Posts Tagged ‘matte’

BE OUR GUEST: MATTE LIP

photos: amy nadine, post: carissa ferreri, graphic design: eunice chun

Today we welcome back our guest blogger Carissa Ferreri who is sharing her favorite way to turn any lipstick into a matte lipstick. Take it away, Carissa!

I pride myself on bargain shopping and getting the most bang for your buck. There are so many makeup products out there and sometimes you just don’t have the funds or room for every shade and texture of the season! So here’s  an easy way to use products that you may already own to give yourself a newer look. I love the satin lipsticks but adore the look of really bright matte lips where they are the focus of attention. Instead of buying yet another product to create this look, just use what you have!

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SUNKISSED

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

Today is the beginning of our Blush & Bronzing Series! Our goal is to simplify it as much as we can but still help you see the impact. Our three golden rules for bronzing are: (more…)

DON’T CAKE UP YOUR MAKEUP!

post + photos by amy nadine, graphic design by eunice chun

Makeup has come a long way since our mothers’ era! And powder might become a thing of the past with this genius invention. I’ve tried it on my clients in every situation (the red carpet, talk shows, photo shoots) and it hasn’t failed me yet! I used to be a fan of blotting papers when I didn’t want to the makeup to get cakey from powder, but tapping a little anti-shine mattifier works so-o much better. No need to thank me; just enjoy! Here’s what you’ll need: (more…)

WHY NOT?

post + photos by amy nadine, graphic design by eunice chun

This might not be for everyone but I know it made a lot of you light up inside! There are so many different variations of this too. You can make every other color rotate between metallic and matte finishes, you can repeat colors, you can do only two or three colors instead of all six… just let this be an inspiration to have some fun with your lids every now and then. Your friends will appreciate it! Here’s how: (more…)