KiK Magazine – Issue #2

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Let’s talk about makeup. I know it can be overwhelming with all the products on the market and different brands so how do you know what is best for you? Here are some things to consider when starting your makeup collection and before buying any products. The first thing you need to think about is your lifestyle, and what you really need. A lot of women go into the cosmetic stores and are mezmerized by all the pretty colors, you end up buying that hot pink eyeshadow only to realize once you got home that you won’t use that color very often or at least definitely not on a daily basis. Now you are just left with a pretty eyeshadow sitting on your vanity for



show. Start off with a neutral eyeshadow palette, (your golds, your browns, taupes, blacks) and then you can work color into your collection once you get the hang of things and know what you want when it comes to makeup. Mascara A simple black mascara and a brown or black pencil eyeliner. The reason I say pencil over gel or liquid liners, is because pencils are easier to work with and doesn’t require a brush or steady hand to apply it. Pencils can look softer and easily be smudged out for a more smokey effect. Lastly for the eye area, your brows, keep them clean and groomed with a clear brow gel, to keep the hairs in place. Foundation Moving on to the face. Choosing the right foundation can be time consuming and the right one only comes with trial and error. You want to determine your skin


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