Tag Archives: eye makeup

Easy Makeup Tips for Date Night

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2The truth is, he won’t know. He won’t know how many hours you spent preparing for the date. He won’t know how many dresses you tried on and decided against. He won’t know how much time you spent in the gym. He won’t know about the nights you spent getting advice from your friends about […]

Our Favorite Eye Makeup Trends for Summer

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This summer brings with it so many exciting new makeup trends, with many of the best ones focused on the eyes. From peacock-inspired colors to dramatic underlined eyes, here are some of our favorite eye makeup trends for this summer. Bright Pops of Colors The sunny summer months are the perfect time of year to […]

How to Flatter Deep-Set Eyes

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Do you have deep set eyes?  One quick way to find out is to use a pencil and hold it flat against your eyebrow.  If it rests against your cheek without touching any other part of your eye, you indeed have deep-set eyes. While this particular eye shape is great for eye makeup because it […]

What Changes to Make in Your Makeup for Spring

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Spring is usually the time when formulas and colors start lightening up as the trees bud out and the flowers bloom. While dark eye and lip colors and matte skin are the norm for the winter months, spring is about light and air and glow. Instead of the heavy matte foundation, try a tinted moisturizer […]

What are the Types of Eyeliners?

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Just when you thought selecting a color was difficult enough, we also have the formulations to consider.  The combination can be staggering!  Let’s visit some of the basic eyeliner formulas and types. Pencil – The pencil type is usually the easiest to work with and the most straightforward to learn. The technique can vary widely, but […]

How Do I Apply Eye Makeup Based on my Eye Shape?

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From the makeup counters to the YouTube videos, everyone has an opinion about choosing eye makeup colors based on eye color.  It is typically the opposite shades on the color wheel, for example, peach and copper can bring out the blue in hazel eyes.  However, when we apply the chosen colors, did you know that […]

Framing the Windows to Your Soul: Lash Tinting and Lash Extensions

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If you are part of that 1% of the population that has naturally dark, thick, and curly lashes, then you probably will not understand this article.  (And some of us may not like you just on principle!)  But if you are part of the remaining 99%, please read on! There are two different eyelash enhancing […]

The Five-Minute Face (AKA Dang Daylight Savings)

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Whether you hit the snooze bar one too many times, or are reeling from the time change this weekend, you need to get out the door!  A dry shampoo and a lightly scented body lotion can refresh the rest of you, but to make yourself presentable, here is a quick rundown of the five-minute face! […]

Draw a Line in the Sand

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Our skin tone is even, our spots are hidden, and our cheeks are glowing.  Next stop is the eye.  Now there are a myriad of eyeshadows, eyeliners, and all sorts of other products.  But in this series we are discussing the simple basic face, so we’ll focus on simply defining the eye. With a touch […]