After 2 days of immense fun, learning and shopping, The Makeup Show Chicago 2014 has finally come to a wrap! Read on for a brief recap of some of my favorite moments from this year!
Deconstructing Artistry: Techniques for Unconventional Beauty by OCC
Over the last few months, I found myself reaching for my cream and gel blushes instead of powder. Why? Because cream and gel formulas are not only great for creating a dewy look, they are also super easy to apply! So here are a few tips on how to apply cream and gel blushes, including a brief tutorial.
Recently, I came across this BEAUTIFUL spread of the gorgeous Megan Fox from Esquire February 2013, in a pink monochromatic makeup look (perfect inspiration for the new Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette right?!) While pink is pretty much fool-proof as a blush and lip color on everyone, it can be quite tricky to wear on the eyes. So how can you rock pink eyeshadow without looking like a bunny? Keep reading to find out!
The key to perfect eyeshadow application lies on skills, having the right tools AND understanding your eye shape. In this clip below, Smashbox’s Global Pro Lead Arist Lori Taylor breaks it down for us in just 4 simple questions. Make sure you check it out!
After Tangerine Tango and Emerald, the Pantone 2014 Color Of The Year is Radiant Orchid, a purple with fuchsia, purple and pink undertones that “inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health”.
Here are a few pointers from Katy Perry‘s makeup artist Jake Bailey, on how to look your absolute best for the holidays!