Theatrical Makeup Tips

Theatrical Makeup Tips

Try these theatrical makeup tips to dress up your look

Whether you are a stage actor or just want to look bold and dramatic for the night, there are plenty of theatrical makeup tips you can borrow from the big screen that will help your makeup pop in the perfect way. Keep in mind that stage makeup is different from regular makeup because bolder colors and more makeup are needed in order to show up under the bright lights, so make sure the place you will be going to has a similar lighting set up, otherwise you may want to tone it down a slight bit. Always apply skin moisturizer prior to makeup application, as it will keep your skin from becoming dry and tired and will allow the makeup to last longer. Applying foundation that is two shades darker is one of the most important theatrical makeup tips, as it helps prevent you from appearing pale onstage. To amp up your hairdo to go along with your hot new makeup, read Party Worthy Celebrity Hairstyles.

In terms of blush application, reds and links tend to show up best. Smile and then apply to the apples of your cheeks, sweeping color upwards. Theatrical makeup tips for eyes include using natural tones such as browns, tans and nude pinks. Steer away from unnatural colors unless you want that extra pizazz. Start with a light skin tone and cover the area of skin below your brow, then apply a medium shade of brown on your eyelid. Then line the crease with a darker brown and line your tear duct with a white shade. When applying eyeliner, line the top of the eyelid along the lash line and from the middle of the lower lash line out to the corners. Black eyeliner is the most dramatic color that will show up. Apply translucent powder to keep your makeup in place, and apply a bright lipstick color such as red or coral that will make your lips stand out. Check out Dramatic Hair And Makeover to see an amazing day to night transition that one woman pulled off.

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Not much you can use for an evening.

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