Makeup base

After preparing the face for makeup application, t.e. after cleaning and moisturizing it, it is necessary to apply its foundation. In order to hide the defects of the skin of your face, such as scars, pimples, blemishes, you need to apply a base cream. This cream will provide a kind of primer, after applying which it will be possible to start applying cosmetics.

Choose a base cream based on your natural skin tone. In order to determine which color suits you best, apply a few samples of the base cream on the skin of the face, for example on the cheekbones. Gently rub them into your skin and see which of the tried and tested options works best for you. It will be such a shade that is difficult to see in daylight. Most likely, you will have to purchase several different tones — for different times of the year. At least you can’t do without a separate base cream for winter and summer, because the skin changes its color depending on the amount of sunlight.

With compact, loose powder and matte or moisturizing foundation, you can make the skin velvety soft. However, to achieve the desired results, you need to know your skin type.

We select the basis for a certain type of skin

Once you have chosen a base cream that suits your skin tone, apply it all over your face. You can do this with your fingers or a cosmetic sponge. Also apply it on the lips and eyelids — after all, we need a base for lipstick and shadows.

How to apply makeup foundation

The first thing to remember is that in order to make it more convenient for you to apply makeup, you need to apply the foundation on moisturized skin.

Secondly, in order not to give the face a dirty shade, apply the foundation with a sponge. After all, if you do this with your fingers, it will be difficult to achieve an even layer.

It is necessary to apply the foundation pointwise, rubbing portions of the cosmetic product with a sponge.

Wring out the moistened sponge so that it does not absorb a large amount of expensive cosmetics

How to choose a base color

Seemingly strange preparations at first glance, foundations that correct tone are very effective in softening too bright skin tone, or vice versa, giving it a brighter color. The optimal amount of base is considered to be when it is possible to achieve the desired and not too catchy result, for this you should not be zealous with the amount of applied cosmetic.

It is useful to know that for those people who blush easily, a green base is suitable — it kind of masks the pink tone. Princess Diana herself used this foundation during her wedding.

If you have a slightly sore, yellowish skin tone, or get tired quickly, you need to use a lavender foundation. There are creams containing lavender, for example, in the Israeli holy land cosmetics.

For gray and dull skin, an apricot base is suitable. It is effective for winter.

For parties and festive evenings, a white base is suitable, it will add a magical tone to almost any skin.