Napoleon Perdis gives his expert tips for getting make-up to work for you
Australian cosmetics expert Napoleon Perdis shares some advice for getting make-up to work for you
“Not to prime is a crime,” Napoleon says.
“No matter what your skin type is, there is a primer for you.
“It creates a barrier on top of your skin that stops your skin from absorbing your make-up and is the easiest way to keep your skin looking hydrated, smooth and perfected all day/night long.”
WHICH COLOURS SUIT WHICH EYE COLOUR?
“To make your eyes pop, opt for a complimentary colour,” Napoleon says.
“On the colour wheel, shades that sit opposite from each other will bring each other out.
“Find a hue that your eye colour stems from and choose shades with the opposite, underlying colour.”
Blue eyes - try warmer tones in bronze, copper, brown, peach and pink.
Green eyes - look fantastic in shades of plum, purple, red-browns and coppers. Brown eyes - should embrace their fun side with blues, purple and greens. Hazel eyes - are very lucky as many shades look amazing; try purple, green, coppers and plum.
HOW IMPORTANT ARE BROWS?
“If the eyes are the windows to the soul, it’s the brows that frame them,” Napoleon says.
“Groomed brows make the face feel more youthful and polished and when done first can also mean you might not need to apply as much make-up as your look will feel more complete.”
BEST COLOURS FOR HIGHLIGHTING?
Napoleon says warmer shades with a golden/copper tone were perfect to use as a highlighter and the made the skin look radiant and glowing.
“Avoid anything with a silver reflection, opt for gold, copper and bronze instead, also avoid highlighters that have a pink or white base.”
Find more at napoleonperdis.com.au.