Downturned eyes can look very sweet and innocent. The outer corners of the eyes angle down slightly, and a gentle soul seems to be peering through. To break away from this delicate look and add a little va va voom, apply eyeliner on the outer corners at a 45 degree angle to add lift. Let's… Continue reading Makeup Tutorial for Downturned Eyes!!!
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!!!
Let's Get Started! Question: Do you really need to change up your moisturizer/cleansing routine each season? Answer: If the weather changes where you live, yes, you do. Summer's humidity calls for an oil-reducing cleanser and lighter moisturizers. Dry winter skin craves richer cleansing and moisturizing formulas, eye cream, and a thick lip balm at night. With… Continue reading Everything You Want To Know! Your Beauty Questions Are Answered!!!
Having large eyes and large lid space is a great perk, but be careful that your eyes don't overpower your whole face. To provide balance, keep dark shadows closer to the lashline and avoid going too far up to the brow. Let's Get Started Apply foundation to the eyelid and undereye. Apply a concealer a… Continue reading Makeup For Large Eyes!!!!
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!!!
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!!!
Long wear lip products tend to be overly drying and can look cakey on the lips. For the days when you need long-lasting lips, follow my simple steps: Use a lip primer, or your foundation and apply a thin layer over your entire lip area. Blot away excess with a tissue. Use your fluffy brush… Continue reading How-To: Long Wearing Lip Color!!!
I hope this look will inspire you to mix colors together. You don't always have to stay in the same family of colors and don't be afraid to play with colors, create interesting eye look. Mix and match them. I've chosen to work with gold, green and vanilla here. These colors that can be worn… Continue reading Experiment With Color (How-To Eye Makeup for Beginners)!!!
This is my go-to technique for myself as well as what I teach my clients who want to create a more dramatic eye. This look offers the right amount of impact on most occasions and will not disappoint. Begin by applying the lightest shade across your entire lid, under the eyebrow arch and inner corner… Continue reading Formal Day or Night Eye Look!!!
Tips Before We Begin: Apply your eye base first. Do not apply any foundation or face makeup. Apply your eye makeup first. It will feel a little strange at first because the order in which you do things is different. However, when working with dark shadows, and pigments, you will inevitably have "fall-out" collect underneath… Continue reading Makeup & Eyes: Smokey Eyes for Beginners!!!