Put A Lid On It: Eyeshadow Basics No matter what challenges you've had with eyeshadows, whether it's sensitivity, creasing, or smudging, there is an eyeshadow out there for you! Technology has changed makeup greatly eyeshadow included. Many eyeshadows now even contain antioxidants - such as the anti-aging vitamins A, C, and E - and calming… Continue reading Eye Shadow Techniques & Tips for Every Eye Shape & Color!!!
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!!!
The smokey eye has gotten a bad wrap. A smokey eye should be sultry, nicely blended - a stronger look but still clean and sexy. Darker shadows should be used, but avoid the dreaded "raccoon eyes" - this color palette is not limited to blue or gray shadows. I actually prefer to create smokey eyes… Continue reading Step By Step: Smokey Eye Makeup!!!
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!!!
Hooded eyelids droop over the eye crease, pushing the eyelashes down over the eye. It can be frustrating to apply makeup, as products tend to smear, and eyeliner and eyeshadow applications disappear under the lid. When applying eyeshadow, add a contour color slightly above the hooded lid to create the illusion of depth and to… Continue reading Makeup for Hooded Eyelids!!!