How to put on makeup correctly

How to put on makeup correctly

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Learning to put on makeup correctly is the key to achieving a natural and flattering effect. Ignorance about the products that should be used can cause makeup to look artificial, detracting from attractiveness and creating an unnatural effect. To help you look careful, we teach you the keys that will help you put on makeup without mistakes.

1 Prepare the skin carefully

1 Prepare the skin carefully

A good foundation is the key for all makeup products to settle correctly. For this reason, it is essential to take care of the skin before applying it.

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  • First of all you must clean the face carefully with a special product that removes grease and dirt residues.
  • Then apply a facial tonic that favors the closure of the pores and avoids the dreaded shine. In this way you will look a much smoother skin.
  • Finally apply a suitable moisturizer so that the skin looks nourished and healthy.
  • Wait a few minutes between products, so that the skin can absorb them correctly. When they are applied, you can continue with the foundation, and you will notice how it lasts in perfect condition much longer after having prepared the skin.

2 Choose a foundation according to your skin tone

2 Choose a foundation according to your skin tone

The choice of foundation is essential to show off a natural look or, on the contrary, an absolutely artificial tone. For this it is essential to subtract special attention to the type of skin since you must choose a specific makeup base depending on whether your skin is dry, oily or combination.

In the same way you must pay attention to the tone of the skin, because to look flattering at the same time as natural, it is essential that you choose a shade that merges with the color of your skin creating a barely perceptible layer but capable of covering the imperfections.

When applying the foundation you must pay special attention in order not to overdo it. Use the right amount and regulate according to the needs of your skin. You can use a specific brush for foundations or a sponge that helps you correctly blur the product on the skin.

Remember that the best way to extend the foundation is to apply it from the central area to the outside, with light touches and without ever rubbing the base on the face.

3 Use a concealer

3 Use a concealer

The next ally to show off a radiant look is the concealer. This product is applied in the area where there are imperfections to blur them and make them “disappear”.

There are correctors for specific imperfections, so you must pay special attention to the tonality in order to achieve the desired effect. In the event that you need to cover red spots or small pimples, use a slightly higher tone than your skin.

Remember to apply the concealer gently, with small touches and without applying too much.

4 Translucent powders to control shine

4 Translucent powders to control shine

If your skin is prone to accumulate fat throughout the day, it is likely that with the passage of the hours the dreaded shines begin to appear, great enemies of the skin, which you can observe especially in the T zone of the face (forehead, nose and chin).

To hide the shine on the skin, the ideal is to apply translucent powders, which have the particularity of making them disappear and prevent their appearance. You can apply them with the help of a special brush from time to time.

5 Eye makeup

5 Eye makeup

In the same way that it is important to correctly apply makeup on the face, you have to take care of the makeup on the eyes in order to highlight them and show off a perfect look.

Eye shadows are the main protagonists of makeup in this area, however applying them correctly is not always easy:

  • First of all use a special pre-base for shadows and apply it to the area of the mobile eyelid, which is the area most likely to accumulate fat. By applying the pre-base, you will prevent the shadow from disappearing, you will hide the folds and improve their fixation.
  • Then choose three shade colors that belong to the same shade range. Use the main color for the mobile eyelid and apply it with the help of a medium brush starting from the inside and extending it to the outside.
  • With the darkest shade you will get depth. Apply it to the area of the eyelid bone and blur with the help of a brush to mark the transition with the main shadow.
  • The last step is to apply the lightest shadow to give it a touch of light from the tear area to the arch located under the eyebrow. Blur and enjoy the result.
  • The last step is to apply a mascara that further highlights your look.

6 Blush application

6 Blush application

The blush is another fundamental part of makeup since it gives makeup a soft tone that gives the face a healthy and flattering appearance. To apply it correctly, choose a specific brush and always apply upwards from the cheekbone to the temple.

Be careful not to overdo it too much as the effect can be unflattering. Remember that it must be a subtle touch to create an effect of freshness and luminosity.

7 Make up your lips

7 Make up your lips

Finally it is the turn of lip makeup, great protagonists to give the final touch to the result of makeup. In this case pay attention to the shade chosen for the eyes to create a contrast according to the color of the lipstick. Intense reds are especially flattering in more intense makeup and nude colors are ideal for day to day.

You can use a lipstick to mark the outline and fill with your chosen lipstick tone. In this way you will get a more professional look.

Following these simple steps, basic to create a perfect makeup, you will get a beautiful effect that you can improve and adapt to the type of makeup you need every day. Remember that it is essential to follow the correct order of application of makeup products Ready to look impeccable?

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