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How To Apply Natural Looking Makeup

Tuesday, August 23rd 2011. | Makeup Tips

Natural Looking Makeup – Most women do not have lots of your time when preparing for the day. they require a straightforward basic routine when it involves their everyday makeup look. one thing they’ll throw on and feel assured to face the day with however not essentially look created up, simply place along and polished. Makeup may be used to create one look dramatic, however the foremost basic operate is to reinforce. you wish to appear like you; simply a bit higher. As so much as natural trying makeup goes, I personally just like the “I’m not carrying any makeup, I simply get up trying this way” look.

There are a few essential items you need for this particular natural looking makeup look. They are as follows:

natural looking makeupGood skin care. Hands down this is the most important piece to any makeup wardrobe. The better your skin is, the less makeup you will “need”. We will discuss this in further depth in a future article.

Primer. I suggest applying a primer, but not everyone goes for this step. It absolutely makes a difference as it evens out the texture of your skin, and helps keep your foundation wearing longer. However, NOT all primers are created the same! I personally suggested Motives by Loren Ridinger Perfecting Face Primer. I like it because it is oil free and a little bit goes a LONG way!

Your face base. Tinted moisturizer; foundation; powder; whatever your preference, you want something that is going to even out the skin and give your blush something to stick to.

Concealer. For any areas that need a little more coverage than your base provided such as under the eyes and anywhere you have blemishes or uneven pigmentation.

Blush. Cream or powder, whatever your preference. Cream tends to look more natural and is easy to apply with fingers. You want a color that is going to look natural, as if you are flushed. Usually something that is a soft pink or peach.

An eyelash curler. I encourage every woman to use an eyelash curler, unless you are one of the few lucky women that don’t need one. But curling the lashes opens the eye, making it look bigger and making you look more awake.

Lash Primer. This helps to condition the lashes and keep them nourished and healthy. This is especially essential if you use a waterproof mascara as they can be very drying, which in turn can make the lashes brittle and leads to more breakage.

Mascara. It doesn’t have to be expensive, it just has to work. There are plenty of great drugstore brands. I personally prefer a waterproof mascara but go with whatever you like.

Something to fill in the brows. Powder, pencil, wax, gel, whatever you prefer. I personally use an eye shadow that is slightly lighter than my brows but tonaly the same (MAC Omega) or Trish McEvoy’s precision brow in Natural Brunette. You don’t want to go with anything too dark as the color will look darker than it is once it is on the brows.

A natural looking lip color. Tinted lip balm, lipstick, gloss, whatever you prefer. If you naturally have fairly pigmented lips, go with a color that is slightly deeper than your natural lip color. If you don’t, go with something that looks like it could be your natural lip color (in a perfect world). This is what we refer to as a “your lips but better” (ylbb for short) color. I personally use a lip balm, a lip liner that coordinates with my lip color, and a lip color. The lip balm hydrates the lips and helps the lip liner glide on smoother and the lip liner helps keep the color wearing longer.

Now that you’ve got all your products together, it’s time to apply! Once you have cleansed, toned, moisturized, and sunscreened. Apply your lash primer first (this gives it time to dry while you apply your other products). Then apply your primer, face base, concealer where needed, and blush. Curl your lashes by placing the curler at the base of your lashes and gently squeeze three times, then move to the middle of the lashes and repeat. This gives a more natural looking curl. Then apply your mascara to the top lashes only, wigglying the wand horizontally through your lashes as you stroke upwards. This coats the lashes evenly. Apply as much as you want, but remember we are going for natural looking makeup, if you do too much mascara, it will defeat the purpose of this look. Next, fill in your brows. Then apply your lip balm, liner, and lip color and you are done! With practice, this natural looking makeup look can take anywhere from five to fifteen minutes.

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