This week, Makeup Gourmet Chris Scott, introduces the first in a new series of how-to makeup video tutorials. The simplest way to shape your eyebrows – ever!
When I do someone’s makeup I always start with the eyebrows. It is one of the steps I never skip. There are some core fundamentals to achieve the ‘Face with a Heart’ look, and brows are one of them. Your eyebrows, when you use this method, immediately frame your face better and, if you only had time in the morning to do that one thing, people would still see you better and wouldn’t notice the one piece of makeup on your face.
The Face with a Heart brow technique is shockingly easy. If you can draw two straight lines, then you can maximize your brows quickly and easily.
The face is a curved surface and I find that when you superimpose a straight line onto it you create an optical illusion of lift and energy that still flows with the anatomy of your face. This balances and frames the top part of the heart of your face.
By doing every step of your makeup application in this specific manner, people see less makeup and more you. That is the point, to be authentically beautiful.
Note: This series of video tutorials is organized in a specific order of application. It is not necessary to do every step when you do your makeup but I do suggest you follow the order of the videos and skip the steps that don’t apply to you.
Please let me know if this blog was of value to you and share your own Authentic Beauty Makeup tips in the comments box below. I would love to hear how you get on trying this new method of makeup application – tell me how useful you find the tutorials and how you found the results. You can also use the comments box to tell me what interests and concerns you when it comes to which makeup colors to choose. Please let me know so I can fashion future blogs that are relevant and interesting to you.
Want to know more? My new book, Face with a Heart: Mastering Authentic Beauty Makeup is available on Amazon now.
12th March 2015
CHRIS SCOTT, M.A. is the creator of San Francisco-based Makeup Gourmet®. Over his nearly 30-year career, in addition to doing makeup for top models from every corner of the planet, he also had the honor of working for legends like Paul McCartney, US Vice President Al Gore, Shirley Temple Black, Maya Angelou and Olympic Gold medalists Oksana Baiul and Kristi Yamaguchi. He was the creator and host of the TV show ‘Makeup Gourmet’ from 2008 – 2010. He was a leading Chanel Beauté national artist for over two decades, and is also the creator and guest teacher of Fashion Makeup at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. He created his unique Makeup Gourmet line to ensure his clients and the public could have access to high-quality, ethically produced, ‘green’ makeup and skincare with a low-carbon footprint. Chris is also the author of the wonderfully visual ‘how to’ book Face with a Heart: Mastering Authentic Beauty Makeup (2014), as well as Cosmetic Counter Survival Guide: How to Buy the Right Skin Care and Makeup (2003).