The humidity and hot summer days make it nearly impossible for women to keep their make-up looking polished and perfect. Having worked with such celebrities as Florence Welch, Jillian Michaels and Joan Jett, the Makeup Show's Director of Education and Artists Relations, Celebrity make-up Artist James Vincent, knows the perfect tricks to keep your client's complexion set and thier color makeup looking its best. Here are three easy looks he composed to beat the summer heat.
click image to zoomJames pro tip,”Take Make Up For Ever Aqua Black inside the eye as well. It stays all day and gives added depth and dimension that delivers a gorgeous grunge look with polish and sophistication. For even more daring drama add Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics deep burgundy Lip Tar in Black Dahlia. This was featured in New York Fashion week on multiple designer runways including the debut of Chicago based designer Juju Lacour for his collection Maison de Lacour.” Look 1
This nod to the nineties gives a fashion edge to even the simplest look. Perfect for a day at the beach or brunch with the girls, this effortless look lends itself to dressing up or down.
STEP 2: Brows are soft and structured with this look. Try Kevyn Aucoin The Precision Brow Pencil paired with Anastasia Beverly Hills Beauty Genius Clear Waterproofing Gel.
STEP 3: Sweep Smashbox Limitless 15 Hour Cream Eyeshadow in Topaz or Quartz across the eyelid from brow to lash. Line the bottom and top lash lines with Make Up For Ever Aqua Black for a smudgy, smoky sexiness that stays put.
STEP 4: Complete the look with Stila Lip and Cheek Stain for the perfect pout.
click image to zoomJames pro tip, ”Try blotting paper from Nurturing Force as an easy carry in any hand bag or cosmetic kit for keeping the makeup shine free. If you want to add in a bit of glamour or drama bring in Temtpu Airbrow for an elegant eyebrow that never moves and will frame your gorgeous metallic eye.” Look 2
The gilded eye look will have every woman getting attention. Gold is a flattering color for any skintone from the fairest to the darkest.
STEP 1: Mehron No Sweat Skin Prep is the perfect primer for long days that lead into late nights.
STEP 2: Try a BB Cream from Aj Crimson, Embryolisse or Stila for a sheer summer complexion. Set in place with INGLOT Cosmetics new Mattifying 3S Powder for all day wear.