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I have just discovered your
website and have ordered some samples. In the mean time, I am 38 years
old and my skin care regime consists of a creamy skin cleanser, alpha-hydroxy
cream and moisturizer every night. I use an anti-aging foundation that
has an SPF of 18, a little blush, eye liner and mascara. My makeup fades
or evaporates about half way through my day. Eyeliner, blush and foundation
- poof - it is gone - or fades so it looks as though I have not applied
any! My skin is just a bit oily so maybe that is the culprit. Or maybe
I need to set it with loose powder - help! Thanks!
your own question. Because your skin is slightly oily, you need to set
your make-up with a loose powder. Apply the loose powder after your
foundation. This will set the stage for the rest of your make-up. Another
tip would be to apply another translucent layer of loose powder over
your blush and eyeliner. Make sure you don't use too much powder since
this will ruin or mute the color you just applied. (Try to tap your
loose powder brush into the sink to remove the excess powder, you barely
want to see it on the brush before you apply this last layer.) Colosé
Loose Powder | Bren Loose
Powder In A Brush
I did a stupid thing! Help
I trimmed a tad bit of my eye lashes off and now when I put on my mascara
those lashes don't curl up(even when i use the curling thing) like they
used to. Also, my lashes are extremely blonde. How can I cover the roots
and make them brown w/out dying them? Help please!
news is that your lashes will eventually grow back. We lose our eyelashes
just like we do the hair on our heads. The old lashes will slowly be
replaced by new lashes. I can't say how long this will take, but most
likely a few months to be back to your old self.
I do not
think anything will work to make your lashes curl up again. By using
a blunt instrument like a pair of scissors, you have probably managed
to cut them at an angle that won't allow them to curl, no matter what
you try. Just be patient, they will grow back.
blonde lashes, I still recommend using a mascara to help darken them
up. I would not recommend you dye them, they have had too much trauma
already. Some people do too much to their lashes and they eventually
all fall out. Lashes are more delicate than regular hair similar to
your eyebrows. It is possible that too much trauma could cause the hair
follicle to never replace leaving gaps in your lash line.
mascara to try for blonde women with blonde lashes is White Mascara.
This will make your lashes look wet. If you want to add a little more
color, apply the White first then add Brown Mascara. Colosé Cosmetics
and Skincare from Switzerland makes a great White Mascara and they also have Brown, Black and Blue.
Questions March 2005
I`m after a lip treatment
that makes the lips plumper (there`s a reaction which brings the blood
to the surface). Do any high street brands offer this type of product?
You may want
to try our new voliptuous lips,
made especially to plump out your pout! It does have A revolutionary
special formulation designed to restore collagen and hydate lips. Our
plumper increases moisture, creating the illusion of volume by filling
in the creases around the mouth and improving the contour and fullness
of the lips. Contains ingredients that penetrate lips to smooth out
those little lines and wrinkles! The resut - plumper, smoother and conditioned
lips. The active ingredients in our lip plumper are silicone
oils: Cyclomethicone and Dimethicone.
I'm going to a formal event
in three weeks (egad -- so soon?!), and plan on wearing smoky eye make-up
in silver and gray shades. The only problem is that I'm unsure of what
sort of lipstick color to wear, and if it should be matte, cream, or
glossy texture, et cetera. I have a red dress, so anything close to
it is right out. I'd be grateful for your advice.
I think you
should be wearing a red lipstick! Lipstick color choices should go more
with your skintone though rather than your dress color, however, with
all the red colors available it will be easy to pick a red color that
not only goes with your skin tone, but also coordinates well with your
dress. We have 40 lipstick shades on our web site for you to choose
from. First look at the article: Red
Is My Love and then view Colose
Lipstick colors and Bren Lipstick
Red Lipstick For A Perfect Red Dress!
way to wear red lipstick is dabbed on as a tint with a slick of gloss
over it - More natural, and more real looking.
