Fake Eyelashes

fake eyelashes

Fake Eyelashes are a girl’s best friend. Even on those days when you have no time to do your full makeup routine, or are having a terrible hair day, putting on a set of Fake Eyelashes will change your overall look in an instant. Personally I am a big fan of Fake Eyelashes, but like with everything else in life, there are pros and cons to them: Fake Eyelashes Pros Fake Eyelashes will enhance your eyes, making them look at … Continue reading

Makeup Tips

makeup tips

In ClassicMakeup.com you will find unique, realistic makeup tips that do work. Tailored for the woman with little free time, these makeup tips and tricks will turn you into a ravishing beauty in 10 minutes flat. Go from blah to beautiful just by following our experts’ advice on how to apply makeup correctly to bring out your natural beauty, accent what is already there, and minimize those trouble areas. Be it that you’re looking for tips on how to make … Continue reading

Taking Care of Your Make Up

make up care

Make up will take better care of you if you take care of it. Bacteria can build up on your make-up, potentially causing irritation to your skin, especially if you live in very humid areas. Each time you open the case where your make up is kept, bacteria are allowed on to the product. Be sure you clean your hands and your tools before you use them to apply your make up but bacteria is also in the air so … Continue reading

Perfect Eyebrows

perfect eyebrows

I am surprised by the amount of eyebrow gurus that I have discovered but considering the challenge that plucking your eyebrow entails I can understand why we need them.  Most of the gurus recommend using a thin paint brush or a chop stick to determine the point where your eyebrows should start and finish. Place the paint brush along the side of your nose, the point where the brush crosses with your brow is where your brow should begin. Make … Continue reading

Let Your Make Up Reflect Who You Are

make up tips

The most important tip for make-up is to be true to yourself. If you do not like the color that your specialist thinks is best for you, just say no, that inner voice knows you better than the specialist does. It is good to try new things but always take a step back and take to look at yourself objectively and honestly before you walk out the door. You want to highlight your positive traits and smooth out those imperfections … Continue reading

Enhancing Small Eyes

how to enhance small eyes

The first thing to do to make small eyes look wider is to increase the space on the eyelid and you can achieve this by plucking your eyebrows just a little so that they look a tad bit thinner and what is most important is to make sure you keep them looking tidy and clean. Apply a neutral color eye shadow on the entire eye lid and then put darker eye shadow on the outer corner of the eye from … Continue reading

Concealing Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

concealing dark circles under eyes

Cosmetics will not solve the problem but can help reduce the visibility or camouflage dark circles for a while. Find a good under-eye cream and then use a green or yellow corrective color under your concealer but make sure not to use products that are too creamy. Concealer is the most effective tool for hiding dark circles mainly because they are opaque which helps reflect light, but be sure not to apply too much since this will call attention to … Continue reading

Eye Puffiness? Get Rid of It!

eye puffiness

Use cold compresses to relieve puffiness under the eyes. Tea bags help reduce swelling and discoloration. Refrigerate moist caffeinated tea bags over night for a quick pick me up in the morning. Place the bags over the eyes for about 15 minutes. Some people apply ice wrapped in a clean cloth; others use a spoon or wet Q-tips that have been in the freezer for 5-10 minutes. You can also place a moist cloth over your eyes before going to … Continue reading

Natural Remedies for Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

circles under eyes

Dark circles under your eyes can be a symptom of many things so it is important to consult your doctor to discard any health related problem. One of the most common reasons behind dark circles is lack of sleep, and or lack of vitamins, so make sure you are getting enough sleep and eating the right foods.  Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables—especially spinach, and other leafy green vegetables to increase your vitamin B intake and get adequate fluids to … Continue reading

How To Apply Eye Shadow

how to apply eye shadow

The first step to great eye make-up is to create a clear, clean and smooth canvas on which to work.  It is a good idea to start with a primer and once this has been applied and absorbed, a light colored base should be added; concealer works as well. Professional make-up artists have many different technique; one of the most popular is to  start by applying the darkest color from the roosts of the lashes to the crease of the … Continue reading

Eye Shadow, Anyone?

eye shadow

Eye Shadow alone can bring out the natural beauty of your eyes and if used properly, enhance the depth and intensity of your gaze, making you look well made up and allowing you to get amazing results. Your eyes will come alive if you use the right color of eye shadow for your skin tone and eye color, just as the wrong color may spoil the effect of your entire make up. Choose your colors wisely. It is best to … Continue reading

Pencil Eyeliners

pencil eyeliner

Pencil eyeliners are the best make up invention of the 20th century and once you get used to using them, you won’t be able to live without them. Yep, they’re habit forming! Many celebrity make-up artists recommend pencil eyeliners and here is an easy way to use them. Make sure you keep your pencil sharpened and disinfected with a skin sensitive disinfectant. You can use wax based, cream or silicone pencils for a softer and more delicate glide.  Apply primmer … Continue reading