10 Ways to Love a Transgender Person (Male to Female Transgender / Crossdressing Tips)

sissy The landscape of dating and developing loving relationships can be a tough area to navigate for someone who is transgender. Not only do they have to deal with all the normal relationship issues that cis people deal with, but they also have to deal with any transgender issues they carry into the relationship. It can be a tough situation for both the transgender and cis participant. Here are a few tips that will hopefully make the transition from single to dating a transgender person a little easier for both of you. 10-Be Prepared for Family Woes – When you tell your family that your new significant other is transgender there will most likely be some pushback.  As much as people are trying to be understanding towards transgender people, there is still a lot of uneasiness towards us and that can be heightened when we are dating one of their family.  It is very important that you stick up for your new partner as the pain resulting from not defending them to your family can seriously damage the relationship. 9-The friends shake-up – Most of your friends should be okay with your choices though you may run into a friend or two that do not respect your choice.  They may decide to remain friends but will only see you without your new partner.  There will be some that may even decide to terminate their contacts with you.  Honestly, those are probably not the kind of friends you need in your life and if you approach their departure in that way it will not make you resent your new love. sissy 8-The Best of Both Worlds – Entering into a relationship with a transgender person is really not getting the best of both worlds.  The transgender person has always been the same gender even when they presented differently.  There absolutely is an exception to this tip with gender fluid transgender people. 7-The Changing Landscape – The transgender partner will always be in a state of transition to some degree depending on how far along they are.  If you, for example, begin to date a transgender woman early in transition there will be major changes and you need to be prepared for how that affects the relationship. In some cases these changes will also affect how you are intimate with each other. sissy 6-Pronoun Minefields – You need to be very careful with pronouns because as a lover, an incorrect pronoun will stab at your partner’s heart more than anyone else using the incorrect pronoun.  You have a backstage pass to their feelings; use it wisely. 5-Their Junk and Junk Intentions – Before cementing the relationship, you do need to be aware of what they have between their legs and you need to be okay with it.  You also need to know what they plan to do with their unmentionables.  Whether they are getting surgery or planning to keep what they have, could play a factor later on in the relationship.  If you really like a lady with a member, you may not want to date one who plans to have it inverted into a lady part. sissy
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4-The No Go Zone – Some transgender people will be very sensitive to you touching some areas.  For example, a transgender woman who has not had her facial hair removed might be very apprehensive of you touching her face if she has stubble.  Similarly, a trans male may not like you touching his chest.  These are triggers for uneasy gender dysphoria feelings. 3-The Old Name – Do not insist on knowing their old pre-transition name.  Some of us do not reveal it as it comes with a lot of stigma from our pasts.  Others may be more forthcoming,  Personally, I do not share it because I fear it can be used as an emotional weapon against me in a fight. sissy 2-To Use it or Not to Use it – Some transgender people will absolutely not use their old equipment when lovemaking and you need to understand any boundaries that exist in your partner as you don’t want to find out in the middle of some intense passion.  Others, are fine with using their equipment so it is worthwhile asking about it before you initiate the lovemaking stage in the relationship. 1-Take it Slow – For many transgender people a relationship may be awkward at first as they work out their place in it and figure it all out on the fly.  This is especially true of transgender people early into transition.  The best advice is to take it slow and communicate a lot to ensure you are both ready for each step you take.  The beautiful part is that the relationship can become very rewarding and is worth all the extras you put in to make it work.  

