Fine or Sparse Eyelashes Mascara wands that have close-set bristles will add volume to sparse eyelashes. Mascara that is too heavy will make fine eyelashes fall. Look for brushes with short, wide-set bristles and product that doesn't appear to be dripping wet. For lashes that can handle a bit of weight, try using mascaras that… Continue reading The Right Mascara For Your Lashes!!!
We all have our favorite makeup products we wouldn't go anywhere without, but when packing for a vacation it isn't always possible to take everything you want. Less is definitely more on a beach vacation, so I have compiled a list of essential products to take for your week (if lucky two) in the sunshine,… Continue reading What To Pack In Your Vacation Makeup Bag
It's always nice to have an excuse to dress up! This look is ideal for a nice date or any other special occasion you might have on the calendar! Let's get this look started! Start by priming the skin with Laura Mercier Foundation Primer. Apply Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat to the eyelids and… Continue reading How-To: Special Occasion Makeup (Full Face Tutorial)
As mentioned in (How-To Apply Lipstick, The Right Way) blog post, exfoliating your lips is very important. Exfoliation helps your lips to retain moisture for longer and will prevent them from cracking. It is recommended to use this lip scrub every week or two, depending on how dry your lips tend to be. You Will… Continue reading DIY: Lip Scrub (including tips)
Makeup, in my opinion, is not designed to disguise who you are, but to enhance what you already have. Unique features are what make us beautiful - and more importantly, individuals. Contouring, as we know it through social media, is all about narrowing the nose, hollowing the cheeks and chiseling the cheekbones. Overall, creating illusions.… Continue reading How-To Highlight and Contour!!! (Step by Step)
Everyone always worries that they'll end up with panda eyes, but take your time, build the color gradually, and don't forget to blend! Let's get this look started! Prep and prime the eyelids. Starting with Makeup Geek eyeshadow in Beaches and Cream as the transition color, apply a generous amount in the crease… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Black Smokey Eye Makeup Look!!!
A smokey mix between a cut crease and winged liner. This is a striking look that suits all eye shapes! Prep and prime the eyelids. Apply a transition eyeshadow such as Makeup Geek Peach Smoothie along the crease. Using a small pencil brush, add a small amount of Ben Nye eyeshadow in Taupe just… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Inverted Wing Eye Makeup Look!!!
The Shape of your eyebrows can completely change the appearance of your face. Makeup can be used to add depth, fill in any gaps and help your eyebrows appear as symmetrical as possible. (Remember, eyebrows are sisters, not twins!) There are three different techniques for shaping eyebrows: Waxing - Removing hair from the root of… Continue reading Eyebrow Shaping 101!!!
There are many different ways to apply winged eyeliner and many different products you can use to do so, depending on the look you want to achieve. My favorite eyeliner product is gel eyeliner, with liquid eyeliner on top. The liquid eyeliner on top of the gel makes the black more intense and… Continue reading How-To: Winged Eyeliner!!!
This is one of my favorite go-to eye makeup looks if I'm in a rush, as it's so simple to do and I love the finished look. You will have this look down in minutes! Prep and prime the eyelids. Line the waterline with Anastasia Beverly Hills Waterproof Creme Color Eyeliner in the color… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Smokey Under Eye Makeup Look!!!