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The Importance of Using Brushes to Apply Mineral Powder Makeup

 
 

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The most striking effects can be achieved using modern mineral powder makeup. From the popular natural look (is she wearing makeup or isn’t she?) to the most colourful party face, applying your cosmetics correctly can create a wide range of effects.

To achieve such artistry, the makeup professionals must use, as do all artists, the most appropriate and best tools. Anyone applying mineral powder makeup needs to use the right brushes to achieve the flawless finish to which they aspire.

Makeup brushes do work like an artists brushes, following the contours of the face to apply a smooth and even coverage with the minimum of fuss.

To save money, many women attempt to use their fingers to apply the makeup but are usually defeated by the mess that creates and the inability to get a smooth, natural finish. In addition, fingers are never 100% clean and can contaminate the cosmetics. Equally, using an unsuitable powder puff or sponge can also trap muck and bacteria, which could cause acne or other conditions, particularly if you have sensitive skin.

Also, when using anything other than brushes, you will find there will be a much greater wastage of the cosmetics.

When applying mineral powder makeup, you should always ensure the brushes are cleaned and dried after every use: in this way they will always be ready for the next drop dead gorgeous application of your mineral powder makeup!

If you are looking for a set of the high quality brushes to apply your mineral powder makeup, take a look at the range offered on LookRavishing.com.
 
 

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Applying Your Mineral Powder Makeup

 
 

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How many women have chosen just the right mineral powder makeup to work with their skin only to find that they cannot find the right look for them or the best way to apply the makeup?

Applying cosmetics requires common sense and a little practice. Few people can really tell you how to achieve the look you want – the look that will make you look at your best. There are however some general principles to help you.

By far the best look for most people is the natural look with a little makeup as possible. The best makeup artists know that the ultimate look is the one that leaves people guessing whether you are wearing any cosmetics or not. You need to learn how to emphasize your best features – and reduce any of which you may not be proud.

To learn more about applying mineral powder makeup, Angela Zalameda has some great tips in her article on the Beauty and Fitness Journal.
 
 

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Using Mineral Powder Makeup on the Eyes

 
 

Professional Makeup Artist Working On The Eyes

 
Applying makeup to the eyes can make all the difference to the look you want to produce. Together with the lips, your eyes are the dominant feature of your face.

The eyes are the window to the soul they say so, if you want to project your personality through your eyes, it is worth getting the makeup right. Remember too that psychologists encourage us to look into each other’s eyes as we talk so this may well be the area of the face people will see the most!

As with all makeup (or all art – good makeup is an art, after all) preparation is key, so have the right brushes and makeup ready to hand. Having to search for what you want part way through the process can be distracting and affect the end result. Watch the professional makeup artists and they lay out all they need beforehand.

Take a look at LookRavishing.com for all the materials you need to get the look you want.

It is worth playing with the colours you want to get the best effect for your eyes. The advantage of mineral powder makeup is you can mix and match the colours to find the best ones to suit your eye and skin colour. Be prepared however for the odd failure and the possibility of looking like a Panda!

Overall there is no substitute for experience.

In general, however, light colours can be used under the brow bone to minimize any shadows and darker ones on the lower lashline or even under it to give a smoky effect.

To get a better idea of the best look for your eyes, the Forever Pure Beauty website has some great suggestions.
 
 

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Mineral Powder Makeup: Celebrity Makeup Tips

 
 

Dramatic Makeup On Beautiful Model

 
One of the toughest jobs in the world must be to give healthy skin tips to Hollywood celebrities let alone be responsible for their makeup.

Valerie Sarnelle is one person who has taken on this tough assignment.

Here is a video where she shares some of the beauty tips of the stars and uses mineral powder makeup.
 

 
 

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Health And Beauty Tip Number 7: Applying Lip Gloss

 
 

Beautiful Lady In Pink With Lovely Lips And Eyes

 
The lips can be the focus of any look and applying lip-gloss can be the crowning feature of a regime using healthy makeup for skin.

As with the rest of the face, the lips should be looked after to make them glow naturally so one of the important healthy skin tips is to choose the products you use carefully and apply them carefully.

Lip-gloss can be used in a variety of ways. A clear gloss can be used to emphasise the natural colour of the lips or can be used to create a great lip colour. Lip-glosses can be bought in a range of colours and, if you have the time, layering applications can result in an amazing gloss effect. As with all makeup, experimentation can be very rewarding.

If you are using mineral powder makeup you could even try applying the powder to your lips before sealing it in with a lip-gloss. Try to see what colour work for you and have fun with it.

Matt lips work best in the day but the gloss really comes into its own in the evening. If your lips are dry you might even consider using a lip balm or moisturiser before applying a gloss. Make the lips the last job after working on the rest of the face.

You could use a lip liner first to define the lips. Then apply the gloss from the middle outwards. Don’t quite reach the corners of the mouth as the liner will work its way out there anyway and you don’t want a build-up in the corners.

Once applied, press your lips firmly together to ensure an even spread and you are ready to go.

Use mineral powder makeup to get the look you want and keep your skin healthy.
 
Go to LookRavishing.com to find a quality range of mineral powder makeup to get the look you want.
 
