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4th of July Makeup Ideas and Tutorials: Absolutely Fabulous!

Show off your patriotic side with these 4th of July makeup ideas and tutorials at your next wedding or event!

Great outfit for a 4th of July bohemian wedding. Part your hair down the middle, wrap an American flag scarf around your head, add a pair of 70s sunglasses and red lipstick for a simple carefree, boho chic feel.

Great outfit for a 4th of July bohemian wedding. Part your hair down the middle, wrap an American flag scarf around your head, add a pair of 70s sunglasses and red lipstick for a simple carefree, boho chic feel.

Brides, bridesmaids, girlfriends can celebrate Independence Day and your wedding with these gorgeous 4th of July makeup ideas. Get inspired by stars and stripes or by the classic red, white and blue. These 4th of July makeup ideas and tutorials can be as simple or as daring as you want them to be.

Red, White and Blue Lips: Luscious and Bold

Show off your American pride on your lips! Go as bold as the occasion allows for. If the event is formal or in the evening, bold red lips will do the trick. If the wedding is very casual and laid back, combine red and white lines, paint a section of your blue lip and add silver glitter. Daytime summer and outdoor weddings are a great occasion to let your lips sparkle.

You can also opt for a 4th of July makeup that focuses on your lips.

Take your makeup to the next level with some stars and stripes! First prepare your lips with a white base – Paint your upper lip with glossy blue lipstick – grab a hold of a red lip liner and draw the red stripes. We are certain this little trick is already giving you some more ideas, amiright? 😉

How do you get festive for the 4th of July?

How do you get festive for the 4th of July?

Love this upper lip with stars! Photography: Lisa Vecchio.

Love this upper lip with stars! Photography: Lisa Vecchio.

If you are attending a wedding on Independence Day, wear incredibly plump red lips.

If you are attending a wedding on Independence Day, wear incredibly plump red lips.

4th of July Makeup Ideas: Let the Eyes Have It

Rival the fireworks’ display with an Independence Day eye makeup to match. If you want something simple you can:

1Delineate your upper eyelid with a metallic blue eyeliner.

2Put on false eyelashes to give intensity to the look.

3In the outer corner of the eyelid draw a silver star or adhere a silver star sticker.

4Complete your makeup for the 4th of July with intense red lips.

4th of July makeup ideas in red white and blue.

4th of July makeup ideas in red white and blue.




If you want something a bit more flashy you can paint the American flag on your eyelids.

1Prepare the upper eyelid with a white base

2Make a couple of red lines with eyeliner as it will give you more control

3Grab your blue eyeshadow and apply with a thin brush right above the crease

4Use star stickers to give the finishing touch to the design.

For deeper effect, you may add white eyeliner to the water line and silver kohl.

July 4th makeup look tutorial.

July 4th makeup look tutorial.

Cat Eye Makeup: How To Do Cat Eyes Step by Step in Minutes Tutorial!

4th of July Makeup Ideas Photo Gallery

Sparkling 4th of July Mani Ideas for Nails (Toes too!)

Love great manicure ideas for a Fourth of July wedding? Personally, we think nails are one of the best 4th of July makeup ideas when attending a wedding. Kind of like the work you put into them lasts there for longer, right? 😉

4th of July Makeup Ideas and Tutorials: Splatter Nail Art

Let’s begin with some splatter paint nails! You will need a white base, blue and red nail polish, scotch tape or protective wax and some straws.

DIY 4th of July nails by Pretty Gossip.

DIY 4th of July nails by Pretty Gossip.

1Paint your nails with the white nail polish

2Next, protect your fingers well – either with scotch tape as shown on the picture or with protective wax – there’s gonna be a LOT of splattering! The more surface you cover, the better off you will be.

3Suck some red nail polish through a straw and blow it all over your nails. Don’t suck too hard and make sure you cover the surface you will be working on.

4Repeat the process with the blue nail polish!

5Arm yourself with a Q-Tip and some nail polish remover and carefully clean up your fingers.

6Don’t they look amazing? You’ll be getting compliments left and right!

