Featured: Pro Makeup Tips

Makeup artist, Nana, will share with us her insights on tips and tricks, dos and don’ts of makeup. Heed her advise and we’ll definitely pull off any look. This month, our featured topic is: Beat the heat!

Let’s beat the heat!

Yes, the weather is terribly hot these few days but don’t let the weather be a factor to not to look fantabulous. Melting makeup, raccoon eyes and shiny faces are not pretty at all! In this hot weather, just remember that less is more! With these tips, I hope you will still look your best no matter how hot the weather can get.

  1. Make time for primer – You will not regret the few seconds it will take to smooth on a primer, which goes on after moisturizer but before foundation. It is incredibly light such that you do not feel there is a heavy additional layer at all! The best part, it can really hold makeup in place.
  2. A hint of tint – Just as you switch to lighter weight clothings, dress your face with lighter makeup too! Swap foundation for tinted moisturizer. These sheer formulas look and feel airy on the skin and are less likely to turn cakey on steamy days. If you feel a little too exposed, just pad on powder foundation over the tinted moisturizer in spots where you need a little extra coverage. Continue reading

Featured: Pro Makeup Tips

Makeup artist, Nana, will share with us her insights on tips and tricks, dos and don’ts of makeup. Heed her advise and we’ll definitely pull off any look. This month, our featured topic is: Foundation.

How to avoid the 3 common foundation blunders

1. Using a shade that is too dark/ light

When choosing a foundation, you should always try to find a colour that is closest to your natural skin tone. The last thing you want is to look like a member of Ringo the Clown. So how do you choose a colour that is a close match to your skin?

The best place to test out a shade is along the jawline, not on your hand. as you will be applying foundation on your face not on your arm! The colour that visually disappears right into you skin is the best shade. Continue reading