Ade Kosoko

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Building Your Kit Part 25: Runway-Ready Essentials

Fashion shows are the most exciting part of being a makeup artist (especially during Fashion Week). It’s a working environment all about creativity, …

Tutorial: Sultry, Smokey Eye with Wayne Goss, The Eye Set

First came Wayne Goss, The Collection followed by The Face Set. So it’s only natural that Wayne has rounded out his arsenal with The Eye Set. …

Find Your Perfect Shadow Primer Here.

These days, you can’t work a decent eye shadow without pairing it with an eye primer. What was once reserved for red carpet events or lengthy …

Makeup

Four Ways to Deal with Makeup Fallout

For years I avoided dramatic makeup for fear of making a mistake, with no means of correcting it. I love color, but the fallout from a bright pigment …

Makeup

Lip Product Combos We Can’t Live Without

Everyone at Beautylish is absolutely obsessed with color on lips. And if you’re like us, you know that it’s fun to mix and layer lippies to get a …

Makeup

Must-Have Beauty Ingredients From Around the World

When it comes to beauty, we’re always waiting for the next big thing: a scientific breakthrough or new formulation that will keep our skin looking …

Contouring and Highlighting for Dark Skin

One of the essential techniques to learn for any makeup application is contouring—and although it seems intimidating at first, it’s actually fairly …

5 Makeup Brushes That Make Application Easier

Makeup is moot without proper brushes, which is why excitement is brewing over the August grand opening of Morphé Makeup Brushes’ inaugural store in …

Are You Applying Makeup in the Right Order?

There is a natural order to accomplishing most anything in life: Lather, rinse, repeat. Love, marriage, baby in a carriage. High school, college, job …

Back to School Beauty Essentials

Back to school means one thing: shopping lists! After you’ve scored pens, protractors and book covers, you can move onto stocking up on beauty …

Makeup

Primer and Foundation, Together: Find Your Perfect Combo

Makeup doesn’t always get along. You learned the hard way to keep the concealer far away from the highlighter, like fighter fish in your makeup bag. …

What's The One Step That Might Be Missing from Your Makeup Routine?

If you're into makeup, cleaning your brushes is usually a given. But most of us don't think about sanitizing the products themselves, a step that can …

Skin Care

How to Clean Your Makeup!

Have you ever wondered how clean (or dirty) your makeup is? We already know makeup counter testing samples are a breeding ground for who-knows-what, …

Lesson Learned! Or How I Learned to Match Foundation

<i>As told by Ruba Ayoub, Chicago-based makeup artist and blogger</i><p>My first bridal makeup job was for a close friend (thankfully). Although she was living …

Skin Care

Redhead? Here’s How to Do Your Brows and Mascara

When it comes to a redhead’s makeup routine, one of the biggest challenges is finding the right color for emphasizing eyebrows and eyelashes. This …

How To: Blotting Papers

Blotting papers have been used by Japanese women for hundreds of years because they really work: there’s no better way to eliminate shine throughout …

6 Lipstick Primers Tried & Tested (With Photos!)

Lipstick is that magical makeup item that can transform your whole face, even if you’re not wearing anything else. So for me, making it last is a big …

Makeup

Anatomy of a Beauty Product: Liquid Foundations

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, and the same goes for liquid foundations. BB and CC creams, "HD" liquid foundations, foundations with …

Anatomy of a Beauty Product: Primers

These days, it seems like primers are all over the beauty market. And it’s no wonder—they work! Think about it: it’s normal for the skin’s surface to …

5 Minutes to a Natural, Flawless Face

For us, no-makeup makeup products are as essential as red lipstick and mascara—we can never have too many! One of our favorite go-tos for beautiful, …

The Easiest Eyeliner Trick Ever

Cat eyes are as crazy-hot now as they were back in the ’50s and ’60s. And for good reason: the timeless look makes your lashes look thicker and your …

Makeup

The 3 Types of Mascara Everyone Needs

We all have our beauty staples. The lipsticks, eye shadows, and mascaras we reach for almost automatically, morning after morning. Not unlike a …