Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks

 

Foundation

♣ Mix 2 shades together to custom blend your foundation.
♣ Using multiple shades you can create a whole different look: Close set eyes, apply a lighter shade between your eyes to give the appearance of wider set eyes and vise verse.
♣ Create a tinted moisturiser by adding some of your foundation mix to your moisturiser. This will also help fill in large pores.
♣ Our foundation can be applied wet or dry.  By using a dampened flocked sponge or moist taklon brush, you can apply you mineral foundation with the wet method.
♣ If you have larger pores, mix some of your foundation with your moisturiser to help fill them in, then apply your foundation as normal.

 

Eyeshadow

♣ Using a shade that contrasts with your eye colour will make the eye “pop” or stand out. If you match your eye color, it will cancel out the look and colour of your eyes.
♣ You can layer the Eyeshadows from the lightest hue to the deepest shade you desire. You control the depth of the shade.
♣ Pure mineral eyeshadows can be applied wet for a very dramatic look or dry for a softer natural look.
♣ Pure mineral eyeshadow can multi-task too!
    • Use a fine brush to apply as a eyeliner (wet or dry).
    • Dip the end of a Lip Balm in them to create your own custom lip gloss or lip shade. This can be done with blush shades too!
    • Mix shades together to create your very own custom eye colour.
♣ Mix a little natural coloured eyeshadow powder with your body lotion to add some sparkle and shine to your skin.

Blush

♣ Smile! See those apples? Apply blush to the apples of your cheeks, sweep along the cheekbone to the hairline. This prevents you from getting your blush too low!
♣ Apply blush to cheeks, forehead, chin and tip of your nose, (lightly) to create a “sun kissed” look.
♣ Use your blush shade as a lip colour. Dip a Lip Balm into your blush, again lightly (a little goes a long way) and apply to your lips!
♣ Pure mineral blush are are very highly pigmented and only a few grains are needed to see great colour.  Use a light hand when applying.  To lighten a blush shade once it is applied, either go over it with a light layer of foundation or before application mix a little of finishing powder with it to tone down the intensity. 

 

Prime (Veil), Conceal and Correct

♣ Using Prime on eyelids will help keep your eyeshadow in place all day long
♣ Conceal-It is a great shadow primer as well as a concealing tool.
♣ To cover "hard to cover" blemishes, use Conceal & Correct powder and a firm brush to stipple the blemish, then apply foundation to blend.
♣ Use Conceal & Correct powder under the eye area to conceal dark circles.  Yes, you will look like a reverse raccoon, but once you have concealed apply your foundation going over the area to blend the colors.  This will also brighten the eyes.