Tag Archives: makeup tips

Makeup Tips: 1950s Glam ala Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn is the epitome of glamour and grace and has been a beloved style icon since she was discovered. Her long, glamorous lashes and cat-eyed eyliner has been admired and copied by Hollywood starlets from Natalie Portman to Scarlett Johansson to Gwen Stefani and many stars in between. In this video from video jug, make-up artist Jo Reid shows you how to recreate this iconic retro look made famous by Audrey Hepburn. Sometimes you just need to go for the glamour girl look and become your own Holly Golightly.

Makeup Tips: Best of Stila Kit

If you’re a Stila lover, you’ll go gaga over the Best of Stila Kit. I’ve swooned over the kit myself, yet I’m not always 100% sure how to use all of the products to create that “I’m just naturally gorgeous” look. Never one to give up, I searched the internet to find some professional makeup tips and tricks and tada: Makeup artist Lauren from California Cosmetics demonstrates her expert techniques using the entire kit. Stop by her channel on YouTube and you’ll be one of her followers for sure!

Her application tips are easy to follow and her beautiful results are EXACTLY what you’re looking for – glowing and gorgeous without that too much makeup look. Thanks Lauren! For just $40 bucks you can channel you’re inner supermodel and create an entire new look with the cosmetic basics that can be worn all year round. They don’t call it a “best of” kit for nothing, Stila is stellar!

Products used: Stila Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer SPF 15, Stila Convertible Color in Peony, Stila Eyeshadow In Kitten, Stila Convertible Eye Color in Onyx, Stila Major Lash, Stila Brown Sugar Lip Glaze.

Carrie Underwood Inspired Makeup

Lauren has done it again with her expert makeup tips and this time she shows us how to recreate Carrie Underwood’s makeup inspired by the So Small video. Using plenty of MAC shadows (listed below) you’ll get the step by step from an expert! I hope you enjoy her video as much as I do. I just love recreating the looks Lauren selects, they are very on trend and perfect for today’s style seekers. Of course I always need another reason to go to Sephora to shop for makeup too!

Products listed:
MAC EYE SHADOW~ WISHFUL
MAC PIGMENT~ GOLD MODE
BARRY M DAZZLE DUST~53 CHOCOLATE
DIOR~ DIOR SHOW MASCARA BLACK
DIOR~ PRO CHEEKS LIMELIGHT 815
MAC POWERPOINT EYELINER~ ENGRAVED

To see more of Lauren’s looks check her out on YouTube, she is under the name Panacea81. You can also subscribe to her makeup channel, and it’s highly recommended that you do!

Makeup Tips: Dramatic Eyes ala Kim Kardashian

Are you keeping up with the Kardashian’s? Then you know that Kim, Kourtney and Khloe all love using tons of dark eyeshadows to create that dramatic, sexy look. In this video, Sephora shows us how to recreate this look at home. Bonus – they give us three different dramatic eye-deas.

Mineral Makeup – Flawless Application

Buff, tap, swirl – is that really all? Well, maybe a little concealer too, and the right brush is key…