This is a very simple everyday makeup look which will instantly make your eyes appear brighter! Who doesn't love that! Prep and prime the eyelids. Create a wing using Illamasqua Precision Gel Eyeliner. Add a dark brown eye shadow such as Inglot Matte #329 above the eyeliner and really blend the eye shadow out. This… Continue reading How-To Achieve An Everyday Neutral Makeup Look!!!
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)
Skincare Routine For Dry Skin A.M. Splash your face with lukewarm water, moisturize with a lotion or cream, depending on your preference and level of dryness. Follow with eye cream. Apply sunscreen 15 to 30 minutes before leaving your house. P.M. Wash your face with a creamy cleanser that does not foam. If this isn't… Continue reading A.M. & P.M. Basic Skincare Routine for Dry Skin!!!
During a harsh winter, avoid getting red chapped, sore nose by applying a little lip balm around your nostrils before heading outside. Keep an atomizer of water handy to spritz on skin that feels dry or tired, for a pick me up. If you want stunning, luminous skin, keep alcohol and caffeine to a minimum.… Continue reading Winter Beauty Tips!!!
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!!!!
Headed for the airport? Skip the makeup and reapply moisturizer throughout the flight to keep your skin hydrated. Let's get to these travel beauty tips. If you're going to splurge on a skincare product, put your big bucks down for an eye cream that's packed with age-fighting ingredients. The newest formulas can create a visible… Continue reading Travel Beauty Tips & Tricks!!!
You can keep it natural with a just-showered, fresh smell, or you can add a scent that you love. Perfumes come in a nearly endless range of scents - from woodsy to earthy to floral. You can also use essential oils to make your own perfumes. Just be sure to use a scent sparingly, too… Continue reading How-To Make The Perfect Perfume!!! (The Perfect DIY)
Having large eyes and large lid space is a great perk, but be careful that your eyes don't overpower your whole face. To provide balance, keep dark shadows closer to the lashline and avoid going too far up to the brow. Let's Get Started Apply foundation to the eyelid and undereye. Apply a concealer a… Continue reading Makeup For Large Eyes!!!!
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!!!