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!!!
Monolids are flat eyelids without a fold, which offer a lot of lid space to work with. To create depth, use the layering technique, applying the darkest color closest to the lashline, neutral tones in the middle, and highlight colors at the brow bone. You can choose to apply one layer of shadow (imagine colors… Continue reading Makeup For Monolids!!!!
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!!!
False lashes are the perfect way to make your natural lashes look fuller while making your eyes appear larger. I've noticed, over the last few years, that the use of false lashes are becoming more and more popular for special occasions, as well as for every day use. I hope these next few tips help… Continue reading False Eyelashes: Makeup Artist Secret Tips & Tricks!!!!
Eyelids that have a thin fold (indentation) are between a monolid and a medium lid. When applying eyeshadows to thin lids, especially those that have large eyelid spacing (the space between the eye and the brow), it's the best to work eyeshadows in layers as with monolids to create depth. Apply foundation to the eyelid… Continue reading Makeup for Thin Eyelids: Tips & Tricks, How-To!!!