5 of the Hottest Makeup Looks You’ll Want to Try

Summer is here and with that comes vibrant colors, fragrant aromas and of course nature's most pristine wonders. From animals to flowers to waterfalls, every where you look, you're surrounded by beauty. So why not go the extra mile with some of that beauty? Why not try one of these makeup looks inspired by nature? It's sure to stretch the boundaries of your inner diva. Feather Me This  - Feather Lashes Runway? Girls' night out? Or just for kicks? Feather lashes are a fun, flirty and fabulous way to add a little flare and sass to your look. Mostly sold in local beauty supply stores like Sally's, feather lashes are easy to apply, even for beginners,  and are available in a wide range of colors, designs and styles.  Silver Eyed Beauty - Beads and Feather Makeup Designs An elegant, … [Read more...]

How To: Vampire Halloween Makeup

Vampires are most definitely "in" right now. With shows like Twilight, True Blood, and Vampire Diaries you might be toying with the idea about becoming sporting a vampire costume for Halloween. There is a total spectrum of vampire looks from super sexy to super scary and now thanks to the popular TV shows, even human-like. Let's hit somewhere in between with this makeup look. You'll have your trick or treaters and friends applauding your effort with this step by step vampire makeup tutorial. Step 1: Complexion Two things are important in getting your complexion just right - paleness and translucency. Buy some white liquid Halloween face makeup to mix with your tinted moisturizer. Stay away from using full coverage foundation and stay away from a thick cream white face paint. Mix … [Read more...]

Four Easy Halloween Makeup Looks

Here are four popular Halloween looks that you can do yourself at home. You've probably got most of the makeup you need somewhere in your makeup drawer already. Whether you're heading out to a Halloween party or you want to get festive to take the kids out, these looks have got you covered. Princess / Fairy Makeup   The princess and the fairy can kind of be the same look-ish. You want to go soft pink on the lips and on the cheeks. For the eyes use soft blue for the lid and frosty white for under the brow. Line the top of the eye with black and press it right into the lash line. The most important product for this look is shimmer. Recommended product: Tarina Tarantino Sparklicity Shimmer Dust Mermaid Makeup     Again for this look, go easy on the cheeks and … [Read more...]

How to Put on Make Up for Teenagers Going Back to School

The Back to School season is officially upon us and that means new people, new environment and a chance to make a fresh start. Here is a really helpful video that shows how to put on make up in a light, fresh, everyday look perfect for teens heading back to school. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7qDWgk1PdA[/youtube] You'll notice that she keeps the foundation light and uses a good skin moisturizer at the same time to help blend the foundation. I used to mix the two in the palm of my hand and apply with a cheap sponge applicator. Steps for Back to School Makeup for Teens Foundation For Your Makeup Look - She used foundation, concealer and highlighter, as well as moisturizer to create the base for her face. Powder applied with a brush was the next step. Then she used some … [Read more...]

Bobbi Brown’s Secret for Fabulous Wedding Makeup

It's your wedding day. After months of planning, dress modifications and picking out the ideal honeymoon spot, you're finally ready to walk down the aisle and say "I do." Or are you? Many brides opt to try out the latest in makeup trends or runway looks on their wedding day. After all, you only get married once so why not go for it right? Wrong. According to Bobbi Brown, makeup artist and CEO of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, "bridal makeup is not the time to experiment or try a new trend." When interviewed about what blushing brides should keep in mind about their makeup, Bobbi reiterates that on her special day, a woman's wedding makeup should reflect her at her prettiest. Below, Bobbi shares her secrets to ensuring fabulous wedding makeup for any blushing bride to be: Neutral and … [Read more...]

Summer Makeup: Waterproof and Water Resistant Makeup

It is hot out these days.  Hot with a capital H!  The summer time is always a great time to go au natural with your makeup choices.  But maybe you like giving yourself an extra pop of colour on the checks.  Or maybe you have another and another and another wedding to attend.  No matter what the reason, if you want to glam it up in the summer you will need to be armed with these waterproof and water resistant makeup products. First let's start with the difference between waterproof and water resistant.  Think of them in varying degrees of their can't-come-off-ness.  Waterproof is the most long wearing you're going to get.  If you are going to the pool or experiencing a summer down-pour at the weekly soccer match, you're going to need to go waterproof.  If you need your makeup to last … [Read more...]