The talented makeup artist Brittany McClelland of Santa Barbara, CA and owner of Lokahi Makeup Artistry contributed extremely useful information to a question a lot of women ask “Do Makeup Primers Really Make a Difference?”.
“Makeup primers totally make a difference! I don’t work without them. At the bare minimum I always use a good eyeshadow primer to intensify the color as well as keeping the shadow from creasing a couple of favorites are:
Primer Potion by Urban Decay
and for the budget conscious makeup artist, NYX cosmetics makes a very admirable creme primer in 3 different shades/effects.”
Ladies there you have it! Makeup primers are a good investment to your makeup collection. We have an extra surprise tip!!!! We found a great video by missglamorazzi and she shows you “How to Make Your Own Eyeshadow Primer”
We know it’s the middle of summer, but like J. Cole said, “The mind state of a winner, when you thinkin’ bout summertime, I’m thinkin’ bout the winter.” We spoke to Professional Makeup Artists out of Santa Barbara County: Fairytale Hair and Makeup and Lillian of Luminous Skincare and Makeup Studio. They gave us great insight into fall trends and colors.
What are this fall’s makeup trends?
Old Hollywood hair and makeup are really big: the black eyeliner, false lashes and red lips. When it comes to weddings, most brides want to keep it natural, so we get the neutral lips with the emphasis on the eyes.
Lillian of Luminous Skincare and Makeup Studio :
The fall trends this year: bold brows strong full and well groomed eyebrows. Fuller upper lashes and bold eyeliner different colors and textures: glittery, pearly or shiny with a satin finish. Soft makeup looks use more highlighting above the cheek bone.
What are this Fall’s colors?
Lillian of Luminous Skincare and Makeup Studio:
Gold color eyeshadow, purple or satin lip shade and flushed cheeks. Funny story about flushed cheek: I heard someone ask where is the best place to apply my blush? She answered, “When your making love, right when you’re finished, quickly run to the bathroom and look at your glowing cheeks and remember that flushed look; that’s where you place your blush.”
Purple seems to be a continuing trend. Fall brings out the neutral colors, browns, black, red…
About Fairytale Hair and Makeup : They specialize in weddings and special events
About Lillian: Makeup has always been her passion, she loves colors, trends and the way makeup can change your mood. She have been in the beauty business for twenty seven year.
About Luminous Skincare and Makeup Studio: provides services offered by Licensed Aestheticians in Camarillo, CA.
Licensed & Bonded. They are the skin care and make-up studio in your neighborhood serving you and your beauty needs, whether you need a make-up application, spa facial or body waxing.