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!!!
Monolids are flat eyelids without a fold, which offer a lot of lid space to work with. To create depth, use the layering technique, applying the darkest color closest to the lashline, neutral tones in the middle, and highlight colors at the brow bone. You can choose to apply one layer of shadow (imagine colors… Continue reading Makeup For Monolids!!!!
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!!!
Eyelids that have a thin fold (indentation) are between a monolid and a medium lid. When applying eyeshadows to thin lids, especially those that have large eyelid spacing (the space between the eye and the brow), it's the best to work eyeshadows in layers as with monolids to create depth. Apply foundation to the eyelid… Continue reading Makeup for Thin Eyelids: Tips & Tricks, How-To!!!
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!!
Every good makeup artist swears by using a face primer before applying foundation! Doing so will ensure a smooth, even finish, that will not look heavy or caked-on. The primer product that I use helps not only to feed the skin antioxidants, but it also fills in the uneven texture of the skin caused by… Continue reading All About Makeup Primers!!
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!!!
Nude makeup made its big debut in the early nineties and was a success because it was a way for a woman to appear like she was naturally flawless and not wearing any makeup at all. The only problem was that back then, colors tended to look matted and chalky and made everyone appear a… Continue reading How to: Nude 101-Nude Makeup
Key Considerations On a date you want to look your most beautiful, with a clear, radiant complexion and your best features enhanced. Makeup should be feminine and sexy, but not overly done. Most men prefer a natural look, so choose soft colors that work well with your skin tone and use shimmery, dewy textures that… Continue reading Top Tips For Your Big Date!!!!
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)