FAQs & advice from the professional team.
What is a BB Cream?
BB is short for Beauty Balm. Since taking the beauty world by storm just a few short years ago, they have become a makeup bag essential. These multi-tasking creams normally offer some coverage and, depending on the formula, a host of other benefits.…read more
How can I keep my brows
in place all day?
A brow gel will tame hairs and keep your brows looking ‘just groomed’ all day long. Look for a formula that doesn’t dry too hard or too shiny, as this can look unnatural and cause flaking. …read more
Where should I apply
For perfect positioning, smile to make the apples of your cheeks stand out then sweep blusher onto them. Blend the blusher softly so there are no defined lines of colour.
What’s the difference between
a concealer and a
A concealer is used to hide imperfections like blemishes, whilst a colour corrector will balance out uneven colour in the skin tone. A green corrector, for example, will minimise redness caused by conditions such as rosacea, while apricot tones (like our Pure Wonder Concealer) brighten grey areas.
What type of eyeliners are
there and what are they
Eyeliners come in pencil, gel and liquid form. Pencil eyeliner is great for a soft, natural line and can be used on both the upper and lower lash line, soft varieties can be used on the water line. Liquid liner should be used across the top eyelid only and is perfect for creating clean, precise lines, like a flick or wing.…read more
What is the best way
to apply false lashes?
Firstly, measure the lash strip against your eye and trim if necessary. Apply a thin, even layer of glue along the base of the lash strip and allow to dry for 30 seconds. …read more
How do I stop my eyeshadow
from creasing throughout the day?
Simple – an eye primer. Not only will this help to keep your eyeshadow in place all day, but it will further enhance the colour too. Apply sparingly using your finger or a concealer brush, blend gently and evenly up to the brow bone.
How do I choose the perfect
brow shape to suit me?
To find the perfect brow shape, hold a cotton bud alongside the nose, and line up with the inside of your eye. Make a small mark using a brow pencil. Now line the cotton bud from the base of your nose along the outside edge of your eye and mark the position. For the perfect arch, look straight ahead in the mirror and run the cotton bud from the edge of your nose, lining up with the centre of your eye. …read more
What is the best way
to apply foundation?
Start with clean, moisturised skin. A primer will help your base to apply flawlessly and last even longer, so try Mii Smoothing Face Prep, smoothing over the skin to hide pores and fine lines. We always recommend using a brush to apply foundation as this will give the smoothest, most even coverage. …read more
How do I choose the
best shade of foundation
for my skin tone?
The first thing to look at is if you have a red or yellow undertone, this will determine whether you go for a warm (pink tone) or cool (yellow tone) shade of foundation. Always test foundation in natural night and apply a small amount along your jawline. …read more
How can I make my lipstick
The answer is simple – lip liner! Using a complementary shade for your lipstick will give you a precise finish, intensify the colour and help it to last longer. Then apply 2 coats of lipstick, blotting in between. You can watch our guide to the perfect red lip here
I have very sensitive skin,
what makeup should I use?
Try mineral makeup – Mii’s mineral range is 100% natural and therefore suitable for even the most sensitive skin conditions like acne and rosacea. Find out how you can create a beautiful, purely mineral look here. Discover the mineral range here.
How often should I clean my
make up brushes?
To keep brushes hygienic and performing beautifully, we recommend washing them once a week (although professionals need to wash them every day!). Use either a specific brush cleanser or baby shampoo, wash gently with warm water and rinse thoroughly. …read more