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    How to Apply Mink Eyelashes and Review

    A makeup look is never complete until you apply falsies (mink lashes). If you want a bigger pop to make your makeup look and eye features to seem enhance consider applying mink eyelashes. While some will preferably go for the no makeup, makeup look. There are others that cannot live without the big pop and enhance ‘makeup look’ of wearing false eyelashes. Falsies are ideal for a person who does not have nice long lashes and they are excellent for improvisation.

    Adding falsies to the natural eyelashes can be quiet a trouble until you have learned to master the technique of applying lashes. Follow these easy steps to get the hang of applying falsies.

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    Guide To Achieving A Flawless Makeup Look

    Do you love makeup but aren’t sure if you’re doing it right? Don’t worry, follow this makeup routine, and you’ll be a pro achieving a flawless makeup look within no time.

    Knowing your skin type
    Before you go ahead and start buying a bunch of products, you will need to know what you’re buying them for.
     

    We all have different skin types, and it’s so important you figure out what yours is first. If you have oily skin, you’re not going to want to use something that’s meant for dry skin, as this may make you even more oily, and vice versa. 

    Skincare

    Now it’s time to prep the skin for makeup.  First, you will want to make sure your face is clean, then you can moisturize it. It is so important to have a good moisturizer because this will affect how your skin will stay throughout the day. There are many skin care products out there so do your research first. 

    Then you can prime your skin, which will make the foundation look better and last a lot longer.
     
    Eyes

    Eyes are said to be the windows to the soul, so you’re going to want to make them beautiful; which doesn’t mean cover them up in eyeshadow (unless that’s the look you’re going for!)

    Learn about your eye shape, as they will help when it comes to choosing the right colours and techniques. For example, if you have a hooded eyelid, you can create a new crease with a darker shadow, resulting in a wider looking eye.

    Don’t forget to add mascara to finish off the look.
     
    Foundation

    Make sure you find the right shade before you buy a foundation. Having said that, sometimes you may just get unlucky and will not be able to find your perfect shade. If this does happen, you will need to mix two different colours. It is annoying, but at least you’ll be able to walk around with your face the same color as the rest of your body! 

    Contouring

    Contouring is the craze that took over the world. The techniques really are a form of sorcery. Whether you want to make your nose look smaller, or you want killer cheekbones, it can all be achieved with these steps. 

    Choose a cool brown shade slightly darker than your skin tone and draw where you want to create a shadow. So under your cheekbones, down the sides of your nose and around your forehead. By doing this, the illusion of the ‘shadow’ will make the area look smaller. Just make sure you blend everything properly otherwise it won’t look natural. You can also add a little under your bottom lip which will make it look fuller.

    Highlight
    To finish the look off, you will want to highlight certain areas on your face. This goes hand in hand with the contouring you have just done. You will want to go down the center of your nose, the tops of your cheekbones and even on your cupids bow. This will just make everything stand out as a pose to looking flat, as well as sparkle when the light hits your face.

    Guide to Achieving a Flawless Makeup Look
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    5 Harmful Makeup Ingredients To Avoid

    We often don’t think twice when picking out makeup and skincare products off the shelves. We automatically assume that most products have passed safety regulations before they can be sold to the public. However, this is simply not true.  According to the FDA, there are no laws that require makeup companies to obtain FDA approval before selling their products. This puts the responsibility on the consumer to figure out what is in their makeup or skin care products. Here is a list of 5 harmful ingredients that you should look out for:
     
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    BHA (Butylated Hydroxyanisole) and BHT (Butylated Hydroxytoluene) 

    BHA and BHT are used in a variety of lipsticks and moisturizers. They are often used as preservatives in food and cosmetic products. BHA and BHT are known to cause allergic reactions on the skin. They are regarded as carcinogens because they are substances that can cause cancer and endocrine disruptors.
     
    Furthermore, BHA is known to cause liver damage, stomach cancers and abnormal development of the reproductive system.

    Lead 

    We all know that lead can be bad for our health but not many of us know the actual damages this substance can cause.
     
    Lead can be found in lipsticks, moisturizers, foundations and many other cosmetic products. Lead has been scientifically proven to cause delays in female puberty. It can also reduce fertility and is a neurotoxin linked to miscarriage. Lead is especially dangerous for people who eat while wearing lipstick.
     
    The scariest thing about this makeup ingredient is that it is never labeled on any makeup labels.  This is because lead is considered as a contaminant and not an ingredient.  Therefore, it is essential that you do proper research for a makeup product before buying it. 

    Parabens

    Parabens are additives used to prolong the use of a product by preventing bacterial growth in the product.
     
    Parabens can mimic estrogen and can cause breast cancer. There are many forms of parabens. Some of these forms include methylparaben, propylparaben and butylparaben. 
     
    Methylparabens are especially dangerous because they are found in many skin care creams. Studies have shown that methylparaben can react with the UVB rays from the sun which causes skin aging and DNA damage.

    Formaldehyde 

    Formaldehyde is used in a variety of makeup and skincare products like nail polishes, conditioners and body washes. It is a colorless and flammable gas used as a preservative to prolong the use of a product.
     
    Formaldehyde was proven to be a carcinogen by the International Agency for Research. This ingredient can cause nasopharyngeal cancer which affects the head and neck.  It is currently banned in the EU. Some side effects of this ingredient include irritation of the eyes, throat, skin and nose.

    Polyethylene/PEG Compounds

    Polyethylene glycols or PEG compounds are petrol based compounds found in body scrubs, body washes, cream based makeup and skin care products. PEG compounds are included in skincare products because they help other ingredients penetrate deeper into your skin. This is a good if the ingredients that are penetrating into the skin are healthy. However, if the ingredients are not healthy, there could be very serious consequences.
     
    Polyethylene glycols could contain ethylene oxide and 1, 4-dioxane. Ethylene Oxide is a carcinogen that is harmful to the nervous system. 1, 4-dioxane is a possible carcinogen that can stay active without degrading for long periods of time.

     

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    About The Author

    Sandy Taylor is the editor at FoundationFairy.com. She is a makeup artist who has worked in the makeup industry for the past 10 years. Over the years, Sandy had her fair share of bad experiences due to harmful ingredients in makeup. Luckily, none of the symptoms was life threatening. However, Sandy believes that not many people actually know what’s inside their makeup products. This is the reason why she wants to help others learn more about this topic.

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