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Victoria's Best Kept Secrets. I have been watching the VS Fashion Show since it first aired. in 2001.

Victoria's Best Kept Secrets

I love it. It’s like the Olympics of sexiness. Do I think that everyone should go around looking like a Victoria’s Secret Model? No, that’s absurd. I do think that everyone looks a WHOLE lot more like one than they realize, though… and sometimes it feels nice to prove to yourself or anyone else that the gap between us and them.. isn’t quite as big as you might think. …feel as sexy as ever. Makeupalley - Street Smart Beauty - Homepage. 6 secrets I learned at makeup artist school - StumbleUpon. Total-beauty TODAY Style TODAY Jan. 12, 2012 at 9:50 AM ET Totalbeauty.com / By Sharon Yi, TotalBeauty.com You could say that I have a love/hate relationship with makeup.

6 secrets I learned at makeup artist school - StumbleUpon

But then there are those days when my liner refuses to go on straight, my bronzer makes me look like an Asian Snookie, or my lashes refuse to curl. I had one of those days last week, and after walking into work wearing two very different winged tips on my eyes, my editor assigned me a new story: Go to makeup school and write about it. Want to see the best techniques I picked up without spending the thousands of dollars (and crazy amount of time) it takes to go to makeup school yourself? Lesson No. 1: Spend some bucks on your tools At Napoleon Perdis' Makeup Academy in Hollywood, Rebecca Prior, NP's National Educator, begins the first lesson by introducing us to our tools. Here are the eight basic brushes you need: 1. 2. 3. Makeup.com. 8 Make Up Tips to Look Older … Make up is used by many to alter and enhance appearance and so many of us use it to look younger.

8 Make Up Tips to Look Older …

You may be thinking the desire to look older is ludicrous, unless you’re talking stage-make up with drawn on wrinkles and colored-in liver spots for a grandma costume. However, for some women having a naturally youthful face can actually be a curse and make up tips to look older are a boost. Hollywood Beauty Tricks. …..aka Hollywood glamour for a drugstore price tag!

Hollywood Beauty Tricks

Our favorite celebrities always seem so put together—perfect hair and glowing, flawless complexions. We’d all like to replicate their look but most of us aren’t willing to shell out the big bucks that they do to look that good. How can you be red-carpet worthy without spending a fortune on spa treatments and blowouts at the salon? We’ve picked out a few celebrity make-up artist tips that won’t break the bank. In fact, these items can all be purchased at your local drugstore. Here are Our Five Inexpensive Hollywood Beauty Tricks: Inexpensive Hollywood Beauty Trick #1: Primer – Okay, some stars really are born with perfect skin. Inexpensive Hollywood Beauty Trick #2: Skin Illuminator - Where do all the stars get their glow? Wacky Beauty Tools. Written by Juli What do window decorations, wrapping paper and NASA have to do with makeup and beauty?

Wacky Beauty Tools

A lot more than I thought! Find out more in today’s great guest post from Juli. Great things have been achieved with the simplest of inventions. Like the wheel. Epistick Facial Hair Remover If I were the manufacturer, I’d have named it The EPICstick! To use the Epistick, grab it at both ends, and bend it into an inverted U-shape. The sensation is similar to threading, a little prickly, but oh-so-worth it.

Having a face clear of obvious facial hair not only makes you look fresher and cleaner, it also allows for a smoother canvas for makeup application. Mascara Guard Ever done a fantastic rainbow eyeshadow look only to ruin it by accidentally getting mascara on your lids? But those sad times are a thing of the past ever since I got the Mascara Guard. Hair Fringe Velcro. Makeup Geek. How to Achieve The &Natural Look& We all know less is more, but it can often be hard to pare back your makeup and stick with the essentials.

How to Achieve The &Natural Look&

Makeup artist Billy B walks you through achieving that barely there "I just woke up like this" look that we all wish we had. Apply your foundation or tinted moisturizer starting from the T-zone (where you typically need the most coverage) and work your way out, making sure to blend it around your neck and hairline. You don't always have to apply foundation all over your face, just where you need it. This will help you avoid having a lot of product on your face.Next, use a concealer around your eyes and the creases of your nose. Make sure you tap the concealer into your skin or use a soft foundation brush to apply. Beautylish recommends: MAC Studio Moisture Tint SPF 15 Once you've applied concealer, add eye shadow. Beautylish recommends: billybBEAUTY Eyelash Curler.

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Essentials For Makeup Kit

Thanks for visiting! Image by Psoup215 on flickr If you know nothing about makeup and cosmetics, having to step into the shiny cosmetic halls of myers can be daunting and scary. I remember the first time approaching the cosmetic counters and feeling like the stupidest person on earth. I remember how scared and nervous I felt and how sure I was that the sales assistants were going to think I was such a big idiot. And you know what, if the first counter I had approached was MAC with its amazing reputation of SAs who bite your head off, I’d probably never be sitting here today surrounded by my vast collection of my makeup products and loving it quite like I do now.