Sometimes applying foundation correctly can be a challenge for you. An excessively thick layer of cream can emphasize facial skin imperfections, and an incorrectly chosen tone can give an unhealthy color. If you want to hide imperfections, then choosing the right corrective pencil or foundation is not enough. Application technique also plays an important role.
Sometimes applying foundation correctly can be a challenge for you.
An excessively thick layer of cream can emphasize facial skin imperfections, and an incorrectly chosen tone can give an unhealthy color. If you want to hide imperfections, then choosing the right corrective pencil or foundation is not enough. Application technique also plays an important role.
How to apply foundation to get the desired result, namely, flawless facial skin?
1. Before applying the foundation — use a nourishing cream so that the skin is sufficiently moisturized.
If you apply decorative cosmetics to dry skin, the result will be poor, regardless of the quality of your cosmetics. The foundation will penetrate into the pores and fine wrinkles. If your skin is hydrated, then foundation will be applied evenly over a layer of nourishing cream.
2. Apply foundation with applicator or fingertips.
To spread the cream evenly on the skin, use a special applicator (sponge). Thus, the cream will be distributed only where it is needed.
If you apply the cream with your fingers, then do it with your ring finger. Always take a small amount of cream.
When you apply foundation, light finger movements let it soak into the skin. Do not press hard on the skin, otherwise the cream will peel off the skin and remain on your fingers.
3. Don’t go overboard.
Foundation is designed to hide facial skin imperfections. But don’t go overboard with the amount. The cream should be applied in a very thin layer. If the layer is dense, then a «loose earth effect» will appear.
When attacking, choose the right weapon.
Now that you know the correct technique for applying foundation on your face, find out how you can mask specific areas of your face that bother you.
1. How to mask dark circles under the eyes?
When masking dark circles under the eyes, be careful and careful, as The skin under the eyes is very delicate and sensitive.
When applying concealer, use a sponge. Apply with light strokes to the area around the eyes.
Never rub the cream into the skin. Do it gentle and massaging movements.
Use bright tones of the corrector with a dark tint. Remember: the darker the circles, the darker the corrector should be.
2. How to mask pimples?
To mask a pimple, you will need a foundation, containing many pigmentsthat mask irritation.
If the pimples are «wet», first apply a liquid that reduces redness (available in all pharmacies), and dry with a hair dryer set to low temperature. Then take a sponge and apply a corrector that will match the color of the powder.
Don’t press on pimples apply the corrector with light movements along the edges of the pimples.
Apply foundation or powder with a mineral composition.
3. How to mask freckles and age spots?
Only in the most necessary cases, mask freckles and age spots, as for these purposes you will have to spend a large amount of foundation, which can lead to a negative result.
If you want to apply foundation all over your face, then do it in a circular motion. Choose a brighter tone.