winter throw your face into a frozen funk? Use these
pro tips to warm up your look all season long.
Makeup by Ernie McCraw
chill of winter inspires us to curl up next to the fire
and snuggle into our favorite sweater. It is also time
to warm up your look with makeup moves like sultry, smoky
eyes and wine-colored lips.
Light, frosty shadows and shimmery glosses are
perfect for bronzed summer skin, but as your tan
fades and you trade a bright summer wardrobe for
soft grays and muted fall shades, your makeup needs a bit of a
boost. Here are a few tips on creating hot looks
Smoky eyes are great to draw attention your way. Don’t
buy into the belief that this sexy look is only for
evenings. This technique can be ideal for daytime business
hours, too, when you keep it within reason. For day,
opt for a moss-colored shade or a deep bronze. For a
night on the town, use a deep blue or espresso shade
to give yourself more intensity.
For proper application, start with a full sweep across
the upper lid. Blending is key, so using a professional
makeup brush will save time and effort. From the inside
corner of the eye, pull the brush to the outside corner
of the lid. The shadow should extend from the lash
line to just above the crease of the eye. Several sheer
layers will give you more control over the depth of
color and create a flawless finish. After applying
a base shadow to the lid, contour in the crease with
a slightly darker shade and blend. The shadow shouldn’t
go beyond the end of the eyebrow. To take this look into evening,
run the shadow brush under the lower lashes as well...
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