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Laura Mercier & Achelle chat about makeup!

Friday, March 20, 2009

I think it is always good to keep an eye on the beauty industry.  I love makeup (obviously) and I love to chat with other brands to hear their secret beauty tips and get the inside scoop.  I got the opportunity to meet up with the charming French makeup artist and business woman extraordinaire Laura Mercier the other day and thought I would share.  Laura Mercier, for those of you who don’t know her, has been in the business for over 30 years, she is well known for her long list of celebrities that she has done makeup for and her brand “Laura Mercier”.  She started off as a painter and brought that same creativity into makeup, as she would say “makeup is like painting the face”.  Some of her tips that I thought were brilliant are as followed:
-Makeup is a recipe just like cooking, you need to experiment till you find the perfect blend.
-With your mirror, stand a few feet from a window when applying makeup as this will provide the best natural light for putting on makeup so you get a more accurate and beautiful look. 
-Never apply foundation all over the face unless needed.  You want to always have the appearance of healthy natural skin.  The best thing is to just put a few spots where necessary, like around the nose or a few dabs on the cheeks to even out the complexion.
Thanks Laura for your great tips!

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Tiaboo wrote:
1) 3/20/2009 12:05:41 PM
I'm such a make-up fan! This is an awesome website that's so affordable.
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Annie M. wrote:
2) 3/20/2009 12:33:57 PM
Thanks for the great tips!! I'll have to try them with all of my great E.L.F. makeup! :-)
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socalbarbie wrote:
3) 3/20/2009 2:44:11 PM
i love her makeup [laura mercier]. im starting to use the last tip . it really makes my makeup seem more natural & not so fake . thanks for the tips .
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lsumegan wrote:
4) 3/20/2009 2:46:36 PM
I love Laura Mercier products, especially her brushes
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Jennie B. wrote:
5) 3/20/2009 3:02:06 PM
wow, I never knew that you weren't suppose to put foundation on your whole face. I don't know if other people knew that, but thanks for the great tip!
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Sissa wrote:
6) 3/20/2009 3:05:09 PM
Thanks for the tips! ive been applying foundation all over but now i know better!
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pinkstilettos wrote:
7) 3/20/2009 3:08:25 PM
I wish I could use the last tip, but I have so many post acne scars and blemishes that it makes it almost impossible not to cover my whole face. :\
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pbandk wrote:
8) 3/20/2009 3:11:24 PM
thanks so much! im not the greatest at putting on makeup, so i'll definitely try these! :)
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Jade wrote:
9) 3/20/2009 3:14:44 PM
I am SO JEALOUS!!!! It would be awsome to meet some who is such an idol in the beauty industry
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L-Moma wrote:
10) 3/20/2009 3:25:53 PM
The experiment advice is definitely right. I am almost 32 and just now figuring out what looks best on me. However, as for the foundation thing, I can never make it look right by just putting it on it certain areas. Even if I make sure the color is almost perfect for my skin. It still seems to look wrong. I keep trying, but no luck. Maybe you could give me some help/hints on this.
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Mscamp wrote:
11) 3/20/2009 3:38:02 PM
Love her...very classy makeup. She truly understand beauty
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juceemama wrote:
12) 3/20/2009 3:41:55 PM
Thanks for the tip about the foundation! I'm going to have to try that. I normally put it all over the face. Oh and the tip about the standing a few feet from the mirror makes a lot of sense as well. Thanks, Marissa
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xsammii wrote:
13) 3/20/2009 3:54:41 PM
this was really helpful. thank you for the tip
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D.J. wrote:
14) 3/20/2009 4:01:25 PM
I totally agree, you have to experiment to find what products work for you and look the best. That is one of the best things about make-up!
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allexa wrote:
15) 3/20/2009 4:11:41 PM
awesome! thanks for the tips, i've tried a few and they really work!
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OceanEyes wrote:
16) 3/20/2009 4:11:41 PM
I love Laura Mercier, can I meet her too! Heart her eyeliner products :)
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kcbaby wrote:
17) 3/20/2009 4:13:44 PM
very helpful! awesome!
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poochie wrote:
18) 3/20/2009 4:17:55 PM
I love to wear make up all kinds. It makes me feel glamours and sexy. Make up rocks God bless
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fashionlove614 wrote:
19) 3/20/2009 4:19:54 PM
thanks for the tips! the foundation one was most helpful to me
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mafalis wrote:
20) 3/20/2009 4:20:59 PM
wow thanks for the blog! I love to get a bit of inside look into people in the make up industry because i'm such a make up fan. The tips are great too, thanks again!
