Proper application techniques are essential for beautiful makeup. The techniques located below will help you look amazing in a few simple steps. These step-by-step instructions will ensure your makeup looks fresh and natural.
Keeping your makeup looking fresh and lasting all day can be difficult; however, with the right base, it can be accomplished. Begin by applying a makeup primer. Makeup primers get your face ready to receive the makeup. A little goes a long way when it comes to makeup primer. Apply a small dot on each quadrant of your face and gently blend in.
Next, apply concealer under your eyes and over any blemishes. To apply dot the concealer on to the affected area, then gently blend. If you have dark circles under your eyes or blemishes, you may need to apply two coats to completely cover the area. Allow each coat to dry completely before applying the next coat. Finish by lightly dusting the concealer with a translucent powder.
After you have applied your concealer, it is time to apply your foundation. When it comes to foundation, it is important to realize that a little goes a long way. Dot the foundation along your forehead, cheeks, nose and chin. Blending is essential to a natural looking. Blend the foundation in completely paying attention to the jawline.
Lightly dust a setting powder over your entire face using a large fluffy brush. Blend the powder in by gently buffing your entire face with the brush. When choosing a powder brush, opt for one that is full and soft. This will help prevent lines on your face.
Blush gives you a natural glow which makes you appear youthful. To apply grab a large and and apply to the apples of your cheeks. Blend your blush from the apples of your cheeks all the way up to your hairline. To help define your jawline, apply blush along your jawline. Finish by dusting your face with translucent powder.
Next, you will begin applying your eye makeup. To begin apply the lightest color all over your eye area. Then, apply a slightly darker color to your lids and blend well. Finally, apply the darkest color to the crease of your eye. After all three colors are applied, blend using a clean eye shadow brush.
Once your eye shadow is applied, it is time to apply your eyeliner. Eyeliner can either enhance your eyes or give you a raccoon look. Learning to apply eyeliner correctly is one of the most difficult things to learn. Begin by applying eyeliner along your upper lash line. Then apply the eyeliner along your bottom lash line. Finally, take a smudging brush and smudge the line to create a soft, subtle line.
After you have applied your eye makeup, it is time to apply your mascara. Before applying your mascara, you need to curl your eyelashes. Place the eyelash curler as close to the lash line and possible and gently squeeze and hold for 15 seconds. Then, apply a thin coat of mascara to both your top and bottom lashes. After the mascara is dry, apply the second and final coat of mascara to your eyelashes.
Don’t forget about your lips when you are applying your makeup. Lipstick is necessary to complete your look. Apply one coat using a lipstick brush and finish with a coat of lip gloss.
Learning how to apply makeup correctly results in beautiful makeup. Follow the step-by-step guide located above to apply your makeup for a fresh and natural look.