Preparing Your Face for Makeup
Makeup is not an easy thing if you want to archive perfection. Even everyday makeup should be done carefully and unhurriedly. If you once try doing it in a hurry and then do the same with patience, you will feel the difference in the naturalness and flawlessness of your skin. For doing makeup it’s essential to know the cons and pros of your face, the facial features and peculiarities in order to underline only the beautiful spots and hide the imperfections. Well, before turning to doing makeup, learn how to prepare your face for it!
Prepare your skin
No matter what kind of makeup you are going to apply, first check whether your face is cleaned properly. Cleaning properly means removing all the dust and scums that are on your face. For getting rid of them you just need a cleansing lotion. You may also use a toner, which clears the skin pores. Apply it on your face and neck and then wipe it with a soft rub. You should also moisturize your face, but be attentive about the product formula as it is different for different skin types. For the area of your eyes, use a contour and a basis, they will protect your skin from the outer harmful ingredients and guarantee a more lasting makeup.
Create the makeup base
Foundation is considered to be the makeup base. It’s actually a base as all the other makeup tips are built on it. So it should be well applied, and for this makeup brushes may help you. May be you are used to applying your foundation using your fingers, but after trying to do this with makeup brushes, you will feel how accurate they make your makeup base.
After creating the base, you may apply a bronzer and a blush, which will define your cheeks. You may opt for a powder or creamy blush. Just be aware that creamy one blends better with your base. By the way, at the end you are going to use the powder for fixing your makeup, so you can choose a creamy blush for a better combination.
Define the eyes and lips
When you pass on to your eye makeup, start with plucking your eyebrows. Well defined and shaped eyebrows change your glance totally! No matter what you do with your eye-shadows or mascara, if your brows are inaccurate you will spoil your look! When you have well-defined and full brows, you can apply eye-shadow and mascara. Be daring, fashionable and mix some colors, trying to create standout looks. However, always stick to neutral tones for daytime looks, and leave the brighter ones for special occasions.
If you want your lips to look a bit plumper, there is no need to go for any surgery as you can nourish and exfoliate them with natural products special for lips. You may also use coconut oil, for instance. For flawless lips, you should exfoliate them weekly and the product may be made at home easily. For example, you may mix sugar and honey and apply the mixture to the lips, massaging gently. At the end, remove it with a washcloth. Now they are ready for a cool lip makeup!
Prepare your face for makeup beforehand and feel what it’s like to have flawless, spotless and near-to-perfection makeup!
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