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Day to night makeup tips

This article will take a look at the easiest ways to transform from a corporate office look, to glamourous night-look. This is perfect for those of you who need to go directly from your desk to the office party.

Day To Night with Makeup Cases tip1- The easiest outfit to transform from Day To Night is, of course, the LBD. Put it on the morning for work, and pack a separate bag with some accessories, a change of shoes, hair products, and your make-up bag. The easiest way to change up your look is a pair of bold earrings or a statement necklace. A bold ring, cuff or stack of bracelets will also make a statement.. Don’t you just wish you could take your Makeup Artist with you everywhere? Day To Night with Makeup Cases tip2- If you use a hair straightener or curler often, invest in a mini straightener or curling iron which you can keep at work, or take with you when travelling. Use them to either tame fly a ways, or refine your curls in just a few minutes. Add some hair spray or gel, and voila! Opting for a hat? Preserve your hair’s volume by tossing your hair in the opposite direction of your normal part before putting on your hat.

Day To Night with Makeup Cases tip3- When it comes to your face, start by adding a light moisturiser to rehydrate your skin. If you feel the need, touch up your foundation and concealer. Add drama to your eye makeup by adding a darker eyeshadow colour to the outer corners of your eyes. Add eyeliner, and curl your lashes. Nothing opens up your eye like bold lashes, so add another application of mascara, or opt for false lashes if you feel like it.

The quickest way to go from a Day To Night look is to apply black eyeliner in the waterline of your eye. This will instantly add a little drama to the eye for your night out. Apply a dark brown or black shadow and use an angled eyeliner brush underneath bottom lashes for a soft smoky look.

Day To Night with Makeup Cases tip4- Red lipstick is the black lace bra of the beauty world an easy way for any girl to look and feel like a vixen instantly. Of course, some people find high-maintenance lipstick as style-cramping as itchy lace but that’s no reason not to rock a bold pucker. To make your lips pop without heavy lipstick, use a red stain let it dry and then apply your favourite lip gloss on top preferably on the pink side. You’ll get a sexy, multidimensional colour that lasts much longer than regular lipstick.

We hope you enjoyed the Day To Night segment that will be helpful if you are working as a Makeup Artist or just have a passion for makeup.  Join our makeup artist directory if you are a makeup artist and would like some more clients and tips.

How to wear bright eyeshadow colours

Runways and editorials aren’t the only places for big, bold eyeshadow looks, life is more fun in colour so we should all go bright, at least every once in a while.

We will be giving you a few professional makeup artists’ tips on how you can capture the season’s hottest trend: bold pops of eye colour. We hope your Makeup Case is fully stocked with loads of Eye Makeup.

Full-On and High-Impact. While full on brights can be intimidating to most, there is certainly a right way to wear them. The first step is to prime your eyes for colour, with the smudge-proof primer of your choice. For this look you will need to have your bright shades on the top of your Makeup Case as you will be using them the most, using your eyeshadow makeup brush, start applying eyeshadow from the lash line and work your way up to the crease with the bright colour of your choice. To add balance, apply a dark, matte, complementary shade in the crease of your eye, blending with the bright shade, and finishing the look with mascara and eyeliner. Before you know it, you will have a bright eye that doesn’t look at all clownish.

Big Colour, Mild Results. For a look that is subtler than full-on, but slightly more noticeable than barely-there colour, the midway approach is the way to go. Prime the eyes, as always, and then proceed to apply your favourite eye colours as you normally would. Next from your Makeup Case select your bright colour of choice and dab it onto the centre of your lid, following up with liner and mascara. The pop of bright colour will most certainly be there, but only visible when you close your eye. All in all, this is a very wearable way to rock a brighter shade.

Just a Sweep Will Do. For those Makeup Artists or clients who are truly afraid of colour, a pop of vibrant shadow on the inner tear duct, or even beneath the lower lash line, is all the brightness you need. Just be sure to steer clear of warm shades with red, yellow, pink, or orange in them. Putting those shades close to the eyes can make them appear irritated. A flash of vivid colour in the right place adds a subtle glow that is super appealing.

Enjoy recreating these looks and be sure to share your work of art with us!

Holiday makeup with graphic eyeliner

New to the Makeup scene? Or have you been a Makeup Artist for a long time?

Either way these Makeup Trends that have made a comeback this season are a cool way to see how fast you can remember where you put what in your Makeup Case. Graphic Eyeliner is one of those trends to try out. Graphic Eyeliner has been gracing the runways recently and everyone is going crazy about this fairly new trend, in this post we will be giving you tips on how to pull this daringly beautiful Eye Makeup look off elegantly or as boldly as you dare.

Statement makeup isn’t for everyone but the great thing about graphic eyeliner is that you can take it as far as you want. Women looking for a more subtle shape can do a simple double flick but your face is your canvas if you want to take it further. If you have false eyelashes in your Makeup Case you can use them to add drama to the look.

