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Highlighting Makeup Tutorial

Highlighting makeup tricks are what we’re all searching for recently.

In fact, it has become one of the most trending this season. Highlighting makeup and contouring it go hand in hand. Contouring aims at evening your skin tone. In addition, you’re also aiming at highlighting your cheeks and eyebrows. There’s a specific method for this. What you’re looking for is highlighting makeup tricks.
Highlighting makeup is also known as strobing makeup. We share with you here a tutorial that will give you the latest fashion tricks. Are you ready for a flawless look?

Highlighting Makeup Tricks

We all love makeup. We’re even getting attached to highlighting makeup and contouring our faces. However, when it comes to it, there’s a fine line between enhancing our best features and painting on our faces.
Celebrities have been using highlighting makeup for a while now. Recently, they became part of everyone’s makeup routine. Even if you’re just going to school our work, these tricks can change the way your whole face looks.
However, highlighting makeup techniques may look hard and complicated. This tutorial makes things simple. Most of us know the basic tricks for contouring their faces. Highlighting makeup ideas are somehow something new for beginners.
Once applied, you will see the difference. Highlighting makeup or strobing it is about adding light to your face. Simply, you make certain parts under your eyes appear more prominent as you add light to them. Highlighting makeup has various tricks. There also are different highlighters available.
When it comes to choosing your highlighter, our advice is to try some of them. After that, you will notice what works best for you. The ideal one is what you’re going to use for the highlighting makeup process. We leave the remaining tricks for the suggested tutorial recently released for this year.  

How To Apply False Eye Lashes

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Most women agree that long eyelashes can make any eyes look bigger, more inviting, and fuller. In fact, not all of us have been blessed with lashes that are full, long, and big. This is why, we tend to us our false eyelashes that are the next, and only choice that we have. In fact, if you wear your eye lashes correctly, no one can ever notice! Here are the steps on how to wear and apply false eye lashes.

Size the lashes

Carmencitta MAgazine - How To Apply False Eye Lashes 2jpgPrior to gluing the lashes on your lids, you will need to make sure that they are not too wide for your eyes; this might cause them to look too tacky. All you need to do is: Hold the lash up against your eyelid, see if it is longer than the outside corner of your eye, and trim it so it can fit with your eye. Moreover, If you fin id necessary, you can shorten it on the sides.

N.B: Lashes start short on the inner corner of your eyes, and grow longer when they move towards the outer corner.

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The glue should be applied to the outer seam of the eyelash strip. Try to find an applicator or glue that is strong and transparent so that the lashes stay for a longer time. Moreover, you should wait for it to dry a bit before you apply the lash strip.

Place the strip on your eyelid

Carmencitta MAgazine - How To Apply False Eye Lashes 4When placing it, try to position it as close as possible to your natural lashes. After that, when you want to bring the strip down, do it from above and not from the front; this way you will surely get as close as possible to your lash line.

Apply Mascara

Mascara is usually used with falsies to make the hairs blend together. In fact, applying mascara after the glue, will make your eyelashes look as natural as possible.


Makeup Tips Every Woman Should Know

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Every woman, at least sometimes, put makeup on her face. However, are the techniques you are using giving you the best results possible?  In fact, there are some tricks that you can use, if you want to benefit from the best results when you are using you concealer, foundation, mascara, and all the other stuff. Keep on reading as we guide you through some makeup tips that every woman should know.

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Use your concealer only under your eyes to hide dark circles, a bit on the tip of your nose, and on the forehead. However, never use it as a base on your eyelids, because it will cause your eye shadow makeup to crease and not to last.

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When it comes to foundation and its coverage, if you want a bit of coverage, use your fingers in order to apply the foundation on your face. However, if you are looking for medium to full coverage, use a brush or a sponge.

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When it comes to powder application, you need to apply it on the spots that you are shiniest first. In fact, this tip helps you control the shine on your face, and leads to having a more put together look. Moreover, once you are done with the shiny spots, apply it everywhere else.

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In fact, bronzer should be applied on your neck, face, and chest, in order to even out the skin tone and make it look the same. However, make sure that you take a step back in order to insure that everything is the same color.


In fact, a lot of women do not know how to apply blush. First of all, you should smile. After that, start on the apple of the cheek, and blend the blush back directing the top of the ear, and after that, down toward the jawline.

Create The Perfect Smoky Eye With These steps

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You would love to master the art of a smoky eye without ending up looking like a raccoon. A makeup artist and hairstylist called Tobi Henney, once said: “It may look complicated but a creating a smokey eye can be pretty simple, all you need to remember to do is blend, blend and blend to get that shadowing effect that really nails the look.” In fact, today you will learn how to do it all by yourself. Keep on reading as we guide you through the steps for a perfect smoky eye.

