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!!!
As soon as you wake up, start chugging water and keep drinking-ahem, water, throughout the day. Plain fluids help reduce facial puffiness and counter the dehydrating effects of alcohol. Pop a wet washcloth into the freezer before you step into a cold shower. Yes, I said a cold: you need to stimulate your whole droopy… Continue reading Hangover Beauty Tips & Tricks!!!!
You can keep it natural with a just-showered, fresh smell, or you can add a scent that you love. Perfumes come in a nearly endless range of scents - from woodsy to earthy to floral. You can also use essential oils to make your own perfumes. Just be sure to use a scent sparingly, too… Continue reading How-To Make The Perfect Perfume!!! (The Perfect DIY)
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!!!
Here are some more looks to look professional before you head out the door. With a chic updo or a power ponytail, you'll worry less about your hair and more about your pressing work matters or a hot date. Let's Get To These Tips & Tricks! Criss-Cross Style - This woven design immediately upgrades the classic… Continue reading How-To Get Fast-N-Easy Hair Style Tips!!!
Having large eyes and large lid space is a great perk, but be careful that your eyes don't overpower your whole face. To provide balance, keep dark shadows closer to the lashline and avoid going too far up to the brow. Let's Get Started Apply foundation to the eyelid and undereye. Apply a concealer a… Continue reading Makeup For Large Eyes!!!!
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!!!
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!!!
The term 'skin type' refers to two things: how much sebum your skin produces, and where this sebum is most heavily produced. But our skin changes - greasy one day and dry the next. It's under constant attack from internal factors like fluctuating hormones and poor diet, which lead to oiliness and spots, and from… Continue reading All About Your Skin Type: How-To & Tips and Tricks!!!
Long wear lip products tend to be overly drying and can look cakey on the lips. For the days when you need long-lasting lips, follow my simple steps: Use a lip primer, or your foundation and apply a thin layer over your entire lip area. Blot away excess with a tissue. Use your fluffy brush… Continue reading How-To: Long Wearing Lip Color!!!