How To Wear makeup Step By Step
Wearing makeup may seem like a complicated and long process to most people. Everybody has their own way of expressing themselves with makeup. You will also have fun doing your own makeup if you know the right procedure to follow. We look at simple steps you can follow to achieve that gorgeous look you always want. You don’t have to spend the whole day doing makeup! It’s easy and you don’t need an expert to achieve the best look.
PART I: Get The Base Right
1. Clean your face
Use a cleanser to gently wash your face at least twice daily. You can use an exfoliating face pad to buff your skin. Rinse your face with warm water and use a dry towel afterwards.
2. Apply moisturizer
Use a moisturizer that is appropriate for your skin type. You may use sunscreen with SPF 40. This will act a moisturizer and sunscreen at the same time. Apply gently in a circular motion. Start from your nose, cheekbones and then the forehead.
3. Apply Primer
Applying primer helps fill in the gaping pores on your face. This will help in achieving a smooth finish. Primer is also good at helping bind makeup together to stay longer on your skin. There are a variety of primers with some that have special qualities. Check them from beauty shops and boutiques.
4. Apply concealer
A concealer is good at hiding under the eye circles. It also hides discolorations and blemishes. Your concealer should be the same color as your foundation. Apply the concealer on the blemishes, under the eyes and discolored areas. Apply in a tapping motion using your fingers, makeup sponge or a small brush.
5. Use foundation that matches your skin tone
When shopping for foundation, you may find some that come in cool, warm, and neutral undertones. Foundation comes in different types. They include:
6. Apply foundation
There are different ways you can apply your foundation. You can use a brush, a sponge, your fingers or beauty blenders. Apply foundation from your nose outward to your cheeks. Apply on your chin, jaw line, the side of your face, your forehead and finally your neck.
7. Use powder
Use a powder that matches your skin tone. Use a brush to apply the powder on your face. Powder helps reduce shine and set the foundation. Powder the nose, cheekbones and the forehead. Dust off excess powder from your face.
PART II: Work On Your Other Features
After achieving a beautiful base, concentrate on enhancing your other features.
You will enjoy doing makeup daily if you follow above steps. The speed and ease will come once you get used to doing it. You will also perfect the art with time. Some few things worth to note: