Author Archives: Marilyn Young Makeup

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Corrective Makeup: how to slim your face

1. Contour strongly under cheekbones and jawline. 2. Curl eyelashes and apply 3 coats of black mascara to top lashes. 3. Fill in brows with a more lifted angled arch, appying color to the top of browline. 4. Use outside … Continue reading

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What’s first, concealer or foundation?

Neither! Aha….I would never apply my makeup without primer first, both an eye primer and a skin primer because it changes the look of your skin from the texture of an orange to an apple! Primers do 3 things: 1. … Continue reading

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How to Choose your Best Natural Cheek Color

Let me share my easy, mistake proof trick to determine your best natural blush shade….all you have to do is press hard on the underside of  your thumb and look at the color. That’s the color of your skin with … Continue reading

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Makeup to Look Younger : Eye Color for Thinning Hair

If you have thinning or missing hair use a matching Eye Color and a stiff, angled Brow Brush to appy color directly to the scalp. It stops light from reflecting off the scalp which makes your hair appear thicker…old trick I learned in … Continue reading

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Makeup Application Tips : The Minimum Makeup You Really Need

How much makeup do you really need when all you want to do is look natural and not spend a lot of time?  The answer is to spend your time only on the areas that are going to create the … Continue reading

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Honest Makeup Advice for Women over 40 and over 50 that Works!

The beauty magazines just recycle the same, useless advice unless you are under 35. You can’t go to a department store makeup counter and have a 23 year old girl, who only knows the line she represents with sales quotas … Continue reading

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Makeup for Women over 50 – Custom-Blended Concealer

Here’s Step Two for bringing back the light under and between your eyes… Apply my bestselling Custom-blended Concealer thinly, using the concealer brush that I designed to make it easy and mistake-proof! First apply concealer in your inner eye corner … Continue reading

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Beautiful Quotes

“I want to grow old without facelifts…I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I’ve made. Sometimes I think it would be easier to avoid old age, to die young, but then you’d never complete your … Continue reading

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Corrective Makeup for Over 40 or 50

I have great news for you!… Yes, you CAN look younger just by how you apply your makeup… Here is the first thing I teach all my clients over 40 or 50 to do that brings back the brightness around … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Custom Blended Foundation

“How do you make it look so perfect?”, I am often asked by my clients. The secret it to take a total overall look at the colors in the face, the neck and the hands….and include everything I see in … Continue reading

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