How To Prepare The Skin For Makeup?

Prepare The Skin For MakeupBeautiful skin doesn’t happen overnight. It takes constant care to have that perfect blemish free skin. Good thing is that there is makeup that can cover up those imperfections.  But sad to say that although makeup can make you look flawless, it does takes toll to your skin. That is why you still need to take care of your skin before applying makeup and after applying makeup. This is to prevent blockage to your pores and not irritate it further.

So here are some simple step by step guides on how to prep your face up before applying makeup:

Wash your face with a gentle soap that is for your skin type and pat it dry.
Apply toner and moisturizer to your face and neck. Remember to do it gently on to your skin.
To make your face glow use water mist like Avian mist spray. This will help the moisturizers effect last longer and will aid in giving your face glow.
Now it’s time to apply your make up but before doing here are some useful tips on how to properly apply your makeup:

  • Concealer
    When choosing a concealer, make sure it is 2 tones lighter than your natural skin color
    Do not rub the concealer to your skin. Instead just apply a light dab on it using your ring finger.
    Foundation
    When applying foundation, it should be almost the same color or just a bit lighter color than your natural skin tone
    Choose whether you want to use the liquid type for more control or the cream or powdery type of foundation.
  • Powder

Powder is a great way to set your makeup and making it last longer

Apply more powder to the shiniest part of your face also known as the t-zone (forehead to the tip of your nose).

  • Bronzer
    If you want to achieve a sun kissed look, then using bronzer is a great way to add to your makeup.
    Apply it like when you do contouring, creating a more defined look.
    Just dust it a bit and never overdo it.
  • Blush
    Always remember to apply the blush powder to the apples of your cheek going out to the ear
    You can easily locate the apple of your cheeks when you smile
  • Eyebrow
    Having a perfectly arched eyebrow is a must to have a well polished look. Always remember that the eyebrow defines or frames your face.
    To achieve a perfectly lined eyebrow, always apply first at the top arch following your natural curve and just brush to spread the color either using a brow pencil or a powder
  • Eyeliner
    A great tip to make your eyes pop or stand out is by the use of an eyeliner.
    A simple way is by creating a dot closest to the lashes and just connect it as you go along from the inner corners of your eyes going to the outer corner.
  • Eyeshadow
    When choosing an eye shadow depends on your preference, some likes to play with colors and others simply prefer to go with neutral colors. Whatever suits your mood is ok, but always remember that going for a more natural look is still the best.
  • Mascara
    Mascara is more commonly referred to as the little black dress of a woman. That means it is something that can make anyone look stunning.
    When applying a mascara, the best way to do this is instead of just sweeping it from the roots to the tips, it is better to do a zigzag movement as you sweep it from the roots to the tips. This technique will create a more thicker, more defined lashes that will definitely help it stand out
  • Lipstick
    When applying lipstick make sure not to overdo it in the cupids bow area making it look unnatural
    Also when applying, press the lipstick so that it will stick better and giving you a smoother base  and kissable lips

Here are the Tips for a perfect make-up!


Now that you know the basic, it is time for you to flaunt your Photoshop look without the Photoshop! Last piece of advice is that no matter how flawless you look with makeup, it is still better too look more natural as much as possible and always clean your face before going to bed so that your skin can breathe and be able to heal.

Author: Makeup Care

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