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Hello everyone,   Today I will be talking about what type of makeup you should wear to a photo shoot. They are many different makeup brands and so many makeup looks out there, so how are you ever going to choose? Well I start by looking at my outfit and the style that I want to show. When doing this you must always remember not to be matchy matchy , it does not look good. What I mean by that is if you have a pink dress don™t try to match your eye shadow with it. Instead try a basic color like brown, black, or even gray. Staying with natural colors can help bring out your eyes and accessories your dress. Make up can be a bit scary and sometime over whelming if you are not a pro; luckily we have professionals to help. Today you could pretty much find makeup artist anywhere. So if you are not sure how good you are with make up I suggest a makeup artist. Now if you feel like you could do it on your own I™m going to suggest some great products for photo shoots. Produ...

Secrets of Beauty

- The secret is that your already beautful! I bet you weren’t expecting that were you? Well its true, we all have different looks, different hair textures, different skin tones, different body types, but the one thing that we all have in common is that we’re all unique. But if enhancing your beauty was what you were looking for then your in the right place. here are some tips for hair care, skin care, and nail care. Hair: A lot of us are in the habit of straightening and curling our hair, but don’t really consider what it does to the health of our hair. Doing this frequently burns and damages our hair. A quick and safe fix is soaking your hair in almond oil. After doing some research I discovered that putting almond oil in your hair restores the lost minerals in your hair to keep it strong and shiny. The way you use this technique is to wash your hair before and after you have the oil in. Leave the oil soaked in your hair for about 30 mins, then wash it out. You&rsqu...

Look and feel amazing!

Get in YOUR best shape, not what everyone else things you should look like.  We all want to look and feel beautiful on our special day right? Well a few months before the date, pick your dress and if your planning on changing during the night also have that outfit planned. Look at yourself in the dress and positively criticize yourself. This means to not beat yourself up about any flaws you may think you have, but to think to yourself "What can I do to better myself and feel prettier?". Your the best judge for your body. Once you figure out  what areas you need to work on you can get in the best shape of your young life. 

Skin Toner

Toners A toner is a skin care product that you apply to the face after you cleanse and before you moisturize. Toners are can also be classified as fresheners and astringents. Toners are suppose to restore the pH balance of the skin, remove any makeup that was not fully removed, or any soap residue. Toners leave skin feeling very refreshed and clean. There are also toners that claim to help fight the aging process and to help prevent and clear blemishes. Choosing a Toner If you decide to use a toner, it is important to know just what product is right for you. One of the best things that you can do to find a toner is to experiment with many different brands and formulas to find the toner that is ideal for you. Ask yourself questions like: Does the toner make my skin feel too oily or too dry? Does my skin feel clean and refreshed after I use it? Does it make my skin feel too tight? If your answers were good to all of these questions, then chances are that you have found a good toner f...
Cleansers Everyone knows that it is critical to wash cleanse their face twice daily to have healthy skin. That™s the easy part. The hard part is knowing what kind of cleanser to choose and what they do, with all the hundreds of cleansers on the market today. So where do you begin? There are so many cleansers today that it is hard to determine what the best type is. Because everyone™s skin is so varied, different cleansers won™t work for some and will for others. The most important thing to do is to experiment with all different kinds of cleansers to find one that will give you the best results. Here is a guide of some of the most popular cleanser types: Cleansing Creams Cleansing creams, when applied, create a rich and thick cream that is ideal for anyone who has dry skin. The rich formulas are sensitive on skin and give extra moisture to dehydrated skin. Cleansing creams are also good for older women because they have been known to help slow the aging process. M...
What is Skin Type? It is critical that every woman be aware of her own unique skin type in order to properly buy makeup and care for her skin. Most women, not surprisingly, are not even aware of what their skin type is. Many factors play into what skin type you have. Things such as ethnicity, location, genetics and age can all be a factor in determining your skin type. Here is a guide to better understanding or finding out what your skin type is: Normal Skin Normal skin can be classified as having an even a smooth surface. Normal skin is neither oily nor dry skin. It is a balance between oily and dry. Therefore, if you have a normal skin type, your skin will feel neither oily nor dry. Other characteristics of normal skin are a clear complexion, not visible pores, and it is relatively healthy looking. It also does not require special treatments or products. Dry Skin Dry skin has a very dull appearance and flakes very easily. Large amounts of moisturizer are needed to just get a sm...
Hair Coloring Hair coloring can be a great way to cover up gray hair, to add vibrance to your current hair color or get the hair color that you™ve always wanted. Read more about hair coloring below to make sure that your hair color turns out the way you want it to. Types of Hair Color Temporary- Color only lasts for one shampoo Semi-Temporary- Color will last about five shampoos. Demi- Permanent- Will last about six weeks. Permanent- will completely change hair color. Touch ups needed about every six weeks. How Hair Color Works Hair color opens up the outer layer of the hair to allow the color to penetrate the root of the hair. The different types of hair color will penetrate the hair in different ways, leaving a different color. To permanently change hair color, an oxidation chemical reaction needs to take place. Hair color comes in a variety of creams, gels and shampoos. Things to Remember About Hair Color What you see on the package or in the tube itself is not w...

