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!!!
Complexion perfecting creams and liquids have the power to take you from natural to supernatural. Knowing how to navigate BB Creams, Foundations and beyond is a lifelong skill, because good skin never goes out of style!!! Choosing A Base Whether you're looking for a sheer wash of color or a full complexion overhaul, there's a… Continue reading How-To Pick A Foundation!!! 🙂
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!!!
Begin your makeup application with foundation since more often than not, a light layer of foundation is enough to create even looking skin. You can always apply concealer afterward to camouflage areas that need a little more work, such as around the eyes, on a breakout or dark spot. The best way to apply foundation is to… Continue reading Foundation 101: Apply Foundation!!!!
If you have NORMAL skin, you can wear pretty much any formula of foundation for your face. If you are OILY skin, you want to stay away from a heavy, cream foundation. Listed below is a foundation chart to help you decide what foundation should match your skin type. FOUNDATION CHART Liquid - Light to… Continue reading Foundation Tips For Your Skin Type!!!
*Foundation should not change the color of your face, remember this rule!* Your foundation should appear invisible. What do I mean by that? Your ideal foundation shade should sink into your skin color, and disappear. Only then can you be sure you have found your exact match. How do you pick the right shade? Always… Continue reading Foundation 101: Things You Need to Know About Foundation!!!
Which undertones suit you best? I always start a makeup lesson teaching my clients about colors. From eye color to skin color, it is important to learn what works best to complement your features and undertones. To begin, you need to figure out whether you have cool, warm or neutral undertones. Doing this can take… Continue reading How to: Finding Your Skin’s Undertone!!!
It comes as a surprise to some people, but blemishes can strike at any age. To minimize the appearance of facial blemishes or acne, use a concealer with a dry texture; it will cling to the blemish better, last throughout the day, and not irritate the skin or initiate more breakouts. Here… Continue reading Acne 101: How to Cover Blemishes!!!
It's tempting to hang on to makeup until you've used every last drop. But make sure you use it before it becomes a playground for bacteria. Here's how long most makeup products last: Liquid Foundation - 6 to 12 Months Liquid Concealer - 1 Year Powder and Stick Concealer - 2 Years Face Powders -… Continue reading Make-Up Shelf Life!!!