Have you ever played Jenga? If you did and you're like me I used to enjoy stacking up the woodblocks. A good stack needs a solid foundation. The same idea applies in makeup, a good foundation will help you build your makeup. it will cover any imperfections, and give you an even skin tone.
Applying foundation isn't only for short term benefits. It can work as a moisturizing agent, sunscreen, and a barrier.
What is a makeup foundation?
As the name suggests it’s a cosmetic base that applies to your face (sometimes the neck, and body). Foundations help you build your entire makeup look. To get the desired look. Also, the foundation is a wide term used for a variety of products. It is important to find the right match for your skin tone to get the best results.
How to apply foundation?
We broke down the process of applying foundation to steps. If you follow these steps you will get that natural finish you want.
Do we have to address the elephant in the room? Fine! Please remove all your makeup and wash your face every night.
You can clean your face in the morning if you notice some residues like oil or grime. Gently swab your skin with a cotton pad soaked in cleansing water. A clean oil-free face is important to start your foundation routine.
Prep your skin
The most common conceptions of the foundation are it will make your skin dry. But in reality, with the correct steps, it can still look soft and natural. Yes! That also applies to the heaviest of matte foundation. As long as you hydrate your skin with a moisturizer. Massage a layer of moisturizer all over your face, and let it be absorbed for 5 minutes.
Apply the foundation
Now the fun part starts. Add two pumps to your palm, then use a foundation brush to dab the foundation onto your skin. You should start from the center of your face then move outward.
Take a damp foundation sponge and dab (don't smudge or swipe) the side of the sponge over your face. To blend the foundation with your skin. Also, use the pointed tip of the sponge to blend out the foundation around your eyes and nose.
If you notice any acne scars or zits with a concealer use your ring finger, and dab on the desired areas.
To keep your desired look longer. Finish with a finishing powder by applying it with a brush over the oily parts of your face.
Foundation for Skin Types
No skin is perfect. Everyone has some sort of imperfect skin, which is normal. Choosing the right foundation that matches your skin shade is a doozy. But knowing your skin type oily, dry, or acne-prone will narrow down your options.
When applying foundation to dry skin the following happens: your skins start to flake, and become fuzzy. For this reason, foundations containing moisturizing elements are best for you. A water-based formula will keep your skin hydrated as the day goes on.
Also, pick anti-aging foundation they the best foundation for wrinkles.
The key to makeup that stays grease-free throughout the day is starting with the best foundation for your oily skin. The best foundations for oily complexions contain agents that help balance oil and leave your face looking natural. Without sliding off or disappearing through the day.
Finding a foundation for your sensitive skin can make you feel frustrated at times. Because you never know how it will turn out. Breakouts, hives, redness, and irritation. This is why we recommend choosing soothing formulas filled with ingredients like hyaluronic acid and aloe vera.
Foundation Brush or Foundation Sponge?
Why not both? They both have a unique application that will make your makeup routine easier. Certain areas like your T-zone will need a sponge. But, for a seamless foundation application around the center of your face, you would need a brush.New Well's offers a wide rang of professional brushes. Like Brown Angled Bronzer Brush, it's an ideal professional makeup brush for light and easy application. Also our Headlight and Concealer Brush, If you'tr looking for easy way to cover the color difference under your eye with a few small touches.
How to remove foundation without makeup remover?
You had a long day, you're tired and can't wait to go to bed. But you realized you ran out of makeup remover. So you start googling what DIY items you can use to remove your foundation. You will find a recommendation like this:
- Coconut oil, it's proven that it works.
- Jojoba oil, it isn't oil at all, but an extract from jojoba seeds. This is a great makeup removal option for acne-prone skin.
- Natural baby shampoo, expert advises mixing natural baby shampoo with a little water. Then rubbing over your face.
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