A Lesson in Contouring

Contoured Face

Written by Samantha Chesley

Continue reading if you love a free makeup lesson! When applying foundation I have found it is best to use a sponge. Although some prefer a brush (which works just as well), I have found that sponges are helpful for acne prone skin. I find that sponges cover the skin perfectly by filling in enlarged pores for a flawless finish.

After the face is covered, apply a powder. For contouring, you could use a liquid or powder. I do like liquid, but with my acne problems I learned powder works best. With the liquid it clogs my pores too much, resulting in breakouts.

Right now my favorite contour palette is Shade and Light, but I wanted to try other things, so I recently purchased the Anastasia palette. I do like the Anastasia palette, it blends great. I just wish it also had highlighting colors like Shade and Light does. So when it comes to contouring, personally, I like to use three separate brushes:

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5 Benefits of Scalp Treatments

Scalp Treatment

 

Why Get a Scalp Treatment?

Scalp treatments are one of the most underrated services at any salon. Think about it: if you want healthy hair, doesn’t it make sense that you need to nourish the foundation at the scalp? So many people live with poor scalp health, but there are plenty of ways to treat and prevent that while also indulging in the pampering aspect of visiting a salon! There are so many benefits to getting a scalp treatment – here are my top 5 reasons:

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DIY Zombie Face Mask

Written by: Lindsay Berceau

Halloween Mask

If you have an appreciation for the theatrical and you’re interested in taking your makeup skills to the next level, then this project is for you! One of the really fun career paths for Estheticians and Cosmetologists is working on movie sets as a Makeup/Prosthetic Artist. This is the kind of thing you could do for a living! Can you believe how awesome that is??

Or maybe you’re just looking for a last-minute Halloween costume, look no further – this DIY Zombie mask project will have everyone at your Halloween party shivering with goosebumps! Green Bay Esthetics Student Lindsay Berceau walks us through the steps. Here’s how to get started…

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All-Natural DIY Mascara

MascaraWritten by: Erika Wachter

Have you ever made your own mascara? Bet you haven’t! Don’t be intimidated – it’s surprisingly easy! This recipe contains all-natural ingredients so chances are it won’t irritate your eyes, plus you’ll get to play scientist in the kitchen, which is always fun 😉

Enjoy this all-natural DIY recipe from Green Bay Esthetics student, Erika Wachter!

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Color Me Beautiful

Purple Makeup

Makeup can be magic, let’s think of the color wheel. When someone has dark circles under their eyes and you use yellow concealer it will correct the appearance and brighten their entire look. Color Me Beautiful – this phrase comes from a book that was published in the early 1980’s, some of you may have heard of it. This color analysis concept has a very strong foundation for using color to help us look fabulous. Continue reading