Tips on How to Take Your Makeup From Day to Night

So you tried on that pastel-colored sequin blouse you purchased 4 seasons ago, stood in front of the mirror, and then wondered if it's still as trendy as it was when you first bought it? Some mornings I struggle with that very answer. For that reason, all black clothing is my go to. It's chic, modern, and ageless. It's the same idea with makeup. Classic beauty looks are timeless. 

  NEUTRAL EYE + NEUTRAL LIP

NEUTRAL EYE + NEUTRAL LIP

Let's talk about an easy way to go from a day time look to an evening look in one easy step. In the world of makeup, you have 3 techniques that will never look outdated! There is:

neutral eye + bold lip

bold eye + neutral lip

neutral eye + neutral lip

Now we all know about the bold (smokey) eye and neutral (nude) lip made popular by the Kardashian's - but let's talk about the neutral eye + neutral lip. This look is one of the favorites amongst our everyday working women. It's a great way to look professional and effortlessly chic while at work or out running errands. Maybe this is the type of makeup look you wear everyday at work. But it's finally time to punch out,  5 pm, and you have a date with a new guy or maybe just meeting the girls at happy hour. Either way, you need to figure out a quick way to take your makeup from day time SOFT to night time GLAM. This can easily be done by keeping the eyes neutral and adding a bold lipstick and liner to your look. Whether it's red, purple or coral, a bold lip is your accessory, it's a way to dress up your look. 

  NEUTRAL EYE + BOLD LIP

NEUTRAL EYE + BOLD LIP

Want to go a step further?? A great tip is to add a shimmer powder lightly to the tops of the cheekbones to highlight. Then create definition by adding in bronzer just below the cheekbone to contour.

Have fun accessorizing your makeup!! 

 

Tips, Tricks & Techniques- Winter Trends 2014

 

LAST SEASON, MAKEUP WAS ALL ABOUT A SIMPLE, UNDERSTATED, UNFUSSY MAKEUP! For  2014, makeup has a more moody and mysterious feel but still has a soft side! This season is more punk and grunge, yet still very alluring. If you haven't noticed the direction makeup is going in, it's not your everyday, pretty pin-up makeup we are used to. The trend isn't about putting your face through a metamorphose, yet it's about magnifying and amplifying the person that's wearing the makeup!

If you're playing up your eyes this season, they should be strong, tough, dark with ALOT of blacks and blues.

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At the same time, the eyes can also have a very ghostly feel to them.

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When it comes to your lips, if it's not red - don't wear it. Whether matte or glossy, a deep rich ruby or a bright red-orange, it's all about that RED lip.

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Finally, the lips and eyes have to be pulled together by perfected skin. It's all about that luminous-glowy skin with seamless highlights and a glossy sheen texture.

  

 

Just in case you didn't know, makeup is BACK this season!!!!!