Hi!! Um I have been reading
all of your advice i'ts so kool THANKS!! But one question... How do
you do Smokey eyes like Hilary Duff?
does do Smokey eyes well! She is also combining Smokey with a slight
cat eye. She takes the darker shade and extends it past her outer eye
in an upward "cat" eye motion. It's not as severe as normal "cat" eyes
because she softens the look with a medium shade along the middle and
a light shade along the upper eyelid just below the eyebrow. She also
has a matching shade of eyeliner along the upper eye and also along
the lower eye. She blends this color by using her medium eye shadow
over her lower eyeliner. The only way she can do this is to use the
proper brushes for application. You won't get a good Smokey or even
a good "cat" eye with the applicator that comes in your eye shadow compact.
You will need to invest in two brushes for this look.
need: Chisel Angle Fluff Brush - For all over color and under eye brow Chisel
Double Shader Brush - For contouring and blending - A
trio eye shadow or three shades of color: light, medium, dark preferably
in a Smokey hue like:
curler AND AN INDEX CARD!
I will walk you
1) Using your Angle
Fluff Brush apply the cream color all over your eyelid
2) Apply the Prune
eye liner along the upper eye closest to your eye lash in about
1/16th inch line, start at the inner eye and go all the way across
your eye to outer most portion of your eye angling up and out
at the end.
3) Use the Index
card and place it at a 45-degree angle against the outer portion
of your eye.
4) Using the double
shader brush, apply the burnt red color over the Prune eye shadow
and lower lid.
5) Keep the index
card in place and using the double shader, apply the dark brown
color in a diagonal from the center eye to the outer eye stopping
just above the middle crease of your eye.
6) Remove index
7) Using your Angle
Fluff Brush (it should still have a bit of the cream shadow in
the brush) in a one directional brush stroke going to the outer
portion of your eye, brush once or twice outward to blend the
colors and to soften the line left by the index card. Clean brush
and dip in cream color for the opposite eye.
8) Curl your eye
lashes using a curler and 30 seconds of pressure on your upper
9) Apply the black
mascara in two layers.
And most of all
practice, practice, practice as this will take a few times to
get the look just right.
HELP! I know how to find
the correct foundation (I was told to put it on the underneath of my
forearm where my lightest skin is) my problem is every time I wear makeup
(foundation and powder especially) my face ends up looking like a ghost.
I do have a fair complexion. I also wear eye shadow that is a medium
brown on my lower eyelid and a lighter brown (taupe) on the upper eyelid
is this helping my ghostly appearance?
way to find the best foundation is to apply the foundation to the top
of your hand. Your hand receives as much sun exposure as your face,
the underneath of your forearm probably doesn't receive much sun at
If you are
looking like a ghost, your foundation and powder are definitely too
light. Try a shade darker and you should be fine. In the summer, it
may be necessary to go two shades darker. Make sure you also blend your
foundation on your neck and upper chest to avoid any noticeable lines.
is important, so pick the next shade up and use it to set your foundation
and give you a natural glow. You may also want to pick a foundation/loose
powder with a pink undertone as this will help add color to your face. Try our new powder in a brush
for a convenient and quick application.
How to do the best wedding
make up? I`m 26 years old. I will be with white gown with red elements
on it. I`ve got brown eyes and red hair; my face is square shaped. I
want to look gorgeous. 10x in advance.
should be applied heavier than you normally would apply make-up because
(1) it will show up better in pictures and (2) you want it to last all
day/night long. White is actually a very difficult color to work with,
but your red hair and brown eyes will add color. You will want to focus
in on colors that you naturally wear, just applied heavier. Don't make
the mistake of picking colors you have never worn before because you
will not end up looking like yourself!
Ivy from Bren Cosmetics is a trio of eye shadow color that should work with
both your eye color and hair color (depending on the red tones).
you try out several heavier applications before the big day and see
what you like best. One great application that is tried and true is
a trio of color (highly recommended)
then use the light base color over the entire eyelid followed by your
darkest shade in the middle or crease of the eye. The medium shade will
go on your lower lid. Use darker eyeliner in the same family of color
as your medium shade (or slightly darker). Apply Mascara either a black or a brown. Curl your lashes using an eyelash curler
to really make your eyes pop!