Feel free to do the same to your toes and give yourself a very patriotic pedi.

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4th of July Makeup Ideas and Tutorials: Hearts Nail Art

If you want something a bit more elaborate (and, oh so cute) here is another nail art independence day tutorial. It requires a bit more artistic ability but it’s definitely worth it. You will need the same nail polish than for the previous tutorial but switch the straws for thin brushes.

Give your toenails a chance to shine this July 4th with these awesomely patriotic designs.

Give your toenails a chance to shine this July 4th with these awesomely patriotic designs.

1Apply two coats of white nail polish and let them dry

2Outline a heart with black nail polish and a very thin brush

3If you need to fix some lines, grab a hold of the white nail polish and go back over the lines 😉

4Clean the thin brush and dip it into the blue nail polish to fill one of the quarters of the heart

5Now draw the stripes using the red nail polish

6Finally make small dots over the blue area to represent the stars

7Alternate nail polish colors for the rest of the fingernails between red and blue

8Apply some glitter textured nail polish and voila!

Celebrate the Fourth in a more understated way with this blue mani with accent nail that is french tipped lined with blue.

Celebrate the Fourth in a more understated way with this blue mani with accent nail that is french tipped lined with blue.

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4th of July makeup ideas: nail designs galore and fabulous tutorials to boot!

4th of July makeup ideas: nail designs galore and fabulous tutorials to boot!

We hope you enjoyed these very patriotic 4th of July makeup ideas we shared these makeup ideas for the 4th of July. Start practicing your makeup and create your own design!

Create your 4th of July accent nail art, or party nails. Paint all ten nails and give just one of them a little extra pizzazz.

Create your 4th of July accent nail art, or party nails. Paint all ten nails and give just one of them a little extra pizzazz.

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Definitely head over heels with these 4th of July nail art ideas.

Definitely head over heels with these 4th of July nail art ideas.

Stud Spangled Banner: an easy DIY 4th of July nail art design for short nails.

Stud Spangled Banner: an easy DIY 4th of July nail art design for short nails.

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The Best and Dreamiest 2017 Trending Wedding Hairstyles

We scoured the web in search of the most stunning bridal hairdos to bring you this collection of 2017 trending wedding hairstyles! Check them out!

Such a stunning hairstyle for a trendy bride.

Such a stunning hairstyle for a trendy bride.

Now that the hardest part (finding that perfect wedding dress) is over, do you know how you will complement it with the perfect hair style? We are loving some of the daring looks brides are trying out this year. Whether you plan to wear your hair up or back, you will look flawless in any of these styles.

Take a look at the list below for some of the biggest 2017 trending wedding hairstyles. Buns, flower crowns, braided up-dos, bangs and even boxer braids for the most daring brides. We are covering them all!

2017 trending wedding hairstyles: Buns

Buns? Yes, a few variations of buns are on-trend this year. If you are looking for a romantic, ethereal look, a low braided bun might be the ideal look for you. For a more polished, modern look, ditch the braid and wear a simple low, side bun. This look pairs quite well with neutral makeup to show off the bride’s natural beauty.

Higher buns are also expected to be a top look amongst the 2017 trending wedding hairstyles. But not the tight, ballerina buns we have seen in the past. Carolina Herrera bridal show showed off top knots that were loose and frayed to give the bride a more relaxed look.

A simple to follow buns hair tutorial.

A simple to follow buns hair tutorial.

2017 trending wedding hairstyles: Flower Crowns

This year, brides are embracing their inner romantic, bohemian goddess by adding in flowers to their braids and up-dos. These looks were everywhere during the 2017 wedding shows and are expected to be a big trend for 2017. The flowers also perfectly compliment the natural look that is on trend. We expect to see brides start getting creative when including florals in their wedding hairstyles.

Bridal braids with flower crowns. Hair inspiration is when we go crazy over chic wedding hairstyles!

Bridal braids with flower crowns. Hair inspiration is when we go crazy over chic wedding hairstyles!

