Foundation. Look for beige, soft pink and tawny tones.
Eyes. Glimmer is hot; frosty is not – it can make you look washed out and sallow. Try out the Kevyn Aucoin Spring Essential Eye Shadow Set in Spring Palette 007, which has this spring’s most-wanted colors in just the right hues, with the perfect touch of shimmer. Smoky eyes are still hot. Instead of going with the traditional super-black smoky eye, consider using eyeliner (at least along the bottom lash line) in a non-traditional color, like dark or olive green, navy blue, dark gray or deep purple.
Blush. The blush colors of the season are peach and light pink. Delicately sweep the blush onto your cheeks for a perfectly flushed glow. You can also use a bit of bronzer to contour your cheekbones and achieve a sultry look.
Lips. Fuchsia, coral, pink and terra cotta are the must-have spring colors for lips. Eliminate the guesswork when looking for the perfect shade for your fair skin and use the Kevyn Aucoin Lip Palette. Remember, if you plan to wear a dark or bright lip color, keep your eye makeup tame (and vice versa).
This season’s color trends can easily look too loud on fair-skinned ladies. To prevent looking like a child who went through her mother’s makeup drawer, layer on your spring makeup a little at a time.
It's Monday morning. You had a late night gabbing and drinking wine with your girlfriends, 6:00 a.m has come way to quick and it's showing….in your eyes. They're the windows to the soul, but they're also a dead giveaway that you haven't been getting your much needed beauty rest. Although getting your 8 hours of REM is the best remedy, it's the little things we do that can also make a big difference. No, not coffee, but something that the Zoe Beautiful Report described as being just like, "An espresso shot to the face with a triple action formula that really works." They're talking about Eve Lom's Eye Cream.
There's no need to hide behind sunnies and your cubicle wall with this eye cream filled with age fighting ingredients of Sodium Hyaluronate, Jiaogulan and Peptides that work in harmony to lock in moisture, reduce puffiness and diminish dark circles. Eve Lom's Eye Cream is a true game changer as well as the rest of the skincare line. Team this up with Eve Lom's Cleanser, voted by Vogue magazine as one of the best in the world and watch your skin defy your age!
If you wear the wrong foundation color, everyone will notice. An artist prepares a canvas with gesso before she begins to paint. Foundation is like gesso, helping to prepare your face for a perfect makeup application.
In addition to using the wrong color, one of the most common blunders ladies encounter with foundation is using the wrong type. Here’s a look at the different types and how to use them:
Liquid foundation: Provides light to medium coverage, but isn’t very forgiving if you choose the wrong color, especially if you use a heavier kind. Play it safe with BECCA Cosmetics. A great, can’t-go-wrong BECCA foundation is the Luminous Skin Color because it’s extra sheer.
Cream foundation: The type of foundation you generally find in stick form or in a compact. Because it offers heavier coverage than liquid foundation, it’s vital that you get the color right. One of the best types of cream foundation is Dew Drop Powder Foundation from Kevyn Aucoin, which is a cream-to-powder formula.
Tinted moisturizer: This type of foundation offers the lightest amount of coverage. The Shimmering Skin Perfector from BECCA Cosmetics doubles as a tinted moisturizer. This option is optimal if you already have great-looking skin.
Powder foundation: Offering full to light coverage, powder foundation provides the greatest selection of colors from which to choose. If you have light to medium-dark skin, try the Jouer foundation Replenish & Protect Hydrating Powder SPF 39.