A majority of women wear makeup on a daily basis, but not every woman knows the proper steps when it comes to applying their makeup, which is why many women tend to experience foundation lines, shiny T Zones and makeup that does not last all day. When learning how to apply face makeup, the first thing you want to do is apply primer. This acts as the base for your makeup, creating a smooth surface over your skin for application of foundation, and it also makes your pores less prominent and prevents excess shine all day. Read
12 Best Makeup Primers
for a list of recommended products to use prior to applying the rest of your makeup. The next step when learning how to apply face makeup is to use either a foundation brush or sponge to evenly apply foundation all over your face. Be sure to put foundation below the jawline as well, so that you do not get that dramatic makeup line difference between your face and neck.
Concealer is another important part of applying makeup. Sometimes you have an extra blemish, red spot of dark circles that are not completely covered by foundation. Take a makeup brush or the edge of your cosmetic sponge and gently dot the concealer all around the affected area, being sure not to wipe too hard (which will only remove the product). When learning how to apply face makeup, many women skip over the most important part: translucent powder. This sets the makeup, helping it last longer, and it also prevents shine on the face. Take either a powder puff or a loose brush and dust all across your face. Check out
13 Best Powders
for a recommendation of some of the best powders for your next makeup application.
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