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Make-up Tips

[ 0 ] January 11, 2013 |

 

Make-up Tips

13. Observe makeup artists practice their skills.

Whenever you visit the parlor, you should try to observe how various makeup artists apply their skills on their customers, in order to enhance their features. By doing this, you would be able to learn more about which shades go with what skin tones. Do this more frequently, and apply what you learn to yourself.

14. Establish your goals well.

In applying makeup, it is not just something that you have to do, simply because everyone is doing it. You need to have certain goals in mind, when you apply makeup. For instance, you should try to decide if you are applying makeup to enhance your eyes, nose, lips, or all of them. With certain goals on your mind, you can properly apply the right techniques in order to achieve them.

15. Visit your friends.

Whenever you don’t have anything to do on weekends, you should visit your friends, and practice applying makeup. Aside from providing you a chance to enhance your skills in it, you and your friends can also exchange ideas and tips about applying make up. Try it out this weekend, so that you can have some fun.

16. Use your imagination.

If you are trying to design on the kind of style that you want to have in applying makeup, you should use your imagination for it. It is a good idea to not just stick on the basic techniques that you have learned through books and magazines. Try to explore new possibilities, since it may help you come up with newer techniques.

17. Read magazines.

To learn more about various makeup techniques, you can always read more magazines for it. This does not mean that you should limit yourself to reading the articles about applying makeup. You should also check out pictures of celebrities and see how their makeup experts enhanced their beautiful faces. By doing that, you can learn more about the various techniques that you can use on yourself.

18. Ask questions.

When you are in need of more information about applying makeup, you should ask more and more questions about it. There is no need to ask only one or two persons regarding this. You can ask your friends and relatives about it. Aside from that, whenever you visit a beauty salon and you are seated next to a makeup artist while waiting for your turn, then ask her questions, so that you can satisfy your hunger for information.

19. Check out blogs.

Gone are the days when you need to step out of your place to acquire important information about applying makeup. You can simply do it by accessing the internet, and checking out blogs about it. Lots of blogs are launched with topics related to makeup. Aside from offering informative articles, you can also post your questions on these blogs, which may be answered by the person behind it, or by other people who are visiting the site.

20. Start with light makeup.

To be on the safer side, it is best that for your first few tries of applying makeup on yourself, you should do it lightly. With that, you won’t have redo everything, when it comes out not the way you want it to be. Aside from that, it would also be easy to correct, since you won’t be dealing with heavy makeup.

21. Applying stage makeup.

If you are tasked to apply makeup on yourself for a stage play, you should keep in mind that it is entirely different to applying makeup for parties. For a stage play, your makeup should be something that can stand the hot lights, and be visible to people that are seated at the farthest row from the stage. However, you should also control it so that you won’t look like a clown for people seated at the front row.

22. Makeup for sensitive skin.

If you have sensitive skin, then it may take you some time to choose the makeup that won’t get your skin irritated. Having allergic reactions from makeup is not something that you want to experience. To go around it though, you can always do a spot test prior to purchasing a product. This can be done by applying a small amount of the makeup on your skin. Wait 24 hours and see if you have any allergic reactions, before making up your mind.

23. Applying makeup for men.

There is nothing wrong if a guy wants to apply makeup, especially if he only wants to cover certain imperfections. To do this, you can actually make use of the very basic makeup items. For example, to cover imperfections, you can use a concealer for that, and choose one that is a shade lighter than your skin.

24. Storing your makeup in the bathroom.

Storing your makeup inside the bathroom is not a good idea. This is because the bathroom is usually filled with a lot of moisture, which could be floating around midair. With this moisture would be bacteria and other germs, which can eventually get to your makeup, and affect its quality.

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