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17 Eye Makeup Trends You Can’t Miss on 2018

As the ancient Romans used to say “oculus animus index” (the eyes are the mirror of the soul).

Men read in our eyes the deepest desires and secrets, revealed by the flapping of our lashes or the intensity of our staring at least they think so we know better!

We know very well how the smallest change in the way of making up our eyes can create a totally different look and appeal. Sexy or ingenuous, cute or superb, it all comes through that open window on our soul.

No wonder that in our beauty routine so great attention and care is dedicated to eye make-up.

We like to think that Cleopatra herself wouldn’t have been in history at all without the spectacular cat eye that thousands of years later still makes a statement in fashion shows as much as in daily life.

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Women’s Day – Beauty and Empowerment

As women’s day is behind the corner, we all feel the need to spread love and beauty and celebrate our femininity.
We all want to show off with our girlfriends a new makeup and eventually, hair, feel beautiful like never before.
For new trendy and fresh ideas we could easily give a look to different styles around the world and eventually match them up according to our personality and needs, we have picked up for you three makeup styles that we really love:

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Best Celebrity Halloween Costumes in 2017

October 31st is here and the world is all set to celebrate Halloween 2017. The spooktacular day is special not just for its historical significance but also for the colorfulness and festivity linked with it. A number of myths and traditions are associated with Halloween celebration but we can sum it up as the celebration of the end of summer and beginning of the winter season. Earlier, people used to scare others by donning animal skins and heads but with time things changed, and people invented amazing and innovative Halloween costume ideas. And now, everyone including celebrities wears the most naughty and sexy Halloween dresses to scare others, BOO! Halloweenies all around, scroll down our celebs Halloween diary to view some of the most amazing Halloween looks this year.

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A Comprehensive Guide about Microblading

Bushy, arched and bold eyebrows are a promise of a groomed look even without putting on any makeup. Some women don’t have thick brows naturally. Others may lose their eyebrows with age or by over-plucking. As a result, they are left with narrow-looking and sparse eyebrows. Women all over the world have been using various methods to get dense and fuller eye brows. These methods include inking or penciling of brows and facial injections to get an illusion of thicker and bushier brows. With advancement of technology, several new techniques (brow tattooing, brow extensions) have been introduced in the realm of makeup and beauty. Eyebrow microblading is one of them.

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How to Choose the Right Lipstick Shade for Your Skin Tone

Lipsticks come in a vast selection of colors. If you’ll take a look back at lipstick collections in the past, probably 20 to 30 years ago, most lipsticks only come in either red, pink or orange. But now, ever since the whole beauty industry has boomed tremendously, the lipsticks you’ll find in the market go from sexy nudes to electric blues! It’s true that there are no specific rules when it comes to choosing the lipstick you want to wear because these lipstick shades are all about your mood; all about self-expression. But you may probably wonder why there are times that you pick up that gorgeous Barbie pink shade that looks amazing on another person but looks horrific on yours? Well, just like picking the right wardrobe, there are also some factors you many want to consider when it comes to choosing the right lipstick shade for you. In this article, we’ll help you out in knowing what lipstick shade suits your complexion best. Continue reading

Most Essential Items You Need in Makeup Kit for Beginners

Age between 13 to 18 brings a lot of changes in a girl’s life, both physically and emotionally. Leaving those fantasies of childhood behind, a girl in her teen, is more attracted towards the items related to her appearance, be it trendy clothes or radiance-enhancing beauty products. Selection of makeup for beginners is not that easy. Teenage girls have youthful and sensitive skin, so their selection for complete makeup kit must be made with utmost care.

Things to Remember Before Buying your Makeup Kit Box

Being a makeup newbie, you lack experience. There are a lot of things that need your attention before buying your ultimate makeup must haves.

  • We all have our favorite features (eyes or lips), and the main usage of any makeup product is to focus that particular feature. So, avoid buying any beauty product that you are sure, you’ll never use. Buying everything would be nothing but wastage of money.
  • For makeup at this initial stage, apply the rule of ‘less is more’.
  • If you don’t like dark smoky eyes, you don’t need to purchase a smoky eye palette.
  • Do you love the luminosity of skin? Buy the base that offers a dewy look.
  • Your skin is soft and fresh, don’t buy any product that comes for mature skin. Read the ingredients well. It must be free from harming ingredients like mercury.
  • Talking of makeup for beginners, you are advised to buy makeup with matte finish. You might feel allured towards glittery and shimmery products (lip gloss is an exception), but experimenting with such bright items may bring some undesirable results at this early stage of life. [Read here: 2 Minute Weekend Makeup routine for Perfectly Matte Skin].
  • Beauty products come in different price ranges. Starting from low, the price can get too expensive. Keeping in view your age group (and pocket money), you should opt for cheap makeup kits.