If I have sallow skin, what
is it and which foundation should you use?
is a dull yellowish skin color. The best way to correct this is to apply
a Lavender base to your skin, which will give a yellowish complexion
a healthy glow and cover sallowness. I recommend a Lavender
corrector. Cover and blend this base with your current foundation or use the same brand of foundation as the brand of Lavender corrector/foundation
because this will blend the best!
How long can you keep lipsticks
for? Do they have an expiry "date" and how do you store them? How about
make-up can last up to one year with the exception of Mascara, which
should only be used for 6 months. Unopened make-up usually has a shelf
life of two years with the exception of products that are all natural
and do not have preservatives, those only last one month if stored correctly.
The best way to keep your make-up in good condition is to avoid extreme
cold and extreme hot. Storing in a cool, dry place is ideal.
How do you know which colors
to choose? How do you find out whether you are to use blue or yellow-based
discolorations or uneven tones use the following color
correctors: Alabaster covers dark circles on warm skin tones; Lavender
gives a yellowish complexion a healthy glow and covers sallowness; Mint
neutralizes redness; Pink highlights all skin tones. Follow suite with
a foundation. Warm skin tones need to follow the beige or yellow-based
make-up and cool tones need to follow the pink-based make-up.
I wear too much makeup and
then when I don't wear a lot of it I don't look all that great. How
can I fix that? Thanks
need is a simple look without using a lot of make-up that will have
you looking fresh and pretty. I first have to recommend a good cleansing
routine, because this is the key to looking great without make-up. You
will need to chose a routine based on your skin type: normal, dry, oily
or combination. Visit our website to check out the different packages
for each skin type.
Now for the
make-up routine. I think you can wear more make-up in the evening than
you can in the daytime, it's just easier to be more dramatic at night.
So keep your current routine for evenings out. For the daytime, you
will want to stay with natural colors that highlight your best features.
I recommend you start with a foundation that absorbs quickly and is
not heavy (your foundation is probably what makes you feel like you
wear too much make-up. It is probably too heavy and doesn't absorb well.)
you try either the foundation
from Colosé Cosmetics or the Pure
Performance foundation by Bren Cosmetics. If you are under 30, use
Colosé. If you are over 30 us the Pure Performance. Both absorb quickly
and will not feel heavy.
step is to find a concealer that again isn't too heavy. I recommend Compact Crème Powder Concealer
by Colosé (its absolutely the best). Its translucent but will cover
blemishes, discolorations and dark circles.
of this use a light translucent
powder to set your make-up in place and give you a natural glow.
this with your favorite lipstick, blush and eye colors.
Hi! I'm 17, Asian girl. The
only make up I put are eye shadow and mascara that is about it.....and
I have no idea about the makeup. Can you please tell me so I can understand
look really nice in Smokey color eye shadows. With your complexion,
you can chose to go with Eclipse,
Grapevine or Mystic trios from Bren Cosmetics. These colors are
purples, lavenders, pinks and for Smokey eyes, gray and charcoal. Use
a charcoal (Raven) or an Onyx (gray) eyeliner on your upper eyelid only. Use Black or Charcoal mascara.
For your checks you want to stay with a natural look such as Bordeaux
blush glow (natural pink) and also go with natural color for your
lips. I recommend you try Persuade
or Timeless Lip Twins from Bren Cosmetics too.
When applying blush where
do you start and stop? How high and low on your cheek do you go? Tressie
on the shape of your face. If you have a round face, you will want to
apply blush in an upward motion starting in a straight line down from
your eye and right about at your nose and back to your hairline. This
will help a round face look thinner and add angles to your face. If
you have an angular or oval shape to your face, you will want to apply
blush to the apple of your cheek in a circular motion to achieve a look
My question is why is 1 of
my eyebrows higher than the other and how can I get the 2 look the same?
have asymmetrical faces. In fact if you were to take half of your face
and replicate it to the other side, you would look completely different!
way to correct your asymmetry is to slightly pluck the hairs at the
top of the higher brow and slightly pluck the hair under the lower brow.
Use a brow brush and brush on brow color to finish the correction. The brow brush will
help you create the best look. Choose a color that most naturally fits
with the current color of your hair.
