What do you like?
What do you like?
I have been crossdressing for about 5 years, but I want to take it to the next level, going out in public dressed as a women. I have been out as a women but only to gay bars or other places like that. I wear a wig, padded bra, dress , nylons, high heel shoes, necklaces, and clip on earrings. My problem is that I do not know how to apply makeup, so I need to meet other crossdressers to get some tips or do a makeover. my question is, how do I meet other crossdressers? Thank you for your time in answering this.
Hi! Talking to other t-girls and crossdressers is certainly an option when it comes to makeup, however I have learned more about makeup by talking to makeup artists and having makeovers.
Facial shape and facial structures are wildly different from person to person. Talking to a makeup artist will be beneficial as they are trained to contour, highlight and reduce certain facial features (if you want) and to help you do your own makeup. No two people do their makeup the same way. Learn what is right for you. There are some tricks I learned from other t-girls, specifically when it comes to color correcting and beard cover but I learned so much more by meeting with makeup artists and being taught which makeup is right for my skin, tone and color. My advice is to schedule a makeover and ask a lot of questions. I have some suggestions where you can go on my blog.
As for meeting other girls, I would recommend creating a profile and chatting online at various forums, such as crossdresssers.com and urnotalone. When I wanted to meet others like myself I started the MN T-Girls, so you may want to consider starting your own group.
Good luck, have fun, be safe!
Last month the MN T-Girls visited Midwest Makeup in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis. Owned by the fabulous Corrie, she not only runs an amazing store, she also does male to female transformations as part of her Femme Makeovers service.
I was fortunate to get a makeover by her when I visited her store and wanted to share my experience. I’ve had a lot of makeovers over the last few years but I have to say I was blown away by Corrie and her techniques. I’ve been using color correcting to cover up my beard line, but the foundation and concealing technique she used was amazing.
What I loved about the makeover was watching her work. Most of the makeovers I’ve had I faced the artist and didn’t see my face until my makeover was completed, but with Corrie I was in front of a mirror the entire time and was able to see her work. I was able to see my face transform into someone beautiful and it was amazing.
Corrie is set up to do makeovers not only in her store but also in a private room should you so wish. Corrie understands that many of us have a need for privacy and she is more than able to accommodate.
After the makeover, I did some shopping and purchased the concealer and eyeliner she used for my makeover. I also picked up some custom made lip gloss for my wife.
I had an amazing afternoon and I cannot recommend Corrie and her store enough. I know you’ll have an amazing time.
Last night I had the honor and pleasure of meeting Corrie, a superstar in the Twin Cities trans community. I’ve been hearing about Corrie and her business Midwest Makeup for a few years now and I am kicking myself for not meeting her sooner. Midwest Makeup not only sells amazing makeup I’ve never heard of before (they custom make lipstick!), but she is absolutely the most talented makeup artist I’ve ever met.
Corrie also specializes in male to female transformation services and has a website called Femme Makeovers where she does makeovers and gives lessons for those who are looking for an absolutely incredible life and gender changing experience.
Corrie was the host of the MN T-Girls March event last night where she kindly invited our group to her shop for an after hours event where she demonstrated different techniques such as beard covering, contouring, eyelash application and many other skills.
I’ve been using a color correcting technique for beard cover for a few years now and it works rather well, but I was amazed at a product she demonstrated called Camouflage Creme by Kryolan. I highly recommend it for those of us who have trouble covering facial hair.
After the demonstrations were over, Corrie and her associates Hexa and Ben helped the girls shop for makeup and provide one on one tutorials. I love watching amazingly talented makeup artists work their magic.
It was a wonderful, beautiful evening. Every time I talk to a makeup artist I realize how much more there is to learn and how many possibilities makeup has.
Thank you Corrie, Hexa and Ben for a truly magical evening.
It doesn’t seem that long ago when I thought I was the only boy who wanted to wear makeup, but 2017 is off to a groundbreaking start when it comes to de-genderinzing cosmetics.
De-genderizing? Is that a word? It is now.
MAC also has just released their new Caitlyn Jenner line of makeup. See the entire line here.