Make up foundation is made available in beauty shops in a variety of colors and formulations. It is indeed a tough task to choose the one that best suits your skin tone. For making the right choice, it is important that you have a clear understanding about your particular skin type. Once you procure the right foundation, the next question is how to apply it correctly.
It is important that your skin is prepared well for receiving the makeup.
Your face should be washed with an appropriate face wash. After wiping off the water with a clean towel, splash plenty of toner. The right foundation acts as an effective barrier in protecting your skin from extreme weather conditions and atmospheric pollutants.
It is advisable to go for foundation creams with yellow undertones as it will help in leveling out your facial complexion. Yellow shades helps in diminishing those red acne marks and other irregularities that have made its way on to your facial skin. If properly applied, foundation creams conceal all the marks of aging and tanning present on your face.
If your skin is dry, it is advisable to go for lighter foundation creams. Ensure that the skin surface is moisturized well before applying the foundation. By applying moisturizer, the natural moisture present in the skin gets locked within. It also makes the skin smooth and ready for foundation. It is better to apply the foundation cream with a cosmetic sponge.
This helps in giving your make up a professional look of perfection. Foundation should be applied from the middle of the cheeks and forehead. It should slowly be blend with the soft facial hairs for an even coverage.
If you wish to apply another coat, it is advisable to wait for a few minutes for the first layer of application to dry completely. Liquid foundations are found to give better coverage and they are available in a range of formulas to choose from.