I'm 13 and I have blue eyes
and light brown/blondish colored hair and I don't know what eye shadow
and eye liner matches with my eyes?
are best with light brown, brown, orange, bronze, gold, cream, pink
and taupe. These colors are contrasting to blue, which will help the
blue in your eye stand out. I recommend you try Nature,
Amoré, Dream or Sunset from Bren Cosmetics or Marron
and Savane from Colosé Cosmetics.
What can I do for small brown
eyes since my eyes tend to sink in during the day? And if I put a pink
it turns to red at the end of the day!
eyes look great in grays, plums and pink tones as well as gold and burnt
oranges. If pink is turning to red at the end of the day then just get
rid of that color.
You can make
small eyes look bigger by doing just a few easy steps. First, you want
to find a base color, lighter than your natural skin tone. This color
goes all over your eyelids.
Second, place eyeliner along your eye lashes
toward the outer edge of your eye, stopping the liner at either the
middle or outer 1/4th of your eyelid. Do the same with eyeliner on the
bottom of your eyes, but in a much softer application making sure you
blend it into your eyelashes (you want to avoid dark smudges under your
eyes at the end of the day, so if you tend to smudge with either Mascara or eyeliner, then I would avoid placing the eyeliner under your eye
and use waterproof Mascara).
Use a light
shade of gold or plum or gray (Onyx
from Colosé is a duet with both gray and plum that's gorgeous) at
the upper most and lower most portions of your eyelids. In the crease
of your eye place a darker shade of the gold, plum or gray. Two shades
with the dark shade in the middle will make your eyes appear larger.
And if you really want to try something new, use white
eyeliner along the inner most portion of your lower eyelid. This
will really make your eyes appear bigger. You can do the same just along
the lower portion of your eyebrow to make your arch more defined. If
you haven't ever waxed your eyebrows and they lack an arch, try plucking
your eyebrows (or if your brave, go and have a RECOMMENDED professional
wax your eyebrows). You'll love how they make your eyes really stand
My hair is coloured beige
blonde I like the look of Pam Anderson's brows. Does it look ok to have
thin dark brows with such blonde hair?
I caution you. This look only works when you're very done up. Pam rarely
leaves her house without all her make-up on. The dark brows are an accent
to the false eyelashes and heavy mascara Pam wears. Also, she blends
her eye shadows to emphasize her eyebrows by putting a very light, almost
white color just under her brow.
her brow appear darker and defines the shape of her eyebrow arch. I
recommend that you don't dye your eyebrows dark, but use an eyebrow
pencil. This way you can always reverse the look if you like.
What is contouring?
is a make-up technique using blush, concealer or bronzing powder to
sculpt the shape of your face in different ways. For example, if you
have a very round, plump face, then you want to use contouring to add
definition to your cheeks. You would place blush along the cheek in
such a way as to make the cheek look to have a defined cheek bone.
How to help minimize large
way to go about distracting from a feature you don't like is to emphasize
a feature you do like. Let's highlight your eyes (and not your eyelids).
To do this you want to take an eyebrow pencil that is very similar to
the color of your eyebrows and draw a line just below the natural curve
of your eyebrows. This will bring your eyebrows down lower to your eyes
and make your eyelid look smaller. You may need to pluck or wax the
upper portion of your eyebrow so as to not have too bushy a brow. Also,
shape in a nice gently contouring arch.
will want to emphasize your eyelashes. Take dark eyeliner,
like black or brown, and go all the way across your upper eyelash and
onto your eyelid. This will help extend the look of your eyelashes and
again decrease the amount of space for your eyelids.
Use a lighter
shade of color on your upper eyelash and a darker shade of color for
your crease and lower lid. I recommend you use a color that is subtle
and blends well with your skin tone. For most people, brown and taupe
colors work the best. These colors will contrast with your eyes and
make them appear brighter. If you pick a color that is flashy or obvious,
then you will be attracting people to look at your eyelids. A really
great color combination for a light taupe/brown and dark brown is Marron
by Colosé Cosmetics.
My lips crack really badly.
