Posts Tagged ‘bigger’

PRETTY POUT

POST + PHOTOGRAPHY BY AMY NADINE, GRAPHIC DESIGN BY EUNICE CHUN

The obvious way to do a two-toned lip is one color on the top lip and a different color on the bottom. But that wouldn’t really need a tutorial, now would it?! This version is a little more wearable in my opinion and incredible pretty. I love playing with different textures and the matte liner with the glossy stain is very eye catching. It also creates a slight illusion of volume, which is never a bad thing! Don’t dismiss it without trying it, please… If it’s not for you, you can merely wipe it off and do something else. But you might be happily surprised.  Here’s how to pull it off:  (more…)

THE LIP HIGHLIGHT

Post + Photography by Amy Nadine, Graphic Design by Eunice Chun

You’re probably thinking, not another thing for me to do! But trust me, this one’s worth it! Especially if your lips are your best feature. Any time you want to draw attention to a feature, highlight it! And if you try this technique with red lipstick, forget about it! Here’s how:  (more…)

MAKE SMALL EYES APPEAR BIGGER

Post + Photography by Amy Nadine, Graphic Design by Eunice Chun

There are lots of emails in our inbox asking how to make smaller eyes look bigger. There are also many asking how to disguise a drooping eyelid. Of course you know our first response is that we should all embrace what we have! But since we know little ways to help, we’re happy to share! Revisit our Big Eyes Tutorial, Asian Eye Focus Tutorial and Hooded Lid Tutorial first, then take this into consideration too. If your eyes are on the smaller side, try making the whole eye area bigger. And one way is by exaggerating the lashes. (more…)

DEFINITION WITHOUT LIMITATION


Post + Photography by Amy Nadine, Graphic Design by Eunice Chun

Okay, here’s the deal. Lining only your upper lashline “pulls” it up, creating the illusion that your eyes are more open and awake (but a little unbalanced). Lining both the top and bottom fully frames your eyes and makes them look more piercing and balanced but closes them up a little, making them look smaller and less open/awake. Unless you try this simple technique: draw your upper liner thicker than you draw the lower liner! At first glance, it will look like your eyes are fully framed and balanced, but the thicker line on top will open and “pull” the upper lid up while the thin bottom line will define without closing. Yes!  (more…)