Gold Eyeshadow Looks to Try for Glowing Eyes - Scott Barnes

Gold Eyeshadow Looks to Try for Glowing Eyes

Achieving a beautiful golden glow is all about creating light and warmth that appear to emanate from within. In addition to bronzing and highlighting the cheeks and body, the right gold eyeshadow is a striking way to bring grace and luxury to your look.

How to Apply False Lashes Perfectly - Scott Barnes

How to Apply False Lashes Perfectly

Adding a set of false lashes can take any makeup look to the next level of allure, but bad application can take away from it and create wearability problems. With the right strategy and some practice, however
Build Your Makeup Kit Like a Pro - Scott Barnes

Build Your Makeup Kit Like a Pro

Whether you’re a professional makeup artist or a beauty aficionado, there are a few things all pr...
Behind the Scenes: Stage Makeup - Scott Barnes

Behind the Scenes: Stage Makeup

From Broadway plays and high-concept concerts to gritty, avant garde street performances, makeup plays an integral role in capturing drama and intent. For professional makeup artists, creating a stage-ready theatrical look means accounting for stage lighting, character traits, water resistance, and much more.   

Cleaning Your Makeup Kit - Scott Barnes

Cleaning Your Makeup Kit

Whether you’re a professional makeup artist or a beauty buff creating looks for friends, using properly sanitized makeup and tools are absolutely essential.

What Is Setting Powder and How Do You Use It? - Scott Barnes

What Is Setting Powder and How Do You Use It?

Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, achieving the perfect makeup look you’re after feels like a true victory. So, it’s more than a little disappointing when you see your reflection or take a selfie and notice that your masterpiece has faded or smudged.

4 Types of Stage Makeup - Scott Barnes

4 Types of Stage Makeup

Stage makeup, or theatrical makeup, is applied for various kinds of stage and screen performances.This includes everything from polished, glamorous looks to gory, over-the-top monster makeup.
Vacation Makeup Essentials: Beauty Musts for Your Packing List - Scott Barnes

Vacation Makeup Essentials: Beauty Musts for Your Packing List

It’s near impossible to find a downside to vacations. If we had to name one, though, it’s that it’s just not practical to bring your entire beauty arsenal with you. Instead, put together some beauty essentials in a convenient travel makeup kit.
Everything You Need to Know About Undertones - Scott Barnes

Everything You Need to Know About Undertones

Thanks to a combination of factors, everybody's skin tone is different. It’s not just about how light or dark it is, it’s also about the subtleties that play into the color.
How to Choose the Best Makeup Brushes - Scott Barnes

How to Choose the Best Makeup Brushes

Have you ever bought an influencer-promoted makeup product and been disappointed? You see everyon...
How to Choose the Best Lip Liner for You - Scott Barnes

How to Choose the Best Lip Liner for You

Everything comes back around. From crop tops to chokers to platform shoes, we're seeing a resurfacing of past trends we loved (and some we loved to hate).

Top Tips for How to Apply Blush - Scott Barnes

Top Tips for How to Apply Blush

Your foundation is good to go, and you’ve created the perfect canvas for applying the rest of your look.
How to Do Winged Eyeliner - Scott Barnes

How to Do Winged Eyeliner

Nothing finishes a look like a well-executed winged liner. No matter how skilled or experienced y...
Tips for Creating the Perfect Smokey Eye Look - Scott Barnes

Tips for Creating the Perfect Smokey Eye Look

We’ve seen it. We’ve loved it. We’ve wanted to have it. It’s the penultimate exhibit of makeup mastery: the smokey eye look. Before, a smokey eye could only be achieved by a seasoned makeup artist.
Glowy Skin: Tips to Achieve Shimmer and Shine - Scott Barnes

Glowy Skin: Tips to Achieve Shimmer and Shine

We’ve all seen it on some of the biggest celebs out there: The golden shimmer, the bronze glow, t...
How to Choose the Right Blush Color for Your Skin - Scott Barnes

How to Choose the Right Blush Color for Your Skin

Whether you’re going for a natural flush or rosy cheeks, blush is a staple in every makeup routin...
Lipstick Layering 101: How to Prep, Line, Mix, and Gloss - Scott Barnes

Lipstick Layering 101: How to Prep, Line, Mix, and Gloss

Just like you can layer clothes for new, innovative ways to wear your old favorites or create bra...
Tips for Applying the Best Highlighter Makeup - Scott Barnes

Tips for Applying the Best Highlighter Makeup

Wearing highlighter on your face can mean the difference between a flat, dull look and a radiant,...
Top Natural Eyeshadow Looks to Try - Scott Barnes

Top Natural Eyeshadow Looks to Try

Natural eyeshadow is always in Vogue no matter the occasion or outfit, a nude palette or a little light shimmer does wonders to enhance your natural features and make your eye color pop.
What Is the Difference Between Contour and Bronzer? - Scott Barnes

What Is the Difference Between Contour and Bronzer?