We've spent hours scouring the Internet in search for the top 2017 trending wedding hairstyles. Here's one! A low updo with floral crowns.

We’ve spent hours scouring the Internet in search for the top 2017 trending wedding hairstyles. Here’s one! A low updo with floral crowns.

A major part of what makes your hair wedding-ready is the perfect accessory! Also, the layers strategically placed by your stylist would balance out the shape of your face.

A major part of what makes your hair wedding-ready is the perfect accessory! Also, the layers strategically placed by your stylist would balance out the shape of your face.

Boho lends itself to the most incredible floral hairdos. Find your perfect bridal hairstyle on our list of best 2017 trending wedding hairstyles!

Boho lends itself to the most incredible floral hairdos. Find your perfect bridal hairstyle on our list of best 2017 trending wedding hairstyles!




2017 trending wedding hairstyles: Braided Up-Dos

Lela Rose and Marchesa showcased their 2017 collection with models in tight, braided up-dos. These 2017 trending wedding hairstyles add dramatic flair to any bride’s look. With hair tightly pulled back, there is nothing to distract from the dress. It also makes dancing at the reception easier and cooler, which is all the reason we need. 😉

The braided up-dos 2017 trend shines on this messy twisted wedding hairstyle with dainty hair accessories.

The braided up-dos 2017 trend shines on this messy twisted wedding hairstyle with dainty hair accessories.

Stylish braided half-updo wedding hairstyle.

Stylish braided half-updo wedding hairstyle.

2017 trending wedding hairstyles: Bangs

Bangs can be hit or miss and, we’ll admit they might be too big of a risk to test on your wedding day. But if you are game for it, a little fringe can help accomplish an effortlessly chic look. Bothe styles of bangs are amongst 2017 trending wedding hairstyles: side-swep and long bangs that reach down to your nose! Well-styled textured bangs can really show off a bride’s natural beauty. You can style them by either letting the rest of your hair lay down or into an up-do.

2017 trending wedding hairstyles. It's time to bring your bangs back, ladies!

2017 trending wedding hairstyles. It’s time to bring your bangs back, ladies!

Bob with bangs, the cool-bride haircut that will take over 2017.

Bob with bangs, the cool-bride haircut that will take over 2017.

2017 trending wedding hairstyles: Boxer Braids

You can thank the Kardashians for this one. They have been showing off this trend for years, and it has finally hit the bridal scene. That’s right. This look is really hot right now. Katharine Polks Spring 2017 collection featured all of her brides in the tight, edgy braids. Styled in the right way, these braids can be a total show stopper.

Boxer braids for brides. 2017 is the year of bold and daring new looks!

Boxer braids for brides. 2017 is the year of bold and daring new looks!

Boxer braided updo with a bow or a ponytail. Split hair into two sections and braid each section starting near the temple and braiding down.

Boxer braided updo with a bow or a ponytail. Split hair into two sections and braid each section starting near the temple and braiding down.

If you've dreamt of having luscious thick hair like this one, transform your hair with clip-in hair extensions and make it a reality on your wedding day with longer hair than you've ever had before!

If you’ve dreamt of having luscious thick hair like this one, transform your hair with clip-in hair extensions and make it a reality on your wedding day with longer hair than you’ve ever had before!

2017 Trending Wedding Hairstyles Photo Gallery

 

Let your personality shine through whichever hairstyle you choose. The most important part is that you feel confident with the style chosen. With that, your perfect bridal look will come together seamlessly. Now it’s time for makeup, so here is an article on cat eye makeup and master how to do cat eyes step by step in minutes! Or check out the bridal hair accessories on our Shop!

2017 Trending Wedding Hairstyles. These hairstyles are ranging from the sleek to chic, easy to do to messy ones. Check them out!

2017 Trending Wedding Hairstyles. These hairstyles are ranging from the sleek to chic, easy to do to messy ones.

Amazing wedding hairstyles for 2017 to inspire you because no matter what your wedding theme, a bride's hairstyle is the most important part of her look.

