background preloader


Facebook Twitter

Sucker Punch Make-up and Lashes. So… last weekend I saw Sucker Punch at the Imax theater… It was finally here, with mixed reviews but, I was very excited to see it, so I reserved my tickets for the big screen days in advance.

Sucker Punch Make-up and Lashes

I liked it….but…was a bit disappointed with the ending… the final scene. The “ending” that we filmed had you leaving the theater feeling great singing “OOh Child”. It would have you dancing, getting a red devilish wig , crystals, rhinestones, more lashes and … ” nurse femmeBot, Joan of Arc and Arabian Nights” outfits. I said in some of the interviews for the blogs and magazines, in fact on my interview for Make-up Artist Mag, I mention the ending had me in tears, and that the choices of the make-ups would have been explained…oh well, I didn’t know things had changed. (wait for the DVD) Gradient lips are hot right now, and they couldn’t be easier! How to Create the Perfect Cat Eye for Every Occasion. Without a doubt, cat eyes are the hottest trend in eye makeup.

How to Create the Perfect Cat Eye for Every Occasion

Flaring eyeliner out at the outer corner of your eyes accentuates the lash line for a classic, sexy look. Cat eyes or “winged” eyeliner is easier to master than you think. Once you learn the technique, you can use it to fashion a variety of looks from delicate and demure to get-noticed bold. Very little additional makeup is necessary making the style great for hot, sticky summer weather. Easy Morning Makeup Routine. Makeup is one of those things that I personally hate to love.

Easy Morning Makeup Routine

It takes time to put on, but the end result can lift up your spirits, and help you feel put together. Growing up, I was definitely the type of girl who’d rather get muddy with the boys than play dress up with the girls. It wasn’t until my first high school homecoming dance that I started to get more into the world of makeup. I remember going to the mall to have a professional work their magic, and feeling excited to get dolled up for the first time. But let’s get real…we’re not going to homecoming every day of our lives. Here’s what I’ve become quite accustomed to! 1) Revlon Colorstay Concealer in 04 Medium 2) Stila Tinted Moisturizer in warm 3) Beautique Brow Pencil in Mahogany 4) Benefit They’re Real! 5) Maybelline Volume Express Mega Plush Mascara in Blackest Black. How To Tightline Eyes. THE CAT EYE STYLIZED. Makeup How-To Heavy Winged Eyeliner - Bardot Eye Makeup Tutorial. BareMinerals The Happy Place Eyeshadow Quad Review, Photos, Swatches. BareMinerals The Happy Place Eyeshadow Quad bareMinerals The Happy Place Eyeshadow Quad ($30.00 for 0.17 oz.) includes four shades: Peace (muted apricot), Imagine (rose gold), Exhale (smoky taupe), and Euphoria (eggplant).

bareMinerals The Happy Place Eyeshadow Quad Review, Photos, Swatches

Peace is a soft peach with a mostly matte finish. It had excellent color payoff and was very soft and smooth. bareMinerals Stealth is a touch more orange. Urban Decay Freestyle is more beige. Dolce & Gabbana Jewels is comparable, just more shimmery. Gold Eyes & Berry Lips. The No-Makeup Look Versus Not Wearing Makeup - xoVain. I don’t know about you guys, but NYFW pulled a fast one over all of us expecting glamour and gloss, delivering instead couture perspiration--haute naturale, as it were.

The No-Makeup Look Versus Not Wearing Makeup - xoVain

It appears that the next big trend in makeup is... no makeup? And yet, it seems like #iwokeuplikethis and #nomakeup selfies are at the end of everyone’s collective wit. Why I Don’t Wear Makeup. On a beauty kick?

Why I Don’t Wear Makeup

Watch our beauty guru parody, Adventures in Beauty Vlogging. Or, join the conversation on pre-bed beauty rituals. Three months ago, the founder of a website, who I had recently met, cc’ed me on an e-mail correspondence with his assistant. He was trying to introduce us and in doing so, made the mistake of not deleting their previous conversation thread. Eye Enlarging Makeup Tutorial. Foundation Week! yay! The difference between no makeup and “No Makeup” 10 Makeup Mistakes That Make You Look Older - WoMeN's Life. 10.

10 Makeup Mistakes That Make You Look Older - WoMeN's Life

Using Blush It’s very important to know where exactly on your cheeks you should use blush. Should it be right on your cheekbone or a little lower? The effect can be extremely different. If blush is applied the right way it provides a youthful and healthy look. Experts recommend that you should apply blush at the highest point of your cheekbone or a bit above any fleshy part of your cheek. 8 Common Mascara Mistakes You Might Be Making and How to Fix Them, Because Nobody Wants Clumpy, Limp Lashes.

While there are certain steps in a beauty routine that can require more patience and practice like a smoky eye or an ombré lip, how to apply mascara is more on the “no-brainer” end of the spectrum.

8 Common Mascara Mistakes You Might Be Making and How to Fix Them, Because Nobody Wants Clumpy, Limp Lashes

But for something that seems relatively fool-proof, there are actually a number of common mistakes made before, during, and after application. And really, who knew there were so many intricacies to a product that takes only seconds to use?