I feel the individuals who persistently come again to my channel come again as a result of I make issues simple. But I love to experiment, too—like at this time I’m blending a cream and a liquid highlighter to make my very own [foundation]. But I attempt to do the on a regular basis lady’s make-up. I used to position such a lot power on myself to get out one video each and every week, however I’m on this transitional position the place I’m like, let’s simply center of attention on excellent paintings. I edit all my very own movies. I’ve folks lend a hand me with different stuff, however I’ll at all times do this myself.
I alter my skin care regimen each day. If I’m focusing extra on hydration, I’ll use the Guidance to Glow Copper Complex Peptide, which is hyaluronic acid. It’s a serum that absorbs proper into your pores and skin. I’ll typically apply with slightly of a heavier moisturizer. That’s typically in the less warm months when my pores and skin is so much drier. I additionally use this moisturizer that’s formulated via plastic surgeons and dermatologists for individuals who be afflicted by eczema. It’s referred to as the Reconstructive Cream via Hymed. It’s very clinical more or less stuff. The packaging isn’t lovely in any respect, it’s very sterile. But it’s a pleasant wealthy moisturizer that I take advantage of within the iciness when my pores and skin is in reality dry. In the summer season it could clog my pores. If it’s summer season, I’d simply cross with the PCA Hyaluronic Acid Serum—so two serums as a substitute of a serum and a cream. You simply must pay attention on your pores and skin for what it needs. I additionally use the Active Serum via IS Clinical—I don’t know what the energetic component in it’s, I simply are aware of it’s magic. I went to Shani Darden in LA, and she or he was once like, ‘You need this.’ It’s a life-changer—she was once proper. It’s a serum, nevertheless it’s very watery. I put it on and I in finding I am getting approach fewer breakouts and enhancements in texture, and simply an total smoothness to my pores and skin. I additionally use retinol merchandise, which I think are a very powerful to any skin care regimen. I like [Shani’s] retinol, the Sunday Riley Luna Oil, and Guidance to Glow’s Retinol Radiance. Shani’s is phenomenally excellent. Hydration, retinol…for those who do not anything else, the ones are key for skin care.
My pores and skin is at the dry facet, so I really like sheet mask. Dr. Jart makes a hydrating masks. And Murad has a in reality excellent two-step sheet masks. It comes with an exfoliating swab, and the opposite one is tremendous hydrating. I really like hydrating mask as it is helping your make-up glance smoother. Especially for those who’re going for one thing minimum, you no doubt need one thing that’s going to go away your pores and skin in the most productive form imaginable. I additionally wish to be make-up non-compulsory always. That’s my purpose, to stay my pores and skin within the form the place if I think find it irresistible, I do placed on make-up, and if I don’t really feel find it irresistible, I received’t. It’s the most important feeling in reality, versus being a slave on your make-up. It’s a timesaver too!
I like primers. Laura Mercier Hydrating Primer is excellent, the Makeup Forever Nourishing Primer is in reality excellent. Smashbox makes a priming oil that’s in reality excellent. I think like the only I take advantage of essentially the most is the Makeup Forever. It’s in reality gentle. With make-up, I do numerous mixing with my arms—they’re my absolute best software. Laura Mercier has this Flawless Fusion Ultra-Longwear Foundation that I really like. It’s no longer tremendous complete protection, nevertheless it’s sufficient for any person like me, the place I will nonetheless really feel find it irresistible nonetheless covers the whole lot. Tarte Shape Tape and Too Faced Born This Way are in reality excellent concealers. I identical to a concealer not to be heavy. Yes, duvet neatly, however make such as you’re no longer on my face. Sometimes, concealers are in reality opaque and heavy and for those who put so much it will get cakey. These do a excellent activity of having a look very herbal and overlaying neatly. I simply more or less use some within the middle of my face to decorate and hide. I think like much less is extra, as it’s higher for the outside. I additionally love this brush via Shiseido. It got here with considered one of their new foundations, and I find it irresistible as it’s sufficiently small to make use of for each my basis and my concealer. Then the Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder Bronzer is considered one of my favorites at this time. Sometimes bronzers simply aren’t opaque sufficient, they don’t give off sufficient colour, however this one is in reality nice. A in reality excellent brush is Hourglass’ No. 2. It’s great and fluffy, and it’s nice for bronzer. Earlier these days, I did a attractiveness function the place I used to be appearing my favourite merchandise for the autumn and I needed to demo them. One of them was once a face tanning towelette—it’s via Tarte, and it’s typically my favourite, however I simply put it on and I disregard to take it off. So I’m tan as fuck at this time. Whoops! Just slightly wholesome, heat glow. [Laughs]
