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9 Unbelievably Simple Steps For Perfect Make-Up

I Unbelievably Simple Steps FOR PERFECT MAKE-UP Perfect Eyebrows You should always consider your face shape when plucking and shaping your eyebrows. Your eyebrow shape should compliment your overall face shape and features. Choose your face shape bellow and recreate your ideal eyebrows. OVAL LONG An oval face is often Aim for a flat eyebrow shape. The horizontal line will break up a longer face, making it appear considered the ideal face shape. Generally a soft angled eyebrow shape will enhance your look. shorter. ROUND SQUARE Create an eyebrow shape with a high arch. Avoid gently curving brows as Start with a curved eyebrow shape then add more angle to create balance. The stronger the jawline, the more defined the peak. this will cause the face to look rounder. HEART DIAMOND A curved eyebrow shape will soften the angled face and reduce the widest part of the face, most commonly the temples. Start with a low arch and curved brow then add more volume to add more length to the forehead and balance a pointy chin. Highlighting & Contouring CONTOURING Contour around the hairline to warm the face and shorten the forehead. HIGHLIGHTING Use a foundation 2 shades Contour one inch above the temple to add depth to the face. lighter than your skin tone to highlight. For contouring use a low or non-shimmer bronzer. Set with powder. Highlight between the brows where a furrow may appear. Highlight the bridge of your nose to lighten the face, avoid the tip. Highlight under the eyebrow arch to lift the brow and brighten the eyes. Contour on each side of the nose to make it look more slim and defined. Highlight the high point of the cheekbone to define the cheek. Contour the tip of the nose in a V shape to shorten the length. Contour the underside of the cheekbone to strengthen your bone structure. Contour under the jaw line to add definition and slim the face. Highlight creases that create shadows such as in the nasal fold area. Blush PICK THE RIGHT TYPE CHOOSING A COLOUR If you have oily skin use powder blush. Cream or liquid blush works best for dry or older skin. Choose Choose the right blush colour for your skin tone. 1. Pale skin - pink/coral 2. Medium skin - rose/apricot 3. Dark skin - red/plum either for normal skin. CHOOSE YOUR TOOL CHOOSING A COLOUR Use a large soft brush for powder blush. For cream or liquid blush use your fingers or a wedge sponge to apply evenly. Apply blush to the apples of your cheeks on the area that is most full when you smile. Blend up and back towards the hairline. Eye Shape You should always consider your eye shape when applying eye shadow and liner. Using the correct technique can significantly improve your make-up look. Find your eye shape bellow and discover the best technique for you. CLOSE SET EYES DOWN TURNED EYES These are eyes that are closer than one eye's width. Your eye make-up should focus on width. Lighter colours on the inner corners, with darker colours as you move out. Liner and mascara goes towards the outside. This is about lifting the eyes up with strategic shadowing. Light on the inside, darker on the outside. Line the outer part of the upper lids and add mascara to curled lashes. DEEP SET EYES ALMOND EYES The eyes sit a little deeper in the socket. Blend the colours from light on the inside to dark on the outside. Use light colours on the lids. It's hard to get it wrong with this shape eye. Experiment with whatever looks great. HOODED EYES PROTRUDING EYES If lids are drooping with age, matte colours will be the most helpful. Don't overdo it with this shape eye – simplicity can be a beautiful thing. The opposite of deep-set eyes, these eyes sit a little further outside of the socket. Your best bet is to give the eye a medium shadow on upper and lower lids. Eyeliner Techniques There are a number of different ways you can apply your liner, from none at all to the panda smudge look. Discover some popular liner styles bellow. DOUBLE FLICK WINEHOUSE SOFT SMOKE PANDA SMUDGE CLASSIC BAR ARABIC SLEP-IN SMUDGE DOUBLE MOD THIN FLICK Smokey Eye look STEP ONE MASCARA APPLICATION With a brush or sponge applicator apply your base eye shadow colour on the lid and above the socket crease. Blend out slightly towards the eyebrow. STEP ONE Curly your eyelashes. Heated eyelash curlers work well. STEP TWO Using your mid colour eye shadow apply along the base of the lid above the lash and into the eye socket crease looping around at the outer coner. STEP TWO Pull the lashes inwards at least three times. STEP THREE STEP THREE Now take your darkest shadow colour and apply with an angled brush along the very edge of the lash and across the outer corner of the eye. Next fan the lashes back out at least three times. STEP FOUR STEP FOUR Paint each lash by pushing the end of the mascara wand up. Using a soft brush blend out the three eye shadow colours until the edges of each application are no longer defined. STEP FIVE Wiggle the mascara wand across the bottom lashes. STEP FIVE Now apply eyeliner to your bottom and top lash line. Finish of with a few coats of mascara for a perfect smokey eye look. AND YOU'RE DONE! Tips For best results when applying lipstick following the steps bellow. If you have a problem with your lipstick bleeding you may want to first outline your lips with a lip liner slightly darker than your lipstick. Nail Varnish To start make sure your Apply a base coat to nails are clean & oil free. Apply a drop of polish Push the polish toward to the centre of the nail. Brush upwards to the top of the nail. prepare the nail. the cuticle. Swipe from the base along the nail curve. Brush up until the side Repeat on the other of the nail is covered. Brush up until this side Add a top coat to of the nail is covered. side of the nail. prevent chipping. TRY SOMETHING DIFFERENT Apply a base coat to prepare the nail. Fill top three sections with the same colour. Add a top coat to prevent chipping. Paint the bottom half of Paint a cross on the nail with a darker colour. the nail in a light colour. SOURCES AESTHETIC SURGERY CLINIC 00

9 Unbelievably Simple Steps For Perfect Make-Up

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A selection of the most simple approaches to the most striking make-up you can hope to achieve. Suitable for beginners, pros, or anyone looking to learn the secrets of great make-up quickly. Be sure t...


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