Things Makeup Artist Do That You Didn’t Know About

#1: Powder Away


Celebrity makeup artist says that she uses loose powder for so much more than finishing off a completed look—subbing it in for dry shampoo is one. Or sprinkle it between coats of mascara to instantly thicken your lashes.

#2: Get Balmy

In case you didn’t realize, your balm is so much more than just a hydrator. Take a cue from makeup artista makeup artist who uses it as a highlighter, or blur out eye shadow for a softer look. It also makes any powder blush into a cream one—just tap it on your cheeks after applying blush and then blend it out for a dewy glow.

#3: Beat Dryness

Cold weather is enemy number one for your already dry skin; even those of us who don’t normally struggle with flakiness tend to encounter it during the cold periods. Enter face oil and a beauty sponge. Makeup says that anytime he applies foundation over dry, flaky skin, he uses a Beautyblender to dab and blend a small amount of face oil over those problem areas. For a smooth and fresh finish.

#4: Achieve Sunset Eyes

Bronzer might not seem like the most obvious candidate to win best double-duty product, but we’re going to give it a chance thanks to a tip from makeup artist. She says sweeping bronzer over your eyelids will give a barely there wash of color and makes your eyes and cheeks pop in the most natural way.