Frends Beauty Blog

4 Makeup Supplies You Need to Buy Now for Halloween

4 Makeup Supplies You Need to Buy Now for Halloween

There's a chill in the air, pumpkin spice everything is hitting the shelves and parties are being planned. You know what that means: Halloween is right around the corner! Beat the rush for supplies and buy these makeup items now: 

Continue reading

Make Up Colors To Match Your Skin Tone: Infographic

Make Up Colors To Match Your Skin Tone: Infographic

 

 

Continue reading

11 Tips for Experimenting With Makeup Colors for Beginners

11 Tips for Experimenting With Makeup Colors for Beginners

Makeup can sometimes be a little intimidating, especially when you are trying new things. Let's face it, the risk is real --- buying new products you may or may not like, wondering what other people will think of your new look, etc. One of the biggest questions in makeup is color! Specifically, graduating from a more nude, conservative look --- to a more bold, bright and colorful look. You don't have to take a leap of faith though! We asked some of our professional clients for some tips on experimenting with color. Check it out!

 

Continue reading

6 Ways to Get Experience As a Makeup Artist

6 Ways to Get Experience As a Makeup Artist
JoingFWB

So you want to be a professional makeup artist, huh? Beyond paying for a formal education, building a kit that will ensure you're ready for any client or occasion can be a bit of an investment. This is especially true if you have a preference for prestige brands, such as RCMA makeup.

The good news? When it comes to getting experience, you won't need to pay a single red cent. To help you find new ways to improve your craft, here are six ways to get experience as a makeup artist.

Continue reading

Can Wavy Or Curly Hair Be Tamed? With Guest Author Kim Ferry

Can Wavy Or Curly Hair Be Tamed? With Guest Author Kim Ferry

We wanted to know if wavy hair can be tamed, so we asked our friend, celebrity hairstylist for film and television and inventor of the HairFerry Hot Spot, Kim Ferry. You have seen her work on projects like Pretty Little Liars, Faking It, The Office, The Mindy Project, and more. She's been styling Hollywood hair since the early 90's and knows a thing or two about it! You can follow Kim on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and check out the HairFerry Hot Spot on this website!

Continue reading

Non-Makeup Items Pros Say You Need In Your Makeup Kit

Non-Makeup Items Pros Say You Need In Your Makeup Kit

When you think about what you need in your makeup kit, you may be thinking about a lot of what we covered in our post, The Anatomy of a Starter Makeup Kit. And you would be completely correct. But what about the other things you need? The non-makeup products that your kit should always be well stocked with. We asked our professional makeup artist clients what non-makeup items they carry on set. Of course, one of the first responses by our friend Rachel Lisa, as "A wine bra." I'm certain this isn't right for everyone, but it may work for some.

Check out what they told us!

1/16) Disposables, bobby pins, hair ties, and straws (if you do bridal work). Business cards! Mints too. Advil (for you, and your clients). I love the wax palettes from Stilazzi in the event I need a to set aside a lip color or powder or something. A mixing palette or something like a Paw Palette is essential too. - Kate Jordan

Continue reading

9 Pro Tips For Dealing With Skin Conditions And Blemishes

9 Pro Tips For Dealing With Skin Conditions And Blemishes

We asked some of our professional clients for some tips on dealing with skin conditions and blemishes. If you have to deal with these, this should provide you with some valuable pointers.

Continue reading

Is There a Correct Order to Follow When Applying Makeup?

Is There a Correct Order to Follow When Applying Makeup?
Makeup Hair Skincare Tools 2

Whenever you watch a makeup tutorial on YouTube, it seems like the artist always follows the same routine: Concealer, foundation, powder, bronzer and blush, brows and eyes and then lipstick. While there's nothing wrong with this tried and true order of applying products, we need to dispel one huge makeup myth: This isn't the only way to do your makeup. There's not really such a thing as a right or wrong order to follow when applying makeup.

To help you get a new perspective on the order in which you apply your products, here are some of the products you're using now and some ideas on how you can switch up how you apply them.

Continue reading

The Anatomy of a Starter Makeup Kit

The Anatomy of a Starter Makeup Kit
s1705326 main hero 300
11 palette11
Untitled design 50
viseart palette vpe01 575x575
lip1
brow pro palette
8d31a9f7ec2f67bb4ff49b51627d1f83
p 550x550 1
finalseal zoom
JCyr1eOkFAHKD27Jjlcr495sFXyodturCYBBUUX7j0M
pro pack pro 1
photo10
zucabackpack1
Untitled design 23

Everyone loves the feeling of that first makeup kit!! We here at Frends know that this can be quite the investment, both in time and money, so before you start filling your shopping baskets let’s take a look at all of the essentials. Frends Beauty aims to get you exactly what you need for every price point! 

For Makeup you are going to need the following items to get you going!

