If you have medium-sized eyelids and even eyelid spacing, eye makeup application is going to be easier for you than for most others. Your eyelids are naturally defined, and shadows don't have to be placed in any intricate way to give you the illusion of balance. However, this can change with age, so make sure… Continue reading Makeup For Medium Eyelids!!!
The smokey eye has gotten a bad wrap. A smokey eye should be sultry, nicely blended - a stronger look but still clean and sexy. Darker shadows should be used, but avoid the dreaded "raccoon eyes" - this color palette is not limited to blue or gray shadows. I actually prefer to create smokey eyes… Continue reading Step By Step: Smokey Eye Makeup!!!
If you're on the road, out for vacation or just want a kit to touch up your makeup during a night out, you'll want a limited, lightweight kit. When you're home, however, you have much greater freedom. You can build as large or as small a kit as you desire to give you as many… Continue reading What You Need For Your Home Makeup Kit!!!
Layering is applying eyeshadow on a gradient, with the lightest shadow color under the brow bone and the darkest color along the lash line. This technique is great for any makeup novice and essential for people with mono-lids as well as thin-lids. You can layer up to four shades, ending with a layer of… Continue reading Eyeshadow Techniques: Layering Eyeshadow!!!
Eyelids that have a thin fold (indentation) are between a monolid and a medium lid. When applying eyeshadows to thin lids, especially those that have large eyelid spacing (the space between the eye and the brow), it's the best to work eyeshadows in layers as with monolids to create depth. Apply foundation to the eyelid… Continue reading Makeup for Thin Eyelids: Tips & Tricks, How-To!!!
Cheek Using a highlighting product, or a light eyeshadow works just as well, apply it in a thin line along the top of your cheekbone. Blend it upwards and over the top of your eyebrow, in a "C" shape. This technique defines your cheeks and is what is now commonly referred to as the "JLo Glow".… Continue reading Highlight Basics For Beginners!!!
The next time you're feeling shy and overwhelmed, try out these Do's and Don'ts to make others think you're feeling completely confident (even if you're not)! Don't: Wear dull clothes. Instead of trying to blend in with the background, get yourself noticed by wearing confident reds, oranges, or yellows. Do: Get your body language right.… Continue reading How To Seem Confident When You’re Not!!!