The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Applying Makeup

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1. Start with moisturizer.

No matter what your skin type (dry, oily, or combination), it’s important to hydrate both morning and night—and don’t forget sunscreen in the a.m.

2. Pat on Your Primer

While you don’t need a makeup primer all the time, it really helps keep your makeup on—especially on a busy or warm day. “A proper primer is meant to allow

3. Apply Foundation

first applies the foundation to the flat parts of the face and finally, with less on the brush, applies it to the T-zone. “This will create the illusion of less makeup,”.

4. Conceal Where You Want More Coverage

foundation, you can apply concealer with either a makeup brush or sponge or just your fingers, but a brush will give you a bit more full-coverage makeup look.

5. Add Back Some Color to Your Face

Bronzer is super versatile because it can be used as contour or just as a burst of warmth. When applied as a contour to sculpt your cheeks and jaw.

6. Highlight the High Points

A makeup look isn’t complete without highlighter. You can go for either a swipe so blinding you can see it from space, or simply a natural-looking glow. 

7. Experiment With Eyeshadow

There are numerous ways to rock eyeshadow, but when it comes to the basics, there are a few things to remember. “The light shades similar to your skin tone act as a base,”.

8. Define Your Eyes With Eyeliner

There are those who can’t live without eyeliner and those who only bust it out on special occasions. But its always nice to have a basic black liner in your makeup bag

9. Swipe on Mascara

Makeup artists and us normal people usually apply mascara a bit differently. If you often just layer it on, try this trick from Maulawizada. “After curling the lashes.

10. Stick on Some False Lashes (optional).

If you’ve recently spent any time on social media (and who hasn’t?), you’re well aware that false lashes are bigger than ever. 

11. Line Your Lips

Applying lip liner can both contour your lips and make your lipstick last longer. Maulawizada prefers lining the lips to contour and then shading in the rest of the lips lightly.

12. Paint on Your Lipstick and Lip Gloss

The order of lip products is what’s most important here. First comes lip liner, then lipstick, and you finish with lip gloss.

13. Set Your Makeup

you’ll want to set your makeup look with setting powder, setting spray, or both to maintain your best makeup all day. Depending on your skin type and how long you need your makeup

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