10 April 2010 at 18:28 (Makeup, Style secrets)
Tags: Beauty secrets, Eyeshadow, Makeup, Mascara
Ever look at those pictures of celebrities before makeup and after?
So what’s the secret?
There are actually several. To get huge eyes try these tricks:
1. Always curl lashes before applying mascara. You can actually curl lashes AFTER mascara is applied, as long as your mascara is dried (a good tip to know if you want to curl your lashes later in the day without removing your mascara).
2. Don’t forget your bottom lashes. For years I avoided mascara on them until a makeup expert showed me how much mascara on my lower lashes really make my eyes pop. I rarely go without now. To apply mascara on lower lashes, hold the brush vertically, then sweep it back and forth.
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8 December 2008 at 04:13 (Makeup)
Use Green Eye Products
When selecting the right shades of eye shadows and eyeliners for redheads, I find most earth tones look good – green is an exceptionally good color for them. The shades in the Clinique portfolio that I recommend are: Clinique Color Surge Eye Shadow in Cider, Gold Rush, Rum Spice, Lucky Penny, Color Surge Eye Shadow Duo in Copper Canyon, and Coffee Shop. For eyeliners, try Clinique Quickliner for Eyes in Moss or True Khaki, or if she prefers a creamier application, Cream Shaper for Eyes in Egyptian or Brown Sugar.To create the perfect lash look, if she is very fair and has blonde lashes I recommend a brown mascara (not black or black/brown) so her makeup doesn’t look too harsh. When filling in the brows, be careful not to go too dark. You want to use a soft wheat or auburn colored liner.” – Robyn TamuraEye makeup gives you more variety in the color wheel because you can use browns, taupes, violets, moss greens, light pinks, hazels, golds and bronzes. Brown or red-brown mascara will compliment your eyes and eyeliners in brown; beige and hazel (not green) will also look great. Stay away from black mascara or liner, which can look too harsh. A dark blond brow pencil or shadow will be perfect for brows too.” – Christina Kazadzis
MAKEUP TIPS FOR REDHEADS: FACES-Based Foundation
Using a sheer-based foundation in beige colors is required. Stay away from pink toned foundations, which can make you look ruddy or too pink. A light colored bronzer can also be used in lieu of foundation if your skin doesn’t require coverage but you just want to add a little color all over. A green-based concealer (or green color corrector stick) is perfect for blemishes and under-eye darkness, so be sure to blend over it with some foundation to achieve the perfect coverage.”
Coral & Peach Blush
Blush colors should be in the coral and peach family of colors if you are fair, while the darker redheads can also use a raisin colored blush as well. You’d want to go lighter in shade for fairer skin and darker for medium skin tones.” – Christina Kazadzis
MAKEUP TIPS FOR REDHEADS: LIPS
Coral, Peach, & Pink Toned Lipsticks
All shades of redheads can use lipstick and lip liners that are coral, peach and pink tones, and even a raisin colored lipstick that is sheer and not matte will look beautiful. For those who love the look of red lipstick, find reds that are orange-based rather than blue-based and find a color that suits your own shade of red. Tinted lip-glosses in those shades will look wonderful too.”- Christina Kazadzis
Dark Red Lipsticks
I would avoid a bright fuchsia or bright pink on a redhead. Dark red usually looks good, but it should be tried on for the right undertone. If her skin has a pinky undertone, a lipstick with a blue-red undertone might be best, while someone with a yellow undertone might want to try red-orange or red-brown shades.” – Robyn Tamura