Nothing can top the beauty of flawless skin and a few basic makeup products can help you achieve perfection in an instant. All you need are the right high quality products and some tips, so check out the following tips for a flawless complexion.
The makeup base is of great importance if you wish your makeup to look flawless and give you long lasting results. With practice, a good technique and the right makeup products you’ll be able to make the best out of your skin and enhance its natural beauty.
No wrinkles Foundation can emphasize fine lines and wrinkles, so try to ensure this doesn’t happen by moisturizing your skin before moving on to foundation.
Use makeup tools Applying and blending foundation with a brush or sponge will give an even canvas and you’ll use less product. Don’t be afraid to give makeup tools a try, as they have been created to ease and fasten your makeup application.
The perfect finish If you want your makeup to deliver long lasting results, use a face primer after the moisturizer has been completely absorbed, before moving on to applying concealer and foundation. The primer will allow the products to adhere to the skin better. If you want even longer lasting results, a makeup finishing spray will seal everything and will extend makeup wear and color hold even longer.
Shading and contouring Lights and shadows created with makeup can definitely help underline your facial features. Some highlighter on your cheekbones, on the inner eye corner and down the bridge of your nose can give your skin that enviable radiance; while a matte taupe eyeshadow (a few shades darker than your skin tone) or contouring powder applied under the jawline and cheekbones can contour your facial features and give them subtle definition.
No oil based foundation for the summer During the hot season, your skin tends to become more oily than usual, so to prevent your complexion from becoming greasy and shiny use an oil-free foundation. Oily skin doesn’t look appealing, so go for a lighter formula that gives the skin coverage while still allowing your skin to breathe.
Mix foundation hues If you love tan, you’re probably going to need two foundation shades, one lighter and one darker so you can mix the hues to get one that suits your skin tone from that moment. This way you’ll make sure shade matches your skin perfectly, without having to purchase a different shade every time you get a little darker. Make sure you get the two foundation shades from the same brand, same finish, same line.
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