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Oh, this is a good one, with so many different renditions of the cat eye, this article will help make it easier..
This is especially good news for me… I have such a sweet tooth for anything chocolate. But this article has some great tips on staying healthy on or around Halloween
Ok ladies, the haircuts we thought were out of style, are not hip and modern again! I am loving them..
I love this article, not only because these fashion lies are something that I do on a daily, but because we all are guilty of these little “lies” every now and then. It’s just in our DNA.. But I mean come on….. isn’t it true? “I have nothing to wear”!!
I love a good manicure and I also love good nail art. These are just some great inspirations for your next manicure.
If you read my blog regularly, then you know how much I love Anastasia Beverly Hills brow products. It is THE best brow product I have ever used, EVER. Inside every Nordstrom there is an Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Bar and they put on these tutorial classes for those of us who want to perfect the brows. Now, keep in mind, we all like our brows waxed and shaped differently so my suggestion to you is if you’re not happy with how yours look, then try various brow bars or salons until you find your happy place.
But, me personally, I have found my happy place which is Anastasia. Over the years, she has perfected the shape of every women’s brows, based on their where their brow structure. Not only has she perfected it, she is the go to brow specialist of the stars. What makes her even more unique, is that if you are one of those women who have plucked and plucked your brows to where there is just no hair any longer, she has perfected a look to give you that look of natural brows. In every brow studio, there are trained brow specialist that have learned her technique, so you know you’re getting the best.
The class I attended was taught by Maria, a veteran in the beauty industry and has been with Anastasia for quite some time. She first taught us which was the correct shape of our brows by using stencils, stencils are a great way to to get that necessary arch. From there she told us where the tail should end (which is where your brow bone ends). Then came the correct shade of powder and pencil. If you’re like me, I would just use the pencil to shape around the brow, and that sometimes would give me one brow higher than the other or just not shaped right.
Even if you don’t have your brows waxed by an Anastasia brow bar or use her products, I highly recommend you seek a tutorial class to make sure you’re getting the correct shape for your brows. Because after all, the brows do shape your face whether we realize it or not.
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I have been so obsessed lately with trying to master the cat eye and of which I have not yet quite yet done. But I came across this editorial in Glamour Magazine in which Charlotte Tilbury gave a step by step manual on how to create the ultimate cat eye. I was very interested of course since this is clearly an area where I desperately need help in. Tilbury was inspired by sixties-era icons such as Brigette Bardot and Verusschka. Little did I know, these two beautiful actresses studied eye shapes of actual wildcats to master the look and of course Tilbury perfected her own signature look over the years.
It’s funny because, I’ve been told by several makeup artists about their brows, they sleep in their brows because they have perfected the art of shape, they don’t want to ruin it. The same goes for Tilbury, she swears by the look so much that she wears it to bed. Tilbury shared her ultimate look plus three favorite variations with Glamour, but I’m going to share my favorite which is the Bombshell Cat Eye. For a video tutorial, watch below:
The Bombshell Cat Eye:
1. Curl lashes at the root to open up eyes and doing this is the first important step 2. Starting at the inner corner of the eyes, line your top lids with a kohl pencil three quarters of the way across with staying close to the lash line as possible 3. Looking straight into the mirror, draw a dot about one tenth of an inch up and out from the outer corner of each eye to mark where the tip of the wing should end 4. Draw a line connecting the dot to the liner on your upper lash line. Perfect the shape and clean any mistakes with a pointed Q-tip covered in moisturizer 5. Gently list your eyelids up with your finger and rim the upper waterlines for definition 6. Trace over the pencil with a black liquid liner such as Charlotte Tilbury’s Feline Flick Quick Fine-Line Shodõ Pen in Panther $29 at Charlotte Tilbury.com or for more intensity use an angled brush dipped in a gel formula. 7. Finish with two coats of black mascara
You can guarantee that I will be using this tutorial…
Bobbi Brown Cosmetics has a new makeup product called Long Wear Gel Sparkle $29 and its a shadow and liner together that delivers high definition and a multidimensional eye. With the rich color and sparkle, you can smudge, smoke, line or define for a long-wearing effect, giving you standout eyes. The pigments deliver intense color that stands up to sweat and humidity and the formula lasts up to 12 hours without smudging, streaking or creasing.
Below is a tutorial from Sephora on the various uses of this amazing gel sparkle.
It’s funny because I’ve been going through a pretty painful shoe life and how come I never heard of this trick? I can’t believe I’ve this long without knowing this awesome little trick to help alleviate pain from wearing heels. Read more here.