1. Cleanse face thoroughly
Flawless skin starts with a clean canvass. Start by washing your face with the right kind of cleanser for your skin.
Find a good moisturizer. Pick one that will fit your skin type:
- Dry/sensitive skin: choose a thicker cream/ointment that locks moisture in.
- Normal skin: choose cream moisturizers that are hydrating.
- Oily/young skin: choose a water based lotion.
3. Dab on some primer
After you moisturize, spread on a light primer with silica. This has a filling effect on the skin thereby reducing pores and fine wrinkles.
4. Pick the right foundation
A great foundation is a must for flawless-looking skin, but it’s tricky to get it right. Luckily, this post will give you a detailed tutorial on how to choose the right foundation for your skin.
5. Apply concealer AFTER the foundation
The perfect time to apply a concealer is right after you have already applied foundation. close to your skin tone. Choose a concealer that is close to your skin tone.
Conceal any dark circles under your eye by applying the concealer in a triangle shape. Blend the outer corners of the triangle with your fingers. Don’t forget to conceal the inner corners of your eyes as they are generally darker than the rest of your eyes.
6. Use translucent powder
Powder your nose, cheeks and forehead with translucent powder. Use a large, fluffy brush to dab it on your skin so you get a natural look and avoid caked-on makeup.
7. Apply bronzer/blush
Choose a bronzer that is two shades darker than your skin. Use an angled, hard brush or a stippling brush to apply the bronzer, work in a cross on your face (forehead, nose and cheeks). To make your face look slimmer apply the bronzer right under the apples on your cheeks.