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)
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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
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)
Under artificial light or by candlelight at night, makeup can be more vivid and more dramatic. Colors can be darker; cheeks can appear more daringly angular; black mascara a must. You want your face to be mysterious, glamorous, striking. Night invites fantasy. It's time to play! Apply eye cream and moisturizer. Apply foundation, which… Continue reading The Evening Face: All About Intensity!!!
It's easy to take your makeup look from workday to wow: Think sexy textures, like glitter, shimmer, or gloss. A little glitter goes a long way. If you're wearing some, limit it to one body part or feature. Amp up your choices of colors. Think bolder, brighter, darker, or deeper. If you wear: Pinky-Brown, try… Continue reading Day to Night Makeup Tips!!!!