WATCH: Quarantine Makeup Tutorials By Celebrity Makeup Artist Mark Qua
You need to add his beauty tutorials to your watchlist STAT!
Whether you like cooking and baking, channeling your inner DIY diva and get crafting, or have no idea to do with all this extra time on your hands, now is an especially good time to pick up a new hobby—or for beauty lovers, use this quarantine time to keep practicing their makeup skills.
On a hunt to find more makeup tutorials? We found celebrity makeup artist Mark Qua’s easy and helpful videos to get our creative juices flowing. After all, there’s no doubt that a little bit of beauty can give a big boost to keep us feeling good and confident during these rather uncertain times.
Whether you’ve been dying to learn how to create a graphic eyeliner look, Thai-inspired makeup, or been trying to perfect the soft glam look, we’ve put together his makeup tutorials that will make you learn a thing or two about beauty. So what are you waiting for? Grab your makeup brushes, eyeshadow palettes, and get creative!
How to conceal dark spots and blemishes
If you’re looking for the best way to get rid of your dark spots and blemishes, according to Qua, you need to invest in a good concealer like those of Laura Mercier. The right formula will cover spots and work with your skin type. His pro tip: just press it on your skin by using your ring finger so it can blend well.
How to create Thai-inspired makeup
Shimmer on your upper lids is a no-brainer, but how about on your lower lids? Qua did his version in this Thai-inspired makeup look and we're in love with it! The lesson: A ring of shimmer can be lovely and ladylike if it goes with a subtle color. See it for your self:
How to wear a red lipstick in different ways
If you’re overwhelmed by the sheer volume of partially-used tubes in your makeup drawer, there are actually tons of ways to use your lipstick collection that have nothing to do with your lips. Take it from Qua who uses his red lipstick as a blush and eyeshadow!
How to double cleanse and get rid of puffy eyes
Apart from his makeup tutorials, Qua also reminds us how important it is to take care of our skin. So, he shared some of his skincare tricks such as double cleansing and the ice cube technique that gives off major skin benefits.