Senior make up artist, Dominic Skinner, shows the secrets behind dreamy skin and crave-worthy eye make up.
Creating a flawless make up look always starts with the base. The MAC Cosmetics Strobe Cream which focuses on illuminating the skin as well as hydrating the skin. Following with a prep and prime natural radiance cream, you will notice the skin show a more matte effect, however the skin will still have a subtle glow and radiance. Using a brush or sponge with the Studio Fix full coverage foundation, you can begin to build up a foundation coverage all over the skin.
If you find yourself with imperfections or dark circles under the eyes, the MAC Studio conceal and correct palette will be your savior. This palette has a huge range of concealing colours as well as two corrector shades which means you can blend and conceal with this palette and cover up imperfections with ease.
Now comes time to set what we've done to keep the look in place. Using the Studio Fix perfecting powder and a foundation brush, loosely pat the powder over the entire face, focusing on the areas where concealer has been applied.
Depending on the look you're going for and how intense you want the make up to be, finishing your face the a bronzer, blush and highlighter against your cheekbones will help create definition.
Eye make up is one of those things that can be quite scary, but Dominic has some great tips to make the application easy and beautiful. The key to perfecting eye make up, is to start with a prep and prime eye base which will work to smooth out the area as well as holding any pigment together. Application is easier with a nice fluffy brush. Working from lighter to darker shades of your eye shadow palette, you can begin to build up a more intense look. By starting with lighter tones, and moving to darker hues, and finishing with a blending brush, you will be able to create the perfect look that minimises harsh lines. A pop of sparkle in silver or gold is a great way to dark your day time look to night.
Taking your pro long wear eye liner, you can draw across the lash line which will work to bolden and brighten the eyes. Blend this line out to create a softer approach.
A bold eye look needs a bold mascara and the instacurl lush mascara by MAC Cosmetics is the perfect way to finish this look with a bold and bright bang. Layer on heavy and thick and don't be afraid to use an eyelash curler for a bit of extra oomph.
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