 

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Tips To Beautiful Skin: The Face Flannel

Face flannels (or washcloths in the US) used to be an essential part of every skin cleansing routine. Fifty years ago stars such as Marilyn Munroe and Elizabeth Taylor would recommend flannels as one of their healthy skin tips – and few could claim they did not look good as a result!

At the time six million face flannels were sold every year in Britain but sales have been dropping at a rate of six per cent every year. Far fewer people use one to clean their skin now and yet the department store, Debenhams, has started a campaign to make the use of a face flannel one of their tips to beautiful skin.

The key to flannel use is to use a clean one every day. Wash the cloth in warm water before use as a warm flannel feels like a spa treatment every time. Here is another of those healthy skin tips: do not use water that is too hot as that can burst capillaries in the skin and give you red blotches.

It has to be understood that the flannel is used as part of your cleansing routine. Remove your makeup first before patting your face gently with the warm flannel. Then apply your facial cleanser before using the flannel soaked in warm water to rinse away the cleanser. Finally close the pores by splashing your face with cold water.

We cannot guarantee you will end up looking like Marilyn Munroe at the end of this, but with tips for beautiful skin such as these, you should get a little closer!

Discover more about using a wash cloth or face flannel on the eHow website.

Read the Debenhams press release on the subject.

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Healthy Makeup For Skin: Keep It Simple

Many people must already know that the best look to aim for when applying all natural makeup, or any cosmetics for that matter, is the natural look. In other words, enhance your natural features without looking like you are wearing makeup at all.

Look at models and celebrities and compare them with teenagers who have only just started wearing cosmetics and you will see (in most cases!) that the more experienced wearers will tend to use all natural makeup and as little as possible.

In the same way, it is a good tip to enhance only one feature at a time. Professional makeup artists will rarely make the mistake of making every feature stand out.

Always use a good foundation as a blank canvas and then accentuate perhaps the lips or maybe the eyes – but never both together. Equally don’t redden the cheeks and use a strong lip colour too. Too much going on will make the whole effect overwhelming and too much like a clown.

Emphasizing the lips, for example, with a natural look in all other areas will give you a smouldering look that cannot fail to impress. Equally using your all natural makeup to promote the eyes and reduce the impact of the lips and rest of the face will draw attention to that feature and make you more intense.

As ever, you can play with your healthy makeup for skin and see how emphasizing each feature one-by-one changes your look. Have fun!

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Healthy Makeup For Skin: Makeup – Mascara Tips

 

The key to having beautiful eyes that grab attention is knowing how to use mascara correctly. Mascara is the crowning touch when you apply eye makeup. If you’ve always been nervous about mascara, you’ll benefit from these mascara tips.

1. Don’t ever pump that mascara wand! Pumping is where you push the mascara brush into the bottle over and over, hoping to coat it with more mascara. It will just encourage the mascara to clot up and dry out more quickly.

2. Not all mascaras are created equal, so take the time to choose the product that’s right for you. At the same time, be aware that a lot of them are pretty much the same. Don’t automatically trust a label that says you’ll get the best results with this mascara. Also, keep in mind that some mascaras (and mascara wands) are indeed different.

If you want extra long lashes then you’ll need to choose mascara that offers that formula. If you want thicker lashes you’ll need to choose a different one.

3. Another one of the best mascara tips is to buy more than one color. You can have a lighter color for the daytime because you want your makeup to look subtler. At nighttime you can have a darker, more dramatic color.

But you can buy mascara in almost any color under the rainbow– violet, for example. What you buy depends on the look you want either now or in the future. If you keep lots of different mascara, you’ll be ready for any event.

4. When you’re applying the mascara, always start from the root of your lashes. That might seem like the simplest of mascara tips but there are many people who have never applied it before.

As you slide the brush down your eyelashes, wiggle the brush a bit. Then you’ll maneuver the wand in the right position to work your way up the lashes. Apply a quick second coat for the most beautiful look!

5. Be quick when you apply the second or third coat! If the first coat is already dry, just leave it alone. If you still want to add an extra coat, you’ll need to wash the first one off and start over. If you don’t do this, you’ll create nasty clumps in your lashes.

It’s good to know how to use mascara properly, because it can create such a beautiful and dramatic look. Now that you know all these mascara tips, you have a solid foundation to work with. Why not give these tips a try today?

David Yu – writes about Short Hairstyles. He also writes about Best Router Table and Security Camera Wireless.

 
 

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Health And Beauty Tip Number 3: All Natural Makeup Mascara

Another gem of wisdom from makeup artist to the stars,Tally Bookbinder.

When applying mascara, always have an old but clean mascara brush to hand. When you have applied the mascara, run the old brush up the eyelashes to remove any excess and prevent clogging.

Oh, and remember to brush from the roots upwards for best effect and only dip the brush in the mascara bottle once; to pump it in and out will encourage unfriendly bacteria. Your eyes are pretty sensitive as well as pretty!

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Health And Beauty Tip Number 2

 

Pretty Redhead Girl With Amazing Eyes

 

Another useful tip given to the Proto-col National Conference by Tally Bookbinder, makeup artist to the stars:

When using the eyeshadow from any all natural makeup range, such as the mineral makeup from Proto-col, dip the brush lightly in water and the eyeshadow will become heavier and darker. Once it dries, you can blend it in nicely.

The secret to getting your all natural makeup right? Experiment, experiment, experiment.

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