Layering is applying eyeshadow on a gradient, with the lightest shadow color under the brow bone and the darkest color along the lash line. This technique is great for any makeup novice and essential for people with mono-lids as well as thin-lids. You can layer up to four shades, ending with a layer of… Continue reading Eyeshadow Techniques: Layering Eyeshadow!!!
Next, to lipstick, mascara is one of the most popular beauty items purchased and used by women. Mascara defines the eyes and brings attention and color to the lashes. Different formulas offer a variety of effects including, volume, length, curl, or definition. My preference has more to do with the wand's brush than the formula.… Continue reading Mascara for Beginners!!!
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!!!
A "cat eye", or the modern version of this 50s style eye makeup, has been in fashion forever. It is really easy to emulate. You will need a liquid liner or a cream liner and an angled brush, to create this gorgeous eye. This example uses a light shade; a neutral brown shade and, a… Continue reading How To;The Popular Cat Eye!!!
Make the most of any opportunity you get in front of a camera. Practice these useful tips to make sure you always look your best. Brush your hair quickly, in case it's sticking up and check that you don't have anything stuck between your teeth. Don't face the camera head-on. Turn your body slightly to… Continue reading How To Look Better In Pictures!!!
Different hairstyles suit different face shapes. The four main face shapes are Oval, Round, Heart-Shaped, and Square. To figure out what shape your face is, pull all your hair back with a headband. Look in a mirror and trace around the outline of your face with a lipstick or eyeliner, onto the mirror (the sharp… Continue reading How to Figure Out Your Face Shape!!!
For most women, the eyes seem to be the most challenging part of applying makeup. It is the most popular part of the lesson with my clients, and also requires the most practice. I recommend that you take your time trying out a number of colors, various shades, and the methods for applying them. Remember… Continue reading All You Need to Know About Eye Makeup!!!
When using a pencil to fill in and shape your eyebrows, use a sharpened pencil so that you have a fine tip to work with. You want to draw in short lines to mimic natural eyebrow hairs. Avoid drawing one continuous line for the entire length of the eyebrow, as this will look very unnatural.… Continue reading How to Apply an Eyebrow Pencil!!!!
The objective is to create a fuller looking eyebrow, which is more defined, to frame the eye beautifully. Try not to make the eyebrows too thick or heavy. The goal is to create a balanced, complimentary looking brow. Look for a powder eyebrow product that is specifically formulated for the eyebrows. The one I use… Continue reading How to Apply Eyebrow Powder!!!! (Like A Pro)
I love seeing a well-shaped and sharply defined eyebrow. If your eyebrows are not balanced, you have a few options. Have a look at these techniques that I use for filling in eyebrows that need a little attention. I like using a powder eyebrow product applied with an angle brush. A powder-based eyebrow filler is… Continue reading Eyebrow’s 101: Everything You Need to Know About Eyebrows!!!