Author Archives: Mariah Leonard

Three Essential Make Up Tips: Mascara

Mascara allows you to darken and extend your eyelashes to true movie starlet glamour, and forms the central piece of many women’s make up bags. Get the most from this essential bit of make up kit with these three essential mascara tips. Tip One: Apply Mascara In A ‘Zig Zag’ Movement Rather than simply sweeping your mascara brush from the roots of your eyelashes to the tip in one downward (or upward) motion, agitate the brush back and forth in a ‘zig zag’ motion. This motion helps […]

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Three Essential Make Up Tips: Eye Shadow

Eye shadow is the cornerstone of good make up application. After all, who doesn’t want bigger, more beautiful eyes that sparkle with complimentary shadow? Here’s three essential tips for eye shadow application. Tip One: Use Different Shades One block of solid colour on your eyelids is not going to be flattering, so use at least two different shades to achieve the look. As an overall guidance, use the lightest shade at the front of the eyelid close to the lashes, and then darken the colour as you […]

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Three Essential Make Up Tips: Lipstick

Lipstick can be the finishing touch to a perfectly made up face, and if chosen and applied correctly should be wonderfully flattering. Here’s three essential tips for the preparation and application of lipstick. Tip One: Ensure A Good Base – A lipstick is only going to be as good as the area it is being applied on to, so ensure your lips are as soft and smooth as possible. You can buy expensive lip balms which will help keep your lips soft and smooth, or a simple […]

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Beauty Make Up

Almost all women enjoy looking their best. They’ll go out of their way to purchase new cosmetic items that promise to make them look movie star great. It doesn’t just take expensive mascara, foundation or eye shadow to create the perfect look. A woman also needs a solid set of beauty make up tips to ensure she applies everything exactly the right way. One of the most common mistakes that women make when it comes to their beauty regime is the color they choose for their foundation. […]

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A Look at Make-Up Infomercials

Using a variety of female celebrities, infomercial producers have once again created a huge market where none existed. That’s not to say that make up products didn’t exist. They did. And they were a multibillion dollar industry long before anybody ever thought of infomercials. Starting in the early twentieth century with the advent of movies and their subsequent side affect – beautiful stars! – make up companies have been designing products to make average looking women look better. Or at least think they look better. Make up […]

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Lighted Make Up Mirror

Vanity, it’s always my favorite sin! So I stole that line. You have to admit, it’s a catchy one. It certainly applies to our species more than any other. Actually I don’t think we’ve ever found another species affected by vanity. It’s a human thing. We get up each day, shuffle into the bathroom and make ourselves look as pretty as possible. We definitely don’t want the world seeing us at our worst. Most of us prefer to present a flawless image that can be adored by […]

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Waterproof Make Up

If you are like me, you never know when you might end up crying your eyes out. I know I am perhaps overly emotional, but I do tend to tear up over the silliest things. Some say I have a big heart while others call me a sentimental fool. No matter what the case may be, I do need to wear some waterproof make up when I am away from home. You just never know what is going to happen or when you may need it. The […]

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The Basics of Bridal Make Up

The day a woman gets married is one of the most anticipated days of her life, and most brides want everything to be just perfect. To that precise end, there is a long product line of bridal make up, all promising to turn a normal woman into a radiant princess bride for their special day. Although bridal make up changes like any cosmetics do to reflect fashion trends, by and large the overall ‘look’ remains the same. Most brides want to look young, fresh and naturally pretty […]

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Make-Up Brush To Apply Your Cosmetics

There are a lot of people who nowadays are applying cosmetics using their fingers, in my opinion it looks a lot better if applied using a make-up brush. This article describes the reasons for this and looks at the types of make-up brush which are available. Blending A smooth finish is what is required if you really want to look your best. Using your fingers and the fingertips makes it very difficult to get this smooth finish, where as if you use a good quality shaped make-up […]

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For Eye Make Up

When it comes to eye make-up you need to think and then apply because eyes talk louder than words. The type of make-up that you apply on your eyes can talk loud about the type of person you really are. It doesn’t really matter if you have brown, hazel, blue, or green eyes but what really matters is how you make your beautiful eyes look drop dead attractive. Eyes are referred to as the windows to the soul, and can kill with just one glance. Eyes can […]

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