Makeup Tips for your Fifties

1.     Brighten your eyes.  All women as we get older should use a little eyeliner.  Don’t go too thick and apply it above top lashes.  Or you can do a fine line and smudge it out (Gabriel Color Eye Liner $12.00/ZuZu Luxe Eye Liner $13.80).  For a softer look try using an eye shadow with angled brush along the lash line (Gabriel Eye Shadow…

Color of 2013: Emerald

Emerald Green is the trendy hue of the year.  You will see this color everywhere from fashion, home decor, cosmetics, and accessories. This bold color suggests gems, money, success, growth, and The Emerald City in “The Wizard of Oz”.  How will you integrate this lush and vibrant color into your beauty routine?  Here’s how to create ZuZu Luxe’s emerald eyes pictured above, from talented…

Makeup Tips for your Thirties

1.     Getting Even – Dark splotches and spots start appearing in your thirties.  Use a full coverage foundation to even out skin tone.  Try Gabriel Moisturizing Liquid Foundation $28.00 or ZuZu Luxe Oil Free Liquid Foundation $29.75. 2.    Creating Bone Structure – As we age our skin loses its firmness and elasticity, which means saggy skin.  The best way to combat this is adding…

Makeup Highlighting Tips

    What tips do you have for highlighting and defining brow and cheek bones? Use Gabriel Bone eye shadow or ZuZu Luxe Platinum eye show to highlight and define brow bone. Tip: Use Uber or Hope lipstick on top of brow highlighter, because of the silver shimmer when the light hits it that area will be highlighted. For cheek bones contour with blush just…

Perfect Your Pout

The Heartbreaker Collection features two sets in either warm or cool tones designed to create the perfect pout! With Valentine’s Day around the corner I wanted to share the steps I take to create the perfect pout.    STEP ONE: Prep & Prime Prep your lips with an application of Gabriel Organics Marine Lip Treatment to ensure your lips are soft and smooth (be sure…

Makeup Q&A

What are the benefits of buying a 2-way foundation (or dual powder foundation) and what type of skin is best suited rather than a foundation and powder separately? Our dual powder foundations are best suited for people with normal to oily skin because it is a powder formula vs. a liquid designed to absorb excess oil.  The benefits are that you get two products in…