Amazing wedding hairstyles for 2017 to inspire you because no matter what your wedding theme, a bride’s hairstyle is the most important part of her look.

In a couple of minutes you can style your hair from elegant to playful. Try it out!

In a couple of minutes you can style your hair from elegant to playful. Try it out!

Top wedding hairstyles ideas for 2017 trends.

Top wedding hairstyles ideas for 2017 trends.

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Cat Eye Makeup: How To Do Cat Eyes Step by Step in Minutes Tutorial!

Cat eye makeup liner is one of the most classic looks in beauty history and it continues to inspire us today. Let’s learn how to do cat eyes step by step in minutes and look ultra glam!

Awesome cat aye makeup matched with ruby red lips.

Awesome cat aye makeup matched with ruby red lips.

There is no need to be a professional make-up artist to achieve the perfect cat eye. You just need some tips to make you look great. Complement this cat eye makeup with a lovely evening or daytime makeup look.

There are several cat aye makeup styles: the classic cat (we are covering how to do a classic cat eye makeup on our first tutorial), the dramatic cat (find out how to do it under the evening cat eye makeup), the thick mod (the name says it all), and the double winged (one wing going up and another one down).

Today we’ll show you some secrets to make your eyes dramatically stand out all by yourself.

Cat eye makeup: 2 tips to achieve the perfect cat eye shape!

For a successful application and a perfectly shaped cat eye makeup, take a look at your eye shape. If your eyes are turned up, follow the natural curve of your eyes and line along the eyelid and lash line. If your eyes that are turned downwards, imagine a line that extends from the bottom lid upwards and draw that line. Always concentrate on the outer corners of your eyes.

Cat eye makeup styles. Thick mod cat eye makeup. Beautiful cat eyes. Double winged cat eye makeup.

Cat eye makeup styles. Thick mod cat eye makeup. Beautiful cat eyes. Double winged cat eye makeup.

Unless you are extremely confident in your freehand eye makeup skills, leverage the use of a cat eye stencil. Draw the shape with it first and then fill in the cat eye with a liquid or gel liner.

Daytime cat eye tutorial: This natural cat eye makeup is amazing and you can do it really fast!

Daytime cat eye tutorial: This natural cat eye makeup is amazing and you can do it really fast!

Daytime Cat Eye Makeup: How To Do Cat Eyes Step by Step

  1. First, let’s gather the materials we will need. A black kohl pencil and a black gel liner. You could also use a liquid liner, but we’ll be focusing on gel and brush in this tutorial. Arm yourself with an angled brush as well.
  2. Next draw a line of black kohl along the lash line. This will help you have a seamless eye lash line. Don’t worry if it’s not perfect as we will fix it with the black gel liner.
  3. Grab your angled brush and load it with product. Follow your top lash line as if it were to continue to your brow bone to find the angle for your flick. To find the perfect angle for your eyes, follow the natural line of where your bottom lash line would extend naturally up past your top lash line. This is where your cat eyeliner should follow.
  4. Draw a line along that angle, hold the brush straight and push it out. Pull back the edge of the flick in along the lash line. Fill in any gaps with the excess product flipping the angled bush forwards and backwards in the liner to get crispier cat eye lines. Do not pull the lids while you are applying the black gel liner or your eyes will not look even. If you have made any mistakes, clean them up with a cotton swab dipped in makeup remover.
  5. Now, apply your mascara as usual.

Make sure to apply some cover-up make up under your eyes to hide imperfections and conceal dark circles, if you have any.

Voilá! The perfect daytime cat eye make up!