Best Beauty Products for the Beginners

1.Moisturizer

For getting the best makeup results, you must have great skin. Great skin comes with moisturizing. Buy some nutritive moisturizer to get a flawless skin.

  1. Primer

Primer is optional. It makes it easy to glide on the makeup. A primer also promises the longevity of the makeup. A primer must never be purchased without knowing your skin type. For a dry skin type, opt for hydrating primers, for a skin too oily or the one with large pores, opt for the one with blurring effect.

  1. BB Cream or Foundation

It’s too early for you to get into the usage of a foundation. As getting the right one (according to your skin tone) can be tricky. Still if you want to use foundation, apply a concealer first (especially if you have dark circles or other blemishes on your skin). It hides a lot on your skin and you don’t have to apply too much of foundation. The other best choice is to simply opt for a BB cream. A slight layer of beauty balm cream is best for hiding the skin imperfections without getting a thick and cakey feel on your skin. Maybelline has a great range of BB creams according to your skin type. Find the best for yours.

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  1. Face Powder

We need a face powder to get a long-lasting makeup result. Makeup may vanish or slip due to sweat or oil, that’s why we recommend buying a setting powder, especially for the T area (forehead, nose, chin), that is oilier than other parts. But if you have dry skin, you don’t need one.

Most Essential Items You Need in Makeup Kit for Beginners

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  1. Bronzer

Do you like that Greek goddess-like look that a bronzer promises? If yes, buy one to have a sun-kissed glow on your skin. A bronzer too is an optional item. Bronzers with matte finish are the best. The matte finish promises a natural look. Bronzers by NYX with matte finish are some of the best, available in the drugstores.

  1. Blush

Your look is incomplete without those final strokes of a blush. Girls with warm skin tones should go with peachy blushes while pinkish blushes are suitable for cool skin tones.

Most Essential Items You Need in Makeup Kit for Beginners

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  1. Brow Pencil

Eyebrow pencil is one of the most significant items of makeup must haves. Well-groomed eyebrows give a defining touch to your overall look. You can’t skip that at all.

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  1. Eye liner Pencil

Don’t forget to add eye liner pencils in your makeup kit box. Three shades are the must haves; brown for daily use, beige for waterline application (it gives a wider look to your eyes) and black to get a sizzling hot look. Look for the products that are pigmented and glide on seamlessly.

  1. Eye Shadow Palette

Your eye makeup cannot be completed without application of suitable eye shadows. For the makeup for beginners, we recommend you to buy the eye shadow palette with everyday nudes. Bobbi Brown and Maybelline, both offer some great neutral shaded palettes.

  1. Mascara

Instead of wearing those fake lashes, apply mascara on your upper and lower lashes to bring out the best look. Buy the one that promises a long lasting staying power. [ Read here: The Pros and Cons of Eyelash Extensions you must be aware of].

  1. Lipstick/Gloss

You can’t look perfect without drenching your lips in color. Lipsticks and lip glosses both are essential parts of a complete makeup set. Lipsticks come in various finishes i.e. matte, nude and creamy. You are free to pick the ones you like. Easy to glide on, glosses too are popular, particularly among teenage girls.

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  1. Synthetic Brushes

For the best application of bronzer, blush or eyeshadows, the brushes should be of high quality. Many times, the kits come with low-quality brushes with hard bristles. To face such situation, it’s better to buy some good brushes in different shape and sizes separately.

  1. Makeup Remover

It is highly recommended to remove the makeup at the end of the day. Don’t forget to add some high-quality makeup remover and makeup removing wipes in your makeup kit.

Most Essential Items You Need in Makeup Kit for Beginners

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Conclusion: Getting a complete makeup set is not enough, it is also very important to apply each item in the best possible manner. You are still young and you don’t have to overdo your makeup. We would advise you to use everything in a balanced way otherwise you will end up with an aging look.

 

A Comprehensive Guide to Best foundations for Mature Skin

Foundation is something that cannot be applied without knowing the age group of the woman (if you want a radiantly fresh look). As your skin ages, the makeup application should be reduced. Just follow the rule; Less is more! So, you better find the best foundations for mature skin. According to dermatologists, only two types of foundations are suitable for aging skin. Continue reading

10 Tips for Makeup with Glitters

Glitters aren’t always the easiest thing to work with. It can be quite messy and unnecessarily overdramatic! Despite those facts that imply how glitter can be a toughie, the beauty world still thinks it is worth the spotlight. Both beauty and style portals have predicted how glitter will conquer this year’s hottest beauty trends (Step Up Your Makeup Game with these Gorgeous Makeup Trends to Try for 2017) and without a doubt, we have already seen so many beauty brands to come up with their sparkly collections. We have seen glitter pots, glitter lipsticks, glitter pigments and even full-face glitter makeup challenges all across the internet! Continue reading

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