They crack at the corners all the time. It not only hurts but also looks
awful! I use blistex and lip gloss all the time. I can't even wear lipstick
because it looks bad at the corners. What can I do?
must drink lots of water, you are probably dehydrated, not to the extent
that you notice, but your lips do. Avoid caffeine products like pop,
tea, coffee as they are diuretics and cause you to lose water. Second,
find a humidifier and place this into your room at night while you sleep
(the air you breath is too dry and your lips are noticing this). Third,
at night, use either petroleum jelly on your lips or a product made
in Switzerland called Essentials
of Colosé, (Alpine Herbal Ointment) which is excellent for chapping
on lips. Avoid lip gloss because even though it moisturizes, it also
evaporates quickly and will only provide short-term relief. In fact,
if your using flavored lip gloss, you probably lick your lips more and
this will dry out your lips. Find a creamy lipstick. This will offer
the most protection and the best look for throughout the day. Specifically
look for a lipstick that says on the label creamy or pearl. Avoid a
matte lipstick. You can use Chap Stick under a lipstick, which will
provide some additional relief, especially if it's medicated. Blistex
should work, but it may be that your lips are too used to this product
and somewhat immune, or again you tend to lick your lips with that product
What is the chemical difference
between lipstick and lip gloss? Is lip gloss healthy for your lips?
is healthy for your lips and so is lipstick, both are great moisturizers.
Most recognized brands meet FDA standards, or the standards of the country
they are made in. Safety is important to all cosmetic companies. Lip
gloss is obviously more liquid and this is because they contain more
oils. Lipsticks usually contain wax and petroleum jelly-like ingredients.
Colosé has added Vitamin E to all of their lipsticks to help reduce wrinkles and improve skin texture.
I would like to know a name
of a few foundations that work well for women in their 40`s. I am needing
a moisturizing make-up that helps with the fine lines, without making
my skin look like an oil slick. I do have a few sunspots so need something
with good coverage and yet don't want to look like I'm wearing a mask.
HELP! Thanks, Diane
WOW, it must
be foundation week. I am getting a lot of foundation questions. I have
to believe that it's due to the change in the weather. Don't look to
a foundation to moisturize; the industry has not perfected this yet.
They would need to make a foundation for oily skin, dry skin and combination
skin. They don't. They make foundations for everyone and they ad a moisturizing
and think it solves the world' problems.
moisturizers for dry skin, oily skin, normal skin and combination skin.
Depending on your skin type, pick a moisturizer. Your moisturizer will
be your base and you will want to apply your foundation over it.
for an oily skin type Milk of Aloe by Colose Cosmetics. For a dry skin type I recommend either Milk
of Avocado or Milk of
Calendula. For a combination skin type, I recommend Milk
of Papaya. For normal skin use Milk
of Mandarine. Each of these Milks are moisturizers that contain
natural plant extracts specially formulated for your specific skin type.
They all absorb quickly into the skin and make a wonderful make-up base.
As for your
comment about coverage, you can use a corrector or concealer to hide a few
skin spots and blend the concealer with your foundation using a sponge.
The following companies make good foundations: Colose
Cosmetics, Clinique, Lancôme and Almay.
What is the best way to apply
concealer to get a natural look?
can look unnatural because they can be difficult to blend due to the
different consistency of concealers verses foundations. The best way
to get a natural look is to apply the concealer before your foundation
and blend with a sponge. A sponge will lift off any excess foundation
or concealer. Adding a loose powder to your face and neck can enhance
the natural look. Loose powder will set your make-up, make it last longer
and is a great base for blush and eye shadow.
are too thick making them difficult to blend. Colosé Cosmetics makes
a great concealer that easily
blends with foundation. It is creamy and covers shadows and blemishes
Hi, I've been recently recruited
as a news reporter for a local TV channel. For now, we haven't hired
a professional make up artist yet, so I do my own make up. My problem
is that my make-up seems to "disappear" when I'm on cam already. How
do I apply make up for TV? By the way, I have Asian features, as in
almond eyes and yellow skin tone. Thank you very much for your time
and hope to hear from you soon.
on the new position. Being on TV without the right make-up can make
you "disappear" because you are competing with very intense lighting.
