BEAUTY LESSON: CONTOURING
The phrase “how to contour” is searched over 30,000 times monthly. Heres a fun fact for you makeup lovers the concept of contour dates back to the 1500s when actors used chalk and soot to define their faces on stage. Luckily for us, times have changed and there are tons of contour products on the market now that are easier to use. Here's our step-by-step process on how to contour your face using our mineral bronzer. This is a common mistake, We see these girls on Youtube or Instagram contouring their face, try it on ourselves and actually we don't like the way our face looks...this is usually because we have contoured for their face shape not our own. When we contour we are creating the illusion of shadows, creating a shadow under our cheekbones it makes it appear slimmer and makes the cheekbones appear more prominent.
A simple & natural Mineral Makeup routine
Sometimes we wake up and we just can’t be bothered to do a full face of glam makeup. Other times we sleep through our alarms and have 10 minutes to do your makeup! In today's blog I am going to be telling you how you can achieve a beautiful natural look that is quick and simple.
How to apply Mineral Eyeliner
Mineral eyeliner is different from other eyeliners because it comes in a loose powder form. How do I apply loose powder eyeliner? The application of applying mineral eyeliner will take a little longer because you will be using smaller strokes. After a bit of practice and following my guide you will be an expert in no time!The first thing to remember is to take your time! Because you are working with powder you won’t be able to just quickly apply it to your lash line. The best brush to use is a flat angled brush to achieve sleek neat lines, before you start you will need to dampen your brush. The damp brush will help the mineral powder to adhere to your brush for an easier application!
How to contour using NCinc’s Mineral bronzer
Where do I apply the product? How much do I use? Contouring your face can make some people weary, especially if it’s not done correctly it will not look very flattering! First time contouring can be difficult, especially if you don’t know how much product to use or where to place the product on your face. People contour for different reasons, some do it to make the facial features appear slimmer and some contour just to add warmth to their faces. If you want to attempt to contour for the first time but don't know where to start, just follow my easy guide and you will be an expert in no time! First things first the contour sits on top of your foundation!
How to clean NCinc’s Kabuki Brush
After reading our previous blogs you will know that the best tool to apply Mineral Makeup with is the Kabuki Brush! The dense brush works wonders for blending out loose powder. It’s very important that you regularly clean your kabuki brush, the dense bristles collect a lot of powder and then after time start to store bacteria!. You definitely don’t want to be applying your makeup on to a clean face with a dirty brush, this can cause your skin to breakout! Cleaning your Kabuki Brush is easy and today I will be explaining how to do this in 3 easy steps!
How to avoid cakey makeup
Applying any kind of makeup is a challenge, whether it be Mineral, mousse or liquid! There are so many factors which can lead to a bad application and some are out of our hands! Depending on the type of skin you have plays a large part of how the formula will work with your skin and the finished look. It’s a horrible feeling thinking your foundation or overall makeup looks amazing then you step in to natural light and that is not the case! A fear that people who are new to using mineral makeup have is their base of their makeup looking cakey. In this blog I will be giving you my tips and tricks on how to avoid cakey makeup, it’s a lot easier than you might think!
How to apply mineral eye makeup
Most if not all of you are used to using compressed eyeshadow in a pan. The thought of using an eyeshadow that is loose powder can be scary, especially thinking of the fallout! If not done correctly applying Mineral eyeshadow can be very messy and ruin any base makeup you apply. Follow my easy tips to apply Mineral Eyeshadow and you will be an expert in no time!
How To Mix Moisturiser With Mineral Makeup
For many of you who live for the dewy makeup look I know what you are thinking, how will I achieve a dewy foundation look with loose mineral powder? I also know those of you who suffer with dry/ flaky skin are thinking that powder makeup is your worst nightmare and will end in disaster, but it wont! NCinc formulas are specially formulated to work with all kinds of skin types.
How to cover acne scars with Mineral Makeup
Loving makeup and suffering with acne or acne scars is such a big battle! Finding makeup formulas that really work with bumpy red skin is difficult! Everyone's skin is different, it’s frustrating when you aren’t able to cover acne with your foundation or you apply so much that your skin dries out and becomes flaky.
Easy Mineral Makeup Look for Autumn with NCinc Products
Cecilia is a Beauty, Fashion and Lifestyle Blogger who writes on her personal site Brand & Beauty. We recently sent her some samples of our products so she could write a tutorial and show her readers how she is using Mineral Makeup this Autumn.
In her tutorial she shows you how she applies our makeup by applying the foundation, then using our concealer, Miracle Veil and Bronzer to get the Autumn look. Check out the tutorial and subscribe to her blog for more beauty tips. Thanks Cecilia!