Eye pencil is another most basic part of the eye makeup process and is the most important one as it defines and shapes up the eye. It also helps in making the eyelashes look a lot thicker. If you prefer to go for a soft look by applying only mascara with no eye shadow then… Continue reading How-To Select An Eyeliner Pencil!!!
Eyeliner is one of the harder cosmetics to apply and can take some practice, but the rewards are worth it. Eyeliner can make the most dramatic difference in the shape and look of an eye. Eyeliner options used to be slim. Liquid liners were too runny, and pencils were hard and painful to work with.… Continue reading Eyeliner: Tips & Tricks, Products & Tools, Application Methods & More!!!
Fine or Sparse Eyelashes Mascara wands that have close-set bristles will add volume to sparse eyelashes. Mascara that is too heavy will make fine eyelashes fall. Look for brushes with short, wide-set bristles and product that doesn't appear to be dripping wet. For lashes that can handle a bit of weight, try using mascaras that… Continue reading The Right Mascara For Your Lashes!!!
To get the best results, make sure that your eyelashes are clean and free of any old mascara. Open the lash curler and place the entire upper lashes into the curler as near to the lash line as possible without pinching the skin. After making sure the curler is holding all the lashes, squeeze gently… Continue reading How-To Curl Your Lashes (Like A Pro)
For wedding makeup, whether you're the bride, bridesmaid, or a guest, I believe the focus should be on beautiful skin. There is nothing better than that finished glow for the big day. To give the makeup longevity, the skin will need extra prep. This will help it last throughout the day (and night!).Start off by… Continue reading How-To: Wedding Makeup Tutorial (Full Face)
It's always nice to have an excuse to dress up! This look is ideal for a nice date or any other special occasion you might have on the calendar! Let's get this look started! Start by priming the skin with Laura Mercier Foundation Primer. Apply Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat to the eyelids and… Continue reading How-To: Special Occasion Makeup (Full Face Tutorial)
As mentioned in (How-To Apply Lipstick, The Right Way) blog post, exfoliating your lips is very important. Exfoliation helps your lips to retain moisture for longer and will prevent them from cracking. It is recommended to use this lip scrub every week or two, depending on how dry your lips tend to be. You Will… Continue reading DIY: Lip Scrub (including tips)
The first thing to do when applying lipstick or lip liner is to prep and prime your lips. Covering up chapped lips with lipstick will only accentuate the cracks. Using lip balm has its benefits but regular exfoliation actually removes the dead skin, leaving that soft, plump finish. You can find out how to make… Continue reading How to Apply Lipstick! (The Right Way)
This is one of my favorite go-to eye makeup looks if I'm in a rush, as it's so simple to do and I love the finished look. You will have this look down in minutes! Prep and prime the eyelids. Line the waterline with Anastasia Beverly Hills Waterproof Creme Color Eyeliner in the color… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Smokey Under Eye Makeup Look!!!
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!!!