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21 Make Up Tips

[ 0 ] January 29, 2013 |

make-up21 Make Up Tips #25-45

 

25. Using sponges.

If you like to use sponges in applying makeup, you should also take good care of it, aside from taking care of your other makeup items. The sponge should be washed clean every couple of times that you use it. If you want to make sure that you have a sponge that is top in quality every time you apply makeup though, you can always use a new one after using the sponge twice.

26. Washing your hands.

It is important that you wash your hands thoroughly prior to using your makeup. This is to ensure that you won’t get dirt on your makeup, as well as your face. If you find it such a hassle to go to the kitchen or bathroom to wash your hands though, you can always have a bottle of antibacterial lotion at the place where you are going to apply your makeup.

27. Store makeup testers.

If you want to see if the color of the makeup would match your skin tone, or if you are allergic to it or not, you should avoid using the testers found in the stores. This is because they can harbor different types of diseases, and you might get affected of them just by trying them out. The best way to test a makeup is to visit a friend for it, or contact your makeup artist.

28. Makeup hygiene.

It is very important that you practice good makeup hygiene, since your makeup can make you visit your doctor soon. Some of the things that you need to take note of when it comes to this would be the proper storage of your makeup items, cleaning the brushes and sponges regularly, and many more. By practicing good makeup hygiene, you can prolong the life of your makeup items, and avoid going to the doctor due to it.

29. Infected makeup.

If you do get infected with a sort of disease, which you suspect came from your makeup,  you should not be ashamed of it. You should still visit your doctor as soon as you can. If you experience allergic reactions, then take antihistamine, or call your doctor, so that you can take something that can provide you with immediate relief.

30. Using the concealer.

When you want to make use of a concealer to hide blemishes, pimples, or any other imperfections, there are things that you can do, in order to prolong its effects. One of which is to apply a light dusting on your face with loose powder. By doing that, you would be ensuring that the effects of the concealer would last for the whole night.

31. Using a lip balm.

Lip balm can be used by both men and women, although some males hesitate using it, by thinking that it is unmanly. However, using a lip balm can actually help you in hydrating your lips. Therefore, when you use it in adequate amounts, you can prevent or take care of cracked lips.

32. Enhancing your lashes.

If you are a guy and you want to look like a rocker or a hipster, then you should consider using an eyeliner. A black eyeliner pencil can help you a lot in achieving the looks that you want, by using it to line your upper and lower eyelashes. Choose a pencil that is really dark, so that you can really emphasize your lashes.

33. Using a concealer for a guy.

Aside from making sure that the concealer you are using is of the right shade, it is also important to apply it at the right amount. If you don’t want to look like you are indeed wearing makeup, then you should not apply too much of it. Aside from that, you should also make sure that you are applying it well so that you won’t look like a pancake.

34. Choosing the right makeup.

If you have experienced allergic reactions to some of your makeup items, one of the best ways to pinpoint the product that is causing it, is to check its labels. In most cases, one or some of your makeup items may contain allergenic ingredients. Once you are able to identify them, you should replace them with products that are safer to use, to avoid experiencing it again.

35. Applying makeup on your kid, for her school play.

When applying makeup on your daughter for her school play, start with a cream foundation, which has the same shade as her skin tone, or slightly darker. It should be paired up with blush on the cheeks. More importantly, use makeup items that are gentler on the skin, since your kid’s skin is still very fragile.

36. The loose face powder.

Having a loose face powder on hand is important in applying makeup. One of its functions is to ensure that your makeup would stay in place longer. Aside from that, it can also ensure that the makeup won’t melt in warmer temperatures. All you need to do is to apply it as a light dusting.

37. Shopping for makeup for your kids.

If you like applying makeup to your kids, then it is always best to go with milder items. To achieve that, when you shop around the malls, you should keep an eye out for makeup items that are hypo-allergenic, or at least fragrance free. By doing this, you can ensure that your kids’ skin won’t get irritated.

38. Organic makeup.

When you have sensitive skin, it is always best to wear makeup that won’t irritate it, such as those that are made from organic ingredients. More and more products today are produced using organic materials, and these does not exclude makeup items. With an organic makeup, you can be assured that it is free from skin irritants like talc and dyes.

39. Lifespan of your foundation.

The lifespan of your foundation can actually depend on the way that you use it. In most cases, if you use it with a pump, it can last for 8 months. However, if you are using it by dipping your fingers into the bottle, then you cannot expect it to go beyond the 6-month period.

40. Going natural.

Going for makeup kits that are made out of natural ingredients is actually a good idea, especially if you have sensitive skin. Aside from the fact that it can prevent skin irritation, it can also help in maintaining the health of your skin. This is because natural products do not contain synthetic ingredients, which are usually harmful to one’s skin or body.

41. Pimples and makeup.

When you have pimples, using a concealer, especially something that has lighter shade than your skin can effectively hide it. To prevent pimples though, choose makeup items that are gentler on your skin. Such items usually do not contain substances that can clog up your pores and cause pimples.

42. Makeup for healthier skin.

Keep in mind that your skin also needs minerals in order to remain as healthy as possible. With that, you should opt for mineral based makeup kits. By doing that, you are not just enhancing the beautiful features of your face, but, it can also improve the condition of your skin.

43.  Applying eye makeup for the first time.

If it is going to be your first time to apply makeup on your eyes, then the best way to go about it is to use a pencil eyeliner. This is because a pencil eyeliner is easier to work with, than the other kinds. Just make sure that you have a steady hand, so that you can do it perfectly.

44. Starting out fresh.

When you are just starting to put makeup on your face, it is best to go with the basics first. A light foundation should help you a lot, but you should not apply it heavily at first. Aside from using a foundation, you can also utilize a concealer to hide the blemishes. Once you have gained more experience, then don’t hesitate in exploring other makeup items.

45. Makeup for the bride.

Since it is going to be one of your most memorable days, you want everything to be perfect, including your makeup. Therefore, for your bridal makeup, you should not follow the trends, since they usually come and go, and you may not be sure if it would suit you best. Go for a more classic look, so that you would smile every time you check out your photos years after.

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