- Feb182019Ellis James
There are many cosmetic companies that put a hypoallergenic label on their products, but anyone with sensitive skin knows better than just look for that label. The proof is in the formula. Reading the ingredients lists is paramount to selecting the perfect makeup brand. Because skin sensitivities differ from person to person, it’s the only way you may be sure that the makeup won’t cause uncomfortable reactions.
- Feb112019Ellis James
Wrinkles happen to the best of us… and everyone eventually gets them. Under eye wrinkles can add years to your face and crack a perfectly polished look. Luckily, there are eye primers on the market that help with the appearance of wrinkles. Some help slow down the clock with special nutrients while others merely fill in the lines. Check out our list of some of the best under eye primers for wrinkles. You may not be able to stop the clock, but you can minimize the effects with special creams.
- Dec032018Ellis James
More numerous than fine dining cutlery and more complicated than a Rubik’s cube, makeup brushes come in a variety of different shapes and sizes. It can be confusing enough just to know which one you should use for which purpose, but hopefully this handy guide can help shine some light on the matter.
- Mar262018Ellis James
There’s freshness in the air, wildflowers in the fields and candy in the shops. Easter marks the beginning of spring and new life, so why not see the new season in style? However you choose to celebrate Easter, it’s a great time of year to inject some freshness into your life – and your look. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite makeup ideas for you to try this Easter holiday.
- Feb052018Ellis James
We at Ellis James Designs know how exciting Valentine’s Day is! We also know how difficult it can be to juggle the desire to look your best by playing it safe with your usual makeup routine, as well as wanting to be adventurous and bold by trying out a new look. This Valentine’s Day, we’re giving you the power to look amazing while also trying out something new and different. No matter what you’re doing this February 14th, you can make that special someone go “wow!” as you make your entrance with any of our top looks.
- Dec252017Ellis James
With the correct application and a little bit of contouring magic, you can use make-up to take pounds off of your face or make a rounder face shape look much slimmer. It’s actually relatively easy and there are many multi-purpose products out there to choose from.
- Dec182017Ellis James
It’s very easy to get stuck in a rut with your eye makeup, either playing safe and sticking to a neutral dusting of eye shadow and a bit of eye liner, or wearing the same thing day after day. There’s the color of your outfit to consider, the hue of your hair, the color of eyes and the shade of your skin.