Author: gennshaughnessy

How to stop mascara from running

 Are you having problems keeping mascara on your lids? This simple hack will stop it. DO NOT APPLY EYE CREAM TO EYELIDS OR LASH LINE, you read that correctly. Eye cream should be applied around the eyes, but not up to the lashline and not on the eyelid itself. Applying cream to the lashes creates a barrier and prevents the mascara from sticking to the lashes. Applying it to the eyelids not only breaks up your eyeshadow but also acts as a transport vehicle that pushes the mascara off your lashes. You also want to avoid using oil based...

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How to fix a broken shadow or other makeup powder

Fixing broken makeup is easier then you think….. All you need is a pressing tool, rubbing alcohol, a cracked powder and a little patience. Here’s a step by step instruction. 1. Wash your hands with soap and run under hot water for at least 20 seconds. 2. Lightly drop rubbing alcohol onto cracked spots of powder careful to not drown the powder. 3. Press the powder down info the pan with a flat-ish pressing tool like a butter knife or metal spatula: 4. Gently push and smooth the product with your fingers. 5. Let air dry uncovered for a...

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How to do a messy top knot Pretty messy top knot…. To create this easy look all you need is 5 minutes, 5 Bobby pins, a hair tie, hairspray and a teasing comb or brush. Paul Mitchell  Awapuii Wild Ginger Finishing Spray Pink Pewter never let go styling comb Both products are available HERE ON AMAZON #hair #stylist #hairstylist #paulmitchel #awapuii #updo #upstyle #topknot #howtostyle #easyhairstyles...

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Painting Makeup

Just another maniac Monday… Painting appropriate makeup? No but it’s Monday and I’m on my own time today. Head over to my live video for witty banter with my peeps, a serenade from my 🐶 & MUAH tips. Look applied using @morphebrushes @jaclynhill favorites collection. 👀Eyes….. @Maccosmetics paint pots as primer, and Blue Brown pigment @urbandecaycosmetics naked heat and naked basics shadows @lorealmakeup Carbon Black mascara @nyxcometics fauxblacks blackhole eyeliner Brows… @Lancome sourcils brow gel in taupe with fab brush @nyxcosmetics build ‘em up powder brow filler @soapandglorycosmetics DIY brow kit using @maccosmetics #266 brush 🤓Face… @itcosmetics bye bye...

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Changing Looks

Look changes are easier then you think. Looking to change up your day makeup to date makeup? Throw on some blot powder. It absorbs oil and disintegrates so you’re not packing on so much product and clogging pores. Brighten up your lips and lighten up your eyes for a trendy look. Products with a 🍾 are what I changed from this morning. Look executed using @morphebrushes @jaclynhill favorites collection Eyes….. @Maccosmetics paint pots as primer, and Blue Brown pigment @urbandecaycosmetics naked heat and naked basics shadows 🍾 @anastasiabeverlyhilla Aurora palette – using plum Grey, white and blue. @lorealmakeup Carbon...

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