Powder Brush - For powder foundation Liquid Foundation Brush - For liquid foundation Concealer Brush - For applying the concealer evenly Blush Brush - For applying blush on the cheeks Lip Brush - For applying liquid forms of lipstick or gloss Eyeliner Brush - For applying the eyeliner on the lower lash line and sides of… Continue reading 7 Makeup Brushes That Makeup Artist Recommend!!!
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)
We all have our favorite makeup products we wouldn't go anywhere without, but when packing for a vacation it isn't always possible to take everything you want. Less is definitely more on a beach vacation, so I have compiled a list of essential products to take for your week (if lucky two) in the sunshine,… Continue reading What To Pack In Your Vacation Makeup Bag
Many lip balms include petroleum jelly. However, as lip balm is applied to the mouth and could potentially be ingested, I much prefer to make my own using Coconut Oil, as it's good for my inside as well as my outside! What You Will Need: Coconut Oil Lipstick in the color of your choice Small… Continue reading DIY Lip Balm (Beginner Friendly)
Use this deep-cleansing, yet gentle soap to take the grime off your makeup brushes. Cleaning just once a week/month (depending on how much you use your brushes) keeps brushes looking and working like new. What You Will Need: Measuring Spoons 1 Tablespoon Dish soap 1 Tablespoon White Vinegar 1 Cup Warm Water A tall Cup… Continue reading How-To Make Your Own Brush Shampoo!!!
If you're on the road, out for vacation or just want a kit to touch up your makeup during a night out, you'll want a limited, lightweight kit. When you're home, however, you have much greater freedom. You can build as large or as small a kit as you desire to give you as many… Continue reading What You Need For Your Home Makeup Kit!!!
Makeup Brush 101 There are so many shapes, sizes, and types of brushes out there that choosing the right one can be very confusing. When it comes to makeup brushes, though, price does make a difference: better brushes are more expensive. Also, I find that makeup artists' lines often offer better-designed brushes and more shape… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Makeup Brushes!!!!
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!!!!
Every good makeup artist swears by using a face primer before applying foundation! Doing so will ensure a smooth, even finish, that will not look heavy or caked-on. The primer product that I use helps not only to feed the skin antioxidants, but it also fills in the uneven texture of the skin caused by… Continue reading All About Makeup Primers!!