Thinking About Laser Hair Removal (Male to Female Transgender / Crossdressing Tips)

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travesti Unwanted hair is a girl’s worst nightmare. It looks awful and takes a lot of time and attention to get rid of. Then, we have to deal with the aftermath of razor burn, ingrown hairs, redness, and irritation. Wouldn’t it just be better if we didn’t have to do any of these things at all? Well, thanks to laser hair removal, we won’t have to worry about any of these things. This cosmetic service is very common nowadays with MTF transgenders and genetic woman. It can be used on all areas of the body and really works! I’m sure most of you have heard about laser hair removal, but if you haven’t, this article gives you details on how it works, safety, cost, and what to expect.
Benefits of Laser Hair removal skin
  • It’s permanent hair removal
  • Quick and easy
  • Performed by professionals
  • No more bumps and ingrown hairs – EVER
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How it works: Laser hair removal is a cosmetic procedure that concentrates light directly onto hair follicles, destroying the hairs. The follicles absorb the light and it essentially damages the hair at the root in the process. The laser’s energy is attracted to the pigment of hair-just like how sunlight is attracted to darker shades of colors. For this reason, laser hair removal work best on those with dark, coarse hair and a fair complexion. However, people with darker complexions can still get great results! crossdresser The laser hair removal process does take a while. For lasting results you need to attend at least a couple sessions to guarantee permanent results. However, hair will start to thin after one or two sessions. Are there any side effects? Does it hurt? Most people "transgender" say that there is minimal pain involved. The best example I found, was that it feels like a snap of a rubber band directly on the skin. However, compared to waxing and threading the pain is very limited. There are also numbing creams available for more comfort. After the procedure, the area/areas that were treated will feel like a patch of sunburn from a long day at the beach. Cold water, or moisturizer could help this. In rare occasions some blistering may occur, most commonly with people of darker complexions. Costs? People probably think this procedure would break the bank, but surprisingly it is not as costly as other cosmetic procedures. It cost about $235 a session. However, cost varies widely depending on the area you are getting treated, the number of treatments required, the country you are in, and the time required. Most places also offer payment plans as well and free consultation. I have heard many great reviews about this treatment from friends and family and thought you guys would love to hear more about it. I am sure every MTF transgender or crossdresser has thought about it at one point or another. I know, I am interested in the procedure. If you would like to read more Male to female articles Click, Here! "Travesti" travesti
 

10 Weight Loss Tips for Male to Female Transgender People (Male to Female Transgender / Crossdressing Tips)

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10 Weight Loss Tips for Male to Female Transgender People. One important aspect of transitioning can often be dealing with excess weight as well as unwanted muscle mass. There are many strategies that can help you lose weight and shrink some of those muscles. Some strategies are very unsafe and should not be used such as any form of starvation diet, which can lead to anorexic behaviors if not full-blown anorexia. There are many safe ways to get the body you want and here are ten tips to get you losing in the right direction. "transgender tips". 10-Be Patient, there is no hurry.  Weight loss will take time and should never be rushed.  You should be aiming for a loss of between 1.5 – 2.5 pounds per week.  Initially this number may be higher though a lot of the additional weight loss will be water weight.  Also, some weeks may be lower and that is perfectly okay.

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9-Working with weights can help you lose weight and reduce muscle size. Many M2F "transgender" people are very concerned with losing muscle mass to the point where they will avoid any form of weight training.  The truth is, weight training will help you lose weight and reasonable amounts of it in an exercise program will not result in bulking up.  It takes bodybuilders insane amounts of time to get all bulky.  You will end up with highly metabolically active muscles that will be toned. Without the fat they are helping you burn; they will actually get a little smaller. transgendertransgender

8-Let estrogen take care of your shape. Many exercise products claim to target specific areas and for the most part these claims are not true.  Estrogen will redistribute your body fat and reduce some muscle mass and this is all you will usually need.  You only need to worry about burning calories and eating healthy.

