Highlighting facial features is crucial when contouring the face and one of the products I swear by when applying makeup on my clients is the Anastasia Beverly Hills Glow Kit. Time and again this little firecracker of a product has proven to impress the public, makeup artists and beauty bloggers alike.
Everyone’s at it at the moment, but contouring looks more like a pain than a pleasure. Here’s my broken-down basics of contouring to get you from beginner to pro in a jiffy. For those of you who haven’t a clue what’s going on, but want to learn, contouring is a makeup technique that combines cosmetics and expertise in creating highlights and shadows to give shape to and enhance natural facial features, especially cheekbones and lips. And how exactly does one go about creating all these shadows and highlights? It may sound and look intimidating, but it’s actually very simple once you have the right products and know-how. Here’s what you’ll need: Makeup: These days you can actually buy an entire contouring makeup kit, such as the Anastasia […]
Let’s put the serious stuff aside for a moment ladies and have a chat about one of the most popular and fun products in your cosmetics drawer, your prized red lipstick. Every girl’s experimented with a bit of rouge in her lifetime, but more often than not, it can be a challenge to select a shade that compliments you well. But don’t worry, that’s why I’m here to help you choose a shade of red that’s just right for you.
When it comes to foundations, we create such a fuss over choosing the right colours that perfectly match our skin tones, but selecting the colour of your lipstick is just as important. Not only can you drastically change your entire look with the switch of a lipstick colour, from head-turning Hollywood glamour reds, to playful daytime pinks, you can also make the most of your natural features with shades of lippy that compliment your skin tone. Here’s a little advice on choosing a lipstick colour that will work best for you. Never again will you feel daunted at the sheer selection of shades you can choose from at the cosmetics counter! Fair skin: fairer skin tones should stick to the lighter side of the colour spectrum and be especially careful […]