How and Why to Use Eye Makeup Primer

Here's a quick vlog on something I think should be a part of every woman's eye  makeup routine: eye primer. You won't believe how it will improve the quality of your eye makeup look! … [Read more...]

How To Create The Perfect Smokey Eye

Ah yes that age old question "how to do a smokey eye." As a makeup artist, it is the question I get asked most often. The smokey eye makeup look is the most asked for look in makeovers and special event appointments. You can perfect this sultry makeup look at home with some practice using these steps. Smokey eye how to: Step 1: prime and prep If you're going to put all this work into your smokey eye, your'e going to want it last all night. And you do not want it to crease. I highly recommend investing in an eye primer. You just need a bit, use your finger to blend it over the whole eye lid and up to the brow. At the very least, use your concealer so the eyeshadow has something to stick to. Step 2: eyeliner Use a kohl pencil to line around the whole eye into the lash line. … [Read more...]

Twelve Outrageous Eye Makeup Designs

[imagebrowser id=2] Which of these amazing eye makeup techniques would you want to try? Which eye makeup look is your favorite? Which is your least favorite? … [Read more...]

Product Review: University Medical Wrinkle Free Eyes 20 Minute Lift

If you regularly read my contributions around here, you know skin care is of the utmost importance to me.  While I have a lengthy, well researched list of personal faves that I am quite loyal to, trying out new products remains one of my favorite hobbies. Which is why writing for this site is so fantastic! I dance with glee every time I get an email asking if I would be interested in trying out a new product. But when my lovely editor Jenny contacted me about trying out the Wrinkle Free Eyes 20 Minute Eye Lift System, I wasn’t sure. I am fairly young (28), and lucky enough to not be experiencing significant aging in the eye area. Jenny encouraged me to give the product a try anyway, and a few days later a nifty little kit arrived in my mailbox: What I did not realize upon initially … [Read more...]