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!!!
I have always believed that anyone can wear whatever color she wants as long as it suits her personality. However, it's important when choosing eye colors that you work with the right shade and tone for your skin. Dark Skin With darker skin, there are several factors to consider when choosing eyeshadows. Different shadow colors… Continue reading Working With Your Skin Tone!!! Tips & Tricks for every Skin Tone!!!!
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!!!
We all want to put out best face forward to the world. Many women who choose to wear makeup do so because it helps them feel more confident. Wearing well-done eye makeup can also be a huge confidence boost. Here are some tips, tutorials, and general advice for enhancing the beauty of your eyes through… Continue reading How To Use Makeup To Enhance Your Eyes!!! Tips & Tricks!!!
For most women, the eyes seem to be the most challenging part of applying makeup. It is the most popular part of the lesson with my clients, and also requires the most practice. I recommend that you take your time trying out a number of colors, various shades, and the methods for applying them. Remember… Continue reading All You Need to Know About Eye Makeup!!!
We're all about simplifying your routine, so why not get some fashionista looks into your repertoire? These are tried and true looks with as few products as possible, so let's get started…. Look #1 Watercolor Effect A subtle sexy look that easily transitions from day to night: dab on a buildable gel eye shadow in… Continue reading 5 Minutes – 5 Products Makeup Look!!!
Brown Eyes Play with deep shades of navy and sapphire smudged into the lash line for a subtle edge that is alluring, but not over-the-top. When using blue eyeliner, follow with neutral lid colors like soft shimmering browns for a modern look. Brown-eyed women can also have fun with shades of green. Experiment with forest… Continue reading How to: Make Your Eyes POP!!!
Eyeliner can be dramatic or subtle, sexy or innocent. Different textures can be applied in different ways to accessorize the eyes- from liquid and gel to pencil, in colored, glitter, or metallic finishes. Eyeliner can be drawn all the way around the eye or just along the top or bottom; you can draw halfway along… Continue reading Eyeliner: Everything You Need To Know!!
Don't overdo the shimmer - if you have shine on your eyes, keep lips nude or matte; if lips are shimmering, keep eyes to a similar pearl finish and avoid shimmer on your face. There are myriad shimmering shades for eyes, from all-out sparkle to subtle pearl. Try before buying, as shades that seem subtle… Continue reading My Favorite Glitter & Shimmer Tips and Tricks! (From One Makeup Artist to Another)