Trends in event makeups...

Women love wearing makeup very much. When the make-up is adequately chosen and performed by an artist, its wearer gains confidence in her powers, in her appearance and it seems like there is nothing stopping her from obtaining exactly what she put her mind to. It is true that make-ups do have a sort of magical power over women. However, no matter how otherworldly its power might be, the basis of any makeup session is pure technique. The specialist performing the makeup needs to gather a significant amount of knowledge in order for the client to be more than satisfied with the final result. As you might have expected, training is required, but apart from it, makeup artists have the responsibility to keep updated with all the trends existing in this domain. Just like in fashion, these keep on changing. In fact, don’t be terribly surprised to find out that this year suppliers bringing forward UK ribbons and bows are working side by side makeup artists. Indeed, this trend has managed to get back in the public’s likings and make-ups artists are simply thrilled with the news.   Apparently, one of the most important trends out there is that of returning to the 1960s childish femininity. With a big bow that ties your hair back, loose or in a simple loop, the makeup that suits like a glove is obviously the Hepburn look or the luscious Brigitte Bardot look. It depends very much on the event you will be attending, of course, but each one of these trends will certainly bring out your beauty, making it impossible for anyone to resist your charm. This year, the attention is on the eyes. Makeup artists will try to bring out your eyes a much as possible...

How to Create Smokey Eye Makeups...

The smokey eyes have been a popular trend for a while now and they are unlikely to fall out of fashion any time soon. This type of makeup can be a real challenge for beginners. However a few simple tips can help you achieve a perfect smokey eye makeup. Nevertheless, before we move on to the actual tutorials, there are a couple of things that you need to know about this makeup. Smokey Eye Tips There are two types of smokey eye makeups: the bedraggled version and the shadow version. The bedraggled version is best suited for women who have their eyelids hidden in the eye sockets. With these types of eyes, it would be pointless to try a shadows smokey eyes as the actual shadows would only be visible when the eyes were closed. So the first thing that you need to do before attempting such a makeup is to determine the shape of your eyelids. Furthermore, if your eyes are small, you will need a matte, white eyeliner in order to make your eyes appear bigger because smokey eyes have the contrary effect. This being said, lets move on to the actual tutorials. The Bedraggled Smokey Eyes As we mentioned above, this type of makeup is ideal for women with hidden eyelids, but this doesn’t mean that it cannot work for other types of eyes. On the contrary, this makeup works for any woman and it is a lot easier to achieve than the shadows makeup. For this makeup you will need 3 shades of a hue, preferably black, but brown or burgundy can also work. Cover your whole eyelid with the lighter shade. Next, cover the lower parts of your eyelids with the medium shade and try to mix the two...

Fall 2014 Makeup Trends Based on the New York Fashion Week...

Whenever we review the latest trends from a fashion week, the first things that catch our eyes are the clothes, the shoes and the purses. Makeup trends are a little harder to spot as they sort of blend in the overall ansembles. However, if you are really paying attention, you can get a clue of the latest makeup trends. In this article, we gathered the predominant makeup trends from the New York Fashion Week. Metalic Earthly Tones Earthly tones are always featured in fall collections, but they always have a different twist. For example, this year, the earthly tones were reinvented with metalic touches. Whether we are talking about brown shades, gold shades, rusty shades, gray shades or dark green shades, they must always have a metalic touch. Furthermore, these shades of eyeshadow must be applied abundantly on the whole upper eyelid but the lower eyelid must also be heavily contoured. If these types of looks seem too intense for your taste, you can always go for less intense makeups. For example, you can use intense metalic shades only in the inner corners of your eyes. You can also use them heavily on the upper lid and tone them down by contouring the lowerlids with a less intense shade, even white can work. Glittery Eyes If the intense metalic earthly tones don’t really match you style, perhaps, you should try a softer and girlier trend: the glittery eyes. Glitter goes great with shades of gold, green and pink. Furthermore, glittery eyes can be as intense or as soft as you want them to be. For a day makeup, simply sweep a tad of glitter above your upper eyelashes. If you are attending a sophisticated event, you could contour your lower eyelids with glitter and...

Celebrity Make Up Tricks...

Whenever we see a celebrity on the red carpet, we can’t help but be amazed of their glamorous makeups. However, no matter how much we try, we simply can’t replicate that glam effect. This happens because we focus on the finishing touches. For most people, makeup consists of eyeshadow, lipstick, eyeliner and mascara. However, for celebrities, these are only the finishing touches of a makeup. The secret to a successful makeup is the foundation (not the foundation product itself, but the foundation of the overall makeup), which is aimed towards manipulating light. Here are a few tricks which will help you achieve a Hollywood makeup. Highlights and Shadows The time when a single foundation was the only basis of a makeup is long behind us. Nowadays, there are certain makeup tricks which create illusions that can highlight your best features and hide the features which you are not very proud of. In order to apply these tricks like a pro, you will first need to determine the shape of your face. Once you do that, you will need a highlighter, a blush and two shades of foundation (one which matches your skin tone and another one which should be 2-3 shades darker). You will also need a blending foundation brush. The picture featured above is only a basic example oh how highlights and shadows must be applied for different face shapes. If this is too complicated, stick to simple highlighting techniques. For example a tad of highlighter under your lips can make them appear fuller and you can even use a highlighting pen around your nose and on its middle in order to make it appear smaller and thinner. Luminous eyes All types of makeups look best if they have some luminous touches, even...


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