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12 Basic makeup kits for beginners (photos)



Beauty makeup, according to Merriam Webster dictionary, is the way in which the parts or ingredients of something are put together and applied on the face in other to add beauty to the body.

To have your own makeup collection, there are certain basic makeup kits you need to put together.

The Daily Page highlights 12 items you need to have in a makeup box as a beginner.

1. Black Eyeliner

Black Eyeliner

Black Eyeliner, photo credit: Good

Black Eyeliner is the first item to get as a makeup beginner. Without the use of black eyeliner, your makeup is incomplete.

The reason why black eyeliner is important is that it defines the shape of your eye. It also create different looks.

2. Primer


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Primer is also one of the important basic makeup kits. The benefit of Primer is that it can help to keep makeup throughout the day without fading away.

Primer is also used to prepare your face before applying the makeup. In case you don’t find a Primer, you can consider applying powder instead.

However, powder is not as good as Primer.

3. Water Proof Mascara

Water Proof Mascara

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Water Proof Mascara is a basic makeup item for beginners that is very resistant to water.

Interestingly, Water Proof Mascara gives your eyebrow a perfect and desired look. It also protect your Mascara form being destroyed by water based damage.

4. Brown Powder or Compact Powder

Brown Powder

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Brown Powder is referred to as a face powder that is applied to keep your foundation in place.

Also, Compact powder is best for people with oily skin. The beauty of Compact powder is that it help you to look natural.

5. Foundation

Foundation makeup

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Well, foundation especially the liquid foundation is best for people with dry skin. It is also the bedrock of what others build on as it creates a full coverage look.

Using the right formula, Foundation help you cover blemishes, blurs imperfection and correct your skin tone.

We have different type of foundation which include Liquid foundation, Cream Foundation, Powder foundation, Water based foundation, and others.

6. Lipstick


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Lipstick is a basic makeup kits for a beginner. The Beauty of lipstick is that it add a preferred color to your lips.

The most common color of lipstick are the red, pink and brown.

7. Lip-Gloss
Lip Gloss

Lip Gloss is one of the basic makeup item for the beginners. The essence of using lip gloss is that it help to protect lips, giving it a glossy and a subtile color.

We have two common type of lip gloss (Basic gloss which add shines to lip without color and the colored lip gloss which add both shines and colors to the lip.

8. Makeup brushes

Makeup brushes set

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Applying makeup with your fingers might not give you the desired result, so a makeup brush is needed here.

The type of breakup brushes include Foundation brush,  Blush brush, Angle brush, and Concealer brush.

9. Concealer


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Concealer is needed when you want to conceal dark spots. It another basic makeup item required after applying foundation.

10. Highlighter


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Highlighter does what the name implies, it highlights as it help to define your facial features.

It is also referred to as a type of cosmetic product that reflects light, creating the perception of depth and angles.

Anytime you feel like your skin look dull, try using a highlighter.

11. Neutral Eyeshadow

Neutral Eyeshadow

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Neutral Eyeshadow help to create a variety of classic look.

The beauty of the eyeshadow is that it suit any eye color and skin tone.

12. Blush/Bronz duo

Blush makeup

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Blush is a basic makeup kits for beginners which help to make your makeup to look more natural.

Blush which is applied as powder on the face, makes your skin look sun-kissed.

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5 tips to styling any outfit



It’s not just about following the trends, it’s also about knowing how those trends fit you best and how you can look good in your own unique way.

Styling tips

Here are five styling tips to rocking any outfit.

1. Learn you skin tone

This is very important because knowing you skin tome helps you to know the colour shade that will fit you best. Your skin tone is the shade of your skin, which is different from your complexion. There are 4 types of skin tone which are light, dark, medium and fair.

2. Learn you body shape

What is your body shape? For females are you triangle, inverted triangle, hourglass, round, rectangle. For males are you ectomorph, mesomorph or endomlrph.

3. Take into consideration your height

When styling any outfit, take into consideration your height and how that outfit look on you considering your height.

4. Accentuate the right part of your body

Wear clothes that accentuate the right part of your body. We all have different parts of our body that we love whether your long legs, curves, arms, neckline etc. So look for clothes that accentuate the part of your body you love best.

5. Do not buy clothes that do not fit

Never and I repeat never buy clothes that do not fit. It’s very disrespectful to you. Unless of course you are rocking an oversized look or a street look, but of not clothes that do not fit your body are forbidden especially if you plan on wearing a classy or formal outfit.

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5 style rules for every short girl



Everyone has different style preferences and the goal is to look your best at all times. But as a petite girl or short girl, you have to be careful with your style choices.

We at The Daily Page present to you 5 style rules that every short girl needs to know.

1. Always wear high-waisted or high-rise never low-rise

Always wear high-waisted pants, jeans, skirts, etc. High-waisted pants will help you look taller as a short person, but low-rise pants only make it more visible how short you are. Although mid-rise pants can also be worn if you are a short girl.

2. Oversized clothes are VERBOTEN

Oversized clothes are forbidden. They make short people look like they are drowning in them, but if you must wear oversized clothing, you have to wear something fitted. If your pants, jeans, skirt, etc. is oversized your top must be fitted and vice-versa. Never pair oversized with oversized. You don’t want to look like a balloon. If you are going to wear an oversized gown, you must wear tall heels, this will help add more inches to your height.

3. Always carry a small bag

Small bags are the best for short girls, small bags are appropriate for short girls because it is appropriate for their body size. Big bags make it look like you are carrying luggage instead of a bag. Oversized bags are not for you.

Style rules for short girl


4. Avoid long pants, jeans

Pants that buckle at the hemline might be in vogue now but it’s definitely poison to you if you are a short girl. It will make your short legs look even shorter. So go for pants that are at least above your ankle or your exact height length, but never longer.

5. Do not wear long tops

As a short-height girl, long tops are forbidden. Tops that are long or end around your hip are a no-no, instead go for a top that is above your hip, below your waist, or a crop top if you prefer.

Bonus Tip: Avoid long skirts.

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5 Fat Nigerian celebrities with beautiful outfits that can boost your fashion sense



Dressing all the time is the nicest thing you can do for yourself as a fashionista, because you can never tell who you will be meeting when you step out of your home.

Nothing impress the most than looking good all the time when you meet your long time friend on the road.

Dressing as well improve oneself esteem, it sure give you the right courage in the midst of people and make you attractive as well.

In this article , I will be sharing with you outfits worn by some of our fat Nigerian celebrities that can boost your fashion sense.

1. Anita Joseph:

Fat Nigerian celebrities

Anita Joseph is one of the Stylish Nigerian Celebrities and actress and she always looks good in numerous outfits.  Anita Joseph love bright outfits and she knows the right colour that suit her skin tone.

2. Moyo Lawal:

Fat Nigerian celebrities

Fat Nigerian celebrities

Moyo Lawal is a good fashionista, her dressing and accessories always complimenting her beauty. She has proven to alot of her fans numerous times that she is one of the best Stylish ladies among Nigerian Celebrities.

3. Ronke Odusanya:

The well endowed actress is a very calm,  Nigerian Celebrities with a quality Fashion sense. She always puts on the perfect outfits that suits her personality.

4. Eniola Badmus:

She has been amazing when it comes to the latest fashionable outfits, her beauty quality fashion sense and her appearance made her so Stylish , you can recreate some of her Stylish outfits.

5. Anita Asuoha:

The popular comedian Anita also known Real Warri Pikin is also one of the beautiful woman that always wow her fans with some stunning and latest attire.

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