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bloggist wrote:
21) 3/20/2009 4:31:10 PM
wow wat great tips!im always loking for such stuff to help me with my makeup routine!esp anything to make my face look cleaner n better!
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lovemakeup wrote:
22) 3/20/2009 4:39:58 PM
Those are great tips!
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Absence wrote:
23) 3/20/2009 4:44:05 PM
Laura Mercier's Primer is amazing. ELF And LM are two brands that work perfectly together.
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mrbartthebear wrote:
24) 3/20/2009 4:49:03 PM
Wonderful tips! Thank you!
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lovemybabysquid wrote:
25) 3/20/2009 4:53:39 PM
If only she would donate her services to help lil ole me! lol
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arnbird wrote:
26) 3/20/2009 4:57:40 PM
But what if we need it all over our face and not just in spots?
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CaptinSmoke wrote:
27) 3/20/2009 5:04:49 PM
Wonderful tips!!! Thanks!!!
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sslin124 wrote:
28) 3/20/2009 5:04:56 PM
I love Laura Mercier. Thanks for the all the great tips.
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Dreaming wrote:
29) 3/20/2009 5:16:05 PM
These tips seem great! Thanks for doing this!
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34state wrote:
30) 3/20/2009 5:18:02 PM
I agree with makeup being like a recipe. you use different products like different spices to enhance yourself
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Mishia M. wrote:
31) 3/20/2009 5:19:07 PM
Thanks for the great tips!
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jazhmiyne wrote:
32) 3/20/2009 5:23:16 PM
The tip about putting foundation only in areas where needed to even out the complexion is a good one. I never thought of it that way. Kind of like concealer.
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krissyo wrote:
33) 3/20/2009 5:24:15 PM
Those are definately some good tips. I am guilty of putting foundation all over my face and not just in the spots that need it
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xtineeeer wrote:
34) 3/20/2009 5:29:53 PM
omgsh, i LOVEE laura mercier. i got my make up done there for prom, and i instantly fell in love. her products are amazing
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winampman wrote:
35) 3/20/2009 5:33:19 PM
A great gift idea for my gf.
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anj120101 wrote:
36) 3/20/2009 5:35:07 PM
I always use natural light when applying my makeup, great tip! I love how she was an artist first, her creativity really translates into her line of cosmetics.
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Patty9760 wrote:
37) 3/20/2009 5:35:37 PM
Oh, I agree with standing a few feet from a window! It makes makeup ending up looking SO much better!
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gregh wrote:
38) 3/20/2009 5:37:51 PM
thanks for the good tips
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KS wrote:
39) 3/20/2009 5:37:59 PM
Love these makeups, thanks for great products!
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GoddessErina wrote:
40) 3/20/2009 5:41:22 PM
I'm totally in love with your makeup :)
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eileen<333 wrote:
41) 3/20/2009 5:46:24 PM
THANKS! great tips! I can't wait to put them into practice with my awesome E.L.F. cosmetics! <333
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Freckles123 wrote:
42) 3/20/2009 5:48:42 PM
Love the lip glosses got it as a gift and can't live without it !!!!!
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KRiSSyyP00 wrote:
43) 3/20/2009 5:53:09 PM
great tips i will surely start using! thanks!
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fuujin515 wrote:
44) 3/20/2009 5:54:09 PM
Thanks for the great tips! I love her makeup!
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brenbrenn wrote:
45) 3/20/2009 5:55:35 PM
woww, i love her tips, and next time i will deffinitly only apply foundation to the spots where i need it. thank you so much for sharing!
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Cheryl wrote:
46) 3/20/2009 5:59:24 PM
Love this makeup!!!!!! Thanks for the great tips.
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snowmashi wrote:
47) 3/20/2009 6:09:13 PM
thanks for the tips!!!!! I will try it after my finals
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twinsa wrote:
48) 3/20/2009 6:10:23 PM
Thanks for the great tips!!!!
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vintagechic21 wrote:
49) 3/20/2009 6:12:04 PM
thanks soo much! love ur blog!!
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sunshine130 wrote:
50) 3/20/2009 6:12:16 PM
I am so excited to receive my first shipment and try out those tips, thanks!
