Just this last weekend I had a makeup job at a wedding and one lady I had in my seat was absolutely thrilled with her makeup. I asked her if this was the first time she had her makeup applied by a professional makeup artist and she began to tell me about a horrible experience she had with her bridal makeup for her special day.
Without going into detail I really couldn’t believe what I was hearing. To make a long story short she told me that her wedding pictures were so bad that she had the photographer touch up almost every photo she wanted to purchase. She said that her face looked like a ghost...
Okay, I’m not a hair expert. My expertise is in Bridal/Wedding Makeup. So you’re asking why am I blogging about hair, that’s because I always ask at the makeup trial, “How will you be wearing your hair the day of your wedding?” The most common answer is, “I don’t really know yet, I’m kind of torn between wearing it up or down”. The odd occasion a bride will come to me with her hair done for the trial which is wonderful for me because it does effect the way I would do my makeup application but in more times than not the potential bride will come with their hair the way they usually...
Yesterday I had a wonderful wedding party. All the girls wanted false lashes. As I was applying the first clients lashes I had a circle around me of about 7 ladies. I asked them what they were doing and they all said that they wanted to know how to apply lashes. Then I thought this isn't the first incident like this. This happens quite a lot and this is why I'm going to tell you all my surefire way of applying lashes quickly and efficiently.
Having worked for a major eyelash company in the past (whom I choose not to name as it wasn't one of my better experiences) I think I really have a handle...
Do you know according to U.S. Labor force statistics, women comprised 47 percent of the total work force. Therefore there are lots of women trying to look their best yet still have to keep up with family responsibilities such as breakfasts, getting children off to school, daycare and sending husbands to work. How does a person with all this responsibility look good with so little time. I will give you a few makeup tips to a 5 to 10 minute professional easy look.
Items to purchase would be a good moisturizer according to your skin's needs, foundation (if you can get away without that's...
If your skin is dry it's obviously lacking in moisture. The following steps will help in getting your skin back to it's beautiful youthful glow!
In order to replenish your skin you need to drink plenty of water. At least 6 to 8 cups per day.
Invest in a creamy moisturizer. Make sure it's for dry or very dry skin.
If your skin is dry more than likely the under eye skin will be too. It's a good idea to mix your concealer with a bit of moisturizer. This will prevent under eye creasing.
When choosing a foundation make sure it is oil based.
I like using a cream blush over the foundation as it looks...
Simple Makeup Tips
Cleanse face thoroughly using sea sponge or soft cloth along with your favorite cleanser.
This will soften skin and rid skin of any impurities and excess make up as well as it prepares the skin nicely for moisturizers and foundations. Excellent for oily skin. Ask your cosmetician the appropriate toner for your skin type.
(Preferably after bath or shower). Make sure your moisturizer isn’t too greasy. Blot moisturizer on face gently with a tissue if this occurs before applying foundation.
Make sure your colour is right for you. When...
Have you ever wondered which lipstick colors would be perfect for your skin tone?
Have you ever found yourself redoing your lipstick because you hated the lipstick color you chose to wear?
Many women find choosing the lipstick color that is just right for their lips and skin tone very trying.With thousands of shades of lipstick colors out there, choosing the perfect lipstick color for your lips seems a little bit more complicated than it should be. However, if you knew how to look, you would be surprised at how easy finding the perfect lipstick color is.
The Trick to Finding the Perfect Lipstick...
Inexpensive moisturizers with all the vitamin benefits:
Mostly all moisturizers these days have ingredients in them that can be quite costly. Here are some simple tips to avoid spending too much but still be able to have the benefits of the costly products.
Prick open a gel capsule of Vitamin C, E or A and add it to your moisturizer, you still get all the benefits of the expensive moistuizer without the extra chemicals and expense.
Home made exfoliant:
In need of a great exfoliant. Mix 3/4 cups of baking soda with 1/4 cup of water, rub on face for 3 minutes and gently remove with a warm...