If you want to look as pretty as you can, you want to make sure that you applying your makeup perfect. If you’ve never done your makeup before, or if you don’t think you have the mirror wizardry necessary to make yourself gorgeous, take a breath and think. You want to look your best, and makeup can certainly help you enhance what you’ve already go, so you need to know how to get started. With that in mind, this quick makeup tutorial for beginners should help you figure out how to make your face even more enticing than it already is.
The first step to this is getting prepared. You can’t just start applying makeup, because you don’t know what might get in the way of your work. If you’ve got dry skin, there could be unforeseen consequences to the process, or maybe you’ve already got some coloring on your face that you need to wash off. Regardless of what it is, you need to clean your face before you go any further down the line of making yourself pretty.
Step By Step
What you need to do that is a simple process, and it involves very little by way of products. What you do is wash your face with some water, and use some cleansing oil if you have it. If you don’t, let it go and trust that you know how to wash your face. After you wash and dry your face you can add some moisturizer, because you don’t want your face to feel weird on top of you putting on makeup for the first time. It isn’t hard to come by; any pharmacy will give you a great selection of products to choose from. The trick will be knowing to pick between the moisturizers that would best fit with you.
After all of that, your next step will need to be applying your first layer of makeup. For that you need a concealer, which does exactly what the name implies. You want something that matches with your skin tone because its purpose is to hide those little imperfections that you can’t help feel a little insecure about. You need to know what kind of concealer will work best for you so that when you do apply it, it matches the rest of the ensemble cast of makeups that you want to use. It’s important to do this as your second step because without it you might end up forgetting to cover something and just get angry at yourself.
Once you’ve concealed the things you want to hide, like the bags under your eyes, you can now add a level of foundation. Foundation makes your coloring more uniform, it helps you lock in the look that you want to go with in order to enhance your look. You can match your natural skin tone, or alter it slightly if you want, so long as you have the right foundation. If you do want to change your skin tone, you have to be sure that it looks natural. Finding the right kind of foundation can be a little difficult, but that’s only if you make it that way. Your local pharmacy probably has a massive cosmetics section that you can browse to try and find the perfect match for who you want to be, so you just need to know some good brands that will find their way into your hand from the drugstore isles.
Up next is setting everything evenly. You do this by getting a brush and some powder, and brushing everything into your skin. Like with every other bit of cosmetic goodness, you can easily find the right kind of powder locally without breaking your bank. That’s what a lot of makeup companies would like you to do in order to get their product, because according to them their products are better. The truth is that it doesn’t really matter what powder your use, so long as it makes you happy with the way you look.
There are only so many skin tones that makeup companies can match, and there will always been an easy overlap that you can work with to make your skin shine. That’s what the powder will do, it will bronze your skin enough so that you’ve got a lovely glow about you. You want that look because it makes you feel special, not because you decided to spend fifty dollars on a powder and you are going to get your money’s worth.
Once you’ve gotten everything in your face settled down, you’re going to want to add some extra features to add to the enhancements. One of the things that you can add is a subtle blush to your cheeks. If you get it right, you can make yourself look a dozen times more pretty than before, but be careful of overdoing it. When you see someone who’s over done the blush to their cheeks, you’re going to know exactly what they did wrong and why it looks so wrong. When you are doing your blush, added with another dosing of powder, you are going to want to lean on the old adage, “Less is more.”
Alongside the blush, there are things like lipstick, eyeliner, and mascara that can be added to enhance the natural beauty in your lips and eyes. Lipstick will make your lips pop and with the right application will attract all of the right attention. Similarly, if you get the right combination of eye liner and mascara and apply them carefully, gently, and subtly they will draw attention to your eyes and not to their presence alone.
You want to enhance the beauty that everyone sees, not hide it under layers of makeup. Makeup was created to give everything a lift to the next level of beauty, not to try and smudge out your natural looks and replace them with fake ones. Everyone is beautiful in their own way, and you can’t blot out the beauty that comes with you. If you follow this simple makeup tutorial for beginners, as you hopefully will, you should have a subtle new look to you that doesn’t overshadow what’s there, and instead it should enhance what already existed. You want to look pretty, and if you need makeup to do that, you should know how to do it right.