One of the great things about makeup is that there really is a product for everyone and every occasion. For each product you love, you could probably find at least a dozen variations. The only problem with that?

Best Makeup Ideas with Eyelash Extensions - Scott Barnes

Best Makeup Ideas with Eyelash Extensions

Eyelash extensions can do wonders to make your eyes pop, enhance your eyeshadow, and give your makeup a fabulous finish. There are many ways to get gorgeously long eyelashes, but the two most popular options are eyelash extensions or false lashes.
Top Makeup Hacks from Scott Barnes - Scott Barnes

Top Makeup Hacks from Scott Barnes

Whether you’re just learning the basics or you’ve achieved glam expert status, there are a few makeup hacks from Scott Barnes that you should keep in mind if you want to elevate your future looks.
What Is Lip Contouring? - Scott Barnes

What Is Lip Contouring?

We’ve all seen makeup artists turn even the thinnest of lines into plump, luscious-looking lips. When this lippy magic is achieved, everyone immediately thinks, “Lip fillers, right?” but that’s not always the case.
What Is Body Bling? - Scott Barnes

What Is Body Bling?

Perhaps our most beloved suite of products, Body Bling is our signature line of glow-enhancing powders and lotions, designed for beautiful bodies
Should You Wear Glossy or Matte Lipstick? - Scott Barnes

Should You Wear Glossy or Matte Lipstick?

Do you like glamorously glossy lips, or do you prefer a luxurious matte finish? Both styles draw attention to the lips to help you achieve subtle color or an ultra-sexy pout. But which type of lip finish is right for you?
How to Find the Right Concealer Shade for You - Scott Barnes

How to Find the Right Concealer Shade for You

Finding the ideal concealer shade for your skin may lead to lots of makeup testing and exploratio...
How to Choose the Best Mascara for You - Scott Barnes

How to Choose the Best Mascara for You

No matter what kind of makeup look you’re creating, mascara can enhance your eyelashes with an ab...
What Color Eyeshadow Is Best for My Eyes? - Scott Barnes

What Color Eyeshadow Is Best for My Eyes?

The right eyeshadow color and application can completely change your appearance. By choosing your...
Which Body Bling Is Right for You? - Scott Barnes

Which Body Bling Is Right for You?

Shimmering, glowing, flawless—three adjectives we all seek when it comes to our skin, from neck t...
The Contour Color Conundrum: How to Choose the Right Contour Shade for Your Skin Tone - Scott Barnes

The Contour Color Conundrum: How to Choose the Right Contour Shade for Your Skin Tone

We’re sure you’ve heard the rumors—that contouring is a Level 10 makeup artist skill, perfected o...
5 Expert Tips for Buying Makeup and Cosmetics Online - Scott Barnes

5 Expert Tips for Buying Makeup and Cosmetics Online

From the crème de la crème to designer knock-offs, the digital world of beauty products is vast, tantalizing, and oftentimes, overwhelming.

What Foundation Shade Am I? - Scott Barnes

What Foundation Shade Am I?

There are a few things in life you should never underestimate their importance—a perfect pair of ...
3 Tips For Finding The Best Eyelashes For Your Eye Shape - Scott Barnes

3 Tips For Finding The Best Eyelashes For Your Eye Shape

If you ask Scott Barnes, a great pair of false lashes is a must-have cherry on top for each and every makeup look. We understand that finding the perfect pair, especially when shopping online, can be a little tricky (and scary!). Luckily, we are here to help you with our 3 tips for finding the best eyelashes for your lash shape to get your lashes poppin’ ASAP.
Ready, Set, Met: Here's JLo's Full 2021 Glam Breakdown - Scott Barnes

Ready, Set, Met: Here's JLo's Full 2021 Glam Breakdown

Here's JLo's Full 2021 Glam Breakdown It’s been a whirlwind week with all things Met Gala, but ...
The Complete Pro Brush Set Breakdown - Scott Barnes

The Complete Pro Brush Set Breakdown

As any good artist knows, your work is only as good as the tools you are given. Each brush in the...
The 4 Ultimate Products for Easy, Natural Makeup - Scott Barnes

The 4 Ultimate Products for Easy, Natural Makeup

We rounded up Scott’s 4 ultimate products (and some bonus picks) for easy, natural makeup to get you off the struggle bus and into golden hour.