Posts Tagged ‘makeup’

Kris Jenner still has love for the smoky eye look

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Kris Jenner still has love for the smokey eye look

While her daughters may be more renowned for being in the spotlight, Kris Jenner spends plenty of time in the public eye as well. The mother of Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian recently made an appearance at the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, and she couldn't have been more ready for the red carpet.

It seems like Jenner has been spending an ample amount of time under the sun as of late, flaunting an early summer tan in her little black dress. On her face, Jenner chose to wear a nude lipstick and spend more time focusing on her eye makeup. On her lids, she rocked a smoky eye look with dark eyeshadow. Jenner also wore plenty of black mascara and eyeliner to give her peepers a dramatic appearance. It was a bold move for the Kardashian mom, who is constantly trying to stay as stylish as her successful daughters!

If you want to create a similar look, there are a couple of ways you can do so with the right tools and makeup. InStyle magazine encouraged the use of a medium round brush to apply charcoal-colored eyeshadow and establish a flawless appearance. Don't forget to use silver on the inner corners of the eyes to truly make your peepers pop!

Connie Britton shines with simple pink lipstick

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Connie Britton shines with simple pink lipstick

If you've watched "American Horror Story," you know who Connie Britton is. The actress, who starred in the first season of the series, has been picking up gigs around Hollywood for quite some time. Perhaps this is why she's invited to some of the most prestigious events around the globe!

Recently, Britton made an appearance at the 41st Annual FiFi Awards wearing a stunning strapless navy blue dress that cascaded down to her ankles. Because the ensemble practically stole the show, Britton didn't need to wear much makeup to impress onlookers on the red carpet.

She opted for a simple pink lipstick on her pout that gave her lips some glossiness. On her cheeks, she wore a bit of deep pink blush, then chose to go with dark eyeliner around the rims of her peepers. The simplicity of her makeup complemented the rest of her look.

If you want to flaunt a simple, subtle pink lipstick but you don't know how, there are a couple of ways you can nail it on the first try. InStyle magazine recommended using a neutral lip pencil on your pout to start, then swipe shimmer over your lipstick once it's on to warm up the color.

Sandra Bullock keeps it simple at the premiere of ‘The Heat’

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Sandra Bullock keeps it simple at the premiere of

When you're an actress in Hollywood, you need to constantly look stellar in order to please the crowd, especially on the red carpet. Even when you're going to a promotion overseas, it helps to show a hint of glamor, and Sandra Bullock knows all about this.

Recently, the star showed up to the premiere of her new movie, "The Heat," in the United Kingdom. Bullock, who's been in the acting business for quite some time, knows that it's imperative to look stunning at these types of events. Perhaps this is why she opted for limited makeup to highlight her natural features.

At the premiere, Bullock wore a subtle shade of pink lipstick on her pout and a bit of blush on her cheeks to heighten her appearance. On her eyes, she sported black mascara and eyeliner to give herself a more awake look. 

If you want to wear blush like Bullock this summer, Redbook magazine recommended using a smaller brush for application. This can give you control over where the blush appears on the cheeks. Additionally, don't forget to smile during the application process to hone in on the apples of your cheeks!

Taylor Swift goes glam with glistening silver eyeshadow

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Taylor Swift goes glam with glistening silver eyeshadow

Taylor Swift has become a favorite of the media as of late, and for good reason. Not only is she a tremendous singer of both country and pop music, but she's growing into a beautiful young woman. Recently, Swift showed off her natural beauty at the 41st Annual FiFi Awards and made a bold statement with her makeup.

Gone are the days when Swift was just a teenager singing about her broken heart – now, the songstress is all about reigning supreme in the fashion world as well as the music industry. Swift wore a gorgeous white dress to the event, which would've been considered plain if it weren't for her stunning eye makeup. The pop star chose to wear an ample amount of black mascara and eyeliner around her peepers to create a dramatic appearance. On top of it all, she opted for a shimmery silver eyeshadow that truly brought out the beauty of her eyes.

If you want to achieve a similar appearance, don't be afraid to try a metallic eyeshadow! Elle magazine recommended dampening your eyeshadow brush prior to applying the makeup to your lid for a more opaque, intriguing effect.

Are you bold enough to wear colored eyeliner?

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Are you bold enough to wear colored eyeliner?

If you've been using black eyeliner all your life and you want to change things up, there's no better time than now to do it! Hollywood Life reported that more women are sporting colorful eyeliner around their peepers to make bold statements. Best of all, this trend isn't limited by age, and it certainly isn't just for celebrities!

Everyone from Ashley Benson to Elle Fanning has been rocking this style on the red carpet. Makeup experts believe this trend will continue onward into the summer, and why not? The fun, flirty weather gives women a great reason to wear eye-popping colors while strolling along the beach.

If you're interested in wearing colored eyeliner but you've never done so, there are a couple of ways you can create a flawless look that makes you appear like a pro! AOL recommended using a soft eyeliner pencil, which won't drag as much as you line your peepers. Get as close to the lash line as possible, then work your way from the outer corners toward the inner corners of your eyes. For a more whimsical appearance, opt for a bright hue!

