Two months, which felt like at least four, with hardly any sun and very limited doses of fresh air… We are all yearning to get out of lockdown but, please, not looking like the cave-women we might feel like. Moving mainly between the desk and the couch, the kitchen and the bedroom, possibly exercising much less than normally and, between Zoom meetings and Netflix, way too much staring at screens, hasn’t helped making us look better. Getting out of a lockdown is a beauty challenge we have never faced before.
Dark circles? Puffy, red eyes? Pale and tired-looking face? This is also happening to models, especially during Fashion Week. We makeup artists need to have a few tricks up the sleeve to get everyone looking fresh and healthy at show time. Here my best backstage tips to waken up a face instantly, with bright eyes and a rosy glow! Open up your eyes with an eyelash curler My clients know it, I consider an eyelash curler a girl’s best friend. To me it’s the best beauty tool. In
A foundation for a youthful and fresh face A smooth and silky texture, which doesn’t look heavy or cakey. It’s “soft focus” pigments blur gently and make lines less visible. Chantecaille Future Skin. Bright eyes with this concealer Thanks to its super creamy texture his concealer covers up any dark rings your efficiently, without migrating into lines. The hydrating formulation keeps the fragile area under your eyes moisturised. Available in 11 colors. Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-place Flawless Wear Concealer. Lighten up your face with this
How to find the shade of foundation that perfectly matches your skintone seems to be one of the major beauty challenges. It’s the question I’m being asked most often in my makeup classes. And when it comes to the inventory of my clients’ makeup pouches, yes, it’s continously confirmed. Hardly anyone owns a foundation which has the right color for their skin. But determining the perfect match is actually not such a difficult task, once you follow a few simple rules… How to find your perfectly matching shade of foundation?
Last week, I had the pleasure of giving a «Makeup for Mature Skin» Master Class at Make Up For Ever in Paris. I explained and showed to the audience of professional makeup artists the special techniques to be used on mature skin, and most importantly, which are the trends and products, which should better be left to young girls with baby skin. Here’s my checklist of the 7 most common makeup errors you will want to avoid in order not to emphasize your lines and wrinkles and take on