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!!!
If you find that your foundation hasn't covered all of your imperfections to the degree that satisfies you, bring out your trusty concealer to finish the job. Concealers are simply a thicker, heavier version of foundation. They are meant to stick to the skin and cover spots such as acne, dark circles, or hyperpigmentation (sun damage).… Continue reading Concealer Tips & Tricks!!!
*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!!!
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!!!
Don't overdo the shimmer - if you have shine on your eyes, keep lips nude or matte; if lips are shimmering, keep eyes to a similar pearl finish and avoid shimmer on your face. There are myriad shimmering shades for eyes, from all-out sparkle to subtle pearl. Try before buying, as shades that seem subtle… Continue reading My Favorite Glitter & Shimmer Tips and Tricks! (From One Makeup Artist to Another)
Sometimes eye shadow application can feel like smudging a bunch of product on your eyelid and hoping for the best. Don't settle for that mess, use some of these tricks to get the best smoky or bright colored lids you're dreaming of. Hack 1: White Eyelids Ever wanted a matte, bright eye shadow look? Simply… Continue reading Top Five Eyeshadow Hacks!!!
Thin Lips Use sheer shimmery shades- dark colors make a mouth look small, while lighter shades make lips look fuller. Using a lipliner that matches your lipstick, accentuate your lips by drawing on the outer edge of your lip line. For a fuller pout, add a dot of shimmering gloss at the center of the… Continue reading Everything You Want to Know About Lips!!!!
Use a fat brush with soft dense natural bristles. Dip the brush lightly into the powder and tap off the excess. Sweep it lightly over your face to set foundation. If you are prone to shine, the area to focus on with a smaller brush is the central cross of the face. Load the brush… Continue reading The Correct Way to Apply Powder! (3 simple steps!)
Spots There are hundreds of products aimed at healing spots, but none makes them disappear instantly. That's where make-up comes in, but be careful- a badly covered spot is more noticeable than one left bare. No Squeezing!!! Squeezing blackheads will enlarge the pores, while spots become inflamed and take longer to heal. For blackheads use… Continue reading Concealer 101: Tips & Tricks Part 2!
Concealer 101 Part 1: Color-Matching Concealer Tips Color-match in natural light. Blend a little concealer around your nostril: the correct shade will disappear into your skin. Make sure the concealer is not too light for your skin, as this will accentuate blemishes and dark circles. Liquid concealers are the sheerest and are ideal if you… Continue reading Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Concealer!!! Concealer 101! Tips & Tricks!!! 🙂