Hair Cuts

Hair Cuts I am convinced that there is a perfect haircut for everyone. No matter what your face shape, hair color or texture there is a cut that is sure to flatter anyone. The key is to experiment with many different haircuts and finding out what looks best on you personally. Experiment, have fun and see what you can come up with! Always remember, that no matter how awful the cut may seem at first; it will always grow back! Here are some things to consider when choosing a haircut: Face Shape Face shape is one of the most critical things to consider when deciding on a haircut. Choosing a hair cut that compliments your facial features and face shape can add angle to a round face, make a angular face appear rounder or downplay any feature that you are not satisfied with. If you have a round face, you will want to make your face appear more angular by adding fullness to the hair at the top of the head. You will want to avoid haircuts that are very long and straight. If you have a long...

Hair Styling

Hair Styling Even if you have great hair length, texture, body and cut, your hair can still look incomplete unless you have taken the proper styling procedures.  Knowing how to style your hair and what looks best on your hair type is critical. Your hairstyle is central in the overall image that you exude. If you have a messy hairstyle, people automatically make unfair assumptions about you. To make sure that you exude the best image possible, try these tips below: Hair Styling Tips Try not to use a lot of hair styling products. Using a minimal amount of hair products will leave your hair looking and feeling soft and natural. Using too many hair styling products can make your hair look greasy, crunchy and very unflattering. When it comes to hair styling products, less is definitely more. Try to update your hairstyle often. Changing your style will not only keep you looking young and fresh but it will make you feel confident as well. Look in fashion magazines and ask your ha...
Lip Liner: Lip liner can make your lips look instantly bigger, fuller and shapelier. It can serve as the perfect final touch for lipstick. It can also give the lips more definition and perfect the shape of your lips in a way no other makeup product can. Picking out the right shade of lip liner is critical to ensure that you will get the best look possible. Try to choose a shade that matches well with your natural lip shade. If you must go a little darker then choose one that is only a couple shades darker than your lip color. Too dark of colors will make your lips unnatural and will appear as if you are trying too hard. The proper application techniques are also critical to ensure that you get the best look possible. Follow the simple application steps below to ensure that you get optimal results: Lipstick and lip liner should be the very last thing that you apply, so do all other makeup first. Prep the lips for lip liner by applying lip balm. This will ensure that the lip lin...

Make your eyes pop!

Eye shadow The whole point of eye shadow is to draw attention to the eyes and to give the eyes more definition. However, not all eye shadows make the eyes look defined and beautiful. Only when eye shadow is applied correctly, in the right shade, can you get a stunning effect. When choosing an eye shadow, the most important thing to do is to choose colors that complement each other. If you are fair-skinned, then you will not want to go over the top with dark shades. You will want to stick to colors with soft undertones such as pink, light purple, light brown and a soft white. If you are dark-skinned, you will not want to pick too light of a shade. You will want to stick to shades with dark undertones such as dark brown, deep pink or deep purple. No matter who skin color you are, you never want to wear to dark or wild of a shade. It just looks unnatural and makes you look as if you are trying too hard.  To really define the eyes and get them noticed, try to use more than one c...

