Color Theory, How to's, Make-up

Invisible make-up; revisiting color theory

Make-up at it’s best should not show. Unless we choose to apply cosmetic color as an artistic statement we want it to feel texturally light with invisible color that blends in.  Right?  A mistake is made, however, in thinking that to achieve this make-up needs to be very sheer or rubbed in. In fact invisibility… Continue reading Invisible make-up; revisiting color theory

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How to’s: primers, concealers and neutralizing powders

I have been burning the candle at both ends lately with the project that my husband and I have undertaken in our time off.  As a result, I have darker than usual circles around my dust-induced allergy laden eyes.  My end-of-summer skin brightening routine has been working—the background melasma skin tones are nearly back to normal—but there… Continue reading How to’s: primers, concealers and neutralizing powders

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Seeing your face; best lighting and mirrors

Do you ever struggle seeing to put on your make-up? Do your friends delicately point out the “granny hair” protruding from your chin that you did not notice?  If so, chances are your mirrors and lighting are not optimal. As any portrait photographer will tell you, side lighting is best to see AND flatter the face.… Continue reading Seeing your face; best lighting and mirrors