One thing’s for sure: A new year means ample opportunity for personal betterment and tons of ways to restart your beauty regimen. 2017 ushered in super-long hair, glitter everything, unicorn makeup and platinum hair. But 2018 is the year for simply mastering your personal style and finally getting things right. Ahead, kick off your new year with top beauty hacks from our favorite makeup artists.
Having bold, pigmented lips (that last) is the always the goal, but especially in 2018, when bright lipstick will reign supreme. Megan Luman, Mehron Makeup artist and lead educator, suggests applying a thin layer of foundation over your lips to get the best color application from your lip pencil and lipstick. Using an angled brush for application can also be easier and save time.
If you run out of concealer, take your liquid foundation and add a few shakes of your translucent or loose powder to it. This will thicken it up and give you concealer in a pinch, says Hannah Hatcher, global educator for Jane Iredale Cosmetics.
Birthday beat smokey eye nude lip combo! #makeupformelaningirls #makeupartistsworldwide #makeupforblackwomen #naijabestmua #africanmua #ugandanmua #eastafricanmua #face #motd #beauty #blackgirlsr#blackgirlmagic #glam #glow #slay #wakeupandmakeup #dressyourface #melanin #magic #photography #beauty #pink #hudabeauty #minklashes #doll #lashes #whiteliner #mua #glow #makeupbyme #mua
Lining your lips with a white pencil and then smoothing it out with your finger can create a more defined lip line — great for those with lip injections who have lost a bit of their outer lip line, says Luman. If you’re not completely sold on white pencils, try adding a dab of loose powder (Luman suggests Mehron Precious Gem Powder in Citrine or Opal) to your cupid’s bow to highlight and give added dimension.
2018 also marks a return to au naturale beauty. For a natural mascara look, use a lint-free Q-tip to apply it, says Luman.
This may sound crazy, but according to makeup artist Kitiya Mischo King of Mischo Beauty, the best way to remove nail stains is to soak them in a mixture of water and denture-whitening tablets.
Lollipop Lids Berry Glossed lids and glowing dimensional skin using Vision Cream Cover ,illuminating Veils and Colorfixall from the Danessa Myricks Beauty Collection. . . Special Holiday Sale Only 2 days left! Enjoy 30% of Colorfix Dec 1st - 25th using the code “COLORFIXMAS” Stock up on all your favorites. . Makeup: @Danessa_Myricks Photo: @Danessa_Myricks Model @anishaxx3 . Skin: Danessa Myricks Beauty Vision creme cover N6,N9 & W9 to cover and shape TY01 to brighten & TP01 to correct illuminating Veil in Radiance & Goddess @limelightalcone “must dew” . Eyes: @danessa_myricks beauty "Colorfix" in Rustic & Tribe Topped with Colorfix kelidescope Glaze . Lips: "Colorfix" in Rustic & kelidescope Glaze . Glow: Danessa Myricks Beauty "Enlight" illuminating powders in Gocha Glow & Sun . Tools: @cozzette brushes . Brows: @benefitcosmetics ready set brow & precisely my brow pencil . . Find it all at danessamyricksbeauty.com. free shipping in the U.S. For all orders over $60 Stop by one of our retail partners: @abracadabranyc. @Alconeco @nigelbeautyemporium @frendsbeauty @camerareadycosmetics @norcostcopromua @norcostcoatlantacostume @themakeupShack @makeupevolutionstore @irisjhadeny @lillysmakeupbar @nuestrosekreto @editkit.com.au. @gurumakeupemporium @visageshoppl @jeulynn @mirandamakeupart @scottys_makeup @beaudazzledbeauty . . . #danessamyricks #danessamyricksbeauty #glowingskin #glowing #glow #dewyskin #dewymakeup #glossylids #illuminatingveil #glossy #smokeyeyes #lookoftheday #makeupart #waterproofmakeup #makeupartist #photographer #holidaysale
If you want to try the glossy lid trend but aren’t into wearing clear (and rather sticky) lip gloss or balm on your eyelids, reach for your skin care. “Take a hydrating serum (nothing too active) and apply a few layers to your lid area. You will have a naturally glossy and hydrated effect,” says Hatcher.
Originally posted on StyleCaster.
And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .
SheKnows is making some changes!