After several wonderful years of BEING the face, I now get to CREATE the face! KATY PERRY (@katyperry) April 15, 2016
The collection boasts 13 different demi-matte lipsticks — including a bold, black shade — and 11 of those hues are already available for pre-sale at Walmart!
Ch-ch-check out all the creative colors (below)!
The brunette beauty dished to Vogue about why lipstick is such a huge part of the cool collab, saying:
“I just need a lipstick to make my face come to life!”
The gorgeous gal also explained why she opted for a matte makeup rather than a glistening gloss, spilling:
“Personally, I love a matte finish more than a gloss because a gloss gets all over everything. I want to put my lipstick on once in the early morning and not have to think about it for quite a few hours, you know?
But there’s more to KP’s line than lips!
Katy Kat also features both black and blue mascara! The AH-mazing artist says the unique hues were actually inspired by what she saw on social media, specifically Instagram and Tumblr:
“I wanted to push the envelope with CoverGirl. You know, a black lipstick or a blue mascara is very TumblrI told them, this is what’s happening online, this is what everyone’s Instagramming. Tumblr is where I grab all my inspiration from. I follow really cool people that are just being themselves, and then I start to follow their friends. I’m a bit of a voyeur because no one really knows I’m watching their lives.”
The powerful performer opened up about how she could experiment with makeup as a child while she didn’t have access to much else:
“I was always experimenting with makeup. What’s so interesting is that even though I grew up in a sheltered household, even though I wasn’t allowed to wear thongs or anything like that, my mom would say, You should put on a little lipstick’from age 12! It was very strange, but I was wearing lipstick of all colors from 12 and 13. I’d use it on my cheeks, my eyes, and I was very into classic reds. When I started developing my own sense of style, I thought I was a pinup girl. I was obsessed with them at 13: I’d do a black liner and a red lipstick and that was my go-to.”
Already picking out your fave Katy Kat products? Well they’re set to hit shelves in July!
With the correct application, makeup for small eyes can create an illusion of bigger looking eyes. Almost every girl looks for tips on how to get her eyes look bigger and there are many makeup techniques and beauty tips that can help us achieve that illusion.
If you want to make your eyes stand out and appear bigger, make sure to keep your eyebrows well-groomed all the time. Eyebrows frame your eyes, as well as your whole face, therefore its very important to keep them in great shape. Beautifully groomed eyebrows can make a tremendous difference in the way your whole face looks.
Makeup For Small Eyes
How to Imitate Bigger Lids with Makeup
Some girls have extremely small eyes, or eyes with hooded lids, which is worse if you ask me. The best part is that you can create an illusion for bigger looking eyes if you apply the right makeup technique. Let me show you such a design and you can decide if it is right for your eyes. Take a look at the steps and follow them one by one. Here we go:
The skin of the lids can ruin the makeup by producing too much skin oils, which will smudge the makeup layers. In order to prevent such a disaster, you should apply a makeup primer on the lids before any application of makeup products. The primer has one very simple, but effective function – it absorbs the skin oils before they reach the makeup and ruin it.
Once the lids are well prepared with the primer, you are allowed to apply the first layer of makeup (finally). Cover the lid with bronze color or something like that. This base color must be neutral and its shade must be close to the color of your skin.
Then, take a colored eye pencil and draw a line at the crease or a little bit above it.
Smudge this line with a brush. Try to create a winged end at the outer corner of the eye.
If needed, reapply the color and smudge again, pull the color only to the brow, not to the lashes.
Finish the look with a bold and winged eyeliner.
Then, move to the bottom lid and apply the same color as the one at the crease area.
Apply thick coat of mascara and enjoy this look. This is how you get a bigger lids with a simple makeup design. Enjoy it!
What does the Sandbag Technique do? When you work super-hard on your makeup, the last thing you want is it to smear an hour later. No thanks! It will keep your makeup from smudging and creasing, though it does have a bit of an unfortunate name. It’s called sandbagging – or the Sandbag Technique.
It stops eyeshadow, kohl pencils and mascara from smearing onto the lower lash line. This will includes lower mascara too! Its really very similar to “baking” but with this technique you are going right to the lower lash line. As far up as you can go. Then allow it to sit for a while, then brush off. NOTHING will smear, smudge or move again! Promise!
It’s pretty easy to do, too. Once you’ve applied your concealer and foundation, put some loose powder onto a sponge or Beauty Blender. Apply the powder under your eyes close to your lower lash line. Then, do the rest of your makeup. The powder absorbs the oil in your skin and creates a sort-of dam, keeping makeup from smearing into it. Finally, brush off the excess powder.
So, how is sandbagging different than baking? Makeup artist Wayne Goss explains it really well in his video tutorial. This technique is helpful for lower eyelash makeup — mascara, liner, etc. — so you want to get SUPER close to the lash line. That’s really where it differs from baking. Baking also has more of a highlight effect, where as with sandbagging, you really are just trying to keep other makeup out.
Sandbag Technique – No More Creasing Eyeshadow or Mascara
So, how is Sandbag Technique different than baking? Makeup artist Wayne Goss explains it really well in his video tutorial. This technique is helpful for lower eyelash makeup — mascara, liner, etc. — so you want to get SUPER close to the lash line. That’s really where it differs from baking. Baking also has more of a highlight effect, where as with sandbagging, you really are just trying to keep other makeup out.
Applying Concealer is one of the most commonly used makeup products of all times. Applying Concealer has the power to hide even the worst flaws of your face, which makes it perfect for the tough mornings when you have to deal with dark and ugly circles under your eyes. But there is one simple problem, occurring when the concealer is applied on the skin under the eyes – the “smile” wrinkles. Usually, they are not noticeable, but when the applying concealer in the wrong way, the wrinkles are enhanced and now they can be simply recognized. That’s why you have to learn how to apply concealer under the eyes the right way.
Smooth Under Eye Cover
That’s why you have to learn how to apply the concealer under the eyes the right way. Here are the steps and my tips. Follow them if you want to learn how to look good every time when you must apply concealer under your tired eyes:
The most important step is to moisturize the skin before the application. I recommend you to moisturize the area under the eyes with an anti-aging cream. Don’t panic! It is recommended not because you have wrinkles, but only because this cream can prevent them. And also, for the ladies who already have some fine lines on the skin, the cream will tighten the skin temporarily, which will contribute to the better texture of the concealer afterwards.
Then apply the concealer the right way – not on dots, but on curved lines. Start by applying the line at the inner corner of the eye, right on the tear duct. Then, pull the concealer down, under the eye.
Smudge it with a sponge or very soft brush, but don’t smudge it with a finger, because the skin of the fingers is too rough and the texture won’t create a smooth surface of the concealer.
All done! Then, continue the makeup application as usual – lid makeup, lip color and brow filler. You can see that the anti-aging moisturizer can create an amazing look, which means that you must use it more often. Enjoy!