We’ve decided that it is time to take it back to basics. That’s why we have curated an ultimate guide for 1ewqmakeup for beginners.
Makeup Essentials for a Newbie
With so many makeup products in the market from eyelash curlers to a plethora of brushes, it becomes very confusing for newbies to it can be a little confusing trying to decide what products you need, and how to use them. So before we get started with the makeup tutorial for beginners, we’ve rounded up some of the best makeup essentials for your makeup bag.
A moisturizer is an essential product for your makeup kit. It acts as the perfect base for your makeup. A moisturizer not only hydrates your skin but also forms a protective layer between your skin and your makeup products. Find a moisturizer that suits your skin type and use it regularly. Always try to use one with an SPF in it as it protects your skin from sun damage. Remember – a smooth and a clean base is a key for flawless application of makeup.
Foundation is the key to getting perfect looking skin. According to its definition foundation is a liquid or powder makeup applied to the face to create an even, uniform color to the complexion, cover flaws and, sometimes, to change the natural skin tone. Foundation if used in the correct amount and the correct shade will be very effective to hide dark circles, spots, wrinkles, etc.
It even gives your skin an even tone and is a multifunctional product. Apart from just giving an even tone in today’s time, the foundation has a much more beneficial role. Since there are a lot of foundations available in the market and in different shades, it is very difficult to find the one which suits you perfectly.
Read What Are The Best Foundation According To Your Skin to know all about foundations, from the selection of the perfect shade to its application.
Concealer, as the name suggests, is used to hide/conceal your dark spots, acne, and blemishes, in turn giving you a flawless skin. It offers a photoshopped-looking finish everyone wants but is a tricky product to master.
Add that pop of color to your face with a blush. If applied correctly a blush brightens your face and instantly lifts up your face. An important point to keep in mind while buying a blush is to choose shades that complement your skin tone. Don’t choose colors that are bright and loud for your skin, as they’ll end up making you look like a clown. Choose a shade that is subtle and adds color and sculpts your cheeks.
5. Nude Eyeshadow Palette:
A neutral eyeshadow palette is a perfect palette for a makeup beginner. With basic shades like browns, goldens, and creams in it a nude palette is perfect for an everyday natural makeup look. It is incredibly versatile and will never go out of style.
Take your makeup look up a notch with a winged liner. An eyeliner gives a shape to your eyes and makes them look more beautiful and structured. Therefore it is an integral part of your makeup kit.
Give your eyelashes more volume and definition with a mascara. A mascara, can instantly transform your eyes and make your eyelashes more fuller. While selecting a mascara always keep in mind the factors like the shape of the wand and the consistency of the liquid.
8. Makeup Brushes:
Brushes play an important role in the application of your makeup products. But as a beginner, you don’t need dozen of brushes in your makeup kit. You can start with a few basic brushes and a beauty blender.
A compact is a quintessential product for your makeup bag. A compact is a versatile product and can do wonders. It always comes to your rescue whenever you need a quick touch up. It is also used to seal your makeup.
No makeup look can be complete without lipstick. A lipstick brightens up your face and prevents it from looking flushed out. If you are a first-time makeup shopper, opt for a nude shade according to your skin tone for everyday use and red lipstick for events and parties.
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Makeup Tutorial for Beginners
Now that you are ready with your makeup essentials it is time to learn how to apply makeup and create an everyday makeup look for beginners with these products.
1. Cleanse, Moisturize and Exfoliate
Start with washing and cleansing your face, followed by moisturizing it well.
2. Start with the Base
After you’ve moisturized your face, it is time to apply the foundation. You can apply it using a flat top brush or a beauty blender. Apply a few spots with your fingers all over your face. Then with the help of a brush or a blender start blending the foundation into the skin, outwards from the center in all directions.
3. Hide your Flaws
Camouflage all your imperfections with a concealer. Apply concealer under your eyes and other spots and blemishes to conceal it. Make sure you blend it properly so that the skin looks even.
4. Time for Baking
Set the moisturizer, foundation and the concealer with a translucent powder or a compact. Apply it to your face with a fluffy brush and dust off the excess.
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5. Time to Add a Splash of Colour
Finally, brush the apple of your cheeks with a blush. Dab on the blush and blend upwards towards your temples motion. You can use a cream blush for a natural glow because it blends in easily.
6. Let the Eyes do all the Talking
Now coming on to the eyes, start by applying eyeshadow on your eyelids. Since you are a beginner start by using only single neutral colors like shades of browns.
7. Wing It!
After the eyeshadow, give structure to your eyes by lining your upper eyelid with an eyeliner. The key to how to apply eyeliner is patience. Lift your upper eyelid with one hand and facing the mirror apply with your other hand.
8. Curl those Lashes
Complete your eye makeup by curling your eyelashes and applying mascara on your lashes.
9. Complete the look with Lipstick
No makeup look is complete without lipstick. Complete your look by applying a lipstick or a lip gloss.
Try this everyday makeup look and look glam all day. You can also try this makeup look for your office. Just keep in mind to go easy with the eyes. Only use a single neutral tone for your eyeshadow and opt for a normal liner instead of a winged one.
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