Create That Nude Look

Foundation is optional. Though it is beneficial for dry skin, delicate or mature skin as it gives you another layer of protection from the elements.

Mascara is optional if your lashes are dark.

What you do need is :

  • Eyeliner that matches your lash color or your mascara if you are using mascara
  • A concealer that matches your skin color, or the color of your foundation if you do use one
  • A rosy lipstick
  • A rosy blush

After cleansing, toning and moisturizing your face, scrutinize your face in the mirror.

Using a concealer brush, dab on the concealer over each blemish and blend it in with your fingers.

Take a lip brush. Dip it into the lipstick. Then paint your lips. Line the lips first then color them in.

Is your face pale?
Take a blusher brush and dip it into the blusher powder. Dust off the excess onto the …

Sexy Shimmer

This season’s metallic makeup is for both day and night. The effect of today’s makeup is no longer like the cheap glitter you might use for art and craft. Today’s metallic makeup is subtle, albeit glamorous. It stays on longer then the powdery fairy dust of the past.

What really caught my attention this year was that ethereal look many models wore in the Fall 2007 to Winter 2008 fashion show. They looked like extras from some sci-fi movie, what with the silver sheen on their faces that made look out of this world. That look is perfect for parties.

Looking at the photos of the models for Chanel, and for a number of other haute couture shows, I wondered how they achieved that effect. The models seemed to be lit with some silvery light. As if fairy dust had been dusted on their faces. It looked wonderful with the …

Techniques For Covering Skin Imperfections

The first thing that you need to do is to invest in a great makeup primer. Primer is essential for creating a smooth, even skin tone. This type of product can be very affordable, depending on the brand name. You also need to purchase a concealer that is two shades lighter than your foundation shade.

Your foundation should match your skin tone as closely as possible. You can determine if a foundation is the right color for you by simply placing a dab of foundation onto the back of your hand. If the foundation blends in perfectly, it is the right color for you, and you can proceed in masking your skin imperfections.

After you have your arsenal of covering products ready, you will be able to tackle your skin flaws head on. First, apply the primer onto all of your face. Make sure that the primer is rubbed in …