Looking fabulous has always been a target for women, but without the proper steps, using makeup can actually come in your disadvantage. To make sure you're looking fabulous check out the most common makeup mistakes so you can avoid them from the get-go!

The fact that makeup is any girl's best friend is old news, but unless you apply the makeup properly, you're not going to get the result you're looking for, so basically if you're making mistakes, makeup can actually turn on you and become your worst enemy.

There are a myriad of brands out there which create high quality makeup products at a reasonable price, so before you start doing your own makeup, make sure you purchase the right products for your skin type and needs. A sultry makeup look is always a look that suits the wearer perfectly, so use the hues which do your skin tone justice as well as adapt the makeup to the event attended.

One mistake most women make when applying makeup is going too bold. Makeup is supposed to hide imperfections and underline the facial features, not make you look like you're wearing a mask. You don't have to put on “tons” of makeup to look fabulous, you just have to put on just enough to make your look natural.

Using the wrong foundation hue is one of the most common makeup mistakes women make. Foundation isn't supposed to give your skin a bit of a tan, it's supposed to create a perfect, smooth complexion and cover-up any imperfections. This is why you should always use a foundation which blends-in with your skin. Test the hue on your jawline before you purchase a foundation or ask for a sample which you can give a try at home. If you are used to tanning, you can purchase one darker hue as well and mix it with your regular hue to create your own blend that will suit the hue of your complexion at that moment.

Applying foundation on chapped, flaky skin is by far the worst thing you can do as the result will be horrific. The foundation will blend-in with the skin and will help emphasize the flakes, not conceal them, meaning you'll look better off not wearing any makeup. To prevent this from happening, make sure you exfoliate your skin every week and moisturize on a daily basis. Exfoliating facial scrubs will get rid of the dead skin cells covering your complexion, leaving your skin feeling smooth.

Making the lips super plump with the help of your lipliner can turn disastrous if you step further than the natural line of your lip. To get plump lips, experts say to line subtly, using a lip colored or the same lip liner hue of your lipstick on the outer line of your lips, but without passing over it. Going over is like going overboard and the effect obtained will be very unnatural, unflattering and obvious.

Another unappealing result caused by improper makeup application is related to the eyebrows. Enhancing and even changing the shape of the eyebrows with the help of makeup is a common practice nowadays and a super helpful beauty trick as the eyebrows can absolutely transform your look, this is why it's essential to have them shaped by a professional. Because most women end-up with thin and “chipped” eyebrows, makeup has become a perfect solution, however, applying it correctly is essential. The mistakes women usually make when it comes to reshaping or emphasizing their eyebrows are going for a hue which looks unnatural or extending the eyebrows more than necessary, creating a droopy-eye, sad look.


Make sure to learn the proper steps of makeup application and you'll definitely look breathtaking every single time!

Makeup Mistakes

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