First, decide on a shape before you start. You don’t want to make it up as you go along. If you can’t decide, from your Makeup Case take an eyeliner brush and an eyeshadow and draw it out to see if you like the shape. Once you know what you’re doing, you have to choose the product. If you want thin, easily controlled lines use a Gel or Cake Eyeliner. This takes practice even for our Professional Makeup artists.

There are two main roadblocks when applying graphic eyeliner: symmetry and smudging. If symmetry is a problem for you, from your Makeup Case take a tiny makeup brush and lightly sketch out the shape before you go in for a stronger line. Be sure to look straight at the mirror and you should be able to easily match your eyes. The other problem most often faced is smudging. If you’re applying eyeliner in the crease, be sure to keep your eye closed for at least a few minutes and set it with a makeup setting spray or powder.

Graphic Eyeliner is a little on the wild side but it can also help you accentuate your eyes. Ask your Makeup Artist about this look on your next consultation or for a special occasion.






White Eyeliner

White eyeliner is another one of our favourite 90’s trends that has returned: White Eyeliner on the top and bottom of the eyelids. It looks fresh and fun, especially paired with a hot pink or orange lipstick. White eyeliner is awesome for this season and it has also been one of the trends that have been seen several times on the run ways and red carpet. For this look you may use all those lip colours that you almost threw out of your Makeup Case or Makeup Kit.

Parallel Lines- Take a White Eyeliner from your Makeup Case and trace your entire eye and then draw a straight line right at the outer of your lower lid. For more skilled professional makeup artists you can use a makeup angled eyeliner brush and an Eyeshadow colour of your choice.

Soft Wing- Wing out your white eyeliner and trace the inner corner of your eye for added ‘oomph.’ If you have False Eyelashes in your Makeup Case you can use them to accentuate your eyes. Strip eyelashes or individuals will work to your desired final effect and look.

Inner Eye- Brighten up the inner corners of your eyes only. Grab your white liner from your Makeup Case and then trace an inner “V” on corner of your eyes while staying in your cosmetic comfort zone.

Triple Threat- With the white liner that you took from your Makeup Case weave it in between two shades for a triple-threat effect. White Eyeliner is not for everyone but great for a festive night out.

Wide Awake- Line your lower waterline to instantly minimize the look of any redness in your eyes.

5 Ways to look like you have amazing bone structure

If you weren’t born with the bone structure of Halle Berry, J.Lo, Jessica Alba, or Kate Moss, don’t worry… Use these makeup tips to learn how to use makeup to fake it till you make it.

Use these makeup tips and learn how to use makeup to fake it till you make it. Purchase your fully stocked Makeup Cases and Makeup Brush sets and get ready for some hectic highlighting and contouring.

Step 1 – After applying a layer of foundation you are ready to create killer cheekbones: Take a cream or powder highlighter that suits your skin tone; use a pinkish-champagne-colour one if you’re fair, a golden one if you’re medium or dark and apply it right on top of your cheekbones with your foundation brush. Do this from the apples of your cheeks and outward, directly below the outer corner of your eyes. The combination placement of the highlighter and the luminous particles it contains will instantly make them standout. Foundation and Makeup Brushes are the most used items in Makeup Cases.

Step 2 – Create a sharp or soft jawline: Using a shaping powder start behind your ear and blend the formula with a contouring brush along your jawline until you reach the tip of your chin. Repeat this step on your opposite side. Then, be sure to blend it underneath your chin and onto your neck, to avoid any lines of demarcation.

Step 3 – Create a slimmer looking nose: Remember that less is more with this area, especially since your nose is at the forefront of your face. Using the head of your eyebrow as a guideline, apply a stripe of highlighter down both sides of the centre of your nose. Having a lighter product on the sides of your nose creates the illusion of a slimmer nose overall. Then, you’ll want to take a little bit of shaping powder (or powder foundation that’s one shade darker than your skin) and blend with a stippling brush or powder makeup brush into the tip of your nose, followed by a dab of highlighter to even it out.

Step 4 – Create the look of a slimmer face: on days where you wake up and feeling like your face is swollen or puffy and you want some definition, use a powder foundation one or two shades darker than your skin tone to “slim” your face. Start by sucking in your cheeks and making a fish face that way the fullness of yours cheeks goes away and you’re left with the hollows of your cheeks standing out. Next, take your powder foundation and apply it, using a contouring brush, right where the hollows of your cheeks — in the puckered spot — because that is naturally where the shadowing would be if you had strong cheekbones. Blend the colour a bit to ensure a flawless application.

Step 5 – Make your collarbone pop: If you’re wearing a sexy top or dress and want your clavicle bones to stand out, take some highlighting shimmer powder and pop it right on the tops of your collarbone of the shoulders. You can even swirl your blending brush into a champagne colour eyeshadow to do the trick!