Lighting will add a white wash to your skin tone. For television, I
would recommend you try a foundation that is slightly darker than your normal tone, like if you had a tan,
and you need to apply a lot of make-up. To avoid shine, apply loose
powder that is translucent or matches your skin tone exactly. If
you pick a color that is too light, this will also drown you out. TV
requires make-up similar to stage make-up, so think bold. Use black
eye liner and black mascara and you will see your eyes "pop". Use two different but complimentary
shades of eye shadow, one that
is light to apply along your eye brow/upper lid and along the lowest
portion of your lid. Then take the darker shade and place that in the
crease of your eyelid and blend with the upper and lower colors. Your
eyeliner should go all the way across your upper lid, but you can skip
under the eye for your features. With Asian features you will be able
to wear a lot of different shades. Onyx from Colosé will give you a
nice Smokey look.
Blush can be natural, but applied heavier than you are used to. Same with lipstick, apply a fresh coat
just before you go on camera and use a lip liner. Use an eyebrow pencil
that matches your eyebrow color too. This will help define and sharpen
tip I can give you is to do your make-up in front of a mirror that has
lighting very similar to the lighting in front of the cameras. This
will show you that you look washed out and naturally make you add more
make-up/color to your face and neck (please don't forget your neck,
definitely add foundation, and blush to this area, too).
I have dark shades under
my eye how can I get rid of them?
are the plague us all. There a few products on the market called correctors
that will make the shadows disappear. You need to find the right corrector
for your problem. Make-up USA sells color
correctors in their "Platinum Collection". Mint will neutralize
redness, Alabaster covers dark circles on warm skin tones (this is probably
most people), and Lavender gives a yellowish complexion a healthy glow
and covers shadows/sallowness. Apply correctors after moisturizing and
How do I apply loose powder?
With a wet or dry sponge?
answer is neither! Always, always, always apply loose powder with a
powder brush, one of those really big ones. The purpose of using a brush
is that you will be able to brush off any excess powder. If you use
a dry sponge, it's easy to have areas with more powder, especially around
your hairline and nose. And a wet sponge would make an uneven mess out
of your foundation. Brushes range in price from a few dollars to up
to $30.00. The more expensive brushes are longer lasting, maintain their
shape and bristle count much better.
Hi! I am 17 and would like
to ask a few questions. What type of foundation, ect. for my dry skin?
What should I apply before putting on foundation? Why is my make up
not sticking on my skin after some time? Thanks!
You can search
long and hard for a foundation that has the right moisturizer in it
for your skin, but that's unreliable and you will probably spend a lot
of money to find your skin type. I recommend that you purchase a separate
moisturizer that will absorb quickly into the skin and use it as a make-up
base or you can use a sport cream that contains a mixture of elastin,
collagen and protein. Colosé sport cream cares for the skin and makes
it look healthy because of its light shade. It is also ideal as a make-up
base as it contains Vitamins C and E. Apply your foundation right over
the moisturizer. This will be longer lasting and better for your skin.
There are a lot more good moisturizers on the market than good foundations
with moisturizer added (maybe someday the industry will perfect a one
step process, but until then you need to do two steps). Most foundations
are for all skin types, so if you are oily, dry, or have combination
skin, then you need find a moisturizer for your skin type, for under
your foundation. I would recommend for dry skin a great product that
absorbs nicely from Colosé Cosmetics. They have two choices for dry
skin: Milk of Calendula with calendula plant extract and Milk
of Avocado that contains avocado oil, Vitamin A, D and E. These
are both specially formulated for dry and also sensitive skin.
How do I apply my eye shadow
to look like cat eyes?
trick of the trade for cat eyes: find an index card and place it at
a 45 degree angle to your eye (and right up to your eye, touching your
skin). Take a light shade of eye shadow and place it along the uppermost
and lowermost portion of your eyes. (Keep the card in place because
this is your angle for the cat eyes). Next take a darker shade and place
that into the crease of your eye and blend with the lower lighter color
and only slightly blend with the upper lighter shade. Add a dark eyeliner
along the entire length of your upper eyelash and black mascara for
your lashes. This will make your eyes "pop". Now remove the index card
and you will have cat eyes! Smokey tones with purples work great for
cat eyes. Try Onyx Eye Shadow by Colosé Cosmetics for the cat eye look.