The technique for an evening cat eye makeup does not differ much from a daytime cat eye makeup but it can definitely benefit from the following tips (for applying liquid eye liner)

The technique for an evening cat eye makeup does not differ much from a daytime cat eye makeup but it can definitely benefit from the following tips (for applying liquid eye liner)

Evening Cat Eye Makeup: How To Do Cat Eyes Step by Step

Ok. We conquered the daytime cat eye makeup with gel liner. It’s time to tackle the evening flick with liquid liner! The technique for an evening cat eye makeup does not differ much from a daytime cat eye makeup but it can definitely benefit from the following tips (for applying liquid eye liner):

  • Always start with a regular pencil liner in a lighter shade first before applying the liquid. Not only it will make applying liquid liner easier but it provides a good base with more staying power making your makeup stand out even more.
  • Nothing says perfect looking like a primed eye. Make sure you apply primer to your eyelids. Your makeup will last longer and it will have a more vibrant look.
  • Make sure you have all your makeup done with the exception of mascara and concealer, It will make applying liquid eyeliner easier and will not mess up you cat eye look.
  • Don’t be bold and attempt to draw your line with eyeliner in one fell swoop. Connect the dots. Just like when we were kids. 😉 Then, brush forwards and backwards filling in the gaps for the perfect cat eye makeup!
  • If you want to add drama to your cat eye makeup look, wear some lighter color kohl liner on your lower eyelid. You’ll get a sexier look that is not overdone.
  • Should I remind you again of the best cat eye makeup tip? Use a cat eye makeup stencil template to get the perfect cat eye shape. Draw the cat eye with kohl liner first, then remove the stencil and go for the liquid eye liner.

Ok. Time to repeat the daytime cat eye makeup tutorial but this time, grab onto your cat eye makeup stencil and place it at an angle to create more of the winged look. Now, draw the cat eye with kohl liner. Remove the stencil, clean it and repeat the kohl liner application on the other eye.

Using an eyeliner stencil to create winged liner or cat eye makeup. Great cat eyes tutorial!

Using an eyeliner stencil to create winged liner or cat eye makeup.

 




 

Once they are both even, get a hold of your liquid liner and fill in the lines. Make any corrections you need with the cotton swab dipped in makeup remover.

Now, draw a line with kohl liner in a lighter shade (like a mauve or green or turquoise for an even more dramatic effect) on your lower eyelid. Add concealer and mascara and enjoy your evening cat eye makeup look!

Add glitter to your wedding cat eye makeup!

Add glitter to your wedding cat eye makeup!

Remember that practice makes perfect. Don’t be afraid to mess up because after all, it’s only makeup!

Cat eye makeup photo gallery for more inspiration!

  • Close up of a double winged cat eye by PinkPerception. Meow!

    Close up of a double winged cat eye. Meow!
  • How to do cat eyes in minutes.

    How to do cat eyes in minutes. Check out the tutorials!
  • Colored eye liner for a more fun look. This one is definitely my favorite.

    Colored eye liner for a more fun look. This one is definitely my favorite.
  • Lots of drama for this double winged cat eye makeup.

    Lots of drama for this double winged cat eye makeup.
  • Winged cat eye with glitter on the lower lid. The eyes WILL say it all! ????

    Winged cat eye with glitter on the lower lid. The eyes WILL say it all! :)
  • Soft plum smokey eye with black winged liner.

    Soft plum smokey eye with black winged liner.
  • Cat eye step by step.

    To get the perfect flick in Step 1, hold your eyeliner diagonally on your face from the corner of your nostril up to the corner of your eye. Where the pencil hits at your eye will be the perfect angle for you to draw the cat eye.
  • Cat eye makeup tutorial.

    Check out this cat eye makeup tutorial.
  • How to use a cat eye stencil.

    Unless you are extremely confident in your freehand eye makeup skills, leverage the use of a cat eye stencil. Draw the shape with it first and then fill in the cat eye with a liquid or gel liner.
  • How to create a dramatic wing.

    Using the full spectrum eyeliner pencil in 'obsidian', following the shape of the lid, create a dramatic wing, stopping a third of the way look by Paulina Alaiev.

Cat eye liner is one of the most classic looks in beauty history and it continues to inspire us today.

Cat eye liner is one of the most classic looks in beauty history and it continues to inspire us today.

Cat eye makeup tutorials. Master cat eye makeup with these foolproof hacks that ensure you'll get perfectly lined lids every time.

