Category Archives: Make Up For Advanced

Choosing and Applying The Perfect Make-up Foundation

Beautiful makeup requires the perfect make-up foundation. Foundation creates a blank canvas on the face before all f the colors & pigments are applied (i.e. eye shadow, blush, lipstick, etc.) Foundation is also a setting agent for your shadow blush and bronzer. Foundation makeup also acts as a barrier between the eyeshadow pigment and the skin’s own natural oils, which would otherwise dissolve the make-up. And because it covers the largest area of the face, foundation needs to blend seamlessly with the skin. Foundation Makeup for Different […]

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Cancer and Make-up: Is There A Link?

The cosmetics or “beauty” industry is a worldwide billion-dollar industry. We all use a number of cosmetic products daily such as soaps, body lotions, facial treatments, and make-up on a daily basis. In fact, according to a 2004 study conducted by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, women use an average of 12 cosmetic products daily. When we are applying these products on our skin and bodies, we’re probably not thinking about the tearless shampoo we have in our hands as a possible danger to our health. Shockingly, […]

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Camouflage Make-up to Hide All Your Skin Imperfections

Camouflage (kam e-flaj) n. — Camouflage is defined in the dictionary as a means of disguising things completely, so they appear a natural part of the surroundings. This holds true for the advanced camouflage make-up available today that conceals major to minor skin imperfections, with precision, yet with a perfectly natural look. This new technology, offers the convenience of a cover-up formula that works for both face and body without setting powder. Application techniques have also become more patient friendly to accommodate the women and men who […]

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Essential Items For Your Make Up Bag

When putting together your make up collection, it’s easy to lose yourself in a world of sparkling lip glosses and shimmering eyeshadows – and completely forget the essentials of any home make up kit. Here’s a quick list of those boring, but essential, items: Cotton pads Inevitably, at some stage you’re going to apply make up and it’s going to go wrong. Keep a set of cotton pads handy in the same bag as your make up products to help make those unfortunate slips clean up easily. […]

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Where To Find Discontinued Cosmetics

Every girl has a product in their make up bag that they simply couldn’t live without. Maybe it’s the mascara that curls your eyelashes better than any lash curlers have ever managed, or the shade of lipstick that is the perfect match for your complexion; whatever it is, we all have our favourite, essential products. But what would you do if that product was suddenly discontinued? The misfortune of discontinued cosmetics is something that hits thousands of women and girls each year, and it’s no exagerration to […]

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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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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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The Art of Make-Up

Latest Cosmetics for the Modern woman and their uses. These are the cosmetics used for makeup. 1. Foundation: This is used to give the skin an even tone. It neutralizes red cheeks, broken veins and freckles. It is very useful if make-up is to look very effective. It provides the base for all other make-up and makes their application quite easier. It is very essential to keep in mind that the main purpose of a foundation is to even out natural skins tone and not to change […]

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