7-Do not drink soda; especially diet soda. Regular soda can often contain up to 9 teaspoons of sugar, which is easy to see how this is not great for a healthy living plan.  Diet soda, even though it is calorie free, is even worse for you.  The artificial sweetness in diet soda signals your brain and tells it that a lot of calories are expected.  The brain turns on the fat storing processes and begins to turn any sugars it sees in your blood into fat to add to your fat reserves.  This process makes it significantly harder to lose weight.  Diet soda also contains other chemicals that are potentially problematic for your long-term health.
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transgender 6-Limit the use of your scale. Daily weighing is never recommended because our water weights can vary throughout the week resulting in false weight gains and a possible loss in motivation.  Weekly weighing is more reasonable and an even better indication of success is how your clothes are fitting or measurable inches lost from your waistline.  This is a health game and not a numbers game though the numbers do often have more power than they should. .transgender   5-Exercise should be something you enjoy.  Most people will try to get in three exercise sessions each week and for you to stick to it, it is preferable if you are doing something you enjoy.  If you absolutely hate your exercise routine, it will be very easy to skip sessions or to quit it altogether.  Even if you do enjoy it, it is best to shake it up every so often to prevent it from becoming stale. transgender 4-Plateaus are normal and can be very frustrating. A weight loss plateau is a stall in your weight loss despite the fact that you are working as hard "sissy" as ever on your lifestyle changes.  They are normal and you will usually break through them in less than a week though a stubborn one can last longer.  The danger of a plateau is that it can make you lose your motivation and quit or it can spur you to take drastic actions such as extreme exercise or starvation.  Both of these should not be a part of your plateau coping strategy.  Just be patient and continue what you are doing and you will break through when your body is ready. 3-Starvation is not a valid weight loss choice. Starvation will take off weight for a very high price that can include your health right up to your death.  The other problem with starving is that it will trigger your body to hold on to fat at all costs and instead burn muscle, including your heart muscle.  The other downside is that once you lose the weight and start eating again you will most likely gain it all back quickly and your body will tack on an extra ten pounds or more for extra insurance for the next starvation episode.

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2-It generally takes about 30 days to form a habit.  When you start changing your life for the better, each change, such as eliminating soda, takes 30 days to become normal.  It can be greatly motivational to realize that daily bike ride will feel normal after 30 days or not eating fast food will be cool after 30 days.  Changes take time and in behavioral time, that is usually 30 days for most normal stuff. 1-This is not a diet but rather a lifestyle change. Once you reach your goal weight, going back to your old lifestyle will only take you back to where you used to be. This is not a diet with some attached exercise; it needs to be a real lifestyle change.  You need to continue living healthy with good food and great exercise.  Between this and the estrogen, you will pull off a healthy woman’s appearance into the rest of your life.  Enjoy. "transgender" and "crossdresser" life. transgender  

12 things you need to know about BDSM (Male to Female Transgender / Crossdressing Tips)

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1.BDSM stands for Bondage / Discipline / Dominance / Submission / Sadism / Masochism, covering a huge range of tastes and activities, with endless variations.

2. It"s not all 50 Shades of Grey. Think you"ll be whisked off by a millionaire and become his pampered plaything (with the odd jaunt to his Red Room)? Think again. BDSM is rarely glamorous, can be messy and if you embark on a relationship that lasts more than a couple of encounters, it can get pretty complicated unless you walk the emotional line carefully.

3. Submitting doesn"t mean being weak. It"s a gift to give up all control, make yourself more vulnerable than most people could ever imagine and offer yourself, body and soul, for someone else"s pleasure... And of course, doing so is also a submissiveness"s ultimate pleasure.

4. Not everyone can be a good dominant, although plenty of people give themselves that title. A good dom is completely in control and never lets things get out of hand. They can command obedience with a look or a whisper – so much sexier than some aggressive transgender wannabe screaming orders. The right dom will also get to know their sub. He or she will know when and how to push, and how far.

5. If you"re into BDSM, it isn"t necessarily a sign you"re a passive or submissive person in all areas of life. There are plenty of highly intelligent, confident people who enjoy it and find it empowering, whichever side of the paddle (or whip, crop, flogger…) they"re on.

6. BDSM doesn"t have to involve sex - it can be a purely mental activity. Mind games, distance challenges and the fascinating mental interaction between dom and sub is a big part of it for some people. It"s also not all about whips, handcuffs and pain. Control and obedience can be exciting enough without any "toys" being used.

