Category Archive: Makeup

Jul 26

Emma Stone – Barbie Pink lipstick

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  It’s a myth that redheads, fair-skinned blondes and strawberry blondes cannot wear black. Emma Stone is a natural beauty, and she’s usually stylishly dressed. Her black gown is fabulous, and she looks good in it – but not GREAT! The problem is her lipstick. She looks lovely in pink and orchid shades of lipstick, …

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Jul 25

Smoky Eyes and Lipstick Color

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Smoky Eyes Need Lipstick Makeup artists, take note: that old wives tale that says if you have dark eyes, you must have pale lips, and vice versa. Wrong. As you can see, dark eyes need the balance of red or fuchsia lips to keep them from looking scary and a bit too Goth. Emma Watson …

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Jul 23

Jennifer Aniston – Good, Better Best

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  It’s hard to make Jennifer Aniston look bad. She has a natural beauty. But when it comes to hair  she’s definitely not looking her best with curls. Straight shiny hair is best for Jennifer. However, a  blunt cut is severe, because of the hard straight line it makes at the jaw line, so it …

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Jul 22

Harmony of Makeup Colors

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  There’s nothing wrong with wearing pink lipstick with red nails, as long as the red nail polish color is a cool red. Pink is a derivative of red, so it’s all in the family. Unfortunately this red polish is a warm red. It harmonizes with the orange blusher, but not the cool pink lipstick. …

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Jul 21

Kim Kardashian – Color Tip

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REMINDER:  There are two colors that should never be worn together:  red and yellow. It elicits a fast food image and isn’t terribly classy. The best color lipstick to wear when wearing yellow garments is a red violet. The blue undertones of the red-violet color harmonize with the yellow. Only red-violet lipstick (or orchid tones) …

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Jul 18

Angelina Jolie: When Black Wears You

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  The Elie Saab gown is exquisite, the emerald earrings are divine, and you never looked lovelier – except for one thing. When you wear black, it wears you unless you “defeat” it with lipstick. Black is the darkest color there is, so it can look forbidding. However, light one candle in a dark room, …

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Jul 08

Taylor Swift: Your Brand is Bold

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Taylor, your brand is bold, not bland. Beige is boring and bland; it says Oatmeal Cookie, not innovative, dynamic, entrepreneurial star. All in all, the photo on the left hurts your brand. The hair isn’t you, the shoes are clunky and the dress makes your waistline non-existent and your hair drab. Contrast that with the …

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Jul 06

Jennifer Lawrence: Good, Better, Best and NO

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Jennifer Lawrence has a chameleon-like appearance. As she changes hair color, she changes her appearance and persona dramatically. She looks good in the coral and white floral print dress, but they’re not her colors. Her hair is pretty and youthful looking, but it’s the wrong shade of blonde; it’s a harsh yellow. This dress is …

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Jul 04

Nicole Kidman: Looking Awesome as Redhead

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  OMG, Nicole you look awesome in this Jimmy Choo ad. Now that’s the way to go when you have red hair. Your pink-toned makeup lets your face pop. Most makeup artists put redheads in “matching” orange makeup. Of course, when they do, black suddenly looks harsh. Orange lipstick and blusher might “go” with red …

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Jul 02

Red Lipstick -Why It Gets a Bum Rap

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  This is why red lipstick gets a bum rap. Blondes rarely look their best in dark red lipstick when they wear it with drab, earthy colors. Red lipstick demands Big City colors and styles, plus perfect foundation. Also, yellow hair and red lipstick conjure up images of ketchup and mustard. Not good. Kudos to …

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