Bridal Makeup

Bridal Season is here and for most women, their wedding day is the day they have dreamed of since childhood! Some have an idea of what they want to look like on their wedding day, while others need a little guidance and reassurance of the look they would like to achieve on their wedding day. A … Continue reading Bridal Makeup

Television & Photography Makeup Guideline

Preparing the Foundation As with any other type of makeup, it is necessary to prepare the skin before applying any products. For television and photography, skin must be hydrated and taken care of so the makeup looks its absolute best. I recommend using a stick/cream foundation for television and photography and avoid water based or … Continue reading Television & Photography Makeup Guideline

Basic Makeup Steps in Full Detail

Review: Steps in Makeup Prepare the Skin for makeup. Concealer Foundation Bronzer Set Makeup with Powder Cheeks Lips Eyebrows Eyes Highlight   Thorough Details of a Full-Face Basic Makeup Application Preparing the Skin for Makeup The purpose of preparing the skin for makeup is so that the skin looks its absolute best, is protected, and so … Continue reading Basic Makeup Steps in Full Detail

Contouring the Nose

Corrections can be applied to give the illusion of a differently shaped nose. Contouring and highlighting can therefore be used on the nose to sculpt it. There are many different types of noses and vary due to length, size, and shape. Here is a chart. Types of Noses Long Short Thick Fine Wide Narrow Twisted … Continue reading Contouring the Nose

Best Makeup Application for Eyes

Shading and highlighting is not limited to corrections on the face, but can be applied to the eyes as well. Here is a chart.                       Types of Eyes Deep Set Eyes Protruding Eyes Close Set Eyes Wide Set Eyes Round Eyes Down Turned Eyes Small Eyes … Continue reading Best Makeup Application for Eyes

Best Makeup Application for Face Shapes

Correctors and concealers that brighten and lift are great products to apply underneath foundation for highlighting purposes (https://mymiamimua.com/2014/04/21/a-makeup-artists-kit-correctors-and-concealers/). However, highlighting can be done with many different products such as powders or shimmers. Basically, anything a shade or two lighter than the skin tone can be used to highlight the area. Highlighters are used to make … Continue reading Best Makeup Application for Face Shapes

A Makeup Artist’s Kit: Correctors and Concealers

Now that we have covered what a makeup artist's kit should contain (see: https://mymiamimua.com/2014/04/07/a-makeup-artists-kit/) and covered the all the bases for skincare (see: https://mymiamimua.com/2014/04/14/everything-skincare-perfect-skin/) , we will move on to the second part of a makeup artist's kit: Correctors and Concealers. Color Theory To understand how correctors work, it is important to understand how colors work. … Continue reading A Makeup Artist’s Kit: Correctors and Concealers

Everything Skincare for Perfect Skin

Skin Types and Skincare Skin type is a very important consideration when applying makeup. You should think carefully about the skin and treat it like a canvas for makeup. Skin Types Normal Skin Combination Skin Oily Skin Dry Skin Sensitive Skin Mature Skin Each skin types requires its own special care and needs. Normal Skin Normal … Continue reading Everything Skincare for Perfect Skin