Not all of us were blessed with the ability or knowledge on how to apply make-up, especially for the stage! In time, with my one page 10 step easy diagram you will become a natural at applying make-up.
In regards to colors of foundation, blush and powder, some studios have a specific brand and color palette that they require you to use. For this reason I have not mentioned colors on the diagram. I would suggest buying a good set of brushes for applying the make-up. Not all brushes are created equal and not all brushes serve the same purpose. If you purchase a quality set the first time around you will save money in the long run.
|Blush- Which color is right for you?|
I took my daughter to a make-up counter at a large department store to have her properly color matched by a professional. The make-up artists are always happy to assist you in making choices that best suit your child's natural complexion color palette and showing you how to apply the make-up and how to choose the correct application brushes.
Choosing colors of eye shadow- Unless your studio has a specific color requirement, you can go with the colors that either compliment the costume or simply go with shades of brown. You don't want the eyeshadow to clash with your natural complexion or the costume. The natural look is always a safe bet. Not everyone can wear blues or greens and there's no need to fight that.
False eyelashes vs. Mascara-
|Colors, Style & Bling can make a big impact|
Mascara can be tricky to put on and it's a mess to get off. If you go this route be sure to get
|Before and after applying false eyelashes|