What it does: This duo is the perfect pairing of the iconic NARS blush with the cult-classic bronzer. Beloved by editors and makeup artists alike, this must-have cheek duo delivers a variety of effects for a healthy-looking, bronzed glow with a brilliant flush of blush.
Make sure the concealer is a very good match to your skin because if your color is too dark throughout the day it will become visible you are wearing concealer as orange patches will show. If you struggle with dark under eye circles, try getting more sleep.
Instead, use a clean makeup brush. If you are using concealer over a wide area (to cover rosacea, for example), use an especially thin layer and blend the edges very well. The more concealer you wear, the more likely it will become apparent over the course of the day.
In terms of which products to use, consider your skin type. For example, if you have oily skin, a cream-based contour routine is probably not the best option for you. Instead, try using powders to “carve” out your face and give it definition. On the other hand, if you have dry skin, powder may accentuate this.
For fake eyelashes, this stuff can’t be beat, but I do keep alternative latex free eyelash glue in my makeup kit for models with allergies. Note* – Due does now have a latex free option that comes in a green package, but finding it in a store is kind of like spotting the ‘Hawaii’ licence plate for the licence plate game.
Applying Eyeliner. To prevent unintentional smearing, apply a layer of concealer or an eye shadow base before applying the liner. After you line your lids, wait about 30 seconds before opening your eyes; this will help limit any transfer of pigment into them. Then dust a light layer of translucent powder over the line.
We love makeup primers with multiple cosmetic purposes, so MAC's Prep + Prime Fix+ is a must-have for every collection. Infused with vitamins, minerals, green tea, chamomile, and cucumber, a few spritzes of this fragrant mist, and skin will look and feel energized.
Foundation is a skin coloured makeup applied to the face to create an even, uniform colour to the complexion, to cover flaws and, sometimes, to change the natural skintone. Some foundations also function as a moisturizer, sunscreen, astringent or base layer for more complex cosmetics.
Best foundation brush for precise application. The taped tip of this foundation brush allows for you to deliver precise coverage to specific areas that may need a little extra attention - think, around the nose and eyes. The synthetic bristles work well with both thicker creams and liquids to help deliver a smooth finish.
Powder foundation: Get a more precise powder foundation application when using a fan brush. Diffuser of color: Break out that fan brush to blend out harsh lines or to create new shades with your powder cosmetics. Tip: use it with darker shades to tone them down or with a highlighter to provide a luminous effect.
A neutral eyeshadow palette is a necessity in every makeup collection for creating subtle eye makeup looks or a smoky eye. We've rounded up the best nude eyeshadow palettes at every price point. These palettes are the best of the best to add to your collection.
"There are no rules where one type of brush is specific to one area," says Nina Park, who works with Bella Hadid and Olivia Palermo. We tapped Park, editorial makeup artist Christopher Ardoff, and Robert Sesneck (who counts Amandla Stenberg, Keirnan Shipka, and Chrissy Teigan as clients) to weigh in on brushes they swear by.
What It Looks Like: Stippling brushes usually have two-toned bristles: a black base with pointed white bristles at the top. The bristles spread from the handle in a cone shape and come to points at the end. Why You Need It: These brushes are amazing because of how smoothly they brush on foundation and concealer.