The first thing to do when applying lipstick or lip liner is to prep and prime your lips. Covering up chapped lips with lipstick will only accentuate the cracks. Using lip balm has its benefits but regular exfoliation actually removes the dead skin, leaving that soft, plump finish. You can find out how to make… Continue reading How to Apply Lipstick! (The Right Way)
Applying false eyelashes can sometimes be tricky - here I'll show you how to apply false eyelashes and make it a little bit easier! Remember, perfection takes lots of practice! Most packets of false eyelashes come with glue included, but if not, my favorite glue is either DUO Striplash Adhesive or House… Continue reading The Easiest Way To Apply False Eyelashes!!!!
Prep and prime the eyelids. Apply NYX Jumbo Pencil in Milk all over the eyelid. With a flat eyeshadow brush, pack on Mulac Cosmetics eyeshadow in Game (bright purple shade), blending out at the crease. With your index finger, pat on Kat Von D Metal Crush eyeshadow in Danzig over the lid, blending away… Continue reading How to Achieve the Purple Smokey Eye Makeup Look!!!
Put your makeup on in very good lighting. A well-lighted bathroom is good; diffused natural light is better. Avoid getting made up in full sunlight. Update your makeup periodically to keep from looking as if you were perma-plaque in time. It can be sometimes as simple as a new lipstick formula or a different way… Continue reading Enhancing Your Makeup Experience!!!
It's easy to take your makeup look from workday to wow: Think sexy textures, like glitter, shimmer, or gloss. A little glitter goes a long way. If you're wearing some, limit it to one body part or feature. Amp up your choices of colors. Think bolder, brighter, darker, or deeper. If you wear: Pinky-Brown, try… Continue reading Day to Night Makeup Tips!!!!
All About The Pout After you've applied your lipstick or lip gloss, put a dot of concealer, white eyeshadow, or pale shimmery gloss (whatever you use should be paler than the base lip color you're wearing) right in the center of your lower lip. Blend slightly. This will add dimension to your lips. Playing Cupid… Continue reading Lip Tips & Tricks!!! (All You Need To Know)
Create your own tinted moisturizer by simply mixing foundation with an SPF-infused moisturizer and blending it in. Apply a luminizing face primer before foundation to even out your skin's texture and create a perfectly smooth canvas for your makeup. When shopping for your perfect foundation, choose three shades that closely match your skin's tone. Apply… Continue reading Money Saving 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!!!!
If you're on the road, out for vacation or just want a kit to touch up your makeup during a night out, you'll want a limited, lightweight kit. When you're home, however, you have much greater freedom. You can build as large or as small a kit as you desire to give you as many… Continue reading What You Need For Your Home Makeup Kit!!!
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!!!