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makeup brushes, face makeup, powder brushes, bronzer brush, blush brush, sigma brushes, IT cosmetics brushes, morphe brushes, makeup application tips, beginner makeup tips

The 7 Brushes You Need to Apply Your Face Makeup Perfectly

Using the correct style of makeup brush is an absolute must if you want your makeup to look flawless. The shape of a brush can completely change the way your makeup applies to your face, which means using the wrong brush can screw up everything that you just worked so hard on! Already feeling overwhelmed? Watch my YouTube video where I explain every step to applying a flawless face of makeup here: It doesn’t help that there’s 300 million different brushes out there (both in size & shape!). But don’t worry girlies- I’m here to help with a list of the exact type of brushes you actually need. I link the specific brush that I have, but there’s plenty of different choices out there if you want the least expensive option! (Morphe is great for this). Just remember, a good brush set is an investment. I’ve had my brushes for YEARS. And as an FYI- Sigma has a 2 year warranty on their brushes. I completely replaced my entire set before that 2 years was …

Are You Making This Mistake With Concealer?

Ok time for another quick but life changing makeup tip! (dramatic but w/e- learn all about my favorite makeup tricks in the Ask Abbey Podcast Episode #4). If you’ve ever tried to wear a a full face of makeup minus the eyeshadow & felt like something looked off… I have a secret for you. Apply concealer to your eyelids! Sounds weird, right? But it is so necessary. If you’re color correcting your entire face with foundation & concealer but skipping your eyelids, then you’re asking for attention to be drawn to your eyelids! You’ll be able to notice any discoloration, dark shadows and/or veins super easily because of the stark contrast between your lids and the rest of your face! Also, this is the easiest trick to make yourself look more awake. How to fix this & look cute af without eyeshadow: It’s so easy. When you’re applying your concealer underneath your eyes, blend it up & all over your eyelids too (stop just underneath your brow)! I love to use a damp Real Techniques …

mascara tips, long lashes, false lash effect, makeup tips, eyelash extensions

3 Mascara Tips That Will Change Your Lash Game Forever!

I know eyelash extensions are all the rage right now, but I can’t get myself to commit to the monthly upkeep. If you’re still going strong with mascara like me, I have some secrets tricks for you that will make your lashes look next level good. You’re welcome!!! And if you want to know my secret tips for how I apply a flawless full face of makeup, listen to the Ask Abbey Podcast Episode #4! Use 2 Different Mascaras. Rubber bristle wands are usually better at lengthening & separating. Traditional bristle wands are usually better at adding volume. But we want longer and fuller lashes right? So use both to get the benefits of both! I start with a rubber bristle wand (like the Maybelline Lash Sensational) & then once my lashes have dried a little bit (but are still wet), I’ll go in with a traditional bristle wand (like L’Oreal Lash Paradise). This makes your lashes pop 100x more! 2. Blink every time you coat your lashes. Sounds weird, I know & feels weird …