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softy wrote:
51) 3/20/2009 6:18:12 PM
Great tips. Thank you so much!
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Kellyyy wrote:
52) 3/20/2009 6:27:04 PM
That's so cool!
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Lanisha wrote:
53) 3/20/2009 6:43:47 PM
Great I use for myself is for blending foundation...You can blend almost any foundation easily into your either wetting you applicator(no matter what type used) with water or a clear moisturizer. Even if the foundation is a couple of shades off your skin tone the mixture with water or moisturizer will make the foundation more sheer to meet your tone. and the coverage will be buildable.
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Sandy Chen wrote:
54) 3/20/2009 6:50:35 PM
Thanks for the advice!
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nancia701 wrote:
55) 3/20/2009 7:16:19 PM
I love Laura Mercier products! They are the best for making your skin look natural and flawless! I am soso jealous you got to meet her!
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SaYnA wrote:
56) 3/20/2009 7:17:17 PM
haah w0w awesome!
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Lilybugged wrote:
57) 3/20/2009 7:22:43 PM
I love the "Natural" Look too! So many times I'm walking around in the grocery store (with their hospital type lighting) and I see alot of women with make-up that looks so caked on. Such beautiful people too, really takes away from their looks (their natural beauty that I would love to have been born with!) Anyway, It's really nice to hear a make-up artist admit that TOO MUCH Make-up is just not the look anyone wants.
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jillian1 wrote:
58) 3/20/2009 8:26:17 PM
I totally love Laura Mercier too. I use some of her products.
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Ka.Ch wrote:
59) 3/20/2009 9:00:56 PM
I think that its really cool and i would love to try on very different brands.
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AlyssaTompsett wrote:
60) 3/20/2009 9:34:43 PM
Thanks for the tips! :) I'll definitely remember those.
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Laura M wrote:
61) 3/20/2009 9:39:08 PM
Those are great tips! I am definately going to try them out! Thanks again. I love Laura Mercier and ELF products. Thanks again :)
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J.C. wrote:
62) 3/20/2009 9:40:40 PM
Love the foundation tip - I'll have to give that a try. Thanks so much!
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JennyO wrote:
63) 3/20/2009 10:07:41 PM
All over foundation never works just like you have said. It is better sometimes to use tinted products that are not quite as unforgiving.
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Mlyly wrote:
64) 3/20/2009 10:13:31 PM
Those tips are great. I always try to achieve the natural - less is more look. I think it is so much more attractive. I will have to try the "window" trick if I can only find a window in my house that will work!
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CoriAlex23 wrote:
65) 3/20/2009 10:19:46 PM
i never wore make-up much before so i love elf because i never feel like i've just wasted money especially since i'm not a major make-up wearer. the price and proportion of elf products are just right for me. i'm so lucky to have found this site!
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cutie54815 wrote:
66) 3/20/2009 10:22:38 PM
I agree with makeup is just like cooking!!! I absolutly love to experment and find just the right colors!!!
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jennnn wrote:
67) 3/20/2009 10:43:20 PM
thank you for the tips =)
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Caitbrook wrote:
68) 3/20/2009 10:49:55 PM
I like the tip about having natural light when applying makeup. Sometimes I put makeup on in a not-so-bright bathroom, then later I look in a mirror and it looks bad.
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STARSHINE15044 wrote:
69) 3/20/2009 10:52:46 PM
This is so awesome. I love makeup of all kinds. These are great tips.
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Lanny wrote:
70) 3/20/2009 11:05:36 PM
Oh, it's Ms. Laura Mercier! I first heard of her a long time ago when she was doing makeup for celebrities like Madonna. For those who do not know, there is a huge following of Mercier fans on the Internet who agree with Mercier that makeup should be made for use in any season all-year round instead of seasonal trends. Great lady, she is. Thanks for sharing your advice with us!
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Victor wrote:
71) 3/20/2009 11:08:49 PM
A good friend of mine met Laura Mercier in New York several years ago in a department store (I think it was Macy's or Neiman Marcus). She told me Laura was very approachable and was more than happy to talk to customers, even those who have never heard of her before. My friend never got the chance to thank her, so maybe this is my chance to help her thank Mercier. Have a great day!
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DollyG wrote:
72) 3/20/2009 11:11:45 PM
I had never thought to put foundation just on certain areas. I will be giving that a try the next time I apply it. Thanks!