My question is about foundation.
I have freckles and make up frequently makes my skin look powdery. What
brands of foundation will give me a more dewy look and which ones have
the best moisture content. My skin is fairly dry. I've heard Bobbi Brown
and Laura Mercier, but can you recommend any. Currently I am using Prescriptives
Virtual skin, but find there is not enough moisture to it.
question, and I can help! First, you shouldn't look to a foundation
for moisture. I have only found one that I like, and now I work for
their company! If you have dry skin, then that is your main problem.
To treat your lack of moisture, you will need to change your cleansing
routine and add a moisturizer and possibly a cream to your routine.
types should cleanse with a Cleansing
Milk or Cleansing Cream.
Colosé has a specially formulated their cleansing products with Vitamins
C and E as well as rejuvenating oils. They remove dirt, dead skin cells
and make-up. Your next step is to use a toner,
without alcohol to help freshen the skin and close pores.
If you want
to use a moisturizer, which is really great under make-up, then I would
recommend Milk of Calendula.
The Calendula plant extracts are highly beneficial for dry and sensitive
skin. You can apply your foundation over the Milk of Calendula.
foundations out there that will dry your skin (they tend to be the less
expensive brands, under $6.00). You don't have to pay a lot for a good
foundation, just find one that has the word moisturizing in the description.
I may be biased, but I found that Colosé's
foundation absorbs well without drying and without making your face
the maintenance of your skin you will want to begin applying a face
cream at night. Depending on your age, you may want an anti-aging cream.
A great cream for all ages and one that specializes in the treatment
of dry skin is Colosé's Basic
Night Cream (Crème de Nuit Basic). This cream penetrates quickly
into the skin and regulates moisture, natural oils and will improve
elasticity of your skin.
final recommendation: Its going to be winter soon and winter air lacks
the moisture that summer has, so its especially important to moisturize
morning and night to combat the harshness of the upcoming season.
Which should you apply first,
eye shadow or mascara? When I do mascara first it smudges onto the eye
shadow, so I have 2 wipe it off and start again. But if I do it the
other way round, powder falls onto and then sticks to the mascara.
Traditionally you apply the eye shadow first and then your mascara.
You want to apply your mascara in thin layers (usually two thin layers).
This will help to avoid the smudges. It is also possible that you need
to try a different brand of mascara. Waterproof brands don't smudge
as much as non-waterproof brands do. Also, try a straight wand, as this
will give you more control than a wand that is already contoured, especially
if the contoured wand doesn't match with the contour of your eyelash.
I don't have straight hair.
But I like how it looks straight so (obviously) I straighten it. In
gym class I always work up a sweat and my bangs go everywhere. Do you
have any tips for what I could do quickly after gym class? Oh and I
can't pull my bangs back. My forehead isn't the smallest and it kind
great things about a product called L'anza - Smoother Straightening
Balm. It may be a little more expensive than what you are currently
using (and if you aren't using a straightening product currently, that's
probably why you have frizz after gym). The cost is average for that
type of product, but a little goes a long way. If the problem continues
after gym, I recommend bringing a second bottle of the product to gym
and leave it in your bag or in your locker and get a portable hair dryer.
If you are just fixing your bangs, this shouldn't take too long and
will last the rest of the day.
How can I apply goth make-up
when I have glasses. It never seems to work! I'm desperate! please help!
Apply your goth
eye make-up so that it stands out! Hopefully you can get yourself
a pair of dark framed eye glasses or today's more fashionable
larger-sized eyeglasses are also an option as are more unusual
colors such as blue, green and purple and combinations such as
the currently popular multi-colored laminations. Many Goths wear
eye glasses so it really should not be a problem. It is designs
around the eyes and on the face that make the look not right.
Do not draw curly designs / lines etc. around your eyes as that
really does not work. Try to focus your attention on your lips
and eyeshadow. Depending on your coloring, which we need more
information, use Myrtille Lipstick, Nail Polish and Onyx
eyeshadow. Choose a foundation which is two shades lighter
than your natural coloring. Do not use white makeup. Read
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