Applying Makeup



All those models may seem like they roll out of bed looking gorgeous, but we all know that kind of perfection takes hard work-and makeup. You can start your hard work by rolling out of bed and heading to your computer. Resources for buying and learning about makeup online are plentiful, and include online stores, blogs, and magazines discussing makeup techniques, homemade beauty products, organic makeup, and animal-test-free products, as well as supplies and beauty tools.

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Applying Makeup

Depending on the type of information you're looking for, the Web gives you plenty of options for advice on makeup application and techniques. Makeup artists' Web sites are a great place to start. Or check out the independent bloggers and makeup enthusiasts whose experience on the Web yields some useful resources on makeup techniques, trends and application.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • In addition to the bloggers listed below, you might also consult some of the bloggers in our "Product Reviews" subsection (see above) for practical advice on shopping, testing, and application.
  • Note that makeup artists, in addition to providing helpful tips, also tend to promote themselves and the products they use and create on their site. Sift through and find the information that's relevant to you.
  • For those who really want to understand the artistry behind makeup application, Kevyn Aucoin's book, Making Faces, is a must-read.

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