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!!!
Eyelids that have a thin fold (indentation) are between a monolid and a medium lid. When applying eyeshadows to thin lids, especially those that have large eyelid spacing (the space between the eye and the brow), it's the best to work eyeshadows in layers as with monolids to create depth. Apply foundation to the eyelid… Continue reading Makeup for Thin Eyelids: Tips & Tricks, How-To!!!
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!!!
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!!!
Facial massage is not only relaxing but detoxifying and therapeutic. It improves the tone of the skin and reduces puffiness. These massages for toning and lymphatic drainage can be done on yourself one after the other. The toning massage helps to give the face a mini workout by increasing the circulation and stimulating the facial… Continue reading DIY Facial Massages – Toning and Lymphatic Massage!!!
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
Here is a list of everything you will need in your tool kit before we get started with your manicure and/or pedicure. Nail Brush - For scrubbing your nails clean Nail Clippers - For cutting toe nails straight across Sharp Nail Scissors with curved edges - For cutting fingernails Cuticle Remover - A cream to… Continue reading DIY: Manicure and Pedicure!!!
How to Fake Freckles If you have freckles, never try to hide them. Freckles make you look naturally pretty and sun-kissed. If you're not lucky enough to have freckles, there's an easy way to fake them so don't panic, just follow these tips! Start by making sure that your skin is really clean. Choose a light… Continue reading How to Fake Freckles!!!!
You've got 10 whole minutes! Let's really make them count with a sure-fire look that'll leave your co-workers stunned at how polished you seem every morning. It'll look like it took an hour, but we know it didn't, and that's a good thing. Step 1: Prep Put on BB cream or foundation on your face.… Continue reading 10 Minutes to Glam (In 5 Simple Steps)
Don't overdo the shimmer - if you have shine on your eyes, keep lips nude or matte; if lips are shimmering, keep eyes to a similar pearl finish and avoid shimmer on your face. There are myriad shimmering shades for eyes, from all-out sparkle to subtle pearl. Try before buying, as shades that seem subtle… Continue reading My Favorite Glitter & Shimmer Tips and Tricks! (From One Makeup Artist to Another)