The Truth About Lipstick
Pink glossy lips are in for spring and summer. The most popular is a
glossy, soft, sheer shade with brighter hues like hot pink. A rule of
thumb: If your lips are thin, avoid dark shades, since they make lips
look narrower; a natural shade of gloss will make your mouth look
fuller. Conversely, if your lips are very full, be judicious with the
shine. Stuck with a color that seems too intense? Use a lip brush to mix
it with a clear gloss.
It's All In The Eyes
The trend for this spring is color, and lots of it!
Black is out, baby blue is in, sheer but vibrant pastels for eyes, and
middle eastern inspired colors. Remember that white, pink, and yellow
eyeliner pencils tend to make the eye look open and brighter and blue
counteracts redness. An expert tip: in order to make eyeliner easy to
apply, manufacturers sometimes make it so creamy it doesn't stay put.
You can use a matching eye shadow or powder liner to set your eyeliner.
Makeup Bag Must Haves:
1. Mascara: the easiest way to make your eyes pop.
2. Lipstick: the right lipstick has the power to transform.
3. Powder: the right powder creates a flawless finish for all
4. Moisturizer: regardless of skin type, moisturizer keeps skin
supple and works as a primer under makeup.
The Truth About Blush
The key is to apply a very small amount. There are several types
of blush available, so choose wisely:
Powder blush is best applied after your face powder. It will
lie on top of the skin, adding a translucent glow.
Cream blush has the most intense pigment and should be used
sparingly. Apply it over foundation, but before powder.
Liquid and gel blushes give you a stain of color that looks
very natural. Apply over foundation or to bare skin for soft,
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