The cool breeze and the holiday spirit. Can you feel it? I love anything associated with winter and Christmas. I may be biased because I was born in the winter, but Winter is my favorite season. All that layering of clothes, cute beanies, jackets and boots—thinking about it makes me want to dress up and go out! And when it comes to makeup, I can’t wait for winter to hit so that I can bring out those dark lipsticks. I’m a complete sucker for winter makeup looks. Let me give you a rundown on the makeup looks to opt for
The holiday season is full of a lot of things that would require your look to be on point. Professional, familial and friends’ holiday parties, lots of photo ops, vacations and appearances mean that your party makeup looks are going to get a lot of rotation. Interesting ideas of party makeup looks are always good to have in mind, especially around the holidays. Even if your repertoire of party makeup ideas is plentiful, there is always room for more. Makeup is an ever-evolving art that can be adjusted perfectly to suit your features, highlighting what you want, hiding what you don’t.
Makeup enhances our best features and disguises those we hate. Gorgeous eyes stand out with some judiciously applied eyeliner and mascara and lips can be made to appear plumper than they really are with clever makeup. The Right Tools Quality makeup brush sets are essential. It is never a good idea to apply foundation, eye shadow and blusher with fingers. You will not achieve a good finish and using your fingers spreads bacteria. Makeup artists only use quality makeup brushes, but they do need to be looked after properly. Wash your brushes out regularly, preferably with a very mild soap, and leave them
From now until the new year, your social calendar is packed—and every single event requires being totally dressed up. It can be fun, but for women of color, finding the right makeup look can be a challenge. We've mastered our daily looks by mixing up the perfect foundation shade and creating concoctions of products and colors that are flattering on our skin tones—but when it comes to special events, we've heard all too often that "gold looks great on your skin tone." We love a great gold shimmer as much as the next girl, there are plenty of other festive
Styling your favorite dress differently for each of the five weddings you've got on your calendar this summer is tricky. There are only so many things you can layer, cuff, and knot before people begin realizing you've been recycling your look. Luckily, we've got an idea that can help with that. The smoky eye and wine lip combo that Ashleigh Ciucci creates above can vamp up your look and make your repeat outfit suddenly feel new. Not only is it totally unexpected for a summer wedding, where pastels are the usual beauty look, but it'll also last from your very first