Friday, November 14, 2008

Kia and Ren talk Photoshoot Makeup!

Hi Bellas,

I love teaming up with my fellow bloggers. One of my most favorite, Kia From Yummy411 hit me up with a proposal to touch on a new topic..."How to get your makeup looking great for photos."

We decided to come up with some easy tips for you guys. Check out Kia's tips here.


My tips are based on whether you are doing makeup for a photoshoot or if you are getting your photos professionally taken (graduation, wedding, etc...)

1) Avoid spf in your foundation or moisturizer…SPF will cause you to have a white cast on the face.






2) Invest in photofriendly makeup. Many new HD lines are popping up including MUFE HD’s new line and Cargo Blue Ray’s line.




3) Photoshoot makeup is different than street makeup…you have to apply more for it to show up and not be washed out by lighting. In this case, less is not more, more is more!





4) If you're doing makeup on yourself, get yourself a magnifying mirror…good cameras, especially SLR’s can pick up the tiniest blemishes and streaks that you might not see from your bathroom mirror .





5) Keep good blotting powder on hand. Multiple touch ups will be necessary. Photographers love the way a matte look comes up on film. Those lights can make you melt!






6) Lastly, test your makeup on camera by checking how it looks on the view screen. This is important for both photography and film. This is when the look really matters. Do any necessary touch ups. And voila, you’re done!





Till next time, Ciao Bellas!









Coming soon... Atlanta makeup artist

20 comments:

yummy411 said...

great tips!! thanks Ren! i can't wait until i make it big time and they have that huge screen at the shoot (indoors?) for you to check the image.. 0_0 love it!

MakeupByRenRen said...

me either girl, big time here we come!

Amina said...

great tips! thank you!
I had no idea SPF15 leaves a white cast..lately i've been having that problem with Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer and i thought it was a mismatch....

myystiqueen said...

awesome tips.... really useful.. thanks a bunchie-bunch... ^^

BeautyJunkie said...

Great tips girl!! Thanks :)

Tina Marie Online said...

Great tips! Thank you!

Sharon Rose said...

Hi ren-great tips, thanks for sharing my dear! have a good weekend too!

Mac It Pink said...

oh fab tips thank you!! I already do the last tip ritually..lol.

xoxo

<3 Penelope

Ethereal Prey said...

great tips, don't forget photoshop is your friend.

Wind said...

Very helpful!! I did not know the thing about spf casting a white look!

Product Junkie Diva said...

I love how you guys worked together on your recent posts.
You both rock.
have a fab. weekend.
PJD

.cupcake love. said...

Great tips girl !
I really appreciate you & Kia posting this !

LadyJane said...

Those are really good tips. I'll keep them in mind next time I'm getting professional pics done :) Thanks girl. And to think SPF is always good for you hehe

jeSmakeup said...

i really want those cameras!

PBW said...

Thanks for the SFP/white cast tip! Fantastic tips!

Seymone said...

Thanks for the tips chica

Tysh said...

Thanks for the advice.

Neiko said...

OMG! I did not know that about SPF!! That makes so much sense!! And I also went right out and bought a magnified mirror because it really does help you to see EVERYTHING!!!

xoxo

Beauty 365 said...

great tips! i had no clue about spf in foundation. good to know!

Beauty 365
Beauty Every Day

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