavy, cream foundation. Listed below is a foundation chart to help you decide what foundation should match your skin type. FOUNDATION CHART Liquid - Light to… Continue reading Foundation Tips For Your Skin Type!!!
*Foundation should not change the color of your face, remember this rule!* Your foundation should appear invisible. What do I mean by that? Your ideal foundation shade should sink into your skin color, and disappear. Only then can you be sure you have found your exact match. How do you pick the right shade? Always… Continue reading Foundation 101: Things You Need to Know About Foundation!!!
Every good makeup artist swears by using a face primer before applying foundation! Doing so will ensure a smooth, even finish, that will not look heavy or caked-on. The primer product that I use helps not only to feed the skin antioxidants, but it also fills in the uneven texture of the skin caused by… Continue reading All About Makeup Primers!!
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!!!
At work you need to be taken seriously, but there's no reason not to enhance your best features and look as good as you can. Knowing that you look your best will boost your confidence and help you to perform at your best. The working week is not the time to be experimental with your… Continue reading Work-Place Beauty: 101
On your wedding day, subtly applied makeup is essential and will help bring out the star in you! So let's get started... Expert Help (If you are using) The secret to great makeup is keeping it simple, along with a little know-how on what products to choose… Continue reading Wedding Day Makeup Tips & Tricks!!!