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Makeup Lines For African Americans? 
Question: Makeup Lines For African Americans? Hi Camille! I've noticed that certain make-up lines are not at all suited toward African American …

Eyeshadow Tips And Colors? 
Question: Eyeshadow Tips And Colors? Hi, I'm 18 years and I've been doing the same make-up look (which is gold-ish eye shadow, liquid liner and …

Longer Lasting Natural Looking Makeup Tip 
Longer Lasting Natural Looking Makeup Tip Hello, I have been using mac products for a while now and I love how they work, but sometimes I feel like …

The Right Makeup Application For A Photo Shoot 
How do I apply makeup (foundation, powder, eyes, lips) for a photo shoot? I will be photographed with a white backdrop and don't want to use too much …

How To Slim My Nose With Makeup? 
Question: How to slim my nose with makeup? I have combination skin, so what type of foundation can I use to make my nose look smaller? Camille's …

Why Do People Wear Makeup? 
Q: What is the main reason why people, both male and female, wear makeup? Camille's Answer: Hi Mandy. People wear makeup for a lot of different …

Makeup Colors For Dark Skin 
Q: What colors go best for eye shadows and lipstick for ebony skinned ladies? Also recommend affordable products (are Mary Kay products aright?). I'm …

How To Use Makeup Concealer On Spots 
Q: I was burned on my face three weeks ago. I'm very self conscious of the burns and have never really worn makeup. I feel compelled to wear makeup now. …

Fierce Eye Makeup 
Q: Is is a good combination to put blush cheeks with fierce eye makeup. Is it o.k. to look fierce everyday with fierce makeup? A: Hi Sophia. Thanks …

How To Make My Skin Look Brighter 
Q: Hey I been suffering with acne for years and I'm trying to create a new look. I am a medium to dark women I have some dark spot in the cheek areas …

Lipstick Color Advice 
Q: What color of lipstick would you suggest I use? A: Hi there! You're a very pretty lady. I love to see women with your kind of complexion in …

How To Cover Skin Discoloration 
Q: I am a caramel skin complexion and I have a difficult time trying to cover the dark circles under my eyes and the uneven color in my skin. I normally …

Lipstick for Dark Lips 
Q: Hi, I was wondering what lipsticks would be good to use on dark pigment lips. A: Can I please first just say that you are a very beautiful black …

Eyeshadows that go with a red dress 
I'm trying to think of eyeshadows that go with a red dress. I am very close in skin complexion to you. I may be a hint lighter with a orange-yellow …

How To Do A Smokey Eye 
How can I make a smokey eye?

Skin Type Identification 
How do I know my skin type? Camille's Comment: Hi there! You can find out easily by taking this short quiz. :) What Type of Skin Do You Have? …

I'm 68 and not able to find make-up that makes me all foxey 
I'm 68 and would like to were make up that doesn't make me gray and eye make doesn't really work anymore. HELP! Camille's Comment: Hi Jayne! …

How Do I Pick The Right Foundation 
Question: How Do I Pick The Right Foundation I have dark skin and don't know what kind of foundation to use and also what is the best brand? …

How To Blend Body And Face Color? 
Question: How To Blend Body And Face Color? Hello, your site has been an inspiration! Due to excess sun exposure I have a light body but a dark …

Lip Color For Dark Skinned Women 
Question: Lip Color For Dark Skinned Women I'm interested in trying some new lip colors for spring, but being that I'm dark-skinned, I was wondering …

Lipstick Colors For Darker Skin 
Question: Lipstick Colors For Darker Skin I want to wear color lipstick but I'm dark skin. What colors would look right on me? Camille's Answer …

Finding The Right Shade Of Makeup Online 
Finding The Right Shade Of Makeup Online How do I select the right shade of foundation and concealer when shopping for makeup on line? Camille's …

What Are Undertones? 
What Are Undertones? Hi, I'm 17 years old and I've been wearing makeup since my freshman year. I wanted to know what undertones are and how they …

Which Foundation Is Best For Black Skin? 
Which Foundation Is Best For Black Skin? I am just starting to wear make-up but I don't know which product would work for my skin and complexion. …

Makeup Foundation Brands For Black Skin 
What are some good makeup foundations brands for black skin? My name is Denise and I have a really hard time finding powders and foundation that works …

Advice On Choosing The Correct Makeup 
Advice on choosing the correct makeup. Question: I'm having trouble choosing makeup. I have dry skin, and I have to moisturize often. I don't …

Lip Gloss Color Recommendations  
Question: I need some lip gloss color recommendations. I really enjoy lip gloss because it gives a glossy finish and is quick and easy to apply. …

What Do I Need To Start A Makeup Business? 
Question: What do I need to start a makeup business? I want to start a little makeup business and need to know the first set of makeup equipment …

How To Make Eyes Look Bigger 
Q: I'd like to know how to make my eyes look bigger. A: Hi Natalie. There are lots of things you can do to help your eyes look bigger. The most important …

How Can I Make My Two Toned Skin Look Even? 
Q: My skin is two toned and I want it to look smooth but, how? A: Hi Linda. It's not unusual to have more than one skin tone on your face. The …

How To Choose Concealer For Eyes 
Q: How do you choose the correct concealer for your under your eyes. A: A good under eye concealer will be creamy in texture and have a consistency …

How To Make Dry Blemished Skin Look Flawless 
Q: I've got dry skin but with lots of blemishes. How can I conceal these as I am allergic to most concealers and powder tends to show that my skin is …

Eye Makeup for Blue Framed Glasses 
Q: Having recently purchased new Royal Blue framed glasses with hints of green on the undersides of the frame; I am enthusiastic about wearing complimentary …

smokey eyes 
Q: How do I go about creating the smokey eye look? A: Hi Lee. I swear pretty soon all you ladies are going to have men trolling the site to look …

Which Foundation Is Better For Black People? 
Q: Hi. I want to know which foundation is suitable for black ladies with dark skin color? I have tried Mary Kay, but seems like I cannot find my …

How Can I Make Everything Better? 
Q: I Have never been a girly girl but now that im about to be twenty and put on a little weight I really want a different look beauty wise. I Want …

How can I make my eyes look bigger? 
Q: Hi, I'm 15 and school is coming around again. I want to learn some new makeup tips and I need to know how to make my eyes look bigger.....any tips? …

How can I make my face look smooth and have a glow? 
Q: My face has some spots and look dry I am getting married in a couple of days and I am wondering who has the best make up for dry skin? A: Sorry …

How To Get A Bronze Glow 
Q: How to you get a golden bronze look on your face, shoulders and legs? A: Well there are two answers here. 1. You could have it naturally in …

How To Apply Sexy Eye Liner 
Q: How to apply eye liner to enhance your eyes and get a sexy look. A: I'm going to put together a picture tutorial for this and post it ASAP. …

How Can I Start My Makeup Business? 
Q: I am learning makeup presently and want to go professional. Please I need advice on how to start like what and what to get as tools and products. …

How Can I Have Shapely Eyebrows 
Q: Can you please advise on what I need to use to have a defined eyebrows (do it yourself that is). A: Hi there. Sure. Please see these pages …






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