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Best Tips for Applying Wedding Makeup

Did you ever notice how much makeup artists charge for applying makeup? They do a flawless job and you look great afterwards, but your wallet does not look as good. There is no need to go to a professional to get a great look on your face. The art of applying makeup is one that can be quite simple. It is all about using good techniques and products to get to where you want to be.

Applying makeup the right way will take some practice. With that being said, these best tips will get you on the road to getting a picture perfect look. All you need to do is to read over these tips for applying makeup and use them every day.

Tip One

Get a good selection of brushes for applying makeup. Many people when they are starting out with this process will use the little tools that come in with their products. This is a mistake. They should be seen as disposable travel versions of what you really need. Good brushes with apply just the right amount of product and blend it in the right way. This is a solid investment that you should look into making for yourself.

Tip Two

Use a great skincare routine every day. If your skin does not look good before you start applying makeup. We do not want to go off on a skincare explanation. The key is going to make sure your skin is clean and well taken care.

Tip Three

Make sure that you clean your makeup brushes every time that you use them. Your products can build up in the brushes. This can cause the colours that you are trying to apply to your face to become muted and even to change. Dirty brushes can also lead to breakouts from the dirt and germs that collect when you do not clean them on a daily basis.

Tip Four

Start out by putting on less product then you believe that you will need to achieve the look that you want. You can easily add more colour to your look. It is next to impossible to take makeup off when you are applying it. If you do put on too much, you usually will have to clean your face and start over.

Tip Five

A great mascara is the key to any look. Well defined eye lashes like those you would get here a great piece when you are trying to achieve any look. You will want to use a basic black mascara. Now the brand or what it is supposed to do is up to you. There are brands that claim to lengthen lases, some curl, others make them thicker. Your choice on this all depends on what you feel your eye lashes need.

Tip Six

You will want to choose between either having a bold eye look or bold lips when applying makeup. You do not want your look to be too busy. By focusing on one part of your face, you can change this up every time that you create a new look. If you are going with bold eyes, you will want to keep the lips simple with a possible lip gloss.

PGD Explained

Have you heard of PGD? Do you know what it is in reference to? PGD for family balancing stands for pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). It is a part of assisted reproductive technologies (ART). What it means in Lehmans terms is gender selection before birth. You as parents can now dramatically boost the odds of having a baby boy or a baby girlyour choice! It is not harming to the baby at all. With careful laboratory work, the sorting is done after conception, and it works alongside in vitro fertilization (IVF). Once the sorting of the embryos is done, the embryo of a boy or a girl is then implanted into the mothers womb (or a surrogate depending on the situation).

The gender balancing process is becoming more and more popular. Some are using it as a tool to avoid genetic disorders that are prone to be more common in either sex. Say if a genetic disorder were to run in the family, the parents may opt to have a child of the gender that is least likely to receive it. Sometimes it is deemed elective to go through the PGD process. Other times it is considered medical. No matter your reasoning, there is a lot of talk beforehand and counseling with doctors that needs to be discussed. This is a serious decision to make and it is not to be taken likely. There is a small chance that the process will not be successful, or turning out the way you wanted it to. If that event should happen, you need to be ready to face reality with what child you are given.

Technology has advanced far enough that yes, this is a reality. It might seem far out in the future or sound like something from science fiction, but the truth of the matter is that this is proven way to have family balancing. If it is deemed medical reasoning or elective reasoning, it is up to the parents to make this decision to start and then move forwards with the process. Read up on it and learn what the pros and cons are; look into financing options and the total overall cost. Talk with others who have gone through this, and talk to your loved one first and foremost. Be on the same page with your significant other and share your honest thoughts about it all. Entertain the idea and see where the conversation heads. You just never know!

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