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!!!
Putting it all together for a perfect daytime eye is easy for some and challenging for others. The color recommendations below are your staple, go-to colors, and the base from which to build an assortment of eyeshadow shades. Choose three shades of color - light, medium, and dark - which are most flattering to your… Continue reading How To Basic Daytime Eye Look!!!
Rosacea is an area of redness on the skin. It most commonly occurs in the cheek area and across the nose, as well as the chin and sometimes the forehead. A lot of women develop slight cases of rosacea after they start having "their own private summers," due to the hormonal changes of menopause. Some… Continue reading All About Rosacea!!!
To give your lips a delicious glow, you need a great lip gloss. There's no need to spend a fortune, though - it's easy to make your own great lip gloss. Gather together the following ingredients: 2 tablespoons petroleum jelly 1 teaspoon honey 2 drops extract - peppermint, strawberry, vanilla are particularly good, but just use… Continue reading How To Make Your Own Lip Gloss!!!!
Lotions and potions are great and smell nice, but the very best way to get beautiful skin is from the inside out, which means eating a skin-friendly, healthy diet. Water You should drink plenty of water throughout the day to keep your skin clear and bright. Aim for about six (8oz) glasses a day and… Continue reading Eat Your Way To Beautiful Skin!!!
If you're feeling tired and you've stared at a computer screen (or phone screen) for too long or you're simply fighting off a cold, your eyes might start to look really red and tired. Here's a simple three-step plan to make them sparkle again: A lack of water can make your eyes look really tired,… Continue reading How To Make Your Eyes Look Brighter!!!
Dark Circles Since the skin in this area is thinner, dilated blood vessels become more apparent. We tend to notice dark circles more when we don't get enough sleep, which causes the skin to appear paler and the pigment underneath more visible. Dark circles can also be a result of inflammation in the sinus cavity.… Continue reading What You Can Do For Dark Circles!!!
False eyelashes are like shoes - they either fit or they don't fit correctly, they are uncomfortable, they can fall off or worse, they will look fake when you don't want them to. As a makeup artist, I use some sort of false lash in nearly every makeup look I do. My two favorite things… Continue reading False Eyelashes: Everything You Need to Know Including Tips & Tricks!!
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!!!!