The Best Foundations For Dry Skin

With all the different foundations that are on the market, how do you know which are the best foundations for dry skin? There are different makeup formulas for different skin types, and if you happen to have dry skin then you should stick to using the appropriate foundation that works best with your skin type. Read on to find out which foundations work well for those with dry skin.   read more

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March 21, 2012  |   1:03 PM  |  8 COMMENTS
Airbrush Makeup Application Tips

Airbrush makeup application is a procedure that many women choose to turn to when they are getting married, taking professional photos or some other special event that requires them to look their absolute best. The benefits of airbrush makeup application are numerous: it allows you the option to custom blend different foundation colors together, creates a flawless complexion, last all day and night, is resistant to everything from sweat to tears, and it looks amazing both in photos and on camera. In order to get started with airbrush makeup, you need to get an airbrushing kit that comes with a spray gun (Dinair makes a great airbrush makeup tool), air source and liquid foundation. Read   read more

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March 19, 2012  |  11:03 AM  |  6 COMMENTS
Tips From The Pros: Makeup Application Techniques

Maybe this scenario sounds familiar: you go to the department store, have the makeup artist do your makeup for you, and you walk out looking ready to grace the pages of a magazine. But when you try to recreate the same look with the same products several nights later, you do not look anywhere near as good as you did when the makeup artist did your makeup. Now why is that? According to makeup artist Gretchen Foster, the way you apply your makeup is even more important than the actual products that you use. Here are several of the top makeup application techniques that will make you look as if you got your makeup professionally done.   read more

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March 17, 2012  |   4:03 PM  |  5 COMMENTS
The Best Wedding Makeup Tips

Whether you are getting married or one of your best friends is getting hitched, there is one thing you are going to need pronto: the best wedding makeup tips so that you can look your best whether you are the maid of honor or the bride to be. Since this could possibly be the most important day of your life, the last thing you want is a bad makeup look that everyone will remember you by. And here are perhaps the two most important words you will want to remember on your special day: waterproof mascara. Believe us when we say that there will not be a shortage of tears on this day, so you definitely will want to read about the   read more

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March 17, 2012  |   4:03 PM  |  3 COMMENTS
Makeup Tips For Hazel Eyes

Hazel eyes are very unique in that they often changed their color, allowing them more freedom for makeup expression. These makeup tips for hazel eyes will show you different techniques and suggestions that will help enhance your already unique look.   read more

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March 16, 2012  |  10:03 PM  |  5 COMMENTS
The Best Foundation For Sensitive Skin

If you find that your skin reacts negatively to a majority of the products, including cosmetics that you put on it, chances you are you may need to look into finding a foundation for sensitive skin. Doing so will help prevent future outbreaks and allergic reactions that you may have experience in the past due to certain chemicals and ingredients found in many products. Many women have sensitive skin, and often experience dryness and redness due to the fact that their skin is thinner and more delicate than those with regular skin. In order to keep your skin smooth and clear, you will want to use products that have few fragrances, chemicals and preservatives in them. Be sure to make sure that the label says that the product is hypoallergenic and non comedogenic. Read   read more

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March 16, 2012  |   9:03 PM  |  2 COMMENTS
11 Bright Makeup Colors That Work on Everyone

Tell me if you've been here before: You see a picture in a magazine of a stunning fuchsia pink lipstick that looks AMAZING on the model, so you promptly rip out the magazine page and hightail it to Sephora with one mission: To get that fuchsia lipstick.   Get makeup

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March 16, 2012  |   4:03 PM  |  77 COMMENTS
The Best Face Makeup Brushes

In order to achieve the ultimate look in flawless beauty it takes three things: technique, makeup and a good set of face makeup brushes. Doing makeup is like being an artist: if you do not have a good paintbrush then you will not make the best painting. The same goes for makeup brushes: if you want to look your best, you are going to need to work with the best. Read on to find out which makeup brushes will help you take your look to the next level.   read more

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March 15, 2012  |  10:03 PM  |  4 COMMENTS
How I Get That Celebrity Glow

You can have your of-the-moment neon polishes and orange lipsticks. But whatever the season and whichever the year, beautiful, glowing, healthy skin is always paramount in style. That's why, regardless of "who" they're wearing or which pro did their makeup, red-carpet posing celebs and strutting cat walkers all seem to have a shine to their skin when the rest of us look lackluster. What are they doing that we aren't?   read more

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March 15, 2012  |   6:03 AM  |  22 COMMENTS
Smokey Eye Makeup Application Tutorial

Smokey eye makeup application is one of the most popular makeup requests that makeup artists receive, yet one of the most difficult to achieve, due to the fact that not many people know how to create this look without making it look like they got a black eye. The first thing that you should do is apply concealer to the top of your lid in order to prep them for the smokey eye makeup application. Next, apply eyeliner to both your top and bottom rims. Check out   read more

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March 14, 2012  |   9:03 PM  |  5 COMMENTS

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