Department Store Cosmetic Tips

Department Store Cosmetic Tips

Try these department store cosmetic tips for a flawless look

Whenever you walk through the cosmetics section of a department store, the girl behind the makeup counter always looks fantastic and may leave you wondering, what is her secret to looking flawless? If you follow these department store cosmetic tips, you will look amazing in no time. One of the most important cosmetic tips that department store makeup artists recommend is to always apply your makeup in natural light, and blend your foundation under your jawline as to prevent showing that dreaded makeup line. Another one of the most important cosmetic tips is to be sure to choose a foundation color that is within two shades of your own natural color so that the color does not look too dark or pale. Read 10 Things A Makeup Counter Salesperson Does Not Want You To Know for a list of department store secrets.

Another one of the most important cosmetic tips in department stores is to choose one feature to emphasize then play down the others in order to avoid appearing overdone. If you plan to do a smoky eye, then go light on the lips and cheeks. Or if you are going for a darker, dramatic lip then lightly dust your eyes with a nude or peach color in order to maintain that natural essence. Also, applying primer (to create a smooth application base) and translucent powder (to hold your makeup) are two other important cosmetic tips you should keep in mind. Check out 10 Secrets I Learned At Makeup Artist School for more tricks and cosmetic tips that professional makeup artists use.

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by EricaF123 Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 06:31AM Report as inappropriate

Some helpful tips. However, you will notice that the make up counter in the department stores do not have natural light. Nor do any of the "indoor" businesses where most women find themselves working. Its probably a good idea to make sure there is a return policy so you can test the product in several lighting situations to make sure it's the right fit. And if not - return it for a product that does work.

by flirtygirl214 Friday, August 10, 2012 at 01:48PM Report as inappropriate

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