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!!!
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!!!
I hope this look will inspire you to mix colors together. You don't always have to stay in the same family of colors and don't be afraid to play with colors, create interesting eye look. Mix and match them. I've chosen to work with gold, green and vanilla here. These colors that can be worn… Continue reading Experiment With Color (How-To Eye Makeup for Beginners)!!!
Cheek Using the tip of your blush brush, apply a sheer amount of your darker color just slightly above the cheek hollow, starting from the hairline and blending it down around your cheek. You want to create a shadow here. Jaw To create a more defined jawline, go ahead and apply the darker color along… Continue reading Contour 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!!!
To give your lips a delicious glow, you need a great lip gloss. There's no need to spend a fortune, though - it's easy to make your own great lip gloss. Gather together the following ingredients: 2 tablespoons petroleum jelly 1 teaspoon honey 2 drops extract - peppermint, strawberry, vanilla are particularly good, but just use… Continue reading How To Make Your Own Lip Gloss!!!!