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Chic Makeup For Teens

  1. As a teenager you probably already have natural and extremely young looking beautiful skin. This gives you plenty of reason not to fret about whether you should wear heavy makeup as young skin calls for natural and light makeup. In fact, your make up should be subtle so much that your fellow teens don’t even realize you are wearing makeup at all. Make sure your makeup matches your skin tone as much as possible.
  2. The most essential makeup item for any teen would be a concealer. Surely the teenage years are taking a toll on you with acne, dark circles, pimple marks and much more. With a concealer you can cover up everything within a few minutes. Make sure the concealer is light enough to match the tone of your skin but dark enough to cover up.
  3. The next step is to dust on some face powder. Do not overdo!
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Mineral Makeup Tips for Every Skin Type

Dry Skin

If you have dry skin, make sure your skin is adequately moisturized before applying loose minerals to prevent your makeup from becoming flaky. You may also benefit from exfoliating gently at night as well, to remove excess dead skin cells that accumulate with dry skin. Be sure to use skin products formulated for dry skin, too.

Oily Skin

If you have oily skin, applying a layer of mineral veil to your skin under your foundation will give you extra oil absorption and help to keep your face from looking shiny. Be sure you use a gentle cleanser that is not overly drying, which can actually cause your skin to become more oily as it works to combat dryness and irritation.

For the best coverage, choose the right concealer for your problem areas. Green concealers will neutralize red blemishes. Yellow concealers will neutralize purple or brown areas such as … Read the rest

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Using Makeup While Wearing Glasses

Like any other day, you will start with a concealer. If your glasses tend to bring out your eyes, you should try covering your dark circles as much as possible. Keep your glasses close to you and take a look at the improvements every few minutes. Don’t stop refining your look until you are perfectly happy with the result.

Most people don’t know that glasses will attract attention to the eyebrows. This means that you have to make them look perfect and the only way to do this is by adjusting the shape and trimming them if needed. You shouldn’t exaggerate when it comes to eyebrows in general; as long as they have a clear shape and you can’t notice any imperfections, you should be ok.

A pale color is recommended for the waterline. This will make your eyes stand out and they will look great especially if you use … Read the rest

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Optimal Foundation Makeup

The art of makeup has grown to be so superior up till now that you are can find an exact foundation that may take care of your exclusive skin needs, making it harmless. The way your skin appears at the time of applying foundation is absolutely special from when you do not use it.

You will get it with different levels of treatment from a natural gentle coverage to a thick foundation for severe blemishes and marks. To opt on which foundation will best fit your skin type is a subtle job for women. Prior to discussing various brands and what objective they serve, it is imperative to note that if your foundation does not match your skin type, it may give contradictory results than what you want from it.

Foundations produced for hypersensitive or acne skin kinds include salicylic acids, which facilitate keeping the pores unaffected from clogging. The … Read the rest

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Makeup For the Fall and Winter Season

Instead of keeping up with the soft, sporty, sun-kissed look of the summer, one makeup tip is to begin using more bold colors in your makeup regime to take you into the fall season, said Barbara Harrington, a Hockessin resident and distributor for SeneGence International®.

Bold lip and eye colors are perfect for fall seasonal events and holiday parties. And vibrant make-up will offset the darker, heavier clothing often found in your fall/winter wardrobe. So, be fearless with color, but be careful not to go overboard” cautions Harrington as her next makeup tip.

“A bold eye or a bold lip is the perfect accessory for the fall,” said Harrington. “Pick a feature to define: bright, bold colors like berry tones, plums and reds are perfect for lips and deep shades such as indigo, onyx and charcoal will make the eyes really stand out are some other makeup tips to consider … Read the rest

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Christmas Party Make Up Ideas

Achieving the perfect look for your festive get together needn’t be difficult or costly so go on, treat yourself!

We’ll begin with a beauty winner this season in the form of a color galore palette, opening the doors to metallic shades! That’s right, gold, copper, bronze, silver and chrome from your eye shadow to your lips and even your nail polish, your look just wouldn’t be complete without a bit of shimmer and shine.

TOP TIP: When applying these shiny textures, remember your base coat. Wearing metallic make up requires a clean foundation to work from, matching your original tone (even on nails).

Try the OG New Sparkle Palette by The Organic Pharmacy

Powerful nudes with enough pigment in one coat, perfect for eyes, lips and cheek highlighting. Includes: Pink Flush Blusher, Bronze in Deep Golden Bronze, Lip Gloss in Candy Pink and Highlighter in Silver Pearl PLUS 4 shades … Read the rest

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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?
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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 … Read the rest

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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 … Read the rest

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