The appearance of puffiness is most often due to the swelling of tissues around the eyes. It is often caused by: Too much sleep (or not enough sleep) Fluid retention Excess salt intake Pregnancy, which often causes edema Alcohol and Tobacco consumption Thyroid disease There is another type of puffiness, which is caused by loose… Continue reading Puffy Eyes Tips & Tricks!!!!
Hope everyone has a wonderful holiday! A new beauty blog post will be up on Tuesday the 31st, just in time for the New Year!!! Thank you for all of your support and can't wait to start a new year with lots of great makeup looks, tips and tricks, and so much more!!!… Continue reading Happy Holidays!!!
Liquid - Smooths out unevenness and provides added moisture to the skin. Good for all skin types. Coverage is usually light to medium. Best applied with a foundation brush, stippling brush, or a beauty sponge. Cream - Covers and conceals discoloration. Best for Normal, Combination, and Dry skin. Coverage is Medium to Full. Best applied… Continue reading All About Different Foundations & Tools!!!
At First Blush One of the biggest makeup mistakes you can make is contouring with blush. You already know how to contour your face. Blush, meanwhile, is used to give the face a little color and bring your face back to life. First, I want to dispel some of the old myths about placement: Myth… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Blush!!! (Including Cheekbone Placement & Tips)
Traditional cleansers may not get skin 100% clean if you wear full-coverage foundation or SPF 45 (or higher) sunscreen. Try a cleansing oil. Massage it over dry skin to dissolve hard-to-remove products (waterproof). After, use a regular cleanser to wash your face. If you have dry skin that is flaky, try changing up your routine… Continue reading Makeup Artist Skin Care Beauty Secrets!!!
Put your makeup on in very good lighting. A well-lighted bathroom is good; diffused natural light is better. Avoid getting made up in full sunlight. Update your makeup periodically to keep from looking as if you were perma-plaque in time. It can be sometimes as simple as a new lipstick formula or a different way… Continue reading Enhancing Your Makeup Experience!!!
Normal - Even complexion; small pores, few breakouts Oily - All over shine; large pores; frequent blemishes. Fewer lines and wrinkles. Dry - Small pores; face frequently feels tight. Cheeks and/or chin can become flaky and dry. Combination - Oily T-Zone; cheeks are normal to dry. Breakouts on chin, nose, cheeks, and forehead. Sensitive -… Continue reading Different Skin Types – What’s Yours????
Cleanse - A gentle facial cleanser will remove makeup, oils, dirt, and anything else your skin has picked up throughout the day. Apply all over your face and neck, leave to absorb for half a minute or so, then remove with cotton wool pads or rinse well with warm water. Tone - A toner softens,… Continue reading Skincare Routine for all Skin Types!!!
All About The Pout After you've applied your lipstick or lip gloss, put a dot of concealer, white eyeshadow, or pale shimmery gloss (whatever you use should be paler than the base lip color you're wearing) right in the center of your lower lip. Blend slightly. This will add dimension to your lips. Playing Cupid… Continue reading Lip Tips & Tricks!!! (All You Need To Know)
You already know how damaging the sun can be on your skin, and that you need to protect yourself with sunscreen. But what if you happen to look and feel better with a tan? The solution is self-tanner. Today's formulas are so easy to use and natural looking, there's no excuse for baking on… Continue reading Self-Tanning Tips!!!