If you’re keen to look your best, you’d probably love to go for a professional makeover. However, that doesn’t come cheap. It’s no wonder that so many women are trying to achieve the professional makeup look in the comfort of their own home. You don’t need to spend a fortune on beauty products to get a professional look, you just need to know some top stylist tips. So, without any further ado, here is our expert advice to help you to look gorgeous without any professional training!
Make Your Lips Defined
One trick which professional makeup artists use to make your lips look better is to line the outer lip line with cream highlighter – the kind you’d use on the dark circles under your eyes. Blend the highlighter in and you’ll find your lips look a lot more defined. You should also use a lip liner to make your lips stand out perfectly every time. It’s hard to get your lip liner right, but a trick is to draw markers on your lips to even up the lines and then full them in. You can do this by drawing an X in the center top of the top life. Draw the top part of your x shape where the bow of your lip is. Now draw two lines at the mouth corners. This gives you the visual guide you need to fill the remaining lines in. If you’re sick of your lipstick always fading into nothing, you can make any lipstick a long-wearing one by following this tip – apply your lipstick then put a tissue on your lips. Tap some powder over that tissue using a brush. Your lipstick is going to last a lot longer. Even if you don’t want to wear lipstick, you can still make your lips defined by adding peppermint or cinnamon oil to lip gloss and then applying it. This will plump your lips naturally.
Make Your Eyebrows Thicker
Thicker eyebrows will frame your face beautifully, but you don’t want to go overboard. Use some translucent powder. Tap it onto the eyebrows then use a tinted eyebrow gel to add a little more texture and color. This works perfectly if you’ve accidentally over-plucked.
Boost Your Cheekbones
Contouring is the key to beautiful cheekbones, however it can be very easy to get it wrong. Lots of people use a lot of different powders, but this is a big hassle and the potential for mistakes is huge. You don’t want to look like you have big stripes on your cheeks! There is a solution, however, Using an eyebrow pencil, draw two lines parallel to each other under the cheekbones. Just blend them into your skin and your cheekbones get an instant life.
Make Your Eyes Pop
Beautiful eyes will attract attention for all the right reasons. You can achieve a dramatic eyeliner look by holding a regular pencil eyeliner over a lighter or candle flame for just a few seconds. When the crayon has slightly melted, apply as usual to your eyes. This will create a gel effect that really lasts. Also, if you want your bright eye shadow to really pop, color in your eyelid using a white highlighter pencil before applying color. Your eyes will really stand out. You can also make your eyelashes look fuller without the need for false eyelashes and glue. Apply your mascara as normal then dip a Q tip in some baby powder and brush it over your eyelashes. Apply a further coat of mascara and you’re good to go.
The foundation of any professional makeup look is beautiful skin. Start by getting rid of black circles and puffy eyes by holding a cold can of soda to the under eye area until the puffiness has gone. Then apply dots of concealer and pat it to blend. Apply your foundation with an airbrush machine to make you look beautiful and then add a liquid shimmer highlighter for a youthful, dewy finish. Add a stripe to your cheeks, the center of your chin and forehead and blend for the perfect result.
Follow these top professional makeup tips and you’ll look gorgeous every day.