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Elfaddict wrote:
73) 3/20/2009 11:15:18 PM
I find it's best to wait at least 5 minutes after applying moisturizer (hopefully with SPF15 minimum), before applying your foundation.
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mlively wrote:
74) 3/20/2009 11:31:27 PM
As an artist I appreciate her sense of color. Is that perhaps her secret to success? Knowing how to blend, conture (sp?), and highlight is a necessary part of the career.
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Ashley121 wrote:
75) 3/20/2009 11:31:36 PM
Those are great tips! I'm going to stand by the window next time I apply makeup.
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Davina wrote:
76) 3/21/2009 12:03:39 AM
thanks for the advice!
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Cathe wrote:
77) 3/21/2009 12:05:23 AM
Thank you for the last tip. I always thought applying foundation all over your face if you didn't need to was funny and I'm glad to hear someone else thinks so too. I also like the tip about applying make up a few feet from a window. That completely make sense!
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missyjo919 wrote:
78) 3/21/2009 12:10:53 AM
I completely agree with the tip about applying makeup in the light of a window. Colors look completely different in natural light.
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allylee wrote:
79) 3/21/2009 1:27:16 AM
I definitely agree with her comment about make-up being a recipe! I think about that quite often, and I enjoy doing both ;)
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iamgrape1119 wrote:
80) 3/21/2009 1:48:58 AM
I LOVE Laura Mercier! Their tinted moisturizers are the best! I also fully agree that you have to experiment with makeup instead of just following some rules.
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Joccy101 wrote:
81) 3/21/2009 1:49:39 AM
Great tips
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Jocelyn wrote:
82) 3/21/2009 1:57:11 AM
You're so lucky
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Esperanza wrote:
83) 3/21/2009 2:32:14 AM
Great advice.
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EricaL wrote:
84) 3/21/2009 2:48:00 AM
I cant believe you got to meet Laura Mercier! thanks for the great tips (esp. liking the 2nd one)!
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SkippingBear wrote:
85) 3/21/2009 2:49:41 AM
I totally need to follow the rule with standing near a window when applying makeup. I always do it in my bathroom with those yellow lightbulbs and I always come outside looking so much darker than I intended to!
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katieerin wrote:
86) 3/21/2009 3:05:26 AM
I love Laura Mercier's false eyelashes, but I want to try out her other things. I'm definitely going to try to do my makeup in the sunlight now!
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tfad wrote:
87) 3/21/2009 3:16:20 AM
I was always curious about mineral foundation. Does that rule of less is more apply to it as well?
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Sarahmonster wrote:
88) 3/21/2009 5:00:29 AM
Great tips! I never new about the foundation thing. I've always just put it all over. :)
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mz.laydbug wrote:
89) 3/21/2009 7:47:01 AM
i will definately try these tips and see how it works for me!
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r_ade20 wrote:
90) 3/21/2009 9:02:40 AM
love the tips!
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urastar wrote:
91) 3/21/2009 10:11:12 AM
i love makeup too just because it makes an awesome accesory and i get the chance to change it up everyday. for tips i go to the "get the look" page and add my own personal touches
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kara23748 wrote:
92) 3/21/2009 10:35:42 AM
thank you for these awesome tipss!
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em729 wrote:
93) 3/21/2009 10:55:34 AM
I really like the makeup/cooking analogy. It's so true. I've had to try several different combinations of products before I found something just right.
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ReetReet wrote:
94) 3/21/2009 11:16:59 AM
I have to say, being a painter does help with make-up application! :) I wasn't aware Laura Mercier started out as a painter, but it makes perfect sense!
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MissNHL wrote:
95) 3/21/2009 12:23:37 PM
The tip about applying make up next the window is a good idea. I'm going to have to buy myself a mirror to place next to my window in my bedroom. This will help greatly to get that natural look.
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Lsaku001 wrote:
96) 3/21/2009 11:47:54 AM
I too feel that makeup is very similar to painting. I have heard that some people acutally use Lowell Cornel painting brushes that you can buy at craft stores as make up brushes. I feel that makeup should be used an accentuation to what you already have; not a cover or mask to create what you want. I feel that a lot times people view wearing makeup as an insecurity (like you are discontent with what you have) but really I feel it shows effort and confidence in yourself to take the time to look more put together.
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RxJess wrote:
97) 3/21/2009 12:26:20 PM
Thanks for the tips! It can be easy to go overboard with make-up and get that "fake-never-been-out-in-the-sun" look.