7. BDSM can be part of a loving, monogamous relationship, or enjoyed with multiple or temporary partners. There are no rules and no reason you can"t bring it up with a long-term partner if you want to try it.

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8. It"s possible to enjoy both sides of the spectrum. Some people are into being both dominant and submissive - they"re called "switches". A switch might be a dom with one partner and a sub with another, or a couple might take turns to play each role.
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9. Safe words do exist. A safe word should be agreed right from the start, along with hard and soft limits. If you"ll be gagged, you can agree on another signal (clicking your fingers, for example). "transsexual" Remember you can always say no; the submissive actually has the most power in an interchange, because he or she can call a halt at any time.

10. BDSM can be dangerous, with real risks involved. Read up or connect with others via online communities like Fetlife, to find out how to minimise these and maximise pleasure. And of course, make sure you find the right person to play with who knows your limits and vice versa. Safety is key.

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11. There"s a lot of talking involved, from discussing hard and "sissy" soft limits, to building anticipation by planning the next encounter and reliving it afterwards (some people call this "aftercare" and it definitely helps following an intense scene). "transsexual"

12. It"s totally different to what you"d expect. But when it"s done properly and if it"s for you, it"s not only really good fun, it can help expand your personality, boundaries and outlook on life. "transgender"


A Pink Eyeshadow Makeup Tutorial (Male to Female Transgender / Crossdressing Tips)

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Loving the pink eye shadow look!

Not long ago, Anna, Adia and I collaborated on how we rock pink eyeshadow, "sissy" and many of you wanted to know how I got my look! I loved it too, so I thought I would do a quick tutorial. It’s actually super easy. Are you ready? Here we go! TIPS: To start, blend the lightest pink blush in the palette into and slightly above your crease using a fluffy blending brush.
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Top left shade in the e.l.f Blush Palette

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Top left shade in the crease

Next, once you have that blended out really well, using a blending brush that’s a little more dense, place the bottom left shade from the palette all over your lid, and blend it into the crease. "crossdresser"
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Bottom left shade in the e.l.f palette

sissy Moving over to the Morphe 35O palette, use the reddish/coppery shade on the outer half of your lid and into the outer V. I sprayed my shader brush with a setting spray to make the color a little more concentrated. Once you have the color down, take your first fluffy blending brush and make sure everything is blended together.
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Red/copper shade from the Morphe 35O palette

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Blend a little better than I did! ;) tips

Next, take the first two pink shades from the e.l.f palette and, using a pencil brush, blend them under your lower lash line. sissy Now highlight the inner corners using whatever you’d like. I used Becca’s Champagne Pop pretty heavy-handed to give a super bright glow! "travesti" sissy Note: When using pink eyeshadow, you need to separate the color from the whites of your eyes so you don’t end up looking like you’ve got sore eyes. To do that, I put a brown pencil liner on the water line and plenty of mascara on my lower lash line. Also, add thick, black winged liner! Add mascara, and maybe even falsies, to the top lash line if you don’t have eyelash extensions like I do. TIPS:
 
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sissy And there you have it! A bright, but still pretty wearable, pink eyeshadow look! sissy I’m just curious, but what’s your favorite off-the-wall eyeshadow color? I think mine might be pink! ?? "crossdresser tips"
 


A Pink Eyeshadow Makeup Tutorial (Male to Female Transgender / Crossdressing Tips)

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Loving the pink eye shadow look!

