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The basics of putting on make up

What are the products you need before you start your look?

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2 years, 7 months ago
Re: The basics of putting on make up

I always start with a light moisturizer, pre-make cream - then foundation or powder. Afterwards, I'll apply my bronzer/blush. I find that applying a pre-makeup cream really makes a difference on my skin. My skin looks much smoother with it. Here's a list of the 12 best primers - you should definitely try it!

2 years, 7 months ago
Basics of putting on makeup.

I wash my face using the Olay brush with a foaming cleanser by L'Occitane. I use an Aveda toner. I next apply 30 spf sunscreen.  Then I apply Kiehl's under eye tightening serum followed with eye cream.  Then I put on Hydroxatone AM/P/M cream followed by Kiehl's Skin tightening cream.  I use Laura Geller baked foudation and blush.  I use Urban Decay eye primer  followed by an Urban Decay purple shadows for my green eyes.  I wear powder for eyebrows.  Finish up with MAC red lipliner and red lipstick.  Or the Laura Geller lipstick in a compact with 4 colors.  It comes with a retractable lipstick brush.  To refresh I spray Evian water in a bottle made for that purpose. 

2 years, 7 months ago
Re: The basics of putting on make up


This video is awesome, might be a good start...it talks about identifying your skin color, and other stuff...let me know what products you end up going with...!

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2 years, 7 months ago
Re: The basics of putting on make up

After I wash my face with a cleanser I always put moisturizer on. It helps my liquid foundation go on a lot smoother and my face is soft. I use Aveeno Baby so it doesn't irritate my skin. Then I finish the look with loose powder brushed over my face.

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