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How to Mask Dark Circles and Bags Under Your Eyes

How to Mask Dark Circles and Bags Under Your Eyes

Blank Canvas Cosmetics 31/05/2017 0
If you are like most of the adult population in the United States, you probably aren't getting enough sleep. It's tough to get in the recommend seven or eight hours a night when you are also trying to balance work, family and friends and still find five minutes to yourself. The result of all this hurry and worry is that we're not getting enough sleep and the evidence is showing up under our eyes. Dark circles and bags are tell-tale signs that you aren’t getting enough rest. Thankfully, makeup is here to rescue us. Some well-placed product and quality tools can banish the bags and leave us look...
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How to Update Your Look as You Age

How to Update Your Look as You Age

Blank Canvas Cosmetics 30/05/2017 0
It's easy to get stuck in a makeup rut. You find a look that works for you and you stick with it! Unfortunately, that look that worked for you 10 or 20 years ago probably isn't working for you now. Our faces change so much as we age and it's important to work with the canvas you have now instead of the one you were working with 20 years ago. That's part of aging gracefully!So how do you update your look as you get older? Here are some helpful hints that will keep you looking fresh no matter what age you are.Top Tips to Update Your LookInvest in the best makeup palettes.You might have been able...
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Three Must-Have Makeup Brushes You Need to Start Your Collection

Three Must-Have Makeup Brushes You Need to Start Your Collection

Blank Canvas Cosmetics 23/05/2017 0
Most of us don't start using makeup brushes when we start using makeup. We might get a couple cheap tubes of product at the local drug store and start experimenting. For some of us, that opens up a gateway to the wonderful world of makeup and we can't wait to get our hands on more! Our taste in the product becomes more sophisticated and we need tools that help us get the application right. If you are new to the world of makeup, the number of tools out there for an application can be overwhelming. Many of our makeup brush start sets come with twelve brushes, but if you aren't experienced with t...
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Eye Makeup Trends Through History

Eye Makeup Trends Through History

Blank Canvas Cosmetics 20/04/2017 0
Just like clothes have come in and out of fashion over the last century, so have different eye makeup trends. From the early 20th century to today, trends have varied from dramatic, bold liner and colorful eyeshadows to bare, understated looks. Curious about what was trendy when? Read on for a complete list of eye makeup trends through the decades.1910s Makeup was not widely available in the early 20th century. Mascara wasn’t invented until 1915, when Maybelline started to offer a dry mascara that required water to make it into a paste. It was considered in poor taste to wear obvious makeup. M...
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The Lowdown on Lip Brushes

The Lowdown on Lip Brushes

Blank Canvas Cosmetics 23/02/2017 0
If you are a lipstick lover, it’s about time you invested in a quality lip brush. Some people are under the impression that lip brushes are superfluous, but if you are looking for a perfect pout, they are essential. Lip brushes not only make your lipstick look better, they also offer a host of other benefits that you may not expect.Benefits More precisionThe biggest benefit lip brushes offer is that they allow you to more precisely apply your lip color. Because it is a fine point, unlike a lipstick bullet, you can apply your color exactly where you want it. You no longer have to struggle to ge...
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6 Signs You Need A New Makeup Routine

6 Signs You Need A New Makeup Routine

Blank Canvas Cosmetics 23/02/2017 0
Everyone has certain go-to makeup products that they always rock, but sticking to the same makeup routine day after day can get boring. You may find that slapping the same products on your face every day has become a chore, and you feel uninspired by your look. Alternatively, you could find that your makeup routine is taking up too much of your time and you are tempted to give up putting on makeup altogether! No worries, beauty queens; your solution could be as simple as switching up your routine to something that is fresh, new, and less time-intensive. In this blog, we will go over the tell-t...
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Highlighting and Contouring Tips and Tricks

Highlighting and Contouring Tips and Tricks

Blank Canvas Cosmetics 20/12/2016 0
You may be curious about highlighting and contouring your face, but aren’t sure if you can pull it off. After all, if you have ever seen someone with a bad contour job, you know that it can be a difficult skill to master. However, when done right, contouring and highlighting can bring out your best features. In this blog, we will go over some important tips for contouring and highlighting, and on what areas of the face you should use your new skills.Tips Start with a primer. This ensures that all your hard work doesn’t go to waste!Get the right makeup brushes: get two small and fluffy brushes ...
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11 Tips For Making Your Makeup Last

11 Tips For Making Your Makeup Last

Blank Canvas Cosmetics 01/12/2016 0
You looked like a goddess this morning when you first applied your makeup, but as the day went on, all of your hard work faded and you were left with a smudged mess on your face at the end of the day. Fading makeup is a common problem, hence why there are so many different makeup products labelled “long-lasting.” Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to make your makeup last all day long.Prep your poresBefore you even put makeup on, set yourself up for success by preparing your skin by using an exfoliant. When you exfoliate, it smooths your skin by sloughing off dead skin. This...
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How to Apply Bronzer

How to Apply Bronzer

Blank Canvas Cosmetics 01/11/2016 0
Now that the weather is getting cold and winter is right around the corner, you will be hardpressed to find the opportunity to naturally get that sunkissed look. Fortunately, the world of beauty has endowed us with solutions to pretty much every issue of this kind. For this one, there’s bronzer! Bronzer is a product that instantly transforms you into a glowing goddess. However, it’s essential to apply bronzer correctly, or you could end up looking like a sparkly carrot. Read on for our tips on how to apply bronzer so you look like a radiant queen.Choose the right shadeThe first battle when it ...
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6 Signs You’re a Makeup Addict

6 Signs You’re a Makeup Addict

Blank Canvas Cosmetics 16/10/2016 0
When you love makeup as much as we do here at Blank Canvas Cosmetics, everyone knows. In fact, your friends and family might feel like they need to stage an intervention! It may have started with a single lipstick here or an eyeshadow there, but now, it’s a full-blown addiction. You know you spend too much money on it, but you can’t help it at this point. You love makeup, and it loves you too. If this rings true for you, you might relate to this list! Read on for the tell-tale signs that you are addicted to makeup.You don’t buy food; you buy makeupWhen your friends look in your fridge, they wo...
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