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MooreGirlyMom wrote:
98) 3/21/2009 2:00:56 PM
very cool tips. I will have to try the foundation tip of just putting it where needed. Why hadn't I thought of that before????
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bbrreennddaa wrote:
99) 3/21/2009 5:34:55 PM
i love elf make up. it is really cheap. the website also has lots of good tips.
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VSpencer wrote:
100) 3/22/2009 2:39:58 AM
I recently got into makeup about a year ago and I am in love.I am learning that it is ok to mix and match your favorite brands
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Kittyhill wrote:
101) 3/22/2009 5:13:17 AM
Thank you for the sharing the helpful tips!
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bronzelover wrote:
102) 3/22/2009 1:56:08 PM
I love Laura Mercier make-up! They used it when i got my make-up done for homecoming, the eyeshadows are beautiful, and the face primer and tinted moisturizer are perfect.
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melodyrose16 wrote:
103) 3/22/2009 3:06:53 PM
I like the tip about the makeup being like a recipe...but I usually think about it as makeup being like creating a work of art...i love to blend the colors until it looks just right
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JLe3 wrote:
104) 3/22/2009 10:34:22 PM
I absolutely loove her tinted moisturizer! Its soo light and it has spf 20! Very time saving when you're putting on makeup in the morning!
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MCR wrote:
105) 3/23/2009 1:06:14 AM
Thanks for awesome tips :)
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sarrington wrote:
106) 3/23/2009 12:09:13 PM
I love the comment about the foundation - that was me!! it was all over my face, always worried that I would have foundation lins on my chin! thanks for the tip - I'm trying it tomorrow morning!!!!!! keep them coming!
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MandiCandi wrote:
107) 3/23/2009 1:03:49 PM
I love makeup as well...I'm excited to find this website, it's going to make birthday shopping a breeze with the custom compacts!
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slarios23 wrote:
108) 3/23/2009 1:11:52 PM
Thank you so much for your foundation tip, I was always unsure of hot to apply it wothout looking too fake, Thanks again ;) .
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NYCAlisa wrote:
109) 3/23/2009 1:26:04 PM
Thanks for the helpful tips from Laura Mercier. I guess I've been doing things right on my own too ;) It's great to have a professional's confirmation.
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CindyLouG wrote:
110) 3/23/2009 1:45:09 PM
Hello, I just received my first purchase. I will now be forever Grateful to have found E.L.F. makeup. The products are outstanding. Very well packaged. I am a Happy Customer and definitely will order again. Thank You!
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Sammers wrote:
111) 3/23/2009 1:58:03 PM
Greats tips!! Will be taking advantage.... especially of the one about using natural light
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BrushingOnBeauty wrote:
112) 3/23/2009 2:01:36 PM
That is definitely really embarrassing! Good story after the fact though.
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valerie77 wrote:
113) 3/23/2009 2:14:37 PM
I love the make up tips. I often have a hard time trying to get a natural look with my makeup but with some experimenting I have found my perfect look!
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kim m wrote:
114) 3/23/2009 2:49:30 PM
with my freckles, applying foundation in only certain areas looks weird rather then natural. it shows up as a lot of freckles in one area, and then fewer around other areas. it doesnt look too natural for me
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Bonneybaby wrote:
115) 3/23/2009 2:52:13 PM
Iam completely excited about the elf line of makeup. I received my first order not long ago, I ordered several things I have not had and am trying new things. I am going to use the mirror by the window trick and also the foundation thing. I am looking forward to my next order and trying new things. I also love the blog, any type of suggestion is awesome.
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desiigurl wrote:
116) 3/23/2009 3:18:47 PM
About the last tip, the foundation tip is very true. actually the only time i use concealer or foundation is to cover my dark circles. n the e.l.f. concealer works very well to cover it up under and around my eyes. =]
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**stargalaxy** wrote:
117) 3/23/2009 4:16:45 PM
ya..i have also found that that applying makeup in the bathroom mirror is a mistake....the light bulb will trick u into thinking its lighter or darker than the makeup actually is...which is embarrasing be sure to look at yourself in some natural light before u go anywhere or do anything.. :)
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Anni, a makeup obessesion! wrote:
118) 3/23/2009 4:39:49 PM
Hey, I <3 elf! i mean its cheap, the quality or some products are AMAZING and some are even better than the cosmetics in Sephora ELF IS AMAZING!!!!! i <3 it, im not cheap or something, i jus like good products for a good price, which is what elf is! The only thing is that elf has really expensive shipping cost in US :( but it doesnt matter! Just a short tip, combine honey and sugar together, if you have blackheads on ur nose, honey and sugar is the best solution!
