Beginning the morning with perfectly applied makeup only to glance in the mirror at lunchtime to see a shiny face and half the makeup smudged away, it has all happened to the best of us! This is because our pores naturally release oils, which keep our skin from drying out. This is great, but sometimes… Continue reading Top 10 Tips for Tackling Shine
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 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!!!
There are many different ways to apply winged eyeliner and many different products you can use to do so, depending on the look you want to achieve. My favorite eyeliner product is gel eyeliner, with liquid eyeliner on top. The liquid eyeliner on top of the gel makes the black more intense and… Continue reading How-To: Winged Eyeliner!!!
Prep and prime the eyelids. Pack Mulac Cosmetics eyeshadow in Titanic all over the lid, blending out at the crease with a small blending brush. Keep adding and blending until you have the desired effect. Apply MAC eyeshadow in Contrast to the crease and blend out. Create a wing using Barry M Liquid Eyeliner in… Continue reading How to Wear Blue Eye Makeup!!!
A great way to make your eyes appear bigger and brighter. Prep and prime the eyelids. Start off by choosing the transition color. A transition color is applied if you're creating a look that has a dark to a light color gradient - the transition color bridges the gap between the two shades. My favorite… Continue reading How-To Cut Crease Makeup Look!!!
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)
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!!!
Traditional cleansers may not get skin 100% clean if you wear full-coverage foundation or SPF 45 (or higher) sunscreen. Try a cleansing oil. Massage it over dry skin to dissolve hard-to-remove products (waterproof). After, use a regular cleanser to wash your face. If you have dry skin that is flaky, try changing up your routine… Continue reading Makeup Artist Skin Care Beauty Secrets!!!
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!!!