The perfect tool for making your eyes really pop, eyeliner comes in pencil and liquid form. Pencil eyeliner allows for more control, and mistakes are easier to fix (since they can be smudged away.), so pencils are the smart choice for beginners or if you need to do your makeup fast. Liquid eyeliner creates a… Continue reading Eyeliner Tips & Tricks!!!
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!!!
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!!!!
Monolids are flat eyelids without a fold, which offer a lot of lid space to work with. To create depth, use the layering technique, applying the darkest color closest to the lashline, neutral tones in the middle, and highlight colors at the brow bone. You can choose to apply one layer of shadow (imagine colors… Continue reading Makeup For Monolids!!!!
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!!!