June 17, 2013
When I do my summer makeup I like to stick with a fresh faced look that says “I look good without trying”. Always remember to start off with a clean and moisturized face before putting on any makeup.
- Apply a very sheer coat of your favorite foundation and powder. (I used Revlon Photo Ready Foundation in Medium Beige and Rimmel Stay Matte Translucent Powder)
- Apply a cream highlighter with your fingers along the top of your cheekbone. (I used Benefit’s What’s Up)
- Now let’s add some “coraly” whipped blush. Always apply with your fingers to get the most natural looking application. (I used L’Oreal whipped blush in Angelic) (more…)
May 7, 2013
Chanel your inner bohemian goddess this summer with the mini half-up double waterfall twist — a version of the classic waterfall twist, this ultra-cool style is easy-to-do and gives an effortlessly beachy vibe.
- Start with hair’s natural texture—subtle waves will enhance this style’s beachy feel.
- Take a small section of hair close to the temple, leaving some pieces to hang loosely in front, and separate that section into two equal pieces.
- Twist the piece closest to the hairline over the second piece.
- Holding the two pieces of hair in one hand, grab a small piece of hair from above the twisted section in your other hand and place it between the first and second pieces. Let the new piece hang loosely—you will never add hair to the original sections. (more…)
May 2, 2013
Step 1: The first step in creating big, bouncy curls is to apply a curl boosting mousse while the hair is still damp (you can also apply it to dry hair but it won’t spread out as evenly). I used Herbal Essences Totally Twisted Curl Boosting Mousse. (more…)
May 1, 2013
In order to “master” something, you need to take a little time to perfect what you’re going for. Quick makeups are great, but like anything, perfection takes time!
- Start with a clean lip. Wipe off any chapstick or oily residue.
- Outline top lip with a red lipliner (a thick line), I used Cherry from MAC.
- Outline bottom lip. (more…)