Top 10 Makeup Felonies
No one is innocent, not even Paris Hilton. Celebrity makeup artist Fiona Stiles tells which beauty crimes to avoid
3. Not Blending Well EnoughProblem: You may not be able to see that your foundation ends in a line at your jaw, but everyone else can. Blending is the key to a flawless face. If your blush sits unblended on your cheeks or the little eye shadow you do wear is just plopped on your lid, it's going to look like you're wearing more makeup than you really are.
Solution: Only wear foundation where you need it and only blend past your jawline if your face doesn't match your neck. Other than that, the key is to get the right tools. "A few good brushes will make the difference between makeup and blended makeup," says Stiles. (Try the MAC 190 Foundation Brush, $32, and Sonia Kashuk Tools Powder Brush, $19.99 at Target.) Latex wedges (like the beautyblender, $19.95) are also good for blending foundations and blushes as you can easily dilute color with a few swipes if you've applied too much.
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