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!!!
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!!!!
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!!!
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!!!
Nude makeup made its big debut in the early nineties and was a success because it was a way for a woman to appear like she was naturally flawless and not wearing any makeup at all. The only problem was that back then, colors tended to look matted and chalky and made everyone appear a… Continue reading How to: Nude 101-Nude Makeup
Ok, you've got three extra minutes. Here's how to look like you didn't just roll out of bed! Step 1: Tinted Moisturizer Another option is to skip foundation and use tinted moisturizer instead. Apply with your fingers. Dab all over your face, and make sure to blend evenly all over. Don't forget your neck.… Continue reading 3 Minute Everyday Makeup Look!!!!
There are lots of ways to make your lashes look better than to simply pile on the mascara. And they'll probably make less of a mess and be less itchy when a bit of mascara globs into your eye. Here are my favorite hacks for pretty, long lashes. Hack 1: Avoid Mascara Clumps To avoid… Continue reading Beauty Tips 101: Better Eyelash Hacks!!!
A common mistake is to think that because eyes are behind a barrier, they need to be more dramatically made up, but it's not drama but definition that will help the eyes to stand out. Groom your brows to subtly follow the shape of your glasses. Natural brows work best with a straight frame; thin… Continue reading Makeup Tips for Women Who Wear Glasses!!!
Brown Eyes Play with deep shades of navy and sapphire smudged into the lash line for a subtle edge that is alluring, but not over-the-top. When using blue eyeliner, follow with neutral lid colors like soft shimmering browns for a modern look. Brown-eyed women can also have fun with shades of green. Experiment with forest… Continue reading How to: Make Your Eyes POP!!!