Archive for the ‘Eye Makeup’ 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…

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…

How to Fix You Under Eye Problems

How to Fix You Under Eye Problems

Eye bags and dark circles under the eyes have are a common problem among women – what with long hours at work, or sleepless nights at home caring for the family. Fortunately there is a way to hide these pesky under eye problems:PreventionAccording to Marie Claire beauty expert Cheryl Kramer, there is a way to prevent eye bags. Avoid caffeine, salt and alcohol, as these can cause fluid buildup and puffiness. Drinking plenty of water can also prevent dark circles from forming under your eyes. De-…

How to Wear Green Eyeshadow

How to Wear Green Eyeshadow

Some women avoid wearing green, fearing that it won’t go well with their skin tone, or thinking that perhaps it is too bold a shade. Shiseido artistic creative director Dick Page puts all that to rest by using the same glittering green Shiseido eye shadow on four models with different skin tones. Eye Makeup FirstAccording to page, when using bold eye shadow shades, apply eye makeup first. “Bright color against a fully finished face can look overwhelming. You might find that after you do your ey…

The Best Ways to Wear Blue Eye Shadow

The Best Ways to Wear Blue Eye Shadow

At the Versace Fall 2009 fashion show, models sported enigmatic, dark blue peepers. Blue was also the color of choice at Nicole Miller, Rebecca Taylor, and Tibi. When something pops up at multiple fashion shows, it is practically an emerging trend. But if you are a little apprehensive about strutting out in such a hard-to-pull of color, top makeup artist and global creative design director for P&G Beauty, Pat McGrath shares a few tips with Elle on how to wear blue eye.”When you go out at night …

A Different Way to Eyeliner

A Different Way to Eyeliner

Normally we try to trace as neat a line as possible when putting on eyeliner. That practice was thrown out the window at the Zero + Maria Cornejo fall 2009 runway show. Makeup guru Dick Page drew several black lines onto models’ eyes using soft brush strokes. “The eye look is based on one of the prints in the collection,” says Page. “The cream liner gives a dense black finish and the Shiseido Hydro-Powder Eye Shadow in Violet Visions provides traces of color. There’s no contoured, detailed shad…