Shade of the Week – Oatstraw

September 5th, 2017

Oastraw is the lightest shade in our taupe shimmer collection of multi-purpose colors.

 

Oatstraw is a neutral color that can be used just about anywhere as eye highlight, eye shadow, cheek highlight, lip highlight, or body shimmer. Oatstraw can be used for a wide variety of makeup applications. This versatile color may be used wet or dry as eyeshadow, cheek or lip color.

 

 

 

 

As an herbalist, I have named all my mineral make-up shades and colors with plant names. Oatstraw is named after the Oat plant:

 

 

Here is a gorgeous example of how to combine Oatstraw with other colors for a beautiful natural effect!

Photo and look by Make-up Artist, Christie Jean. You can see more of her work here.

 

For more tips and tricks applying Nightshade Natural Color, see our Mineral Makeup Application Tips article.

 

 

Shade of the Week – Nightshade

August 7th, 2017

Nightshade is the darkest shade in our neutral matte collection of multi-purpose colors.

 

Nightshade is a neutral, intense, concentrated soft black and may be applied and combined in layers for different effects. Nightshade can be used for a wide variety of makeup applications. This versatile color may be used wet or dry as eyeshadow, eyeliner or brow liner.

 

 

As an herbalist, I have named all my mineral make-up shades and colors with plant names. Nightshade is named after the Bittersweet Nightshade plant:

 

 

Here is a gorgeous example of how to combine Nightshade with other colors for a beautiful natural effect!

Photo and look by Make-up Artist, Christie Jean. You can see more of her work here.

 

For more tips and tricks applying Nightshade Natural Color, see our Mineral Makeup Application Tips article.

 

 

Herbs of Grace Natural Look Mineral Make-Up How To Series – Part 9

December 12th, 2016

In this installment of our how-to series, L.A. Make-up Artist, Jenny Karl, shows us how to apply mineral lip color. What do you think?

 

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Herbs of Grace Natural Look Mineral Make-Up How To Series – Part 8

October 2nd, 2016

In this segment of our video tutorial series, Make-up Artist, Jenny Karl, shows us how to apply eyeliner to the bottom lid, as well as a few other tricks to ‘spunk’ up your look!

 

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What do you think?

 

Tools for your Make-up Kit

September 30th, 2016

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Did you know that not all make-up brushes are created equally? Did you know that the quality of your make-up brush affects the end result of your make-up application?

In order to give your look the natural, smooth finish you want and the ease of application your are looking for, it is essential to use a superior quality make-up brush. I spent much time and energy researching brushes and brush manufacturers before settling on the make-up brushes I carry.

I am proud to say that the brushes I carry are made by a very conscious, aware company. I carry 2 categories of brushes – one set or those of you looking to only use all natural products and another for those of you looking for vegan products.

Our all natural hair brushes are the highest quality. These brush hairs are not machine cut, they are hand shaped to preserve the natural tip. The brush hairs are carefully selected and processed. ­ No animal is ever hurt or destroyed for the purpose of making these brushes!

Our vegan brushes are made of taklon and and are perfect for applying mineral make-up efficiently and effectively. And, they are oh, so soft!

All of our brushes have smooth hardwood handles and the manufacturers participate in reforestation programs and never use endangered species of wood.

You can see all our brushes here.

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Herbs of Grace Natural Look Mineral Make-Up How To Series – Part 7

September 4th, 2016

Here is the seventh installment in our series starring L.A. based Makeup Artist, Jenny Karl, using Natural Look Mineral Make-Up. In this video she demonstrates proper techniques for applying mineral make-up color as a liquid eyeliner.

 

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Do you use your Natural Look Mineral Make-Up as liquid eyeliner?

 

Herbs of Grace Natural Look Mineral Make-Up How To Series – Part 6

June 17th, 2016

 

Today’s installment of our series starring L.A. based Makeup Artist, Jenny Karl, using Natural Look Mineral Make-Up, shows a terrific technique for applying crease color to the eye with loose powder mineral make-up.

 

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How do you like to apply crease color?

 

 

 

Herbs of Grace Natural Look Mineral Make-Up How To Series – Part 5

April 18th, 2016

In this next installment of our series starring L.A. based Makeup Artist, Jenny Karl, using Natural Look Mineral Make-Up, we explore some techniques for applying eye shadow with loose powder mineral make-up.

 

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What do you think of this method?

 

 

Herbs of Grace Natural Look Mineral Make-Up How To Series – Part 4

March 14th, 2016

 

Here is the latest installment in our series starring L.A. based Makeup Artist, Jenny Karl, using Natural Look Mineral Make-Up. In this video we explore techniques for using mineral make-up as an eyeshadow base.

 

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Let me know what you think in the comments!

 

Herbs of Grace Natural Look Mineral Make-Up How To Series – Part 3

February 22nd, 2016

 

In this, the third installment in our series starring L.A. based Makeup Artist, Jenny Karl, using Natural Look Mineral Make-Up, we explore using the Translucent Primer/Finalizer, as well as proper techniques for applying mineral make-up blush.

 

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What do you think? Do you have any tips or techniques to share?