Makeup Basics – Face Primer, Foundation, Concealer, and Blush

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The makeup basics you need to know are Face primer, Foundation, Concealer, and Blush. We will discuss what each one is, what it does, and how to choose it. We will also cover the application technique. To make sure your makeup goes on smoothly, apply a little foundation on the areas where you want to highlight your features. Follow the steps in the photo tutorial below to apply makeup flawlessly. You will have flawless skin in no time!

Face primer

You’ve probably heard of face primer for makeup before, but do you really need it? It’s important to prep the skin for your foundation by applying primer first. This product helps to keep your foundation in place, and it also makes it easier to remove your makeup later. However, this primer is not necessary for all types of skin. In fact, your skin type should determine how much primer you need. Oily skin usually doesn’t need much, while dry skin will need more.

Foundation

Before buying foundation for makeup, you need to determine your skin tone. A good foundation is one that matches your undertones. It will not look cakey or drip and should offer smooth coverage to hide minor blemishes. Moreover, it should dry to a nice finish without leaving a residue behind. However, choosing a foundation shade is not an easy task, and there are some important things you should keep in mind.

Concealer

A great makeup product is concealer, which is thick and can hide a number of imperfections. It can be used on its own or on top of a high-quality foundation to make skin look smoother and less blemished. Apply a small amount on your face and you can hide a multitude of imperfections with little effort. Here are a few tips to help you choose the best concealer for you:

Blush

There are many different types of blush, but the most popular type is liquid. There are many options on the market, and the liquids are easier to use and carry in your makeup bag. Liquid blush also tends to move around more easily, and it can be harder to apply evenly. To remedy this problem, you can opt for a powder blush. However, liquid blush has a high price tag. However, it will last a long time on your skin.

Setting powder

While setting powder is often associated with the setting of foundation, it can also be used for the purpose of reducing shine. For oily skin, a matte powder is recommended for oily skin, since it absorbs excess oils. Loose setting powders can be used for dry skin, while those with normal skin can opt for a luminous setting powder. Here are a few tips on finding the right setting powder for your skin type.

Mineral makeup

Although many regular cosmetics contain mineral ingredients, there is no regulatory authority that defines which products can be labelled “mineral makeup.” This means that a brand can label it as such even if it contains other chemicals. However, be aware that some mineral products are not vegan-friendly, including those containing pearl powder or silk. Other animal-derived ingredients include carmine, which is a red pigment added to cosmetics by crushing the dead cochineal beetles.