Beginning the morning with perfectly applied makeup only to glance in the mirror at lunchtime to see a shiny face and half the makeup smudged away, it has all happened to the best of us! This is because our pores naturally release oils, which keep our skin from drying out. This is great, but sometimes… Continue reading Top 10 Tips for Tackling Shine
We all have our favorite makeup products we wouldn't go anywhere without, but when packing for a vacation it isn't always possible to take everything you want. Less is definitely more on a beach vacation, so I have compiled a list of essential products to take for your week (if lucky two) in the sunshine,… Continue reading What To Pack In Your Vacation Makeup Bag
I suffer from Milia (small bumps under the skin) and so I have a couple of small red scars under my eye area. I started to use this mask and began to see results fairly quickly. Please note, this may not work for everyone and should not be used too often. Lemon juice can lighten… Continue reading DIY: Coconut Oil Face Mask (For All Skin Types)
No one has time or energy to set an hour aside every single morning to do their makeup before the day ahead. Depending on how much time you have, you can start off with a few basic products and gradually build up and add steps. Anything that saves a little time and leaves you with… Continue reading How-To Achieve 5/10/15 Minute Makeup Looks!!!!
Liquid - Smooths out unevenness and provides added moisture to the skin. Good for all skin types. Coverage is usually light to medium. Best applied with a foundation brush, stippling brush, or a beauty sponge. Cream - Covers and conceals discoloration. Best for Normal, Combination, and Dry skin. Coverage is Medium to Full. Best applied… Continue reading All About Different Foundations & Tools!!!
Traditional cleansers may not get skin 100% clean if you wear full-coverage foundation or SPF 45 (or higher) sunscreen. Try a cleansing oil. Massage it over dry skin to dissolve hard-to-remove products (waterproof). After, use a regular cleanser to wash your face. If you have dry skin that is flaky, try changing up your routine… Continue reading Makeup Artist Skin Care Beauty Secrets!!!
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!!!
Normal - Even complexion; small pores, few breakouts Oily - All over shine; large pores; frequent blemishes. Fewer lines and wrinkles. Dry - Small pores; face frequently feels tight. Cheeks and/or chin can become flaky and dry. Combination - Oily T-Zone; cheeks are normal to dry. Breakouts on chin, nose, cheeks, and forehead. Sensitive -… Continue reading Different Skin Types – What’s Yours????
Cleanse - A gentle facial cleanser will remove makeup, oils, dirt, and anything else your skin has picked up throughout the day. Apply all over your face and neck, leave to absorb for half a minute or so, then remove with cotton wool pads or rinse well with warm water. Tone - A toner softens,… Continue reading Skincare Routine for all Skin Types!!!
You already know how damaging the sun can be on your skin, and that you need to protect yourself with sunscreen. But what if you happen to look and feel better with a tan? The solution is self-tanner. Today's formulas are so easy to use and natural looking, there's no excuse for baking on… Continue reading Self-Tanning Tips!!!