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How to Create the Natural Look with Makeup
Achieving a gorgeous natural look is easier than you think. Here's how. Start with a clean face, freshly washed and moisturized. Apply a primer to your entire face. This will help your makeup stay put. Apply a light reflecting concealer under your eyes. Top with a loose powder. Once your base is ready, sweep up peachy pink blush on the apples of your cheeks. This is the most natural looking spot for a lovely flush of color. Next, apply a highlighting product on top of your cheekbones. These two steps will give you a healthy glowing look. For your eyes, start by applying eye shadow primer on your eyelid to enhance the pigment of the shadow and to prevent creasing. Brown and nude shades create a great natural eye. Apply a nude shade from your eyelid up to the brow bone. Next, use your medium color such as light bronze on just your eyelid. And lastly, use your darkest color on the outer corner and in the crease of your lid. To bring that same glow you achieved on your cheeks to your eye, use your highlighting product and sweep a light line of shimmer on to your brow bone and in the corners of your eyes. Finish with a sweep of mascara. Finally, add a sweep of pinkish lipstick that mimics your natural lip color. This look is easy, light and so very natural.give you a healthy glowing look. For your eyes, start by applying eye shadow primer on your eyelid to enhance the pigment of the shadow and to prevent creasing. Brown and nude shades create a great
How to Apply Red Lipstick
Always wanted to try a daring red lip but not sure how to apply the color? Use this step-by-step guide.A red lip is a bold beauty look that is surprisingly easy to pull off. Once you've found your perfect shade, apply the lipstick to
How to Apply Liquid Eyeliner
No need to fear liquid liner. Just follow these steps, for a trendy cat eye look. It's always best to start with a thin line. Use a liquid liner with a nice handle and a thin-tip brush. Delicately apply liquid liner from the inside of your eye moving outward. Small strokes work best. To create a wing, take the tip of your brush and angle the line upward in a curving motion. You can thicken the line depending on your eye shape. Remember, practice makes perfect.
How to Define Your Brows
Defining your brows will totally transform your face. Here's how. Take your eyebrow brush and identify the three sections of your brow: the inside edge closest to your nose, the arch, ideally above the outer edge of your iris, and the end, which should extend to your outer eye. If your brows are unruly, tweeze or wax them to tame stray hairs and create a smooth shape. Remember to focus your grooming above your brow and leave light tweezing for underneath. Brush your brows with a clear brow mascara. Then, use your brush to apply brow powder in short strokes beginning in the center and working your way out to the ends. Always use a color that's one shade lighter than your hair color for a more natural look. You can play with different eyebrow shapes, or keep it subtle and natural. This small addition to your beauty routine makes a big difference.the inside edge closest to your nose, the arch, ideally above the outer edge of your iris, and the end, which should extend to your outer eye. If your brows are unruly, tweeze or wax them
How to Apply False Eyelashes
If you've always wanted the dramatic look of false lashes but were too nervous to apply them yourself, conquer your fears with these easy steps. Since most strips of falsies are really long, your first step is to customize them. Use a scissor to trim your false lashes to a more natural length that fits the shape of your eye. Hold the lashes securely between your fingers or a pair of tweezers. Apply lash glue to the bottom strip of the lashes. Wait 30 seconds before you put them on. This allows the glue to dry a little, creating a sticky adhesive. When you apply the lashes, stick them as close to your lash line as possible. Lay the lash gently onto your lash line and use the bottom of an eye shadow brush to press the adhesive onto your eyelid. Fight the urge to blink hard since this may knock lashes out of place. Applying false lashes may take a little practice but you'll love the results. False lashes make your eyes look much fuller and can give you a hint of drama for a night out.lash gently onto your lash line and use the bottom of an eye shadow brush to press the adhesive onto your eyelid. Fight the urge to blink hard since this may knock lashes out of place.
How to Create Sunset Eyes
Creating this stunning, sunset-inspired look is easy; just follow this step-by-step guide.make your eyes pop. You'll need a palette of metallic shadows and eye shadow brushes to let you fill up. Begin by apply eye shadow primer to both of your eyelids. Then, cover your eyelids from lash line to crease with a light metallic gold or copper
How to Highlight and Contour Your Face
Follow these three steps to contour and highlight for a naturally radiant look. Use a non-oil based primer to prep the face for foundation. Apply concealer underneath the eye to hide any dark circles or spots. Next, find the contours of your face by making a fish face. Take your brush which should be a few shapes lighter than your skin tone and use the angled blush brush to contour beneath your cheek bones in a circular motion. Then use your highlighting powder to enhance your cheekbones, the bridge of your nose, your forehead and chin. Finish it off by using a smaller brush to highlight just beneath your brow. Look at all that depth and shine.Take your brush which should be a few shapes lighter than your skin tone and use the angled blush brush to contour beneath your cheek bones in a circular motion . Then use your highlighting powder to enhance your cheekbones, the bridge of your nose, your forehead and chin. Finish it off by
How to Apply Gel Eyeliner
Gel liner is an easy alternative to liquid liner that won't smudge or smear. Try it out with these tips. When using gel liner, it's important to use a good brush. We're using this one to make application a breeze. Gently lift your eyelid first to make it easier. Then just trace along your lash line starting from the inside using short strokes as you go along. Try to keep your eyeliner right along the lash line to get the most definition. For a fun but totally wearable retro wing look, make a small stroke at the corner of your eye and move the brush upward. Not your style? Skip this step. The best thing about gel liner is the consistency. It's easier to apply, less likely to drip or smudge and the pigment is stronger, which really makes your eyes pop.
How to Create Perfect Wedding Makeup
How to create a fresh, feminine makeup look whether you're a bridesmaid or a guest.Whether you're in the wedding party or going as a guest, fresh, natural-looking makeup is a must. Once you've mastered this gorgeous look, you'll have a go-to routine for any special occasion . Begin by applying a pink powder blush to your cheeks. Use a large brush and sweep the brush from the apples of your cheeks up toward your hairline. Next, use a medium sized brush or fan brush to apply an illuminating powder to the tops of your cheekbones. You can also add a swipe of luminizer to any other areas of your face that you want to highlight. After that, use your finger to cover your eyelids with an eye shadow primer. When the primer is in place, apply a white pink or beige shimmery eye shadow to the corners of your eyes with a small brush. This will pop the illuminating effect. Use your finger to cover the rest of your eyelid with the same light shade. Then, use an eye shadow brush to apply a gold shimmery shadow from the outer corner of your eyelid to the center. Next, brush a dark brown