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!!!!
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!!!
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!!!
I have always believed that anyone can wear whatever color she wants as long as it suits her personality. However, it's important when choosing eye colors that you work with the right shade and tone for your skin. Dark Skin With darker skin, there are several factors to consider when choosing eyeshadows. Different shadow colors… Continue reading Working With Your Skin Tone!!! Tips & Tricks for every Skin Tone!!!!
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!!!
Highlighting Tips Using Highlighting Drops Kiko Milano Metal Fusion Highlighting Drops for the face and body. Use them to create an all-over radiant effect. Liquid highlighter for a radiant face and/or body. Formula enriched with pigments that help to conceal imperfections and exalt the complexion. The product can be used alone to highlight the… Continue reading Highlighting Tips!!! Using Kiko Milano Metal Fusion Highlighting Drops!
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!!!
Cheek Using the tip of your blush brush, apply a sheer amount of your darker color just slightly above the cheek hollow, starting from the hairline and blending it down around your cheek. You want to create a shadow here. Jaw To create a more defined jawline, go ahead and apply the darker color along… Continue reading Contour Basics for Beginners!!!
A "cat eye", or the modern version of this 50s style eye makeup, has been in fashion forever. It is really easy to emulate. You will need a liquid liner or a cream liner and an angled brush, to create this gorgeous eye. This example uses a light shade; a neutral brown shade and, a… Continue reading How To;The Popular Cat Eye!!!