Tag Archives: makeup tips

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 […]

Small Touches that Make A Big Difference

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Sometimes we get caught up in the ‘bigger’ parts of our makeup routine, and forget to double-check the little things.  But if you make them a part of your regular routine, they really won’t add too much time to your morning.  Here are a few quick things that I try to pay attention to: Lip […]

Foundation 101: Advantages of Different Formulas

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It’s difficult enough to find the right shade of foundation, but when you throw in all of the different available formulas, it can become downright impossible it seems. Here is a quick guide about choosing the right formula for your needs and your preferences: Tinted moisturizer – Typically tinted moisturizer offers the sheerest coverage and […]

Picking the Right Shade of Eyeshadow

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While blush can be somewhat straightforward to choose, eyeshadow is a whole different ball game. There are thousands of colors and formulas and finishes to choose from. I suspect that’s why so many either skip it altogether or end up with a drawerful of shadows that they never touch. It can be daunting to see […]

How to Pick the Right Shade of Blush

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There are hundreds of products that claim to brighten or liven up your complexion. But there are few products that can do what blush can do. It is amazing how much brighter and more awake your skin appears with just a simple stroke of color on the cheeks. But how to pick the right color? […]

The Latest Makeup Tricks and Techniques

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Makeup seems to be getting more complicated lately, with new methods and techniques being touted by beauty videos everywhere. But which ones actually serve a practical purpose? Curling Lashes – The devices for this makeup trick look positively medieval, but it’s not that scary. And it’s worth it, the way curled lashes make your eyes […]

Five-Product Makeup Routine

Woman using lip gloss

It’s very easy to keep adding products and steps to your morning routine. And before you know it, you are spending thirty minutes on your makeup alone. But it does not have to be that way if you don’t want to. With the right selection of products, you can easily get your full face accomplished […]

The Monochromatic Makeup Look

This particular trend comes and goes, and right now it is getting a huge boost! The monochromatic makeup look does not mean it has to be boring though. When you choose the same color for your eyes, lips, and cheeks, it can be a quick and easy way to look pulled together without having to […]

Using Highlighters at Any Age

Same as shimmery eyeshadows, highlighters are a great way to emphasize certain features but we should be smart about using them to accentuate the positive. Twenties I think the true irony is the fact that twenty-something skin already has that youthful glow but is also the most suited for using a highlighter product generously. Be […]

How to Use Shimmer Eyeshadow At Every Age

Almost every eyeshadow palette has at least one shimmery eye shadow. I’m not sure why but it does. While I tend to shy away from shimmer in almost any makeup, there are ways to wear shimmer eyeshadow at just about any age. Twenties Depending on what your job entails, it may not be an appropriate […]