Not long ago, Anna, Adia and I collaborated on how we rock pink eyeshadow, "sissy" and many of you wanted to know how I got my look! I loved it too, so I thought I would do a quick tutorial. It’s actually super easy. Are you ready? Here we go! TIPS: To start, blend the lightest pink blush in the palette into and slightly above your crease using a fluffy blending brush.
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Top left shade in the e.l.f Blush Palette

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Top left shade in the crease

Next, once you have that blended out really well, using a blending brush that’s a little more dense, place the bottom left shade from the palette all over your lid, and blend it into the crease. "crossdresser"
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Bottom left shade in the e.l.f palette

sissy Moving over to the Morphe 35O palette, use the reddish/coppery shade on the outer half of your lid and into the outer V. I sprayed my shader brush with a setting spray to make the color a little more concentrated. Once you have the color down, take your first fluffy blending brush and make sure everything is blended together.
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Red/copper shade from the Morphe 35O palette

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Blend a little better than I did! ;) tips

Next, take the first two pink shades from the e.l.f palette and, using a pencil brush, blend them under your lower lash line. sissy Now highlight the inner corners using whatever you’d like. I used Becca’s Champagne Pop pretty heavy-handed to give a super bright glow! "travesti" sissy Note: When using pink eyeshadow, you need to separate the color from the whites of your eyes so you don’t end up looking like you’ve got sore eyes. To do that, I put a brown pencil liner on the water line and plenty of mascara on my lower lash line. Also, add thick, black winged liner! Add mascara, and maybe even falsies, to the top lash line if you don’t have eyelash extensions like I do. TIPS:
 
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sissy And there you have it! A bright, but still pretty wearable, pink eyeshadow look! sissy I’m just curious, but what’s your favorite off-the-wall eyeshadow color? I think mine might be pink! ?? "crossdresser tips"
 


Safety Tips For Transgender (Male to Female Transgender / Crossdressing Tips)

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Online Dating Safety Tips

1. Always use good judgement and take precautionary measures when communicating and/or meeting any stranger.

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2. Your dating profile should never list your full or last name, personal e-mail address, home address, home or cell number, where you work, or any other private personal information that could make it easy to identify you. Always use caution in giving out any personal information in your private messages. Never continue to communications with anyone who pressures you for personal or financial information, or attempts, in any way, to trick you into revealing it. Please report such incidents to our customer service department. sissy.

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3. If you decide to have a real meeting with another member from our dating site, always tell a friend or family member where you are going and when you will be back. Always plan first meetings in a public well lighted area, where other people are nearby. Never give a stranger your personal address or invite them to your home. Always provide your own personal transportation to and from the date. "transgender tips"

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4. Please be advised that Sissy M does not conduct criminal background checks or screening. Anyone who is able to commit identity theft can also set up a fake dating profile. "travesti"

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The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Winged Eyeliner (Male to Female Transgender / Crossdressing Tips)

Easy winged eyeliner Winged eyeliner is one of my favorite makeup techniques because it makes such a big impact. It’s not always easy to do, though. In fact, sometimes it’s a freaking "crossdressing" pain in the butt. Plus, once you screw it up, it’s hard to save the rest of your makeup look. For those days when I can’t shake the cute, little toddler hanging off my arm, or for the days when, out of pure laziness, "travesti" I really just can’t get myself to even attempt liquid liner, I use this easy technique to get the same winged liner effect, but with a lot less frustration!
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Rather than using a liquid or gel liner, I use an angled brush and a black or super dark brown eyeshadow like Black or Espresso from the Lorac Pro Palette because they’re easy to work with and super goof-proof. By the way, I think the best brush of all time to use for this lazy girl’s winged liner is the MAC 266, if you happen to have one. It pretty much does the work for you.
The Black shade in the Lorac Pro palette is great!

The Black shade in the Lorac Pro palette is great! TIPS:

One of my all time favorite brushes!

One of my all-time favorite brushes!

