Finding The Best Concealer For Acne

It always happens the night of a hot date or some other big event. You find yourself staring straight at that big red blemish in the mirror. It will not be easy to get rid of on such short notice, but luckily if you have a great concealer for acne, your skin will appear flawless. When shopping for a good concealer, ideally you want one that blends in with your skin color. In other words, when you apply a patch directly on to your skin, it simply disappears, which means that it has done its job. Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage Concealer is an excellent concealer for acne because it provides buildable coverage and is oil free, meaning that it will not clog pores or worsen the condition of your skin. In addition, every palette comes with two different shades that can be mixed in order to create a custom shade, as our skin shade can change according to the time of the year. Read   read more


September 8, 2012  |   8:09 PM  |  1 COMMENT
How To Do Makeup For A Round Face

Face shape can affect how your makeup looks, which is why it is important to know the different tips and techniques for each type of face. When doing makeup for a round face, there are certain tricks you can follow that will help emphasize your naturally gorgeous features and also offer you a more slimming effect. Fortunately for you, a round face keeps you looking youthful. When doing cheeks, look for where your pupils are and start to apply your blush at that point for a color balance that will highlight your facial proportions. When doing makeup for a round face, you can also add highlighter in order to enhance your cheek bones. Read   read more


September 3, 2012  |   3:09 PM  |  2 COMMENTS
Professional Makeup Application Tips For A Flawless Look

Professional makeup application tips are basic tricks of the trade that can help you apply your makeup quickly for a flawless look. For one, many professional makeup artists apply makeup using their fingers (despite popular belief that a makeup sponge is essential) because the heat from their hands allows them to blend makeup more evenly. Prior to applying makeup you will want to wash your hands with soap and warm water in order to disinfect them and prevent bacteria from spreading, then after applying makeup, wash hands immediately after.   read more


September 3, 2012  |   3:09 PM  |  2 COMMENTS
Where To Buy All Natural Beauty Products

There are numerous companies that sell all natural beauty products that are good for your skin as well as the environment. Many of these companies are quite affordable and offer an excellent variety of products to choose from as well. Burts Bees is a popular company that offers an earth friendly line of natural skin care, beauty and personal care products. Shea Terra Organics is another company that offers authentic natural products from third world countries, which helps to alleviate poverty while preserving diminishing habitats. Read   read more


September 3, 2012  |   3:09 PM  |  1 COMMENT
Simple Make Up Tips For A Flawless Look

Every woman wants to master the art of the flawless face, but with all the different types of makeup on the market it can be an overwhelming task. Fortunately, there are several foolproof and simple make up tips that you can do for any occasion that will help your makeup last longer as well. One important trick is after applying lipstick, place a tissue paper over your lips and then dust over the top of the tissue with a brush and some translucent powder. This will help matte your lips and seal your lipstick so that it will last longer. For lipstick recommendations, read   read more


September 1, 2012  |  10:09 AM  |  3 COMMENTS
Finding Good Waterproof Make Up

Sweat. Water. Tears. When it comes to make up, these are not good things, as they tend to mess up the otherwise perfect make up application that you spent a good amount of time on. But fear not, for waterproof make up has come to the rescue. Nowadays you can get just about any type of make up in a waterproof form, from mascara to eye liner to lipstick. Stila offers a Stay All Day Mascara & Eyeliner duo, which provides a powerful double dose of waterproof make up to suit your needs. The mascara gives lashes a boost while liner helps deliver a perfect line that stays put all day and night. Read   read more


September 1, 2012  |  10:09 AM  |  1 COMMENT
Finding The Best Foundation For Dry Skin

The ideal foundation for dry skin will offer moisturizing and hydrating properties in order to combat excess dryness and prevent flaking. Laura Mercier Creme Smooth Foundation is ultra rich and contains Argan oil, which helps to heal and soothe skin. Lightweight and water resistant, this foundation for dry skin works to diminish the appearance of wrinkles and never appears cakey. You can apply it with fingertips or a foundation sponge, depending on your preference. For those with dry skin, it is always essential to apply moisturizer prior to foundation. Read   read more


September 1, 2012  |  10:09 AM  |  2 COMMENTS
Bridal Makeup Application Tips

Weddings are no small matter and neither is your makeup for your special day. Bridal makeup application may sound like a daunting process but it can actually be quite enjoyable if you know what you are doing. Many brides like to get their makeup done professional by an artist, but if you are looking to save money you can absolutely do it yourself. There are many great tutorials on the web that show you step by step bridal makeup application tips for various themes and wedding styles. You can also rent or purchase an airbrush machine if you want that picture perfect look for your big day. Read   read more


September 1, 2012  |   9:09 AM  |  1 COMMENT
The Best Natural Eyeshadow Brands

If you are considering switching to a natural eyeshadow, you may want to look into trying one of these recommended brands, which are known for their all natural ingredients, making them a safer alternative to regular eyeshadow. Organic and natural eyeshadow are made up of colored minerals that have not been altered from their natural state with complex chemicals and artificial ingredients. Sorme is a great natural eyeshadow brand that contains natural minerals, pomegranate and green tea extracts, and the colors are free of paraben, talc and chemical dyes. Read   read more


August 29, 2012  |   9:08 AM  |  1 COMMENT
How To Find Cheap Makeup Online

We all love to purchase makeup, but it can get pretty expensive after several trips to the department store. Fortunately, the internet has made it possible for you to purchase cheap makeup online, and here is the good news: you can even find great makeup by MAC and your other favorite brands, which means that you can skimp on price but not quality. Ebay is one great option for purchasing cheap makeup online, and you can find just about anything you want, from drugstore makeup to designer brands. Just keep in mind however that it can be quite the treasure hunt on there and you need to read all descriptions carefully before making a bid or purchase. And if you buy used makeup, make sure it is not anything too personal such as mascara, which can transmit bacteria. To better keep track of the lifespan of certain products, read   read more


August 26, 2012  |   1:08 PM  |  4 COMMENTS

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