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!!!!
For most women, the eyes seem to be the most challenging part of applying makeup. It is the most popular part of the lesson with my clients, and also requires the most practice. I recommend that you take your time trying out a number of colors, various shades, and the methods for applying them. Remember… Continue reading All You Need to Know About Eye Makeup!!!
If you find that your foundation hasn't covered all of your imperfections to the degree that satisfies you, bring out your trusty concealer to finish the job. Concealers are simply a thicker, heavier version of foundation. They are meant to stick to the skin and cover spots such as acne, dark circles, or hyperpigmentation (sun damage).… Continue reading Concealer Tips & Tricks!!!
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!!!!
Your eyes are one of the main attractions on your face, but they sometimes don't cooperate in the morning. You want to just get out the door but you look like you haven't slept and maybe like you've put on a few years in the past few hours. Let's look into how we can enhance… Continue reading How to Look Awake! (When your not feeling awake)