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!!!
We all want to put out best face forward to the world. Many women who choose to wear makeup do so because it helps them feel more confident. Wearing well-done eye makeup can also be a huge confidence boost. Here are some tips, tutorials, and general advice for enhancing the beauty of your eyes through… Continue reading How To Use Makeup To Enhance Your Eyes!!! Tips & Tricks!!!
The term 'skin type' refers to two things: how much sebum your skin produces, and where this sebum is most heavily produced. But our skin changes - greasy one day and dry the next. It's under constant attack from internal factors like fluctuating hormones and poor diet, which lead to oiliness and spots, and from… Continue reading All About Your Skin Type: How-To & Tips and Tricks!!!
Hooded eyelids droop over the eye crease, pushing the eyelashes down over the eye. It can be frustrating to apply makeup, as products tend to smear, and eyeliner and eyeshadow applications disappear under the lid. When applying eyeshadow, add a contour color slightly above the hooded lid to create the illusion of depth and to… Continue reading Makeup for Hooded Eyelids!!!
Next, to lipstick, mascara is one of the most popular beauty items purchased and used by women. Mascara defines the eyes and brings attention and color to the lashes. Different formulas offer a variety of effects including, volume, length, curl, or definition. My preference has more to do with the wand's brush than the formula.… Continue reading Mascara for Beginners!!!
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!!!