Archive for the ‘Beauty’ Category

Trend to Watch: Bleached Eyebrows?

Trend to Watch: Bleached Eyebrows?

To complement his over-the-top Fall 2011 collection, designer Tom Ford tapped the service of Victoria Secret model Candice Swanpoel as his high-fashion subject. As you may see in the photo, there is something noticeably missing on her and I am not talking about the angel wings. It has become a recent trend we see on […]

Fall 2011 Beauty Watch: Gold Makeup

Fall 2011 Beauty Watch: Gold Makeup

The value of gold is indeed going up, not only on the commodities market, but also on runways as makeup artists applied their Midas touch to complement the fall fashion collections. Sophia Panych of Allure magazine listed the ways of bringing this upcoming trend to the Average Jane and here are some of her tips […]

Eye Makeup for Fall 2010

Eye Makeup for Fall 2010

To make your eye makeup autumn-perfect, invest on shades of brown. This earthy color creates a mysterious and melancholic aura to your eyes, a match for the mood of the season. Beyond that, there is also a wide color options and makeup styles that fit well with your fashion. Here are some suggestions from the […]

Get That Smoky Eye Look

Get That Smoky Eye Look

When it comes to applying make-up, the most tedious would probably be around the eyes. After all, it is the first part of the body a person normally sees when facing you. In fact we can experiment a lot with eye make-up, having your eyes sparkle in more ways than one.One of the trendiest eye make-up styles is the smoky eye, when the eyes appear sexy using only black eye shadow. The problem, however, is that putting it wrongly would only make you look like getting punched in the eye. Here is an e…

How to Create Long Eyelashes

How to Create Long Eyelashes

Having long eyelashes could make you the envy of many, as long as the lashes appear natural.  This can be achieved by applying mascara, but creating long lashes is not just about brush the mascara over the lashes.  Here are some neat tricks to get those long, thick, and beautiful eyelashes.Make sure your face is dry – If you are using liquid foundation or face lotion, wait for your face to dry completely before putting eye concealer, then followed by a light powder to prevent leaking and smudgi…

Holiday Beauty: Starworthy Makeup Looks

Holiday Beauty: Starworthy Makeup Looks

The holidays are fast approaching. And we all know that with the festive season comes a series of parties and events. That said your makeup should be just as festive and glamorous, and this is where we turn to the stars for inspiration. Celebrity makeup artists share their secrets to achieving that Holiday glow. Silver-Gold Eyes Tina Turnbrow, Mary-Louise Parker’s makeup maven, recommends trying a touch of silver and gold on eyelids, as seen on Charlize Theron and Leighton Meester. Her…

Sexy Eyeshadow Secrets

Sexy Eyeshadow Secrets

Eyes are the windows to your soul, so they say. Open up your peepers by highlighting them with metallic eye shadow, for a sexy glimmer that should reveal the sexy siren in you. Here’s how to get the look: Curl your lashes. Eye lash curlers will keep your from overdoing it with mascara. Remember; use curlers only on clean lashes. Always start at the roots. Blend in concealer under your from the inner to the outer corners following the lash line. Use a brush to apply the first coat…

Bright Eye Tricks

Most adults do not get the required 8 hours of sleep a night. The result of sleep deprivation is evident in the worn out appearance. But since the chances of changing our lifestyle and sleep patterns are fairly small, the least we can do is to look rested. Here is how to achieve that bright-eyed look:MoisturizeFirst, moisturize. Use a strong moisturizer in the morning, and apply a lighter cream throughout the day. Avoid applying foundation too thickly, or it will look like a mask. Opt for a tint…

How to Perfect Brows At Home

How to Perfect Brows At Home

Eyebrows can drastically change the way you look. The wrong shape can make you look surprised or stern. But whether your eyebrows are thin elegant or thick and dramatic, you should always groom your brows. That said, here’s how to perfect your brows at home:ToolsYou will need the following tools:Eyebrow brushEyebrow scissorsSharp, slanted-edged tweezersEybrow pencilEyebrow gelFirst, brush your eyebrows upward and trim the hairs. Next shape your brows. To make it even, make sure that the space b…

Easy Evening Makeup

Easy Evening Makeup

If you are looking for an evening makeup style that is easy to do, yet sophisticated enough for a dinner date or a night out with your girl friends, follow these 4 simple tips:Prep your faceWash your face with gentle cleanserApply a light toner using a cotton ballApply a light moisturizer all over your face and neckDot foundation all over your face and neck. Spread it evenly using a foundation brush or a sponge. Lightly dust your face with loose powder. BlushApply a creme blush starting on your…