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!!!
For most women, the eyes seem to be the most challenging part of applying makeup. It is the most popular part of the lesson with my clients, and also requires the most practice. I recommend that you take your time trying out a number of colors, various shades, and the methods for applying them. Remember… Continue reading All You Need to Know About Eye Makeup!!!
When using a pencil to fill in and shape your eyebrows, use a sharpened pencil so that you have a fine tip to work with. You want to draw in short lines to mimic natural eyebrow hairs. Avoid drawing one continuous line for the entire length of the eyebrow, as this will look very unnatural.… Continue reading How to Apply an Eyebrow Pencil!!!!
The objective is to create a fuller looking eyebrow, which is more defined, to frame the eye beautifully. Try not to make the eyebrows too thick or heavy. The goal is to create a balanced, complimentary looking brow. Look for a powder eyebrow product that is specifically formulated for the eyebrows. The one I use… Continue reading How to Apply Eyebrow Powder!!!! (Like A Pro)
I love seeing a well-shaped and sharply defined eyebrow. If your eyebrows are not balanced, you have a few options. Have a look at these techniques that I use for filling in eyebrows that need a little attention. I like using a powder eyebrow product applied with an angle brush. A powder-based eyebrow filler is… Continue reading Eyebrow’s 101: Everything You Need to Know About Eyebrows!!!
Pencil eyeliners offer a more natural approach to eye definition and are super easy to apply. Whether you choose a smudgy rock-n-roll look or a fine, barely there line, your eyes will command attention. Look for pencils that glide on smooth and don't pull or tug the delicate eye area. I like gel eyeliners that… Continue reading Pencil Eyeliner Tips & Tricks!!!!
We ooh and ahh over perfectly defined eyes with liquid eyeliner, yet most of us shy away from trying it out ourselves. Shake off the intimidation, people! Everyone can wear liquid eyeliner to create an enchanting, entrancing glance. Today's liquid eyeliner formulas go on smooth and keep flaking at bay, and many are waterproof for… Continue reading Liquid Eyeliner Tips & Tricks!!!
The trick to using bronzer is simply this: applying a light layer of bronzer creates a natural, sun-kissed look. Applying a heavy layer intensifies a summer tan. Either way, this makes bronzer a year-round staple for everyone. I recommend it to everyone, and use it on all of my clients. The right bronzer can add… Continue reading Bronzer 101!!!
One of the best tips I share with my clients is to set your foundation and concealer with a light dusting of powder. By setting our base with powder, we create perfect long-wear makeup that will last all day long. Best of all, everything you apply on top will also last longer, and will stay… Continue reading Everything You Want To Know About POWDER!!!!
If you find that your foundation hasn't covered all of your imperfections to the degree that satisfies you, bring out your trusty concealer to finish the job. Concealers are simply a thicker, heavier version of foundation. They are meant to stick to the skin and cover spots such as acne, dark circles, or hyperpigmentation (sun damage).… Continue reading Concealer Tips & Tricks!!!