Dip your angled brush in your shadow, then tap the brush against the side of your table to remove any excess. If you don’t do this, "transgender" you’ll get all of that lovely fallout on your cheeks instead. Next, using a pressing motion, press the shadow into your lash line. I like pressing the color instead of sweeping it because I think I get a much better, more intense color payoff.
Press the shadow into the upper lashline

Press the shadow into your upper lash line

Now, angling your brush upward, make a line as if you were continuing your lower lash line. If you follow that imaginary line, you’ll get the most flattering shape for your eye. And I use a little flicking motion at the end of the line to make sure I get a diffused tip.
Create a line following the lower lashline

Create a line following the lower lash line

The next step is a little harder to explain, so here’s a quick video to show what I’m doing. Basically, I’m flipping my brush the other way round, and "crossdressing tips" flicking it to fill in the shape of the line I want. Again, by using that flicking motion, you get a pretty diffused look, rather than a harsh line. It’s has a pretty, soft look to it. Your browser does not support the video tag. Literally, that’s it! You’re done! ?? How easy was that? I will say, though, that having the right brush makes this a thousand times easier if you’re having a hard time with it. I promise.
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The finished lazy girl’s liner look!

This is usually the liner style that I like to use on brides who request winged eyeliner. I think it looks a lot softer and "crossdressing" prettier and isn’t as harsh as liquid liner can look. Sometimes I’ll use a dark brown or even a plummy color, and and if I want to soften the line even more, I’ll take a blending brush and run over it a little bit.  

Transgender Makeover Tips Shaving and Moisturising (Male to Female Transgender / Crossdressing Tips)

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Here at Style Me Quirky, transgender makeovers are a bit of a speciality as our founder Pops knows a thing or two about gender bending makeup techniques from his POPCOX project. The first in a series of makeup tips and pointers, these blogs will give you a hand guiding you through the basics of transgender makeover makeup. I expect you will be probably eager to jump headlong into the more exciting bit of actually getting your slap on and making yourself look pretty but skincare, shaving and preparation is really important to get the best results from a transgender makeover. Disclosure! As a transgender makeover service, Style Me Quirky works in partnership with TEN IMAGE professional makeup products which are available from our makeup shop. Don’t forget as well as professional transgender makeovers we offer quirky fashion and musician makeovers, styling and photography. We also hope to provide useful interesting and entertaining blogs, photos, video and other content, if you would like to keep up with all things Quirky, you can subscribe by submitting your email in the box at the top right hand corner of this page.   Shaving crossdresser Have a close shave using a good quality multi-blade razor. The trick is to use water as hot as you can take (don’t burn yourself though) and soak the razor in the hot water before you start. Shaving after having a shower is a good idea as your pores will be open and your stubble softer from the steam in the shower. Use a good shaving foam, gel or oil and make sure you shave slowly and rinse the razor frequently after every one or two strokes. You can do a full downwards shave, re-lather and then do a sideways shave over the top. We don’t advise shaving upwards, while its the ultimate close shave it can ruin your skin on the day and the long term effects can be the orange peel like pitted skin; yuck! Moisturiser Crossdresser After shaving you must use a moisturiser. It soothes your skin and preparers it so that your makeup will adhere better. After-shave balms and moisturisers are much better these days but many are perfumed so you might want to opt for a more neutral moisturiser, there are loads available, look for all the natural ones without perfumes and other nonsense they put into them. Don’t be scared to use girls products either, I don’t care what the marketers say, a moisturiser is a moisturiser! Cheap high street options include Boots No 7 and Olay who both do value for money beauty products that do the trick. Of course we recommend our partner makeup and beauty partner range TEN IMAGE and their moisturising cream which is oil-free, hydrating and matt-finish. We like this one because its a quality product, applies well, feels refreshing and it isn’t greasy. The matt finish is important to us as a makeover service too as we need a non-greasy matt finish to apply makeup to. After washing your face or having a shower generally, you should consider using a moisturiser and separate eye cream or gel – why not stave off those smile lines and wrinkles as long as possible? Frankly we find them nice and refreshing too and a help to those pesky dark lines and bags under the eyes that show everyone just how rock and roll your lifestyle is! Eye Serum Transgender Before putting your makeup on, it is also a good idea to use an eye serum, we use the TEN IMAGE Eye Contour Serum. Different from the eye cream you use as part of your skincare regime, an eye serum is a product designed not only to contribute to reducing wrinkles with vitamins, it ‘Contains soft-focus properties, which reflect light, while hiding expression signs and providing uniformity to the face’. In basic terms, it helps hide your extra eye baggage dark shades and lines and reflects light through your makeup which, not only makes you look fabulous but makes a big difference when you are having photographs taken off you especially when using a flash whether in a studio on a professional shoot or just out with friends on a night out. That’s it for this part of the transgender makeover makeup tips and advice blog series, please do comment and give feedback to say if you found it helpful and if you would like to see more and on what topics.  

