Proper foundation application techniques gives the look of an unblemished complexion and even skin tone. It should only take around 2 minutes. All that is needed is moisturizer or primer, a foundation brush or makeup sponge, concealer and foundation.Know More
Make sure that any dirt or grime is completely removed before starting.
Apply moisturizer, moisturizing sunscreen or foundation primer, depending on what works best with your skin type. Priming with moisturizer ensures that the foundation goes on smoothly. After applying, let the moisturizer sit for about 1 minute.
Use concealer to hide any dark circles under the eyes. Always pat the concealer gently. Don't rub it into the skin.
Use the foundation to make dots on the chin, forehead, cheeks and tip of the nose. Foundation should only be applied to uneven areas of the face. Don't cover the whole face.
Use a foundation brush, sponge or fingertips to blend the dots together. Many makeup artists prefer foundation brushes, but sponges are commonly used. Make sure there are no lines showing near the hairline and jawline.
Immediately after the foundation is spread evenly, set it with loose powder.
To apply bronzer, prime your skin with a foundation that is one shade darker than your skin tone. Use a bronzer brush to trace the bronzer along your forehead, cheek bones, and jaw line. Finish with a shimmer bronzer.Full Answer >
To achieve an emo look, begin with a foundation. Use blush on the cheeks that is more pinkish than the skin tone. Avoid contouring the face. With a matte finish slate eye shadow, add shadow around the eyes' outer edges. Finally, use a nude, pinkish liner on the lips.Full Answer >
To use a Beautyblender, wet it, squeeze it out, dip the fat end in foundation, stipple it over the skin, apply cream blush the same way, and use the pointed end to blend the makeup into recessed areas of the face. This 15-minute process requires water, cosmetics and a mirror.Full Answer >
To find the right foundation, test dabs foundation on a clean face in an area on which no foundation has been applied previously. A few different shades should be applied on different spots of the cheeks or jaw lines. The shade that blends in the best is the right shade for the complexion.Full Answer >