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Apply a creamy concealer onto your eyelid. In fact, this works as a smooth canvas so that your eye shadow can stick to your eye lid and stay there for a long time.

Step 2:

After you are done with the concealer, apply a pressed powder over your entire eyelid in order to prevent the creasing of your eye shadow.

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Leave the powder to rest for a bit, and trace your top lash line with a black pencil moving from the inner corner to the outer. Next, use the same pencil to line your lower lashes.

Step 4:

Get your palette, and start by sweeping the lightest color across your entire lid.

Step 5:

choose the medium shade and start blending it from halfway across your eyelid. In fact, eye shadow should always be blended upward and outward into the crease of the eyelid.

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Use a fluffy blending brush in order to sweep the darkest shade into the outer corner of the eye and the crease to create a dark, intense shadow for the ultimate Smoky appeal.

Step 7:

use the darkest shade to sweep under your eye close to your bottom lash line.

Step 8:

Now it’s time to blend. For this step, you’ll need to blend your shadow and buff out harsh lines, working towards the outer corner of your eye.

Step 9:

Finally, finish the look with False Lashes to have an intense, jet black lashes.


What you need to know before you get eyelash extensions

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Most women, especially busy ones, do not always have the time to apply false lashes, curl them, and put on mascara. As a result, eyelash extensions have become increasingly popular. In fact, it has saved women a lot of time, every day, while they are doing their morning makeup routine. However, before you jump in and do anything, you certainly need to read about it first. Here are the tips that you need to know before you get eyelash extensions.

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The most common types of lash extensions

In fact, there are three types of lash extensions: mink, synthetic, and silk. Moreover, there are as well different sizes that range from 6mm to 17mm. Once you decide the size and material, the lashes are applied one at a time by using a specially formulated, semi-permanent glue that will not irritate the eye nor damage the natural lash.

If glue gets in your eyes

When they are applying it for you, your eyes will be shut the whole time. This is why, you will get no glue in your eyes. Moreover, before you start, make sure that the glue is safe, and is free from anything that may cause you an allergic reaction; of course if you are allergic to a certain material. However, it is important that you know the difference between an allergy and an infection, and if you get allergic, that will not mean that the glue is not good.

If your tears fall down

While applying those lashes, if you feel any burning or discomfort during the whole thing, and your eyes start to tear or cry, you should know that this is a huge red flag and you should immediately tell your technician that you are not feeling good about what is happening. You may need to have your technician change the glue. Getting lash extensions should be a completely pain-free experience.

Poop in your Makeup

If it’s been a while you’ve been thinking that makeup is only a mix of chemicals that enhance your beauty, you’ve been thinking wrong.


Shocking surprise: The internet was busy lately spreading reports that makeup products contain urine and rat droppings. This is not, however, the case of all makeup products, but that of cheap makeup and faux cosmetics.


Smokey Eyes, Berry Lips

It seems that berry colored lipsticks are so trendy this season. Why not matching them with flawless smokey eyes?
Watch this tutorial to know how.

Life Changing Makeup Hacks

Life Changing Makeup Hacks

What if we tell you that you do not have to spend hours in front of your mirror, putting on your makeup? Yes! That can really happen! All you need is some tips and hacks that we will be providing you with. Once you get used to them, you will be able to put on your makeup in 10 minutes only.

A Gel Liner out of a Pencil eyeliner

Life Changing Makeup HacksAll you will need is a pencil eye liner that you thought was not good anymore because it has become too dry, in addition to a lighter. Turn on the flame, and hold the pencil under for 2 seconds. Be careful not to use it immediately, and let it cool down for 15 seconds. That’s it! Right! You now have a gel eyeliner.

Check your makeup under the outside light

Life Changing Makeup Hacks

Our bedrooms’ lights cannot give us a similar light to the outside world. In fact, when you are applying your makeup in a bedroom where the light is turned on, you may make the mistake of applying too much. However, you can still correct it when you get outside and look at a small pocket mirror.

An easier removal for glitter nail polish

Life Changing Makeup Hacks

When you want to apply glitter nail polish for a night and avoid the mess it makes when you take it off, skip the base coat step, and use instead white glue. After that, let it sit for a while until it is totally dry. Once it’s dry, apply the glittery nail polish which you can peel off whenever you want.

Use a white base coat

Life Changing Makeup Hacks

In fact, a white base coat can help your nail polish stand out more. Moreover, using a white base coat instead of a clear one, will prevent the nails from becoming stained, and will last longer than the clear one.

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