The Only 5 Makeup Brushes You’ll Ever Need

Bella Breakdown The right makeup brushes can make all the difference – here are five you should know about. #1 Eyeshadow Brush – use this small fluffy brush to blend eyeshadow. #2 Angled Brush – use an angled brush to define your eyebrows, then use it to apply eyeliner. #3 Foundation Brush – spread concealer on first, then buff on your foundation. #4 Blush Brush – place bronzer on cheeks, jawline, and temples. Apply blush on the apples of the cheeks. #5 Fan Brush – use a highlighter on cheekbones, forehead and nose....

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The Magic of Tiny Eyelash Extensions

Bella Breakdown Droplet sized extensions can transform your whole look. Traditionally, eyelash extensions are applied to the entire natural lash line. However, by spacing small clumps of eyelash extensions uniformly across the entire eyelash line, you create a real statement. To get this look, apply eyelash glue to a section of eyelash extension clumps and place them along your natural lash line with tweezers. For a more dramatic look, do the same to the lower lashes as...

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Marble Lips are a Thing

Bella Breakdown Here’s what to do with some of that creepy Halloween makeup you have leftover! Bold, artsy, and true you. Step #1 To get this funky look, first completely paint your lips with a white base. Step #2 Using some different shades of dark gray color, brush on in a swishing pattern. Step #3 You can also use jagged lines with the darker colors.   Be creative with your...

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3 Ways to Get a Perfect Winged Eyeliner

Bella Breakdown Check out these three simple beauty hacks to master the winged eyeliner look. First, use tape to take away some of the tackiness on your hand. Then, line up the tape with the edge of your eye. Draw on the liner above the tape, and remove the tape. For the second way, draw an outline for your liner and fill it in. For the third way, draw dots on your eyelid and use your brow to determine where the wing will end. Then, simply connect the dots....

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Trend Alert: How to Pull Off Faux Freckles

Bella Breakdown Pulling off the faux freckles look is not for the light of heart, but done right, it can make you look like you just spent the weekend on the Riviera. The key is all in the preparation and foundation for the look. Follow these easy steps and embrace the sunny day vibes – without the skin damage. The first step is the apply your favorite bronzer for a sun kissed look on the cheeks forehead and bridge of the nose where sun would naturally hit. Choose two or three brown pencils to create your freckles and dot...

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