Downturned eyes can look very sweet and innocent. The outer corners of the eyes angle down slightly, and a gentle soul seems to be peering through. To break away from this delicate look and add a little va va voom, apply eyeliner on the outer corners at a 45 degree angle to add lift. Let's… Continue reading Makeup Tutorial for Downturned Eyes!!!
While most women need to add lift to the outer corners of their eyes, upturned eyes have a natural lift at the corners, which can add exotic feel to the face. To create balance to upturned eyes, apply shadow along the lower lashline, concentrating on the lower outer corner to help balance the eye and… Continue reading Makeup For Upturned Eyes!!!
Puffiness can be the result of fluid retention in the tissue under the eyes, which may be exacerbated by eating processed foods with high sodium content, as well as by dehydration. The inflammation under the skin could also be due to an allergic reaction, perhaps to a fragrance in a skin care, cosmetic, or household… Continue reading How-To Combat Puffiness!!!
Skin-care technology has grown by leaps and bounds, allowing us to manipulate our skins in ways never before possible. Today mattifying agents can improve oily skin, retinoids can erase the years and full-spectrum sunscreens protect all year round. Yet increased awareness and the proliferation of beauty products has led to a lot of confusion when… Continue reading Skin-Care Necessities!!!
Cheek Using a highlighting product, or a light eyeshadow works just as well, apply it in a thin line along the top of your cheekbone. Blend it upwards and over the top of your eyebrow, in a "C" shape. This technique defines your cheeks and is what is now commonly referred to as the "JLo Glow".… Continue reading Highlight Basics For Beginners!!!
Makeup Brush 101 There are so many shapes, sizes, and types of brushes out there that choosing the right one can be very confusing. When it comes to makeup brushes, though, price does make a difference: better brushes are more expensive. Also, I find that makeup artists' lines often offer better-designed brushes and more shape… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Makeup Brushes!!!!
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!!!
Concealer can draw attention to fine lines, and the place we most often find those lines around the eye. Skin in the under-eye area contains fewer oil glands than anywhere else on your body, so it needs plenty of moisture. The more moist and supple you make this area before you apply your concealer, the… Continue reading How to Conceal Dark Circles!!!
We're all about simplifying your routine, so why not get some fashionista looks into your repertoire? These are tried and true looks with as few products as possible, so let's get started…. Look #1 Watercolor Effect A subtle sexy look that easily transitions from day to night: dab on a buildable gel eye shadow in… Continue reading 5 Minutes – 5 Products Makeup Look!!!