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!!!
This look really elongates the eye and leaves an elegant finish. Let's get this makeup look started!!! Prep and prime the eyelids. In the outer corner of the eye, brush on MAC eyeshadow in Black Tied using a soft blending brush. Blend the eyeshadow outwards in the same direction as you would with winged… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Smokey Wing Eye Makeup Look!!! (Beginner Friendly)
Applying false eyelashes can sometimes be tricky - here I'll show you how to apply false eyelashes and make it a little bit easier! Remember, perfection takes lots of practice! Most packets of false eyelashes come with glue included, but if not, my favorite glue is either DUO Striplash Adhesive or House… Continue reading The Easiest Way To Apply False Eyelashes!!!!
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!!!
Unique, fun and wearable - I love this look! Let's get started! Prep and prime the eyelids. Apply a small amount of Bobbi Brown eyeshadow in Steel to the crease and blend across the outer corner of the eye. As the wing will be quite dramatic, making sure not to apply too much eyeshadow. With… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Double Wing Eyeliner 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!!!
The appearance of puffiness is most often due to the swelling of tissues around the eyes. It is often caused by: Too much sleep (or not enough sleep) Fluid retention Excess salt intake Pregnancy, which often causes edema Alcohol and Tobacco consumption Thyroid disease There is another type of puffiness, which is caused by loose… Continue reading Puffy Eyes Tips & Tricks!!!!
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!!!
This is the perfect look to practice that winged eyeliner on! It's the classic cat-eye that everyone knows and loves and it's a great way to really elongate the eye. Let's get started!!! Prep and prime the eyelids. Sweep MAC eyeshadow in Always Sunny over the lid with a flat eyeshadow brush. Brush… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Classic Cat Eye Makeup Look!!!