Prep and prime the eyelids. Apply NYX Jumbo Pencil in Milk all over the eyelid. With a flat eyeshadow brush, pack on Mulac Cosmetics eyeshadow in Game (bright purple shade), blending out at the crease. With your index finger, pat on Kat Von D Metal Crush eyeshadow in Danzig over the lid, blending away… Continue reading How to Achieve the Purple Smokey Eye Makeup Look!!!
It's not the most exciting task in the world, but it is vital to regularly clean your makeup brushes and tools. Ideally, all brushes and tools should be cleaned after every use but this isn't always possible, especially if you apply makeup every day. However, if you're prone to breakouts or have sensitive skin,… Continue reading How-To Clean Your Makeup Brushes & Tools!!!
As a makeup artist, "How should I apply my foundation?" is definitely one of the most common questions I get asked by friends, family and clients, and it is actually one of the hardest to answer. Every single one of us is so different. We all have different skin types, whether dry, oily, or combination,… Continue reading Applying Foundation!!! (Best Tips)
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!!!
At First Blush One of the biggest makeup mistakes you can make is contouring with blush. You already know how to contour your face. Blush, meanwhile, is used to give the face a little color and bring your face back to life. First, I want to dispel some of the old myths about placement: Myth… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Blush!!! (Including Cheekbone Placement & Tips)
Angled Eyeliner Brush - This brush gives you perfect precision to create winged liner. It can also be used to fill in eyebrows with a pomade or powder product. Eyebrow Comb - Otherwise known as a spoolie, this brush is perfect for brushing your brow hairs into the direction you want before you begin filling… Continue reading Top 11 Makeup Brushes Everyone Needs!!!
Here are the top 3 makeup beauty secrets you all have been waiting for!!!! They have changed how I apply makeup, and hopefully for you too! Good lighting is essential for creating a polished, natural look. Daylight is ideal, place a mirror on the windowsill and face out if there's soft sunlight; use a… Continue reading Top 3 Makeup Beauty Secrets You Must Know!!!
Put your makeup on in very good lighting. A well-lighted bathroom is good; diffused natural light is better. Avoid getting made up in full sunlight. Update your makeup periodically to keep from looking as if you were perma-plaque in time. It can be sometimes as simple as a new lipstick formula or a different way… Continue reading Enhancing Your Makeup Experience!!!
Normal - Even complexion; small pores, few breakouts Oily - All over shine; large pores; frequent blemishes. Fewer lines and wrinkles. Dry - Small pores; face frequently feels tight. Cheeks and/or chin can become flaky and dry. Combination - Oily T-Zone; cheeks are normal to dry. Breakouts on chin, nose, cheeks, and forehead. Sensitive -… Continue reading Different Skin Types – What’s Yours????
Cleanse - A gentle facial cleanser will remove makeup, oils, dirt, and anything else your skin has picked up throughout the day. Apply all over your face and neck, leave to absorb for half a minute or so, then remove with cotton wool pads or rinse well with warm water. Tone - A toner softens,… Continue reading Skincare Routine for all Skin Types!!!