first thing you ought to know is your skin type before applying
any makeup to your skin. Listed below is makeup tips for
normal, dry, oily and combination skin.
Normal Skin usually looks and feels smooth but can also react
to changes in the environment: oilier in the summer and drier
in the winter.
a foundation for normal skin.
Apply a layer of moisturizer underneath
for dry, winter conditions or whenever you enter a parched
Keep a pressed powder on hand for oilier
moments or more humid days.
Dry Skin occurs naturally as you age and the oil glands decrease
their output. Dryness may also reflect your skin's sensitivity
to skin care products, cleansers, diet, or even emotions.
The occasional blotchy patch can result from dryness, too.
Choose a double-duty foundation that
moisturizes while helping to smooth out skin tone.
Avoid alcohol-based products.
Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize.
Oily skin is shiny and uneven. It leaves the house feeling
clean and fresh but by noon suffers from shine.
Start with a gentle toner on your clean
Use water-based formulas for all your
make-up, especially foundation. · A concealer stick helps
hide the effects of breakouts.
A powder is your best friend to help
control your oily look throughout the day.
Combination Skin usually expresses its unique qualities with
oiliness in the T-zone and normal-to-dry skin everywhere else.
Like other types, environmental factors and your body's chemistry
may change your skin's balance. Use a flexible make-up routine
to help cope with combination skin's many moods.
Experiment with different foundations.
Choose an oil-managing powder for your
T-zone (and other oily areas).
Foundation is the base of make-up. With the help of right
selected and accurate applied foundation you can hide roughnesses,
spots, pimples, irritated area of the skin. Light liquid foundation
contains a lot of oil and moisture that is useful for dry
and normal skin. Compact foundation is suitable for oily skin
and hides skin imperfections excellently. There are foundations
for combined skin and sensitive skin with calming effects.
You should use only quality cosmetic of wide known firms,
the products of which are indicated with release date and
Always apply foundation that suits your natural skin colour.
If your face's natural colour is light, avoid any dark foundation
colour. If you have any blemishes on your face, avoid any
pink tints (pink colour emphasize a blemishes).
1. Cleanse your face, and apply moisture cream on the face
and throat. Let the cream be absorb by the skin for 3 - 5
minute. If your skin is oily or combined (some areas oily,
some dry) put the tissue on the oily areas of your face (for
example nose, chin, forehead).
2. Apply the foundation: dot small amount of it on the forehead,
blend evenly with fingertips, then do the same with the cheeks,
nose and chin. Don't apply too much or too little of foundation
(it looks untidy).
3. Cover small pimple and red spots with concealer or cream.
4. Follow with Your favourite loose or pressed powder (translucent
loose powder for normal-to-oily skin and pressed powder for
normal-to-dry skin). For better result use large powder brush.
The powder must be the same tint that foundation is.
Blush is important part of make-up. With the help of an accurate
applied blush you can refresh your face, make it looking much
better and healthier and to model the form of your face. To
do blush looking naturally, you should put it on enough, but
not too much and please do not choice exotic colours.
The colour of blush must match the skin, hair colour, lipstick
and nail polish colour also. Palette of beige and pink tints
is appropriate almost to everybody. All tints of beige and
pink are suitable to light skin, more dark tints (coppery
and coral colours) are suitable to brown sunburned skin. Orange
tints are suitable to red-haired women.
Types of blush
There are several types of a blush; most popular are powder
blush and creamy blush. Creamy blush more suits for dry skin.
It's better to apply with your fingertips. If you use powder
blush, apply it after powder, but creamy blush, it's better
to apply before powder.
How to apply
If you have an oval face put blush on
Round face seems to be longer if the
blush is put on from temples to lip corners like triangle.
For others; put blush on the cheek like
an oval at the nose level. If you put on too much blush, cover
cheek with some quantity of light powder. The colour of blush