A Subtle, Less Scary Way to Wear the Ombre Lip Trend (Male to Female Transgender / Crossdressing Tips)

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Loving the red ombre lip!

I can’t even tell you how often I’ll be scrolling through Pinterest or Instagram and see all these really cool chicks wearing the coolest makeup trends, then get super bummed because I don’t think I can actually pull them off! But even for makeup trends that are super scary, there’s usually a more wearable way to wear them, although we should all just be brave enough to wear whatever we want, whenevever we want. Of course, that’s easier said than done. One of those trends I always “pin” but never wear is an ombre lip. I decided to grow a pair and just try it, and it turns out, I love it! And it turned out to be pretty wearable too! I could walk around wearing this and not feel like a crazy person, even though that’s sometimes a liberating feeling. ?? I love how customizable sissy ombre lips are; you can literally do whatever colors you want, and make them as dramatic as you want. For my lips here I decided to go with red and coral and fairly subtle.

1. Blank out the color of your lips

The first step is to use the leftover product of whatever you used for your foundation to blank out the color of your lips. This will make the lip colors you use more vibrant and longer lasting.
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Using my leftover foundation on my beautyblender to pat over my lips

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2. Line your lips, and bring in the color slightly at the inner corners

Next, use a lip liner in the darkest shade that you want to use for your ombre (gradient) effect. I used an ancient Sephora Collection Lip Liner in a deepish raspberry that I didn’t realize wasn’t available anymore (sorry about that!). Line your lips, and bring in the color slightly at the inner corners.
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Line your lips using the darkest shade transgender

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Sephora Collection Berry lip liner (discontinued)

3. Blend a coordinating lipstick into the liner

Now choose a lighter but coordinating lipstick color, and put that in the center of your lips. Then, blend it into the liner. Go back and forth between the lip liner and the lipstick a couple of times to make sure the two sort of melt into each other. If you want a more dramatic lip look, choose crossdressing colors with a lot of contrast between each other! I chose a more orange-toned lighter red from the Chris Chang x MAC collection called MAC Vermillion Vee (this one is limited edition, but it’s still available, so snatch it up if you want it now!)
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Add a lighter shade in the center of the lips

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MAC x Chris Chang collection Lipstick in Vermillion Vee

4. For even more ombre, add another color

At this point you’ve got a bit of an ombre lip going, but I wanted a little more. Going a few steps lighter, I used Revlon Color Burst Matte Balm in Unapologetic for a bright pop of coral in the center. Again, go back and forth between this and the previous color to really crossdress blend them together well.
 
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Add a bright coral pop to the center of the lips

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Revlon Matte Balm in Unapologetic

5. For fuller lips, add a pop!

To make my lips look a little fuller, I’m using an old trick and popping a bit of Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Champagne Pop in the very center of the lips. Champagne Pop was perfect for this look because it’s almost gold, which goes perfectly with these colors!
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Add a dab of powder highlighter to the very center of the lips…

6. Clean up your lines

To clean up your lines, use a really thin lip brush and some concealer to make things look really sharp.
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Clean up!

Phew! That’s a lot of work for lipstick, but I guess it’s like spending time on eyeshadow or contouring or anything else. It’s a really cool look, and I think I just may take the time to treat my lips to something a little extra special every now and then. ?? Next up, purple and lavender!
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The finished look!

I hope I made the ombre lip trend a little less scary for you. Do you think you’ll ever give it a try? Maybe even go a little more dramatic than I did?