months, comes stark skies, cold winds and skin damaging weather.
Despite these horrid conditions, winter makeup can still make a
statement. Winter is all about taking your makeup style to new
extremes, and there are a few tips you should follow, to move from
summer time diva to winter time goddess.
essential when the main color around you is white. At no time should
a women apply foundation and powder and just walk out of the house.
The natural tones and shades of the skin are uneven and vary in
color. The only thing you will accomplish, is looking like one of
the neighbor's snowmen. Try using your bright or dark summer blush
colors in combination with your setting powder. This will lighten
the color just enough to appear natural on your lighter winter
lips and not just for a kiss. Licking your lips during winter winds
and cold will cause them to crack and even bleed, within minutes of
going outside. Be sure to moisturize your lips with a gentle facial
lotion. To keep your lips soft and crack free, always apply a coat
of a lip moisturizing stick over top of your lip color and reapply
Leave the black
mascara at home. Black may be the perfect mascara color for the
summer months when your darker skin color can handle the drastic
tone, but during the winter months after shedding that summer tan,
try sticking to a brown or clear. Lashes are all about thickness not
about extreme color.
Pop out those
eyes with color. Winter is the time when you can go crazy on the
eyes. Most of the time people will be so buried beneath their
scarves, hats, coats and sweaters, that they will never look up to
see the eyes. So, take advantage of the huddling nature of passersby
to live on the edge. Try the blues, greens and purples you never
thought you could wear. If you feel a little uncomfortable with such
extremes, try muting the colors with your loose facial powder.
Winter does not
have to mean you will go makeup less until spring hits. Caring for
your skin with great attention to detail, followed by a few changes
in summer and fall makeup tricks and you will be the talk of the
office in no time. We will have more Winter Beauty Tips
Advice Coming Soon!