Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Skin: Highlighting the face using...

Highlighting areas of the face brings that area “forward”.
So when highlighting use a product that gives the illusion of light bouncing off.

(Thanks to Scott Barnes Cosmetic Book for the photos)

A Highlighter Can Be:
BlushFoundationFace PowderEyeshadow
LipstickCream BasePaintShade Stick

Perfect Highlight Hues: Gold, Bronze, Copper, Beige, Ivory, Peach and Pink.

(Created the montage using google.com images.)

Any finish will do depending on the look your trying to achieve:

Matte Eyeshadow, Blush, Face Powder, Concealer
Cream Base, Concealer, Lipstick, Foundation
Liquid luminizers, Concealer & Foundation

Depending face is structure highlighting certain areas would benefit you:
Where some key areas to apply?

- Prepping Canvas(reshaping the face before the last hightlight/glow)
- Brow Bone
- Tearduct area (inner portion of the eye)
- Down the bridge of the nose
- Tip of your nostril
- Bow of your lips
- Top of cheekbone
- Top of Jaw Bone

What brushes to use?
*Using MAC Brushes just for an example:

(Created the montage using nordstroms.com images.)

#109: blend or contour powder products
#188: Ideal for creating soft layers or adding textures
#191: Distribution and blending of liquid, emulsion or cream products.
#195: precision application and blending of all concealer formulas.
#190: A foundation brush designed to create even finish, flawless look.
#224: Tapered blending brush.
#275: A medium angled Shading brush.
#227: Use for applying, blending or highlighting any powder-based products.
#168: Large contour angled brush

**You can search the Blog or my channel youtube.com/dominichulinda to see what I use.