The Secret to Natural, “No Makeup” Makeup

Nothing to Disclose I’m a fan of makeup that doesn’t really look like makeup. I don’t want to have someone say to me that my makeup looks great (unless they mean my eye shadow, I’m ok with that), instead I want them to notice that I look like myself, only on a clear skinned, well rested day! I asked some amazing makeup artists for their favorite tips for natural, “no makeup” makeup. Here are their…

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The Favorite Eye Shadow Shades of Makeup Artists: Emma White

Affiliate Links I love using MAC’s Vanilla as a full base color with multiple combinations like two of Urban Decay colors Snatch blended softly into MAC Vanilla, with heavy liner, paired with a dramatic lash and Carbon Black Mascara. I also enjoy the look using MAC Vanilla as the base coat then on the inner lid and lash line use the light metallic pink from Two-Faced’s Thief of Hearts duo, on the middle of the…

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The Favorite Shades of Makeup Artists: Rebecca Prior from Napoleon Perdis

1. Auto Pilot Pre-Foundation Primer: One product I could not be without for any makeover be it bridal, runway, editorial, etc is Auto Pilot Primer. Primer is the bridging category between skincare and makeup and it’s an essential step in makeup preparation. Not only does it keep makeup smoother for longer, it makes makeup application that much easier. Napoleon says “Not to Prime is a Crime,” and I agree 100 percent! 2. Pro Palette Concealer:…

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The Favorite Shades of Makeup Artists: Sona Martinez

As a makeup artist and skin care professional, I adhere to two principles: using wholesome, nourishing and high-quality makeup and practicing a good skin care regimen. I love using Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics and medical-grade skin care products—such as MD Forte’, Vivite, Revision and Jan Marini. Healthy, glowing skin creates the perfect canvas for flawless makeup application. Following are my 10 favorite products. Unless noted, shades must be matched to the individual 1. Mineral Primer: A…

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The Favorite Shades of Makeup Artists: Mikki Farrar

You know those Favorite Beauty Products of Beauty Experts posts that I do? I fully admit that my favorite part is seeing which makeup shades people use. On Pinterest, I can look at the images of palettes people put together for hours (oooh, you added Shroom?) So, I’ve decided to ask the biggest experts out there, makeup artists, which products are the ones that they seem to return to over and over. Which are the…

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