The 411 On High-Def Makeup

Celebrities, news anchors and models freaking out over the latest high-def technology and the switch from analog to digital transmission is definitely not news to us. HD cameras can see up to 6 times the human eye and magnify every single flaw on your face – fine lines, wrinkles, shine, pimples, facial hair and even mismatched foundation. They also tend to pump up certain colors like red and blue which can flatten skintone. Talk about SCARY!

To counter this unforgiving technology, a new generation of products, HD makeup, was invented. I sat down with Emmy Award Winning Makeup Artist Kevin James Bennett to get the low down on HD makeup.

FOTD: Lilac Makeup Look With MAC Lovely Lily and Lavender Whip

Since Carol requested a FOTD with MAC Cremesheen Lipstick in Lavender Whip, here is my take on an all-over lilac look.

Lilac Makeup Look With MAC Lovely Lily and Lavender Whip

Make Up For Ever Classic 12 Flash Color Case Review, Swatches and Photos

Thanks to The Makeup Show LA, I have discovered Make Up For Ever 12 Flash Color Case. This cute palette contains 12 vibrant cream-based colors that can be used on the eyes, cheeks and lips and is sworn by all the pros in the industry (Celebrity Makeup Artist Sharon Gault also used this on singer Keri Hilson for her music videos!)

Make Up For Ever 12 Flash Color Case

How To: Wear Peach/Coral Makeup

What is the one look you can wear even if you went from wavy blonde curls to pin-straight brunette hair like our duchess Fergie? Coral makeup!

Wearing hues of soft peaches and corals not only gives off a sweet, youthful look, but it goes well with all skin tones and hair color. Plus it is great all year round – peach can perk up a dull complexion like no other!

Celebrity Makeup Breakdown: Lady Gaga

Just like her chart-topping singles, pop diva Lady Gaga‘s makeup style is totally hot!

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