Basics for your eyes.

Eye Brow Liner: Eye brow liner is used for many things to make a person look and feel her very best. It can be used to fill in brows when the one is loosing or does not have any eyebrows. It can be used to make very light eyebrows appear darker and thicker. It can help disguise and fix over-plucked eyebrows. It can be used to tame and control unruly brows. The possibilities are endless with brow liner! Read below to find out more about finding the right brow liner and proper application techniques! Choosing a Brow Liner The most important thing when choosing a brow liner is to choose one that will compliment you individually. It is critical to choose one that will compliment and enhance your skin tone and your hair color. If you have very light hair and wish to make your eye brows look darker, then choose one that is one or two shades darker than your natural hair color. Any darker than that will look unnatural. If you are looking for a liner to fill in sparse brows, try to find ...
Concealers Concealer is primarily used to hide flaws on the skin without using all-over foundation. If the right concealer is used, the result can be a beautiful, flawless and natural look. Choosing a Concealer You will want to pick a concealer that is about one shade lighter than your natural skin color. To make sure that the color you are buying is right, try to test them out right at the store. Ideally, go to the store without any makeup on and try the concealer right onto your face. However, you can also just test the concealer on the inside of your arm if you would rather not go out of house barefaced. Also, you will also want to choose a concealer that has yellow undertones. That will give you the most natural look. Applying Concealer Concealer is so versatile, that you can literally apply concealer anywhere that you need it. It can help cover dark circles, age spots, blemishes, large pores and off-color areas. It is best to pick a concealer that has a wand; this will en...
Bronzer Bronzer is used just like a blush, but is meant to give you a more sun-kissed, back-from the beach glow.  The primary goal of bronzer is to give you a very fresh, young look. Picking a Bronzer There are just a few simple things to remember when picking a bronzer. The first thing to remember is to pick a bronzer that is right for your skin tone. Since bronzers generally have a very brown undertone, it is critical that you do not pick a bronzer that is too dark or it will just make you look dirty. Pick a bronzer that is one or two shades darker than your natural skin tone, this will make you look tan, but not overly tan. Second, choose a bronzer type that is right for you. Bronzers come in liquid, powders, sticks and beads. It is important to experiment with the different types and to choose one that will make you look your best. Applying Bronzer Just a little bit of bronzer can go a long way. Be sure not to apply too much, or it will just make you look dirty or like...

Applying blush

Blush Many people instantly stereotype blush as being old fashioned, but with the right shade and application, blush can create a beautiful, feminine look. Blush has often been called œthe instant prettier It can instantly help brighten up a dull complexion or give light to a tired looking face. Blush can create a beautiful and feminine look when it is the right color and it is applied in the proper way. Choosing a Blush Choosing the right shade of blush is critical to how it will look on the skin. Many times women choose blushes that are too light or too dark. For women that have very light skin, pick a very shimmery peach or light pink. Anything more than this will make you look like a clown. For medium skin tones, try warm peaches or warm pinks. If you have a very dark skin complexion, stay away from light blushes. To best compliment your natural beauty, try deep browns or deep pinks. Applying Blush One of the main mistakes women will make when applying blush is that t...

Find your style!

Your hair is an accessory that you were born with so don’t be afraid to play it up. But there are a few things you need to consider when your choosng your hairstyle. The shape of your face, the style of your dress, and of course your preference. By Roy on 4 June 2009 How To Choose Your Face Shape Look at a photo of yourself that has the hair off your face and find the best match from the following descriptions and pictures. It’s important to remember that even though your face may not be an exact match of any single shape, it will resemble one shape over all. Oval Face Shape Curvilinear shape. Length is equal to one and a half times width. The forehead and jaw are the same width. Round Face Shape Circular shaped. Length is approximately equal to width. Square Face Shape Strong and broad forehead. Angular jaw. Heart Face Shape Wide at the forehead and cheekbones. Narrow at the jawline. Triangular Face Shape Forehead and cheekbones ...