Cat eye makeup tutorials. Master cat eye makeup with these foolproof hacks that ensure you’ll get perfectly lined lids every time.

A tutorial to the exaggerated winged think mod cat eye!

A tutorial to the exaggerated winged think mod cat eye!

 

Cat eye tutorial for a winged look.

Cat eye tutorial for a winged look.

Champagne and orange cat eye makeup look.

Champagne and orange cat eye makeup look.

Try an upside down cat eye for a more edgy look and dare to be different!

Try an upside down cat eye for a more edgy look and dare to be different!

Perfect plum ombre smokey look with a winged liner. Start with a light color at the tear duct and increase more color as you work your way outwards.

Perfect plum ombre smokey look with a winged liner. Start with a light color at the tear duct and increase more color as you work your way outwards.

In-depth step-by-step tutorial demonstrating a foolproof method for creating supersharp cat-eye wings by lylhrs.

In-depth step-by-step tutorial demonstrating a foolproof method for creating supersharp cat-eye wings by lylhrs.

Stunning cat eye makeup ✨ by alexiskaymo

Stunning cat eye makeup ✨ by alexiskaymo

Walk like an Egyptian! <3 Talk about double winged cat eye makeup! Love it!

Walk like an Egyptian! <3 Talk about double winged cat eye makeup! Love it!

Don’t be bold and attempt to draw your line with eyeliner in one fell swoop. Connect the dots. Just like when we were kids. ;)

Don’t be bold and attempt to draw your line with eyeliner in one fell swoop. Connect the dots. Just like when we were kids. 😉

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Makeup Tricks and Tips for Budget Conscious Brides

Eye makeup tricks for a perfectly drawn cat eye. <3

Eye makeup tricks for a perfectly drawn cat eye. <3

Look beautiful on your wedding or any other pre-wedding function without breaking the bank. Today we share a few makeup tricks and tips for budget conscious brides that will help you stretch your wedding budget.

Budget Conscious Brides: Get your money’s worth!

Never splurge on mascara. Inexpensive mascara is usually amazing, and just for a few bucks you can glam up nicely.

Always spend on foundation. It’s important that your foundation exactly matches your skin. Not only are you not able to test products from the drug store shelves, but you simply don’t get as a wide array of shades to choose from as you do at a department store counter. And definitely you don’t want to make so many trips to the store to find the right the right shade of foundation.

Pucker up! Makeup Tricks and Tips for Budget Conscious Brides.

Pucker up!

Make the most of the makeup goodies you’ve already got with these bonus tips.

Makeup Tricks and Tips for your Eyes

This is a great eye shadow trick. Line your top and bottom lash lines with a dark eye pencil, then rub some petroleum jelly on your lids. Shut your eyes really tight, and when you open them you will have a sexy smoky eye.

For an expertly-drawn cat eye look use this makeup trick. Grab a post-it note, paper towel or even a business card. Close the eye you’re going to work on, and line up the note, card, or towel at a slight upward angle. Use it as a guide for drawing the distinctive swooped-up line using your favorite eye liner.

Makeup tricks and tips for a very easy and sexy smoky eye!

Makeup tricks and tips for a very easy and sexy smoky eye!

If you want to shave some dollars off your eyeshadow budget, slide on some eye primer! Then sweep on white eyeshadow over your entire upper and, why not, lower eyelid before applying a color. The white behaves as a secondary primer and as a canvas that brightens up the eye and allows other colors to stand out, saving you money on additional product from touch ups.

Adding Eyelash Volume Without Falsies

Falsies are expensive and a pain to apply. All that glue and tweezers work will leave you frazzled before going out. If you love the volume false eyelashes give you go for something much easier: baby powder. After you’ve applied one coat of mascara on your eyelashes, dip a clean mascara wand or cotton swab into some talcum or baby powder and sweep it along the underside of your lashes. Then, apply another coat. The mascara will stick to the baby powder, giving them volume and length, thus making your lashes look longer and fuller – without the falsies.

Great eyelashes hack: Look ma, no more falsies!!

Great eyelashes hack: Look ma, no more falsies!!