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nniethm wrote:
119) 3/23/2009 5:03:29 PM
Oooo great tips, I'll try next time I apply makeup.
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mimi mj<3 wrote:
120) 3/23/2009 5:47:15 PM
I think I'll try standing by a window
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mimi mj<3 wrote:
121) 3/23/2009 6:00:54 PM
I think I'll try putting my make up on near a window from now on because I hate that when I do my make up in the bathroom I love how my make up looks but as soon as I step outside it looks completely different. Thanks for the tip =)
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HG200 wrote:
122) 3/23/2009 6:29:55 PM
thanks interesting blog love the tips their always useful
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emmaberdie wrote:
123) 3/23/2009 8:09:01 PM
People have told me over and over to apply a concealer or base all over my face - I'm glad someone ( and someone who knows what she's talking about) finally agrees with me - you want to look natural - just smooth out the blemishes, right? Right.
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Mrs Peppers wrote:
124) 3/23/2009 8:09:27 PM
I had no idea not to apply foundation all over the face. It makes sense though to create a flawless glow. Thanks for that tip!
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L3xiSt0rm wrote:
125) 3/23/2009 11:26:47 PM
I love laura mercier! I have her foundation actually, never thought of only putting it on all of when I need it (which I do since I have breakouts) =/ Thanks e.l.f.!
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dvivster wrote:
126) 3/24/2009 2:21:19 AM
Thanks so much for these great tips and hints. I live in Montreal and Laura Mercier is practically a household name here!
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kimm face bake wrote:
127) 3/24/2009 9:15:59 AM
I love the sun and love to bake I must wear foundation alll over the entire face. I will try to cut back leaving my narute skin exposed According to you tip thanks..
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Are you red? wrote:
128) 3/24/2009 1:34:18 PM
I have very red cheeks and when I put make up on it really looks fake. I have tried a lot make up and nothing looked good. And to make everything worst, I break out with a water base foundation if I used it. But the thing that I have found is that, if you put foundation on and your eyes look amazing, by putting a little bit of bronzer under the eyes and above the cheek bones makes everything look better. The eyes are perfect and the skin looks good. No more fake looking skin.
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Waitingonyou2 wrote:
129) 3/24/2009 1:52:10 PM
What great tips! :- ) Thanks, Achelle.
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pretty_pink_dirtbike wrote:
130) 3/24/2009 4:08:10 PM
I also am loving elf I just found out about from a lady at work and I am going to tell all my friends!!! can't wait to get my new order!!
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Elsa wrote:
131) 3/24/2009 4:50:56 PM
OMG , That is so cool, I am also a makeup buff, love makeup I am also in the process of getting some ELF products.
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Chocolime wrote:
132) 3/24/2009 10:39:20 PM
great tips! =)
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Mizzwong wrote:
133) 3/25/2009 2:28:29 AM
Thank you for the tips! I always applied foundation all over my face and now I know that I shouldn't. However, if I only apply it on certain spots than wouldn't that look weird because it's not all blended evenly?
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DC wrote:
134) 3/25/2009 4:45:33 PM
thanks for posting! I'm always looking for good makeup tips! :)
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SheRry12 wrote:
135) 3/25/2009 8:07:50 PM
I do also love makeup and sharing ideas on makeup would be great
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smalley wrote:
136) 3/26/2009 11:35:55 AM
I love her products...great tips...thanks.
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Newcomer wrote:
137) 3/26/2009 11:44:58 AM
I have been using Laura Mercier for 10 years now. I just came accross you website today and ordered a bunch of makeup. I can't wait to try it!
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dolphin1 wrote:
138) 3/28/2009 10:42:42 AM
I am just now really starting to wear makeup and I have placed an order for some of the e.l.f products and I was glad that I actually looked at the blogs because I didn't know that you shouldn't use foundation all over. Keep the tips coming
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Teench wrote:
139) 4/8/2009 9:17:55 PM
I did not know this, but it makes so much sense. I have always applied foundation to my entire face...maybe that's why I end up looking like a clown :) Thanks for the tip!
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