Continue reading

Choosing the Right Brow Color to Complement Your Hair Color

Choosing the Right Brow Color to Complement Your Hair Color

We all know that brow shape can make or break your face; have you ever considered brow color? The wrong color can look unnatural and throw off the rest of your look, especially if it doesn’t jive with your hair color. Avoid this problem by trying these easy tips to find your perfect brow color:

Continue reading

Getting the Perfect Bridal Look: 14 Tips from the Pros

Getting the Perfect Bridal Look: 14 Tips from the Pros
Makeup Hair Skincare Tools 2

The perfect venue, the perfect dress, now all you need is the perfect makeup and hair. Finding the right look and artist for that special day can be quite the challenge. So Frends reached out to professional make up artists and hair stylists to get their tips for ensuring your wedding day look is the best it can be!

1/14) Always do a test run. What you see and fall in love with in a portfolio may give you different feelings when you are wearing it, so test until you are in satisfied.
- Jessica Warburton

Continue reading

Update Your Look With Makeup You Already Own

Update Your Look With Makeup You Already Own

Maybe you're ready to update your makeup look; however, your wallet might not be feeling as enthusiastic. Just because you don't want to purchase new items doesn't mean that you can't breathe some new life into your makeup routine. To help you add some spice to your look, here are some ways to update your routine using makeup you already own.

Continue reading

How to Take Your Makeup From Day to Night

How to Take Your Makeup From Day to Night

It's a situation we find ourselves in way too often: The workday has ended and you have plans for the evening, but you don't have time to wash your face and do a whole new face of makeup. But just because you don't have the time doesn't mean that you still can't look your best or amp things up for a night on the town. Here are some tips on how you can easily take your makeup from day to night.

 

Continue reading

Travel Tips for Makeup Artists

Travel Tips for Makeup Artists

One of the best parts about being a makeup artist is the ability to travel with your work. Traveling, however, also means transporting your makeup – can you say hassle? Luckily, with these easy tips, it doesn’t have to be:

 

Continue reading

Do Women Who Wear More Makeup Make More Money?

Do Women Who Wear More Makeup Make More Money?

At Frends Beauty, we don't like to get too controversial. After all, our blog is a place where makeup and skincare lovers can come to chat about all things beauty and skin. However, when we stumbled upon a recent article from Cosmo, we couldn't stop talking about it and knew we wanted to chat about it with our readers.

The article asks the question as to whether or not women who wear makeup make more money at work. The article found that in a study by academic researchers Andrew Penner and Jaclyn Wong, attractive people on average made 20% more than their "unattractive" counterparts. The good news is that these results were present in both genders, so it's not just women who are victims of this trend.

Continue reading

Perfecting Summer's New Trend: The Smoky Brow

Perfecting Summer's New Trend: The Smoky Brow

Summer is the time to keep things simple - including your makeup. Thankfully, the latest brow trend is super quick and still gorgeous! Try these easy tips to get a sexy, smoky brow: 

Step One
Want your brows to last all day? Start by prepping them with a brow gel. A good one will hold your product in place and give you a more defined arch. Just apply with a wand directly on the eyebrow and skin just above and below. 

Continue reading

The Anatomy of a Starter Makeup Kit: Infographic

The Anatomy of a Starter Makeup Kit: Infographic

Your first makeup kit can be quite an investment in both time and money. Before you start filling your shopping cart, let's take a look at the essentials! And when you are ready to start looking for products, check out his page we made for you full of suggestions: https://www.frendsbeauty.com/special-sales/starter-makeup-kit.html

Continue reading

Unique Ways to Use Your Makeup Brushes

Unique Ways to Use Your Makeup Brushes

Here at Frends Beauty, we're huge fans of rule breakers. We like our makeup rules broken; indeed, we love bronzers used as eyeshadows, lip stains used on the cheeks and any trick or beauty hack that changes how we see a product.

Just because a makeup brush is labeled for a certain type of use doesn't mean that it's a rule you have to follow. Here are some unique ways to use your makeup brushes.

Continue reading

Top Products to Help Your Makeup Stay Put

Top Products to Help Your Makeup Stay Put

Summer can be our favorite time of the year, but when it comes to makeup, let's face it: it can be a total bummer. When the temperatures heat up and humidity reaches its peak, applying your makeup can oftentimes feel like a totally futile effort.

It is possible to keep your makeup in place, even when temperatures are at their hottest. Here are some tips on how you can make your makeup stay put, no matter what you're doing or how hot it is.

Continue reading

Advantages of Using Mineral-Based Cosmetics

Advantages of Using Mineral-Based Cosmetics

Mineral makeup is gaining popularity for good reason. Its all-natural formulation goes on smooth, leaves you with an ethereal glow and doesn't irritate skin. Here are a few more reasons you'll love using mineral-based cosmetics:

What it Doesn't Have

Continue reading
Go to top