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How to Makeup: Brow Stuff

Part seven of the How to Makeup series. You’re probably sitting there thinking “Why do I need to put makeup on my eyebrows? That’s crazy!” If this is you, then just sit tight until the next section, because this doesn’t apply to you. Or does it? Brows create a frame for the eyes and act as a focal point, so defining them can make any look seem more finished. Brow Stuff: What is it? A pencil, powder, gel or marker product used to enhance your brows or fake their  ...

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How to Makeup: Eyeliner

Part six of the How to Makeup series. Eyeliner: What is it? A powder, liquid, cream or pencil product used to enhance (or completely change!) the outline of the eye. Why might I want to use this stuff? Eyeliner is the picture frame for the eyes. It can be as subtle as making your lashes look fuller, adding a bit of drama with a colored liner, or going all out with a sixties cat eye. A simple google images search for ‘eyeliner’ should give you an idea of what a huge impact  ...

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How to Makeup: Mascara

Part five of the How To Makeup series. It’s one of the simplest makeup products, but also one of the few that I won’t leave the house without. No matter how simple or complex a makeup look is, mascara makes it look ‘finished.’ Mascara: What is it? Mascara is a creamy product used to define the eyelashes. It comes in a tube and is applied with a wand brush. Why might I want to use this stuff? Eyelashes are like the picture frames of your eyes. Mascara enhances the  ...

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How to Makeup: Eye Primer & Eyeshadow

Part four of the How To Makeup series. You guys! I’m so excited to get started on the eye makeup section! Eye makeup is where I feel like you really get a chance to get creative and make a lot of different looks. There’s also a huge array of techniques and products to play around with, so for me, this is where the fun really happens. So let’s talk about a couple of the first products you’ll want to use. Eye Primer: What is it? A liquid or cream base for your  ...

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How to Makeup: Concealer

Part three of the How to Makeup series. On our quest for awesome-looking skin, let’s face it (see what I did there?) – sometimes foundation just isn’t enough. Concealer: What is it? Concealer is a highly pigmented face product used to camouflage obvious skin discolorations. It’s usually a skin-tone color, but several color-correcting versions are also available. Why might I want to use this stuff? Concealer is the way to go when you have discoloration that your  ...

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