"I Do not understand why sell these jars with crumbling paint! They also can not be used! "- Often written in the Women's Forum. It was said of the cosmetic pigments. And perhaps it's time to talk about these products in detail.
What are pigments?
Pigment - a powder product, which is the main ingredient in eye shadow. If the shadow strip binder ingredient, the pigment will remain. The binding element allows shadows remain compact and does not crumble. However, it is the binder deprives the color brightness and saturation. Pigment - a product with absolutely no moisture, paints in concentrated form.
That is why in recent years the professional makeup artists prefer to use pigments - they give a more pure, saturated color and coating. Most pigments are a shimmering finish, there are also opaque pigments.
It is necessary to learn to use the pigments as do the pros.
9 basic ways:
If pigments are used as eye shadow, then they should be used exactly the same as the loose shadows. There are only a few features. Take the pigment should be gently, flat stiff brush. Be sure to brush off the excess pigment with a brush on the edge of the jar. And do not apply sweeping strokes and clapping movements. Then paint lies flat, will not peel off.
To use rastushevyvaniya fluffy clean brush.
2. For the glow of the skin
Take a soft beige color with splashes of gold wide flat brush. Gently shake off excess pigment with a brush. Brilliant color and apply a very light touch, as touching a butterfly's wings. Tap cheeks, upper lip, the center of the forehead, under the eyebrow.
The only thing to note - the pigment in the skin should be used, if applied to this kind of foundation. This refers to any means for tone or primer. They will hold the pigment in place, and then the glitter and lighting effect will work properly without destroying the form.
3. For the lips
Pigments can be mixed with any lip gloss or lipstick. What gives? Firstly, the deeper the color. Secondly, a completely new color and tone. That is, using pigments can create a completely new product with an individual shade, which no one else. Can be admixed with one or more pigment.
To create a product for the lips, use a palette or back of your hand. First apply bar brilliance (or lipstick), then add the pigment and stir with a brush. After use on the lips.
You'd be surprised, but such a product as the eyeliner, you can create with the help of pigments. This is important when you need a personal tone.
To create a liner to be used as the binder ingredient a special gel or cream. This product is at MAC, as well as other manufacturers of cosmetics (for example, products such as FACE Atelier Transforming Gel or Makeup Forever Aqua Seal). First mix the pigment with the gel basis (on a palette, or back of the hand), then apply a thin brush on the eyelids. Mix and match colors to create something unusual (metallic, sparkling neon and so forth.), The options are limitless.
Pigments help add shine and glow hair. The pigment should be mixed into any styling products for hair: leave-in conditioner, hair spray, styling gel. Then use a brush or comb to spread the received funds through his hair. A great way to make colored highlights, pastel colored staining strands. And this painting is safe for the hair, because it is washed off when washing hair.
As binding element may be used not only special products for hair. You can also apply the same fixing liquid makeup, for example, a product like MAC Fluid Fix Plus from MAC Cosmetics.
With the help of pigments can create your own shade of nail polish. If you add a colored powder clearcoat - achieve varnish with a hint of pigment, but you can experiment with color by adding a color pigment in the paint with any texture.
Apply blush pigments as possible without bond matrix. Take pigment round brush and apply to cheekbones. But this is best done in the summer, there will be less pigment to crumble. And there is another reason why the cream base is not required pigments possess a very rich shade, and excess dry pigment easier to brush away brush.
8. tonal framework
With brick and beige-brown pigment, you can create your own bronzer. Either get the tonal foundation darker shade for sculpting the face.
Fill eyebrows convenient not shadows, and pigments of the desired color. The dry pigment is applied to the eyebrow brush, if necessary cream base, use a cream shade or clear gel for eyebrows.
Attention! Not all pigments are suitable for use in the eye. It should be written on the package, check the labels.