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MAC Makeup: The Brand of Makeup Artists

One of the most reliable brands in the cosmetics industry is MAC Makeup. It is patronized not just by beauty conscious women out there but by professional makeup artists as well who believe to the magic and quality the brand brings. MAC stands for Makeup Art Cosmetics. The company was established in Toronto, Canada in 1985 by makeup artist and photographer Frank Toskan and businessman Frank Angelo. It initially aims to provide the market with high quality makeup line that suits best in photo shoots. Toskan first saw the need for a makeup that could stand the rigors of a photo session to help produce quality photographs. Today, MAC makeup continues to be the wide choice of many photographers and makeup professionals all over the world. Now under cosmetics giant Estee Lauder Companies, the brand created a special membership club called MAC Pro where beauty industry professionals, who heavily rely and trust on the brand, can get discounted rates and other kind of support such trainings. Makeup artists, hairstylists, photographers, and models are usually the members of the club. Aside from forming the club, MAC has also supported socio-civic activities and fund-raising programs such as MAC AIDS Fund, MAC Cruelty-Free Beauty, Back to MAC Recycling, and the MAC Kids Helping Kids programs. This way, the company wants to prove that beauty is also skin deep. In other words, if you purchase...

Top 5 Common Makeup Mistakes

Have you ever been putting on your makeup and when everything is going well, you suddenly make a mistake that ruins all of your effort? Have you had to take off your makeup some time because, without meaning to, you’ve ruined your makeup? Surely you have; it happens to all of us. In this article, you will find five of the most common mistakes and the best tips to quickly fix them without having to take off all of your makeup. “I’VE PUT ON TOO MUCH FOUNDATION” This is a very common mistake that we all make when we put on makeup. If you are totally made up, to take off any excess foundation, do the following: Lightly moisten a clean sponge with water (the sponge should be almost dry and without any makeup residue) and sponge all of your face with downward movements. TIP: It’s very important, most of all, to avoid excess foundation and concealer around the eyes. To eliminate any excess in this area, perform the same step and afterwards use your fingertips to softly blur the product in that area. “MY EYESHADOW LOOKS TOO DARK” If you’ve put on too much eyeshadow, or it looks too dark, follow these steps to quickly fix the problem: If it happened on your upper eyelid, blur the eyeshadow toward the edges with a clean brush to reduce the color. If it still looks very dark, apply a little bit of matte cream eyeshadow with a brush (if you don’t have cream eyeshadow, you...