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)
This is a really fun look to try out and is easier than you might think! Let's get this started!!! Prep and prime the eyelids. Brush a small amount of Bobbi Brown eyeshadow in Steel on the outer crease. Create a wing using Tarte Clay Pot Waterproof Liner in Black. Draw another wing above… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Graphic Liner Eye Makeup Look!!!
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!!!
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)
Create your own tinted moisturizer by simply mixing foundation with an SPF-infused moisturizer and blending it in. Apply a luminizing face primer before foundation to even out your skin's texture and create a perfectly smooth canvas for your makeup. When shopping for your perfect foundation, choose three shades that closely match your skin's tone. Apply… Continue reading Money Saving Beauty Tips!!!
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!!!
Putting it all together for a perfect daytime eye is easy for some and challenging for others. The color recommendations below are your staple, go-to colors, and the base from which to build an assortment of eyeshadow shades. Choose three shades of color - light, medium, and dark - which are most flattering to your… Continue reading How To Basic Daytime Eye Look!!!
False eyelashes are like shoes - they either fit or they don't fit correctly, they are uncomfortable, they can fall off or worse, they will look fake when you don't want them to. As a makeup artist, I use some sort of false lash in nearly every makeup look I do. My two favorite things… Continue reading False Eyelashes: Everything You Need to Know Including 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!!!
The trick to using bronzer is simply this: applying a light layer of bronzer creates a natural, sun-kissed look. Applying a heavy layer intensifies a summer tan. Either way, this makes bronzer a year-round staple for everyone. I recommend it to everyone, and use it on all of my clients. The right bronzer can add… Continue reading Bronzer 101!!!