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Guest Lizzie McTrucker

Makeup 101

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Guest Lizzie McTrucker

Since there have been ladies looking for makeup help, advice, tips, suggestions, etc. I thought it would be a smart idea to have a thread about it instead of searching high and low and sifting through countless threads spread out over a few forums. I also thought since there is so much info already out there on the internet, I'll refrain from posting my personal tips and suggestions and point you instead to a few links that are much more descriptive and thorough.

How to apply makeup: http://www.wikihow.com/Apply-Makeup

Quite thorough. I don't do everything they list here (like foundation primer) so there are some things you can skip but it's a very good link.

How to apply makeup in 10 easy steps: http://www.ehow.com/...-makeup-10.html

Another good read and there are some great questions and answers, too.

Types of makeup foundations: http://beauty.about..../foundtypes.htm

As I'm sure you've noticed, we all seem to have our different routines that work for us. Some ladies swear by stick foundation, others liquid, others just use tinted moisturizer. If you're not sure what all these terms mean and which one may be better suited for you, this would be a great link to check out so you can read up about all the different types of makeup foundation there are.

Different types of lipstick: http://www.lipstick-...pes-of-lipstick

While this doesn't include lip stain, this is a quick read of different kinds of lipstick out there. I've checked out a few links that are similar and they all pretty much say the same thing as this. At least this one has pictures.

All about mascara: http://beauty.about....a/a/mascara.htm

A fantastic link about the ins and outs and the do's and dont's of mascara. A must read!

How to apply eyeliner: http://www.wikihow.com/Apply-Eyeliner

A wonderful eyeliner tutorial with helpful pictures.

Types of eyeliner: http://www.makeupgee...ow-to-use-them/

Fantastic article! This link explains the different types of eyeliner out there and the pro's and con's of each. The lady who wrote this really knows her stuff.

Applying eyeshadow: http://www.makeup2en...-eyeshadow.html

I had to search around for a site that explained the basics of applying eyeshadow and what colors to apply where and I think this is a good one that explains it simply for anyone just starting out.

Makeup tools 101 (brushes): http://beauty.about....makeuptools.htm

So after all that, here is a quick primer about all the various makeup brushes. Now keep in mind, you don't have to have all of these! There are a few brushes that are better than the ones that come packaged with some brands of makeup (blush immediately comes to mind, it's not suggested you use that brush but buy a better, actual blush brush) Also many of the high-end cosmetics don't come packaged with brushes so you would need your own to apply those anyway.

How to apply blush: http://www.wikihow.com/Apply-Blush

A fantastic link about the different kinds of blush out there, and which may be best for you. There are pictures to follow along and some great tips on how to apply it.

Hope these help, ladies!

Practice makes perfect and the best part of makeup is playing around with different shades to create different looks.

After all, it's just makeup. Have fun with it and enjoy being beautiful. :)

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Guest MsGsptlsnz

I shall peruse them before shopping on Tuesday for makeup! Thank you.

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Guest Chrissy6455

very nice and helpful, Thanks Lizzy!

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Guest Lizzie McTrucker

If a mod could add to the original thread this link I left out last night:

How to apply blush: http://www.wikihow.com/Apply-Blush

A fantastic link about the different kinds of blush out there, and which may be best for you. There are pictures to follow along and some great tips on how to apply it.

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Carolyn Marie

If a mod could add to the original thread this link I left out last night:

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Done!

Carolyn Marie

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Guest Meril

Ah, this is great! Thanks so much! x3 I've been experimenting lately, and this looks to be the perfect set of guides to take that next step....Can't wait for the weekend, again! <3

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Guest Nicole Thrace

Thank you Lizzie! This will help me out alot!

Nicole

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Thanx Lizzie! :goodjob::ThanxSmiley:

Need to spend some more time reading through all the information.

Huggs,

Joann

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