Most days I may not put on eyeliner in any respect, but when I wish to upload one thing, I’ll line on the best lash line, and simply smudge it out. Doing that makes such a lot of a distinction. It seems like you probably did so much, however you in reality didn’t. Next, I’ll smoke the attention slightly. I feel it’s vital to absorb thoughts your eye form. If you will have hooded eyes, you’re no longer going to do a in reality intense smokey eye or drag it up in reality prime. Or, in case you have in reality spherical eyes, you’re no longer going to deliver maximum of that darkness into the middle, as a result of that’s going to make your eyes glance nearer in combination. You’ll wish to center of attention maximum of it at the outer corners to boost and separate the eyes. Do a smokey eye that compliments, as a substitute of a generic [template] smokey eye, as a result of there’s no actual one approach to do it. I do just it with my arms, however some folks do six steps for a smokey eye. That’s utterly as much as private choice. I take advantage of this Laura Mercier’s Caviar Stick, however the matte model, in Caramel. It’s the very best matte, nude coloration. I take advantage of that with liner—I am going in with a line and smudge it out. The liner is via Jouer. It’s their Slim Crème Eyeliner in Matte Black. Just the ones two in combination, and you’ll be able to create an awesome smokey eye—only a nude and black. I really like shimmer, but when I take advantage of shimmer, I almost certainly wouldn’t’ use a liner. Shimmer already instructions such a lot consideration.
My favourite gloss these days is via Maybelline—Vivid Hot Lacquer in Unreal. I have been begging them for a in reality excellent nude that simply seems like espresso with numerous creamer in it. Nudes generally tend have numerous crimson in them, and I identical to a pleasant, true nude, in order that’s why this one’s excellent. If I’m going to do a purple lip, I’m almost certainly no longer going to do a lot else on the remainder of my face as a result of that pulls many of the consideration and also you don’t need your eyes combating along with your face. I’d almost certainly placed on mascara and stay a glow-y face, and feature that purple in reality stand out. It all relies on my temper these days. I do like matte lips, however no longer up to gloss. Gloss is far sexier and I think find it irresistible’s extra me. A large number of folks go for the matte lip, and it’s gorgeous. With gloss, you do must reapply it extra as it’s slicker and wears away as you devour and no matter else, however I don’t thoughts. I simply really feel higher with a shiny lip.
I’ve this image on my fridge from when I used to be 9 years outdated, and I used to be having a look at it and learned, ‘I need to get those brows back!’ I do my brows myself. I really like them an excessively specific approach. I tweeze or from time to time I’ll wax as a result of I’ve in reality thick, complete brows. At the instant I’m the usage of the Gimme Brow via Benefit. It simply more or less units my brows. I really like the usage of forehead merchandise that experience a spoolie to lend a hand fill in, as a substitute of the usage of a forehead pencil after which getting in with a forehead product. When you fill on your brows, you wish to have to make the ones little hash marks that seem like hairs, no longer like lengthy traces. Then I’m going to move in with some Colossal Spider Effect Mascara via Maybelline—that is my favourite via them. It has an excessively distinctive ability set. It more or less makes the lashes glance piece-y, more or less edgy. It works nice for a messy smokey eye.
I rarely put on blush as a result of I at all times really feel find it irresistible fights the remainder of the glance. That mentioned, I’m doing one thing slightly extra minimalist—slightly the rest at the eyes and a mild gloss at the lips—then yeah, I’ll in reality opt for it, as a result of that beautiful flushed crimson glance seems to be in reality great. I feel it could glance ridiculous with a smokey or covered eye. Sometimes, I simply take the bronzer and drag it slightly additional up in opposition to the apples of my cheeks as a substitute of the hollows, to provide that herbal glance.
You know what’s humorous? I went to the Givaudan perfume area in France remaining 12 months, and each and every perfume you’ve ever worn is almost certainly made there. The woman who works there had a knack for telling every individual which perfume they have been. I’m pondering she’s going to counsel me one thing in reality floral and contemporary as a result of I fancy myself ingénue, and she or he is going, ‘I’m going to provide you with Tom Ford’s Black Orchid since you’re very attractive and seductive.’ At first, I fought it, now, I adore it. She was once proper! That’s my go-to. If I’m going to look a man, I’ll put on it. Otherwise, I’ll put on Dolce & Gabbana’s Light Blue. That’s an all-time favourite.”
—as advised to ITG
Teni Penosian photographed via Tom Newton on August 29, 2017.