How to look like a Hollywood star on your wedding day...

The big day is close and you are just dying to get Evangeline Lily’s red carpet look for it. You can try doing your makeup by yourself because it is cheaper and you know your features best, but you do not know all the secrets about shading, and highlighting, and there is a secret how the celebrities makeup last up to 10 hours in a summer day. Go for a pro makeup artist, like the ones from http://klavazykova.ca, and let him treat you like the main character from your own movie. On their wedding day celebrities do not want to look like a drama queen, they opt for a glamorous style that underlines their natural beauty, choosing to impress by simplicity. When you hire a pro makeup artist for your big day arrange a meeting to talk with her about what you want, to show her the dress and accessories you have and to see what makeup options you have. There are some secrets that Hollywood celebrities use on their wedding makeup, like lining subtly the lids or add a soft blush on their cheeks and a wine colored lip for a berry look. This option is perfect for the ones with darker skin tones. If you are a blonde pop a pale pink shade on your lids and lips, and top your eyes with champagne and brown shadows. Put a little shimmering gold in the inner “V” corner of your eyes for a beautiful finish. Obtain a gilded look by applying a silver shadow in the inner “V” and blend it with a brown one. You can finish the look either by a mauve or pink blush on your lips. If you are a daring brunette, you can obtain a smoky effect by...

Good makeup beats Photoshop any day...

In recent years we have continually heard in the media that this or that photo has been modified in Photoshop and that celebs do not really look as perfect as they appear. Many celebrities and even models resort to this program in order to correct certain skin imperfections, but the truth is that a makeover realized by a real professional is much more efficient than any program. In addition to this, in reality no one has time to waste on erasing wrinkles and blemishes from a huge number of photos. Ottawa makeup artists take makeup to the next level, transforming it into an art. When realizing a photo shoot, you should always work with a dedicated makeup artist and here is why. MUA This acronym is used in the beauty industry so as to designate the makeup artist (MAKE UP ARTIST).  This professional is the person who provides adequate maquillage for runway models, movie stars and singers. His job is to use his creativity and skills in order to transform the face of the model. In order to do this, the professional must be able to take into consideration the demands of clients and create a visual representation that is both technically flawless and full of imagination. This is done by getting accustomed with the work of the photographer they work with and respecting the theme of the shooting, but not only. Specialists in maquillage also interact with the entire production team. In addition to this, the specialist is indirectly responsible for putting the model into the right state of mind before the shoot. Shooting or the camera There is a huge difference between realizing a makeup for a photo shoot and for everyday purposes. The catch lies in the amount of lighting used...

Popular types of hair extensions...

Extensions are great for women who do not want to wait for their hair to grow or want to cover up certain problems they have been experiencing with their hair. Even though many women think that extensions are only a good choice if you want to stay with them for a long time, the fact is that there are many types of Ottawa hair extensions, designed to meet the needs of every person.   Clip-in extensions These are probably the best choice if you are not yet decided if this is the best way to go. By far a noncommittal choice, they are fun to wear from time to time. If you do not want to wear extensions on a regular basis and you just want to look good for a certain event, this is the best way to go. Keep in mind that the quality of such extensions varies considerably and the more you spend, the better quality you will receive. Also, consider choosing real hair over fake one, as it will maintain better and be easier to blend with the rest of your hair.   Pre-bonded These extensions will be attached to your hair through keratin bonds and they are by far one of the most popular choices among women, simply because they look amazing. Even though maintaining them will require regular visits to the salon, you will pamper yourself more often and enjoy all the attention. In addition, these extensions look completely natural and you do not need to worry about people noticing that you are wearing them.   Sewn-in The weave or the sewn-in extensions are ideal for very thick and curly hair. The actual application process requires the client’s natural hair to be tightly braided, after which the extensions...

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...


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