Less is more!

When consulting with your makeup artist you should keep in mind that you will also be wearing the biggest accessory, your dress. We all know how fun makep is and we enjoy dressing up, but when it comes to your quinceanera, overloading with makep isn’t the best way to go. Remember that your already naturally beautiful. The makep is supposed to enhance your beauty, not cover it up. Having a big elegant dress on, is already going to draw alot of attention to you. The less bold colors you have on your makeup, the better. All of this depends on the theme and/or the color combinations of your party, of course. The perfect makeup for your party would be something to hghlight your eyes and cheekbones for the sake of pictures. Gold and silver shadows bring out any eye color and will definitely make a statement.The shade of blush should be coordiated with your skin tone. If you decide to wear fake eyelashes, make sure your comfortable in them and they’ll last the whole night. And ...
Image: great-weddinghairstyles.onsugar.com By Mayte Castillo, Mayte Tu Nueva Imagen   Romantic Side Pony How-to: Mess up your pony in the flirtiest way with volumizing mousse. Work just a little through your hair after washing. Then bend over and dry with a diffuser.   Tip: If you have straight hair, create texture by braiding two-inch pieces of hair the night before and shaking it out in the morning. Make a zigzag side part, gather hair into a loose side pony, and wrap a silky bow hair tie around hair and secure. Puff the hair over the hair tie a bit and let some face-framing pieces fall out to give the pony a looser feel.     Lovely Crimps Step 1: Mist dry hair with a thickening spray. Crimp 2" sections, clamping the crimper as close to the roots as possible. Hold in place for a few seconds, then move down the length of hair. Crimp the whole head except for the front.   Step 2: To fluff out your crimped strands, tease them with a brush...
Image: stylebistro.com By Teresa Ramirez & Rebeca Barajas, Studio 34 Sabes cul es tu peinado perfecto? Todo depende de la forma de tu rostro! Aqu van algunos consejitos para dar mayor realce a cada rostro segn su forma: Cara redonda: este tipo de rostro requiere ubicar mechas en las zonas estratgicas, que serian las mejillas, lo ideal es que sean mechas lisas y dejar el resto del pelo con mayor volumen concentrndolo hacia el centro. El flequillo ayuda a disimular la redondez de la frente. Dejarse el cabello largo favorece tambin, hay que destacar el cuello y usar escotes en V que den un impacto visual ms largo. Cameron Diaz y Mandy Moore son un claro ejemplo de cara redonda. Cara ovalada: es la forma ideal que no necesita ningn tipo de arreglo especial para lucir siempre bien, esta forma de rostro es la que queda bien con todo tipo de peinado y largo. Un ejemplo de este tipo de rostro es Miley Cyrus y Taylor Swift quienes lucen sus rasgos perfectos con todo tipo de pelo y...
En vez de llevar una tiara o corona al estilo de las reinas de belleza, un simple œTocado funciona mejor. Existen muchos estilos de tocados, para aadir glamour puedes escoger uno que brille, que lleve flores o hasta plumas. Talvez esto te parecer ms difcil que elegir tu vestido de Quince, por dnde comenzar?, cul es el indicado para mi vestido?, Veamos, hay tres puntos esenciales a tomar en cuenta antes de comenzar la bsqueda: Primero. Elige tu vestido (ya establecida la formalidad y estilo de tus Quince). Segundo. Decide el peinado que lucirs el da de tu gran fiesta. Consulta con tu estilista el que ms te favorezca de acuerdo a tu estatura, tipo de rostro, estilo de vestido, lugar y hora de tus Quince. Tercero. Recuerda que tu tocado y accesorios son un complemento, esto significa que aquellos que elijas deben acentuar tu cara y vestido, ms no predominar. Try Tocados by Bella Sera.   Recuerda que para esta temporada se apuesta por los estilos simples, frescos y min...
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