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!!!
I recommend and suggest that your personal makeup kit includes these essential products and tools. Also, this list is a great starting point for anyone to build a more extensive makeup kit. Let's get started on what you will need: Sponges - Great for clean-up and blending excess foundation or concealer. Pencil Sharpener - Always… Continue reading Top 20 Makeup Kit Must Haves!!!!
Facial massage is not only relaxing but detoxifying and therapeutic. It improves the tone of the skin and reduces puffiness. These massages for toning and lymphatic drainage can be done on yourself one after the other. The toning massage helps to give the face a mini workout by increasing the circulation and stimulating the facial… Continue reading DIY Facial Massages – Toning and Lymphatic Massage!!!
Your brows must suit you! If they don't, get them shaped by a professional. Trim any extra-long hairs on your brows, but ideally, this would be done by your brow expert (even your hairdresser can come in handy for this one). Always check your eyebrows from the side - use a second mirror to see… Continue reading Eyebrow Tips and Tricks!!!