I know how much of a chore it is to have to clean makeup brushes. Its always an after thought and usually done because it has to not because we want to... Trust me when I say I hate cleaning my brushes but as a makeup artist my tools must always be in tip top condition as well hygienically clean. Below you'll find my easy peasy brush meaning guide to share my makeup artist tips and make your life easier.
Hey brow lovers!
Eyebrows can somewhat be a topic of controversy, from the latest fishtail brows, braided brows, halo brows (all of which are completely unwearable and look crazy!), its easy to understand why most people are thoroughly confused and just keep struggling through this brow game before they either give up or google there way to a how to, which is probably why you're here. This post will help you understand what each different kind of brow product does and hopefully help you choose the right style for the look you're going for.
Read on for these tips and some of my favourite brow tricks to make your #browbabe debut
People ask me, "How long do you take to do your makeup every day?" and "What do you do day to day?" Well, here it is. Its not fancy, I'm not magic and there is no way (seriously) that I would be missing out on any extra sleep to do fancy makeup or wear false eye lashes daily. I applaud the makeup lovers out there that can do it, but I just love sleep way too much.
My three priorities in the morning are sleeping as long as possible, a cup of tea and looking alive.
The quicker I can get ready the more sleep I get and my day is off to a great start.
Click 'Read More' below to find out the nitty gritty of my speedy morning makeup routine.
While you're enjoying the last few days of sunshine before the winter chill kicks in, its at about this time of year that your skin will start to change and your foundation just doesn't cut it anymore. It might be that your skin tone is too light for your summer shade or your foundation needs more moisture heading into the windy months ahead. This post should help you find a foundation to give your skin what it needs to help you look fab from AM to PM.
Lets continue the conversation and keep your makeup knowledge growing with this week's update. In the video I talk all about the eye brushes I use on a regular basis and how they work into your eye makeup routine.
I again showcase the Rae Morris Brushes because of their cruelty free status and ethical treatment of animals. Feel free to explore once you know what shape and hair type you are looking for in your brushes but please make sure you feel the bristles first! If you are rubbing them on sensitive areas like your eyes then you are going to want them to be soft and silky.
Ok Ladies, its time we de-code your makeup tools so you know what they do and how they work. There is nothing more exciting that new pretty makeup brushes. That is until you realise you have no idea in the world what you do with them!
This is all about how to work out what your eye shape is. There are so many different eye makeup tutorials out there but how do you know if it will suit you or how you can alter it to make it work for you.
I hope you're all as excited as I am to launch these tutorials for realistic makeup for real women. The series will be updated every week with info for a different part of makeup each time.
To kick things off we are getting to know our face shapes. This is the base for every makeup you'll do from here on out, all the myths thrown out the window and just practical information left over.
Everyone has those old wives tales and picked up habits from their mums, friends, and sisters. But are they always the right thing to do? Its time to stop and save your most loved makeup products from ruin.
Looking for me?
I have moved my little studio to my home in Oak Flats. While working from home will be an adjustment I'm so excited to make you feel welcome here.
Over the next 4-6 weeks a purpose built beauty space is being constructed so in the mean time we have a temporary space at the front of my home. I appreciate your patience while we make this transition, Its going to be perfect once its all done.
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About the Blogger!
Welcome to my Blog! I'm Liv Slee, I am a certified makeup artist and Eyelash Extensions Technician (what a mouth full!) and I absolutely love my job.
I have a thing for natural makeup and glowing skin as well as chocolate, but who doesn't love chocolate?
Have a scroll through the blog and check out some fun stuff from makeup tips to real brides, new trends, lash care tips and more.
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