Make Up

Hair and Makeup by Halo

By on September 17, 2018 in Hair, Make Up |

Thank you to Gentry Magazine, for using Halo stylists for your September issue’s cover story, ON TREND. We could not appreciate our partner, Hope Patricia Daly Public Relations, more for this opportunity. We had a great day – and the results are...

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Bridal Makeup Tutorial

By on May 24, 2017 in Bridal, How-To, Make Up |

  This is our beautiful client, Amanda, at a Halo wedding hair and make up trial day. She gave her OK for us to film and use her make up test application so we could share this tutorial with you all. Thank you, Amanda, and congratulations! Bride to be? Check out our Days to I Do...

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Jane Iredale Tutorial – Bold, Night-out Make Up

By on April 6, 2017 in How-To, Make Up |

Get the look!  Jane Iredale Spring 2017 Make Up Tutorial.  Perfect timing for Prom Queen DIYers. Step by step how-to from the pros! Your browser does not support the video tag or the file format of this video. All Jane Iredale products are available to buy or order at any Halo location.  We only use JI products for our make up services. Save Save...

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What’s In?

By on October 21, 2016 in Make Up, Products |

From our partners at Jane Iredale Cosmetics: Check out the Jane Iredale lip products carried at Halo.  And pick up these Halo stylist, insider tips on applying red...

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How to Apply Deep Red Lipstick

By on March 15, 2016 in How-To, Make Up |

Well, we admit, our lips are usually red after sipping wine or nibbling on pomegranate seeds.  But sometimes, only a full-on application of cherry red or vamp lipstick will do. Getting it right is not always easy.  Don’t wait until you are getting ready to go out – practice in advance with different techniques, colors, and lipstick types.  Or come on into Halo for a make up lesson and have a pro help you find your perfect shade. Prep!  Give your lips an exfoliation a few hours before applying dark lipstick (have you tried our Jane Iredale Sugar and Butter?  The sugar side is a lip exfoliater made of, yes, sugar!). Don’t forget to moisturize and put on your sunscreen.  Dryness on lips will be accentuated by red lipstick, so moisture moisture moisture! When it’s time to go, start with a primer to prevent feathering. Line your lip with pencil to make a border to “grip” the lipstick.  What color?  There’s no need to buy liner to match every shade of lipstick you own.  Nude is the way to go – match your skin, not the lipstick.  Melissa Capistrano, Halo Palo Alto Stylist and Make Up Artist, says, “Use color-free lip liner or, my favorite, concealer pencil. These go with every lip-color you can imagine, they cover signs of fatigue in the corners of the mouth, and expand the ability to manipulate the shape of lips more than a colored liner can.” If you do use a colored liner, don’t go much darker than your lipstick shade as that can age you. Use patient, short strokes.  Start with a horizontal line under your lower lip and two dots in your cupids bow on your upper lips.  Connect! Insider trick!  Melissa suggests, “As a base, try a lip stain to intensify reds and conceal the look of fading lipstick between touch-ups.” For control, use a lip brush to apply the lipstick.  Work from the outer edges of your lip to in to give a more precise line.  Any mistakes can be concealed with a concealer and brush. Unless you are using matte lipstick, make the application last longer and look smoother by mushing your lips together. To blot or not...

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