This the season girls, and you surely can’t step out without dipping yourself in those sheer gold highlighters! With peaches, pinks and reds never going out of style, the latest trends have been swooped in recently of being bold and beautiful by flaunting those electric blue eyes loaded with pressed sparkles, neon nails and deep mattes on lips. You would always want to get captured before capturing, don’t you?
So here are some basic makeup lessons to update your everyday look.
- Prime It Up
- Keep Your Base Strong
- Conceal It Well
- Let Your Brows Do The Talking
- Blush, Bronze and Highlight
- Lip Game Strong
Prime It Up
People mostly ignore this in their beauty or makeup regime but if you want your makeup to last longer it’s the genius primer. No matter how expensive or good your foundation or primer is, it’s no good without a primer. This can be best tip for a beginner who wants to learn basic makeup lessons that is Primer is a must! A good primer can make your makeup survive through those endless board meetings or the endless cocktails you would hit in. A primer not only evens your look but also saves your makeup in extreme weather conditions.
Keep Your Basic Strong
This can be noted as a best beginner makeup lesson tip that is to always keep your base strong and smooth. Always go with a foundation shade matching your skin tone for a natural look which is perfect for day time and for office and college going girls. If you have a date night or a club you want to hit in go for a foundation one shade brighter than your skin tone, use primer before or use foundations that are primer mix to give that glam up look to your face. Never forget to even out your base with a beauty sponge or a foundation brush whichever you are comfortable with. Never overpower your face with foundation as the skin might start looking all cakey after sometime. Choose a matte look foundation if you have oily skin to have a smooth makeup look. People having normal to dry skin can go with liquid foundations or mousse foundations.
Conceal It Well
No doubt that our foundations work for our skin flawlessly, but ladies concealer is always the king and being a true magician adding magic to your makeup look. Concealers or correctors come in many forms, you can choose from the many varieties available according to what suits you the best. It is your personal choice if you want to apply your concealer after foundation or before. Concealers can also act as your best substitute if you are someday running out of foundation on an important day. Never confuse between your foundation and concealer. Foundation can only provide you overall coverage however, for more significant problems like under-eye circles, huge zits or blemishes, a concealer is the best spot treatment available.
Let Your Brows Do The Talking
We always ignore our eyebrows while following our daily makeup routine, but your eyebrows even though threaded need to be given a proper shape and appropriate fill with a good eyebrow pencil choosing the right shade according to your brows. If your brows are fair, choose a pencil two shades darker than your hair (If you have dark hair, go two shades lighter). You don’t have to be a pro in making your eyebrow game strong, just follow some basic makeup lessons which are best for beginners also. Here are three important tips to be jotted down in your beginner makeup lessons diary-
(a) Find where your eyebrows should begin.
(b) Locate the ideal and point of your brow.
(c) Find your ideal arch point.
(d) Determine if your eyebrows are the same height.
(e) Choose the best eyebrow shape for your face.
(f) Choose and use the eyebrow pencil carefully to give that perfect shape.
Blush, Bronze and Highlight
When using blush you have to choose the best colour according to your skin tone. People with darker skin tone should use a brighter blush and if you have a lighter skin tone you will need a darker blush. Blush should be used last when applying makeup, just to add those finishing touch. The best way to apply blush is while making a fishy face or kissy face. Use a proper blush brush to properly apply it, Sweep lighty at the balls of your cheeks and try not to over do with the blush.
Bronzers are used to contour your face, so choose a bronzer wisely that fits your skin tone. It should always be two shades darker than your skin tone. Bronzer can be best applied with a brush. Apply it to your cheekbones, jawline and your forehead and then you can even it out with the help of a brush, you should apply it lightly and blend it really well!
Highlighters give you that glow natural without which your makeup regime is incomplete! The cool thing with highlighters is besides giving that glowy look they naturally accent the area to which they are applied on. Generally people use it under their brown bone to highlight it by giving that finishing touch to their eye makeup. You can use some highlighter on the bridge of your nose to bring attention to the midsection of your face. If you use a liquid highlighter you can mix it in with your favourite moisturizer to create a glow across your face. You can also use it to brighten up dark spots on your face!
Lip Game Strong
Lip tints or shades are the first thing that comes to our mind when we think about makeup. Adding colour to the lips can change the overall look of your face, that’s why it is important to choose a colour that suits you the best. The lipstick shades that usually look great with fair or light skin are pinks, corals, peach, nude, and dusty red colors. Rose, berry, cherry read, and mauve lipstick colors look gorgeous on girls with a medium skin tone. Girls with a tan skin tone can totally rock coral, deep pink, bright red, and most other colours. Choose colours according to your lip shape, you can use lip liners also to give that perfect shape to your lips. Make sure you apply your lipstick starting from the inner portion of your lip first and then even it out later.
Following these simple steps which are best even for the beginners to start with, you can easily doll yourself up. Be it any important office meeting early in the morning or your late night booze session, just remember these six makeup tricks and you are ready to rock!