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Holiday Makeup Tips For Special Engagements

2020 Joseph Kellner Hair/Makeup/Photo-Shoots

Whether you’ve always wanted to try fake eyelashes or a bright red lipstick, the holidays are the time to try something new. Practice makes perfect. Always test your new look first before your big debut, ensuring you will look and feel your best.

A little sparkly shadow on the eyelids is an easy way to dress up your eye makeup in less than ten seconds. Check out this glam tutorial to help you nail the look. If looking like a disco ball isn’t your thing, go for a more natural, cream highlight and matte lip, or use glitter as a little pop in the center of your eye-shadow for a subtle effect.

The cold, winter months can leave our skin looking dull and dry. Cream blush is an excellent way to add extra radiance and hydration at the same time. When choosing a brighter color, make sure you blend, blend and blend on the cheeks until it looks natural and smooth. The key is starting with a light touch and softly adding pigment as you go. 

Use high-quality brushes to apply eye shadow. Otherwise, your makeup could disperse.

If you choose a bright color, make the rest of your makeup simple. Otherwise, it can create a clown effect.

Harsh lip-lines will ruin your look. It’s best to blend lines.

Don’t stick to only black eyeliner. You can try using different colors according to your skin tone. Brown colors, from light to dark, are best suited to light skin colors, especially with green eyes and blonde hair.

Always choose a larger brush for applying face powder so that it lies as accurately as possible.

Don’t skip filling in your eyebrows if they are sparse. Don’t use dark pencils – it’s better to use an eye shadow combined with an angled brush instead.

In case you need to lighten foundation that is darker than you need, apply it with a wet sponge. You can also mix it with different beauty products, such as concealer or powder that are lighter in color, moisturizer or primer.

Trying a new makeup look for the holidays is no fun if you’re in a rush. Create an experience, put on your favorite playlist, light a scented candle and enjoy playing with makeup. Have just as much fun putting on your makeup as wearing it.

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Take Care Of Your Skin Before a Photo-shoot!

Okay so now we’re gonna start on foundation, and like I said earlier this look is more matte. You don’t want anything shiny, dooey, iridescent cause the camera picks up everything. And if you use a shiny or dooey foundation your gonna look to glowy. So you want to keep to a matte, this is a pretty light foundation and it does no’t have any iridescence to it. It’s completely matte, and you want to use a little more than you normally use for everyday purposes. And this is the time where you want to cover any blemishes.  This is the time where you use foundation all over the skin. You don’t just want to use it in certain little areas where you need it, you want it all over. You want your whole face to look smooth and blended. And because you’re gonna be on camera you want to use a little more than normal just to make sure everything is covered and everything looks smooth. If you don’t use enough makeup on camera you’re gonna really notice it. You’re gonna look like you have nothing on, and you’re not gonna like the way your pictures turned out. So even though you’re using natural makeup you just want to use a little more of it than normal. Under the eyes, never neglect under the eyes.

You can use your foundation as a concealer or if you have a separate concealer that’s fine also, it’s all personal preference. Make sure you take it down the neck just a tiny bit, just blend blend blend. Make sure it’s all blended in, you can always add more where needed. I like to go on the eyelid a little bit also just to make a nice clean pallet, clean base for the eye-shadow. Just make everything look really smooth and even. And then once the foundation’s on you just wanna powder your skin lightly just to help the foundation stay, and to make everything look smooth. You don’t want to use a tremendous amount of powder because you don’t want your skin to look powdery or dry, but just blend the powder. Buff it into the skin and it will just really smooth out the look and make the foundation stay. I like to powder the lips as well. Stay away from powder around the eyes, that can make the eyes look a little crappy or accentuate wrinkles. And there we go. Now we’re ready to apply some color.