section is designed specifically to help you
out with any questions or concerns you have
with beauty tips. Let us help you make the
most of your natural features. Here we show
you how best to handle special facial characteristics.
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of the easiest ways to get a healthy look
is with blush -- unfortunately, it is often
misused. Here is the correct and easy way
to apply blush: First, start with a good quality
blush brush. You can accentuate your face
and cheeks naturally. Smile and you will see
the fleshy part that stands out the most;
this is the apple of your checks. This is
your starting point for applying your blush.
Apply a light layer of blush to the apples
of your cheeks and blend up and back toward
your hair line.
Tap off the excess blush from your brush before
applying to your face. Do not blow on the
bristles or you will put bacteria from your
mouth on to the brush. Compact size blush
brushes are too small and the bristles are
not shaped properly. Once again, use a good
To find the perfect color blush for your skin,
look at your cheeks after you have exercised.
That is what your natural blush color should
eyebrows are the most important feature in
defining the face. The trick to applying a
natural eyebrow shape is using a hard stiff,
short brush, and working with colorations
instead of pencils. Pencils can be used, but
it takes practice and patience to get a natural
first step is tweezing. Start by thinning
the eyebrow, then slowly begin to define the
arch. The arch should reach the highest point
above the middle of your iris. Thin from that
point out. The brows are the frame of your
eyes. Don't be afraid to tweeze your eyebrows
- BUT NEVER SHAVE YOUR EYEBROWS. Spend your
money on a good tweezer.
general rule of determining the shape of your
eyebrow is to hold a pencil vertically alongside
your face to the point where the pencil meets
your eyebrow. That is the natural starting
point. Tweeze the stray hairs between the
two starting points. The end point is found
by angling the pencil past the outer corner
of your eye. Remove stray hairs beyond that
spot, and from below your natural arch.
shape and grooming of your eyebrows will make
your eyes look bigger and open up your face
more naturally then wearing a lot of makeup.
Be careful, as heavy brows will overpower
your face. Shape your eyebrows by tweezing
the hairs from underneath, not from above.
Tweeze after a shower and it will be less
painful. Most people have a good natural shape;
it just needs to be defined better.
TIP: Take the
color that is the closest to your eyebrow
color and fill in the gaps to make a nicely
groomed brow. If in doubt, always go a little
lighter then your brow.
# 1 about eyeshadow; when you look at a women's
face, you see her eyes not her eye shadow.
The general rule is that light shades bring
out your eyes, darker shades give them dimension.
If you have small eyes and want to give the
impression of larger eyes, you want to stay
with lighter shades. If you have large eyes
or protruding eyes, you would want to use
darker shades. To prevent shadow from creasing,
put foundation on your lids first, then powder.
This gives you a clean canvas for your colorations.
first step of applying eyeshadow is to apply
a light color over your entire eye lid from
lash line to brow. Use a large flat eyeshadow
brush. Always use good quality brushes.
second step is to apply a medium shadow color
on your lower lid from lash line to the crease
of your eye. Use a fluff brush.
third step is to use your darkest color as
a liner and apply along your lash line. To
insure shadow will not flake, dampen your
eyeliner brush before applying shadow. This
will make it last longer.
your foundation is on, gradually apply lighter
shades first, slowly working up to your final
color. An important fact to remember is, use
colors that blend together naturally. It's
not where you place the colors: it's that
they work together and blend together invisibly.
You do not want this to look like three separate
careful with shimmery products, especially
on your eyes; they tend to collect in creases.
you have large and open eyes, dont
use loud or bright colors that will over
emphasize the fullness. You want them to
be soft and keep a persons attention.
deep-set eyes, you should use shadow colors
that are on the light side of the color
spectrum. Light brings out.
a light or sheer look, dampen sponge before
test foundation or concealer color on your
hand. Match it to the skin on your face
sure you shake your foundation vigorously
you have sallow skin, pick a foundation
that disappears on your face. To counteract
your skin tone choose a pink or rosy blush.
your mascara thickens when it reaches the
end of the tube, place tube in warm water.
That will help make the mascara thinner.
pump your mascara wand into the mascara
container. This pushes air in the container
and makes the mascara dry out faster. Gently
insert the wand, turn two or three times,
then remove and apply to lashes
use less mascara on your lower lashes.
clumpy eyelashes, use a lash comb to remove
you have problems under the eye such as
dark circles, bags, uneven skin tones, wrinkled
.these problems will become
more obvious if you apply mascara to the
if you do not use foundation or concealer
a powder will give the skin a matte finished
makes things stay in place whether it be
cream based products that move around or
foundations, pencils or concealers
lasts longer with powder application
stops shine. Dont over powder, it
is healthy to have some sheen.
applying powder make sure there are no lines
or creases. Once you powder, it will stay
your face is very moist, blot first gently
with a tissue, otherwise the powder will
a light layer of powder under the eyes before
applying eyeshadow. If color falls when
applying color, it can be gently whisked
away after you have finished your application.
much color? Dust on a layer of loose powder
or pressed powder to take off the edge.
worry about matching your lip color to your
blush, just keep it in the same color family.
thinner your lips, the more neutral your
lip color should be.
colors is the best way to vary your lipstick
true red shades if your face is blotchy,
irritated or ruddy. Your lips will draw
attention to your skin.
great way to organize your lipsticks or
use up the end of your lipstick is to dig
out or cut off a chunk of lip color and
place it in a lipstick palette case
shades of lipstick make lips look fuller.
enhance a pout, dab a silver lip-gloss onto
the center of your lower lip.
lip liner is too dark tone it down with
a small amount of foundation then reapply
E oil gives your lips a topcoat plus seals
in color. This also creates instant shine
and helps to protect sensitive areas.
prevent lipstick from getting on your teeth,
put your finger in your mouth and close
your lips-when you withdraw your finger
it will remove excess color.
tweezing your eyebrows first apply Ambesol
to numb the area.
in a good tweezer, we recommend Tweezerman.
you are thinking of lightening your brows,
try a colored mascara first to see what
they would look like.
you want your eyebrows to stay in place,
put a clear mascara on them or a little
hairspray on an eyebrow groomer and brush
to desired shape.
insist on using the lightest concealer.
In reality all you need is one or two shades
lighter then your skin.
doesnt have to be worn with any makeup
or powder. Sometimes all you need is a little
concealer and something on your lips. Make
sure your concealer is the same shade as
should be applied as sparingly as possible.
You dont want it to be cakey or thick.