Archive for December 7th, 2009
As the holiday season kicks into high gear, it’s likely that your reservations for pre-party makeup applications are spiking, as well. To help provide your clients with fantastic festive faces Galit Strugano, creator of Girlactik Beauty makeup and celeb makeup artist, offers tips for applying makeup with the fingers to achieve the perfect makeup look. Give your spa’s makeup pros a hand by passing along the following finger tips:
Ring Finger for Concealer – Applying concealer with your ring finger gives a soft touch around the eye area with no pulling of the skin. The ringer finger pats product perfectly.
Index Finger for Shadow Application - This finger possesses a little more pressure, making shadow spread evenly, but still has that soft touch.
Middle Finger for Eye Crease - The middle finger has the most pressure so it is perfect to use to frame the eye, creating definition as you move your finger back and forth.
Pinkie for Inner Eye – Your smallest digit is perfect to apply makeup to those hard-to-reach parts. It is great when applying an eye brightener or when you want to highlight. Your pinkie has a light touch, so you won’t accidently glob on makeup when you’re trying to be precise.
Galit urges you to “mind your pressure points—each of your fingers has a different pressure point affecting the pressure of touch, and knowing them can be useful in applying makeup,” she says. “A bonus with finger application is the oils and heat from your skin melts the product better when it transfers to the skin and provides the coverage you want.”