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)
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)
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!!!
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!!!!
All About The Pout After you've applied your lipstick or lip gloss, put a dot of concealer, white eyeshadow, or pale shimmery gloss (whatever you use should be paler than the base lip color you're wearing) right in the center of your lower lip. Blend slightly. This will add dimension to your lips. Playing Cupid… Continue reading Lip Tips & Tricks!!! (All You Need To Know)
Create your own tinted moisturizer by simply mixing foundation with an SPF-infused moisturizer and blending it in. Apply a luminizing face primer before foundation to even out your skin's texture and create a perfectly smooth canvas for your makeup. When shopping for your perfect foundation, choose three shades that closely match your skin's tone. Apply… Continue reading Money Saving Beauty Tips!!!
Always use SPF 15 or higher. You want a broad spectrum formula, meaning that it protects against both UVA and UVB rays. Chemical Block These sunscreens have ingredients that absorb ultraviolet radiation and, as a result, prevent your skin from soaking up the rays. The best ingredient to look for is called Parsol 1789. Physical… Continue reading How-To Choose The Right Sunscreen For Your Skin!!!!
The only thing that you should crunch is your breakfast cereal - or, your abs. When your hair gets this way, it's because of the styling product. The main culprit is usually gel that's too thick and heavy for your hair type. Chances are you used too much or applied it to hair that was… Continue reading How-To Get Rid Of Crunchy Hair!!!
As soon as you wake up, start chugging water and keep drinking-ahem, water, throughout the day. Plain fluids help reduce facial puffiness and counter the dehydrating effects of alcohol. Pop a wet washcloth into the freezer before you step into a cold shower. Yes, I said a cold: you need to stimulate your whole droopy… Continue reading Hangover Beauty Tips & Tricks!!!!
This super-simple scrub gently buffs away dead skin. The oatmeal grains are a natural exfoliant. Oatmeal and baking soda also absorb oil and dirt. This scrub is good for every skin tone. What You Will Need: Measuring Spoons 2 Tablespoons of Oatmeal 1 Teaspoon of Baking Soda A Bowl Water A Spoon A Basin … Continue reading How-To Make An Oatmeal Soda Scrub!!!