Archive for April, 2017

How to apply fake eyelashes?

1. Curl your lashes. 2. Apply on oblong bead of adhesive glue onto the length of the lash strip. Strips come in various different sizes, from a full set of lashes to singles. If you are working with a full strip, cut it in half. It’s much less difficult to work with half a strip, while singles lashes are the easiest to maneuver. Use a gel-based flue as opposed to latex, which can create a film on the lid. 3. [...]

Fake Lashes

Take a deep breath and say: “I can apply fake lashes”. You can and you should. Forget any preconceived notion about fake lashes looking; well, fake. When done correctly, they can add major volume to your lashes, open up the eyes, and transform you into a serious glamazon. What’s more, they make all your other makeup look better. Fake lashes and mascara are like peanut butter and jelly – alone they are just fine, but when you put the two [...]

The trick to perfectly imperfect straight hair!

Beauty Quickie: Perfect, imperfect straight hair Lucky Magazine editorial assistant Jenna Gottlieb has managed and enviable, silky, shine-intensive look that balances gorgeously between done and undone. Here, her five steps to not-quite-perfection. 1. Conditioning Prep While my ends are still damp, I spritz this on to avoid frizz and add general sheen. John Frieda Frizz-Ease Daily Nourishment Leave-In Conditioning Spray – $6 2. Quasi-Blow-Dry I dry only my roots and some shorter/face-framing pieces. I let the rest of my hair [...]

Eyeliner; master the technique of a perfect line

Aim to apply your eyeliner at the root of the eyelash. The goal is to get the line so close to the lash line that it looks more like a backing to your lash. When you see even a little bit of skin between the line and your lash line, it’s obvious. For an almost invisible line, sharpen your pencil until the point is super thin and resting the point on the base of the lash so you are actually [...]

Try… Smoky Eyes

When you see a woman with a smoky eye who normally doesn’t wear much eye makeup there is always a wow factor. Nothing is sultrier or sets the eyes off better than a smudgy, smoldering, smoky eye. This is the one makeup trick every woman should master for maximum sex appeal. Get the look 1. Apply an eye shadow primer onto lids and below the lower lash line to prevent color from creasing or running. Sweep a shade a little [...]