Gwen Stefani knows how to confidently wear red lipstick

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Gwen Stefani knows how to confidently wear red lipstick

These days, not everyone can pull off the blonde bombshell look flawlessly. With so many fake blondes walking around, it takes a confident woman to wear the color brilliantly and pair it with the perfect makeup! Gwen Stefani, the lead singer of No Doubt, is one woman who can tell you all about it.

Throughout her illustrious music career, Stefani has become renowned for her natural beauty and blonde locks. Additionally, she’s popular for her choices of makeup and clothing – is it any wonder that she now has her own fashion line?

Recently, Stefani showed up to the premiere of “The Bling Ring” in Los Angeles, Calif., looking more stunning than ever. The singer wore bright red lipstick on her pout and a bit of silver eyeshadow to open up her peepers. On her lashes, she had a bit of black mascara to give them more volume and length.

Not sure how to wear red lipstick like a pro? The Huffington Post recommends playing with different shades until you find one that complements your skin tone. Then, exfoliate your lips before application to ensure that the lipstick goes on smoothly.

Carmen Electra goes dramatic with eye makeup in L.A.

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Carmen Electra goes dramatic with eye makeup in L.A.

Carmen Electra is not only renowned for her acting skills, but for her ageless beauty as well. Recently, the celebrity showed that she still knows plenty about how to wear the right cosmetics to give herself a flawless appearance on the red carpet.

Electra showed up to the premiere of “This Is The End” in Los Angeles, Calif., looking stunning in a long white gown. However, it wasn’t just her ensemble that caught the eyes of onlookers – it was her perfect makeup! Electra played it simple with a rosy, glossy lipstick on her pout to highlight her gorgeous smile. On her eyes, she opted for some drama with dark liquid eyeliner and lengthening mascara. It was just the right amount of eye makeup for the formal occasion, and it accented the beautiful blue color of her irises.

If you’ve always wanted lush lashes like the ones that Electra flaunts, you might simply need to replace the tools you’re using, according to Allure magazine. Think about opting for a mascara wand that has a slight curve to give your lashes more appeal and apply your formula more evenly in front of the mirror.

Are you taking advantage of 2013 makeup trends?

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Are you taking advantage of 2013 makeup trends?

Although you might already have an expansive True makeup collection, there’s always room for more cosmetics. Whether you want to fall in line with this season’s hottest trends or you simply want to upgrade your beauty tools, it’s never a bad time to do so. Once you have the resources, you can begin taking advantage of some of the year’s most popular looks!

In 2013, it seems that bold colors are reigning supreme, according to New England Cable News. Keep this in mind next time you’re choosing a lipstick color or eyeshadow for your lids. Before you say no to fire engine red or eye-popping emerald green, think about how you could match trends with your choice.

If you’re looking for a specific color to wear throughout the year, opt for pink. This hue is going to be popular during all of 2013, and it works wonderfully on everything from lips to cheeks.

Not sure how to sport pink like a pro? Real Simple magazine suggests choosing a sheer shade of the hue for your lips to avoid creating an overwhelming appearance. Sweep a little pink eyeshadow on your lids to give yourself a lively, awake look.

Jada Pinkett Smith knows how to wear mascara flawlessly

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Jada Pinkett Smith knows how to wear mascara flawlessly

When you’re married to a famous actor, you’re expected to always look fabulous while hanging off of his arm. Jada Pinkett Smith knows this when she steps onto the red carpet alongside her husband, Will Smith, and she showed off her know-how at the premiere of “After Earth” in New York City.

Although much of the fanfare surrounded her husband and their son, Jaden, who is also starring in the film, Pinkett Smith looked as glamorous as ever. Her ruffled pink short-sleeved cocktail dress was unique and fitting for the spring season. However, it was her flawless makeup that truly stole the show. On her lips, Pinkett Smith wore a beautiful subtle pink lip gloss to draw attention to her voluptuous pout. She kept it simple around her eyes with a bit of black mascara to lengthen and define her lashes.

If you want to get a stunning look like the one that Pinkett Smith rocked on the red carpet, you can easily do so by securing a heated lash curler and a dark mascara, according to The Huffington Post. Adding some curl to your lashes before applying your mascara can help you make your peepers look bolder and more beautiful.

Kourtney Kardashian goes bold with blue eyeliner

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Kourtney Kardashian goes bold with blue eyeliner

When you’re a part of the Kardashian family, it’s almost mandatory to look beautiful whenever you’re out in public. Kourtney Kardashian knows that this is true, especially when walking along the red carpet. Recently, the reality television star made an appearance at the 30th birthday bash held for her longtime boyfriend, Scott Disick.

At the event, her lacy, feathery dress stole most of the show, giving her an edgy look that most people aren’t used to seeing. However, it might have been Kardashian’s eye makeup that truly made her appear more unique – blue eyeliner was on tap! It also seemed as if Kardashian wore a bit of bronzer to give her face some summer-inspired color while she smiled for photographers. Because her eye makeup was so dramatic, she chose to go light on her pout with a sheer glossy lipstick.

It’s too early to tell if this is the new type of look that Kardashian will be rocking in the future. However, you can take advantage of her style now before everyone else hops on the bandwagon. To avoid looking too over-the-top, Redbook magazine recommends using blue eyeliner on your inner rims for a clean appearance.