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!!!
Facial massage is not only relaxing but detoxifying and therapeutic. It improves the tone of the skin and reduces puffiness. These massages for toning and lymphatic drainage can be done on yourself one after the other. The toning massage helps to give the face a mini workout by increasing the circulation and stimulating the facial… Continue reading DIY Facial Massages – Toning and Lymphatic Massage!!!
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)
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!!!