The perfect nude lipgloss or lipstick… It takes a while before you find one, IF you find one! If you’re one of those girls who just can’t seem to find the right nude lip colour that matches her skin tone, here are three tips to create your own! The best part of this tutorial: it’s one for every skin tone! All you need is a concealer and a lip product! Which lip product? Keep on reading to see which one matches your preference! (more…)
One of the most annoying things about bangs is when they grow out. Don’t want to bother getting them trimmed anytime soon? No problem, here is a quick and simple way to get them out of your face while keeping them volumized with no braiding.
To start off clip the front sections of your hair to the back (optional) and then section off your bangs from the rest of your hair.
Step 1. Pick up a thin portion of hair from where your bangs begin (more…)
Curls can turn out looking awkward and messy if not done right. You want to keep your hair looking soft, frizz-free, with a healthy shine. For soft and touchable curls, avoid using a hairspray. It’s ok for your curls to fall out a bit during the day; it’ll give you an effortless look.
Red lips are the way to go this Valentine’s Day! No need to be intimidated by this bold color because there are some great daytime alternatives to this bold look. Master the look of full, classy, statement making red lips for the daytime and night this Valentine’s day.
Option 1: Natural true-red matte lip
Used: NYC Lip Stain in 498 Berry Long Time
Lipstains are transfer resistant and last longer than the traditional lipstick. This is your best option for a subtle and quick red lip look for the daytime without having the feeling of having something on your lips. These are also great for layering. You can apply a lipstain before lipstick or gloss for long lasting color and less touch ups. The downsides are that it can settle into lines if they aren’t exfoliated and moisturized and the lipstain itself be drying so apply chapstick on top to finish it off. (more…)
Who doesn’t want bigger looking eyes? Unfortunately a lot of women don’t apply eyeliner correctly, making their eyes appear smaller than they really are. The key is to make your top lash line appear thicker and the whites of your eyes seem larger. The purpose is to open up your beautiful eyes, not enclose them.
Dry and cracked lips are painful, uncomfortable and unattractive. Here’s a quick solution using stuff at home to help those of us who are suffering from chapped lips this season.
Colored shadows can be tricky to work with, but you can’t go wrong with shades of brown and copper since it works well with practically every skin tone and eye color. Browns are great for everyday wear since the natural shadows of your lids are a brownish red. Eyes are the first thing people notice; make them clean, defined, beautiful and not too distracting. You want people to notice you, not your heavy makeup so here’s a way to give your eyes that bit of pop it needs without being overdone. This is a great basic everyday look that can be changed up easily and worn for any occasion.
Step 1: Start with clean eyes and apply primer all over the lid up to your brow bone. Elf Primer is a great alternative to Urban Decay’s Primer Potion. For only 1 dollar compared to a 20 dollar primer, it’s a must have.
Step 2: Apply a red toned brown shadow all over the lid up to the crease with a wide blending brush. Mac’s Brown Script is matte and has great pigmentation with no fallout. (more…)
It is officially winter, and the holiday season is a great time to experiment with fun new colors in blushes to bring more life to your pretty face. Personally, I prefer powder blushes for the fall and winter and go for a more dewy finish with cream blushes towards summer. I’ve picked out the top four blushes that I reach for most during the wintertime. All these blushes are cool toned and range from $30 to as low as $3. (more…)
A key way to make your eyes stand out is by mastering the smokey eye. Another key way is to find out what colors really make your eyes pop. As a fellow member of the brown eyed community, taupes and greens are top tier to making those babies look their best. In this tutorial, I chose a deep taupe and as an accent a wonderful ligher taupe to add some dimension.
What better way to embrace the natural colors of a late summer sunset than in your eye makeup? This look incorporates the colors of the warm summer sun, while still being a wearable and fun look for any night out. It’s super simple and extremely eye-catching once completed. Here’s how to get the look.
If you’re a fan of the smoky eye, you know there is way more to it than smearing a layer of dark shadow on your lids. With that being said, that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to create a smoky eye, either. The trick is to achieve a sexy smoldering eye while making your natural eye color pop. Brown eyed girls can opt for a deep pink or plum shade. Follow the steps below for the perfect smokey eye.