Eye Spy:  Make-up Artist Tips for Intense Smoky Eyes

ARTIST TIP | Intense Smoky Eye How-to

I love this technique – it probably stems from my childhood obsession with first colouring using pencil crayons, and then going over that with matching markers for a more vivid and shiny effect. To this day, I love mixing textures…and when it comes to eye make-up, I’m always more a fan of a ‘painterly’ effect on the lids. Rather than just straight up eyeshadow, I like to apply layers of cream AND powder eyeshadow to dress up the eyes.

Quick-Fix Beauty.  Make-up Artist tips for beauty while on break, by Rhia Amio, Make-up Artist

BEAUTY 101 | Quick Fix Beauty Tips

Ever wonder how some women just keep looking fresh all day? They likely have one (or a combo!) of these essential beauty products in their purse. Check out some of my fave products for a quick beauty pick-me-up to keep you going until home time:

Get the Look | How to Wear Blue Eye Make-up for Spring Summer 2013 by Rhia Amio artistrhi Toronto Make-up Artist

GET THE LOOK | Blue Eyeliner for Spring Summer 2013

The SS2013 runways were filled with all kinds of blue make-up, fifty shades of blue, if you will. Now, most blue-themed make-up looks don’t really translate to everyday life that well…but this is one blue eyeliner look that does not require either being a teenager or Nicki Minaj to pull off!