Nothing has the power to highlight your natural beauty and boost your confidence quite like expertly applied makeup. With access to online tutorials and top-of-the-line products, it is easier than ever to amp up your look, but figuring out what works for you can be a bit intimidating. Try incorporating these tips for creating makeup looks — ranging from simple, everyday looks to full-faced glam — from three local makeup experts: Ashlee McCann of Tonya Jones SalonSpa, Daphne Rush and Ginger McClellan.

Everyday Makeup Tips with Ashlee McCann

Ashlee McCann talks us through everyday makeup tips to give you a flawless look that is never too “made up.” Your skin will look perfect with this step-by-step guide filled with easy tips to start using today! Read more here.

Thank you to esthetician Ashlee McCann of Tonya Jones SalonSpa for making our model, Anna Ballowe Aldag, look so radiant!

Ashlee McCann of Tonya Jones SalonSpa (on right) with our StyleBlueprint team member, Anna Ballowe Aldag, looking so radiant! Find out the steps here.

Classic and Polished: Date Night Makeup with Daphne Rush

Learn tips on picking that perfect red lipstick and adding a splash of color to your makeup palette for spring. With tips published nationally in Good Housekeeping as well as by local publications, she takes the fear out of choosing some bold color and shows you how to wear them well with these tips! Read more here.

Makeup: Daphne Rush | Hair: Emily Durrans | Model: Jade Patton | Image: Chuck St. John

Makeup: Daphne Rush | Hair: Emily Durrans | Model: Jade Patton | Image: Chuck St. John Read tips for creating this beautiful look here.

Strobing, the Perfect Cat Eye and Eye Liner Tips with Ginger McClellan

Check out Ginger’s tips for some of the season’s hottest looks with fearless and practical application tips that will have you conquering these looks like a pro! Read on to discover what strobing is and so much more.

Carefully peel the tape away.

Yes, tape can help you create the perfect cat eye. Learn this and more tips on strobing and eyeliner here.

For more beauty tips, be sure to look back at our articles in the StyleBlueprint archives where we decode the mystery of makeup as it’s supposed to be fun and make you feel as fabulous as you are! Click here for more StyleBlueprint Health and Beauty articles


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