 




 

Makeup Tricks and Tips To Add Color To Your Skin

Budget conscious brides do not need to spend on blush for the cheeks. While using lipstick as a blush is not new, it is tried and true. If you apply it on the apples of your cheeks and blend out, you get a beautiful shine.

For a dewy skin glow, mix a little bronzer with clear gloss to create your own shade. Or combine illuminated shimmer powder with body moisturizer to give your skin a sexy glow. Who needs to spend a fortune on self tanners?

We usually highlight and shade our faces with makeup to carve out cheekbones and highlight our best features. Here is an easy technique that will make you look sun kissed and carpet-ready. After you’ve applied your foundation, load up a bronzer brush with product. Start on one side of the forehead (right above your temple) and draw an imaginary reverse number three down that side of your face, down to the cheekbone and then again from there to the jawbone up to just below the corner of your mouth. Repeat on the other side in reverse. You’ll be pleasantly surprised with the results. I definitely was and use it daily.

Makeup Tricks and Tips To Add Color To Your Skin.

Makeup Tricks and Tips To Add Color To Your Skin.

Achieve the Airbrushed Look

Are you looking to have that airbrush look and save money on foundation at the same time? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Applying base with a stippling brush will give you that flawless look and will not use up as much product as your sponge does.

For those who’ve never seen one, the stippling brush or skunk brush or dual fiber brush is a 2-color brush, one set of bristles darker than the other one. You can see them on the image. Pour some foundation on the back of your hand or on a flat surface to grab some product with the stipple brush off of that surface by stippling on it (do not dip the foundation on the brush or let it seep into the black bristles). Now, begin stippling (or poking repeatedly) your face with the brush. You will see dots begin to cover your face. Continue doing it until the skin looks perfectly covered. Do not leave your ears, neck, hairline or the area around the eyes out! When you are done you will have saved on foundation and flaunt a flawless airbrush look.

Achieve the airbrush look with this simple tutorial using a stippling brush

Airbrush look using a stippling brush.

Pucker-Up!

Who doesn’t have a few different reds stashed in their purse? Lip color can be expensive but there are tricks and tips to save here too. Pair a shiny gloss with a matte red lipstick, you get sheer coverage and a ton of pigment that screams sexy.

Prepare before you pucker up: Smooth lips are an essential first step when applying lipstick, but you don’t need to buy a lip scrub. Mix equal parts brown sugar, olive oil, and vanilla extract. Gently massage the mixture over lips and remove with a tissue. Voila! Flake-free lips ready for makeup!

Make your lipstick last longer with these tips and tricks for budget conscious brides!

Make your lipstick last longer with these tips and tricks for budget conscious brides!

Do you want an easy way to get fuller lips with makeup you already own? Apply your lipstick and brush some shimmery ivory eyeshadow just to the center of your lips. It creates a volumizing effect that makes them look fuller

Always remember that the best bridal make-up is simply the most exquisitely polished version of how the bride usually looks.

Gorgeous!! Bridal Make-Up Tips and Tricks.

Bridal Make-Up. Glorious!!

Makeup tips and tricks for your eyes that won't break your budget.

Makeup tips and tricks for your eyes that won’t break your budget.

Natural makeup for a beachy bride or for a destination wedding.

Natural makeup for a beachy bride or for a destination wedding.

Fabulous Makeup Tricks and Tips for Budget Conscious Brides

Makeup Tricks and Tips for Budget Conscious Brides

Love the detail. Diamonds are forever! Eyelid makeup

Love the detail. Diamonds are forever!

Get rid of flaky lips with this simple and amazing trick. Mac modesty lipstick.

Get rid of flaky lips with this simple and amazing trick. Mac modesty lipstick.

Smoky eyes in seconds and no smudging!! Great bridal makeup tips and tricks for budget conscious brides.

Smoky eyes in seconds and no smudging!!

Vintage inspired bridal makeup.

Vintage inspired bridal makeup.

Simple smoky eye tutorial.

Simple smoky eye tutorial.

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