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)
Sometimes eye shadow application can feel like smudging a bunch of product on your eyelid and hoping for the best. Don't settle for that mess, use some of these tricks to get the best smoky or bright colored lids you're dreaming of. Hack 1: White Eyelids Ever wanted a matte, bright eye shadow look? Simply… Continue reading Top Five Eyeshadow Hacks!!!
Sultry and super-sexy, smoky eyes is one of the most popular evening looks and the one I am most often asked how to do. Depending on your mood, you can tone it down for a more wearable, sophisticated version, or max out the kohl to make it more edgy and rocker-chick. Don't feel limited to… Continue reading Step by Step Guide to Achieve Smoky Eye!!
So you want a more polished look? Never fear, the are lots of ways to get those eyeliner lines looking smooth and shapely without a huge mess and a ton of time!!! Hack 1: Perfect Cat Eye - If drawing a cat eye is like painting Renaissance-quality portraits on your eyelids, save yourself time and pain by… Continue reading Top Five Perfect Eyeliner Hacks!!!
Whatever palette you choose, here's a guide to applying eyeshadow using three toning shades - highlight, mid, and defining color. This method applies whether you're using neutral cream, taupe, and brown for a natural daytime look or a more dramatic combination of pale lilac, plum, and amethyst for nighttime glamour. Choose good-quality brushes for dense… Continue reading Step-By-Step Guide to Perfect Eyeshadow Application!!!
Make sure brows are well tweezed, as any hairs on the eyelid will trap eyeshadow and make blending difficult. Dab a little foundation or concealer over the eyelids to hide any redness and create a smooth base. If you are using a cream, silk, or crayon eyeshadow, apply it on top. If you are using… Continue reading Top Tips for Eyeshadow Application!!!
How to Wear Color High-fashion looks, though inspiring, are mostly too extreme for everyday, so I wanted to interpret them in a wearable way. The Bold Lip The lips are where most women feel comfortable wearing the brightest colors. It is probably the "safest" way to go bold. The rest of the… Continue reading How To Wear Color!!!
Party Eyes: 101 - How To!!!! There will be times when the looks you feel comfortable creating just won't do for either the occasion or your mood. In this case a little extra something is needed, and adding glitter or using a bold color could be just that pop you need!! Pro Tip … Continue reading Party Eyes: 101- How To!!!!!
Smoky Eyes: Everything You Need to Know!!! Smoky smoldering eyes take eyeshadow to the next level, creating a look that is sexy and suits different occasions and times of the day. Blending and practice are the key to perfecting the look. Smoky eyes never go out of fashion and can suit everyone, whatever your age… Continue reading Smoky Eyes: Everything You Need to Know!!!!