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Published on September 28th, 2016 | by Ahana Basu

Know More: Power Of Makeup

Make-up is an art that’s fun and has ample space for creativity. Go on and experiment with your favourite products and discover the power of makeup.

Face-off!

Foundation, powder, blush and bronzer can remake your face completely and you have any so many items to experiment with. You can use a brush, a sponge or just your fingers.

  • Blusher is used on top of powder traditionally to add rosy cheeks to a slightly paler face where as an earthier toned shades just add dimension to a face. With blusher one or two sweeping strokes with a big fluffy brush will do the job of looking naturally glowing rather than china-doll-pink-cheeks.
  • With bronzer be careful with the amount you put on. Many people may not even need it at all. It should be applied in the same way as blusher except with more care as you don’t want to look orange. To achieve a chiseled look apply a bronzer that is two times darker than your skin tone to the hollows of your cheeks. This is called contouring and creates the illusion of more prominent cheekbones
  • You can also try using a concealer. For the under-eye area, a yellow blended concealer works well as it brightens eyes and hides dark circles. For around nose or mouth believe it or not but a green-based concealer works best as it conceals redness.
  • If you have a broad forehead (a five head!); dust a matte bronzer along your hairline and on your temples. The bronzer will create a shadow that will make you forehead appear smaller. To create the illusion of a smaller nose, dust a highlighter powder down the bridge of your nose. The lighter color will make the sides of your nose appear smaller.

Eye-catching

  • This is my favorite part of make-up because there’s just so much you can do, from liners to pencils to eyeshadows.
  • For a flirty look a cat-eye flick looks best – the eyeliner swoops up from the eyelash line on top and stops at your chosen length. When applying eyeliner on the lower lids, apply it thinner on the inside of the eye and thicker as it goes towards the outside of the eyes.
  • White eyeliner-is used to open eyes up and make them appear to be bigger. Remember less is more.
  • Enhance your eye colour with eyeshadow shades that will make your eyes pop. For brown or hazel eyes, golds and browns are gorgeous as are blues. Blue eyes look great with blue-gray, coppers, gold and browns and dark eyes look fantastic with deep rich shades.

Lip-lock

To plump up thin lips, I recommend lip gloss. Add a little colour first by filling in lips with a lip liner or lipstick a shade or two darker than your natural lip color, then add a dab of gloss on top and voila! An instant lip plumper.

FAB BAG PICKS

Lollipops Paris Anti Cernes Concealer: A liquid concealer specially for sensitive skin which mattifies and conceals imperfections. The foam applicator makes it easy to apply. It leaves your skin unified, soft, and smooth with a non-greasy long-lasting formula. It is has an SPF 15, is enriched with anti-ageing vitamin E, and is paraben-free. CLICK HERE to view product

Bourjois Lipstick Rouge Edition : Pure laque for a radiant, glossy finish and orchid blossom extract so it glides onto the lips leaving them feeling smooth, hydrated and protected for up to 10 hours. A must-have lipstick for every womans make-up bag. Tested and approved by fashion lovers. CLICK HERE to view product

SUGAR Eye Told You So! Smudgeproof Eyeliner : Black Swan is an easy to apply eyeliner that gives a silky matte finish. Quick drying & smudge proof, this matte smudgeproof eyeliner is sweat resistant and lasts up to 24 hours. Some fans call it their best dark black eyeliner ever! Made in Europe, it is Parabens and formaldehyde free. CLICK HERE to view product

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