We all make mistakes when applying our makeup – perhaps it is in the color selection, the foundation coverage, gosh I saw a lady today with such a foundation line round her chin I was sooooo tempted to offer her my help! You will be pleased to know I resisted .. instead I will pass on words of wisdom here for all of our fans to get the benefit. Have a look at the following 6 common mistakes and make sure these don’t apply to you … enjoy♥
A makeup routine can become so second nature that mishaps go unchecked. Are you getting the most from your beauty routine? Find out which common makeup mistakes many of us make and how to correct them.
We’ve all committed a beauty faux pas at some point. We are not talking the pink and purple eye shadow of the ’80s or the dark vampire lip of the ’90s. These beauty slips are more subtle.
Are you committing common makeup mistakes? Don’t feel bad. Even celebs sometimes fall victim to beauty disasters. A simple quick fix and all is right in the makeup world.
6 Common Makeup Mistakes and How to Fix Them
1 Using the Wrong Color Foundation // You’ve seen it time and again. Foundation that makes a woman’s face look artificial or orange. Don’t fall victim to this makeup faux pas. Foundation should match natural skin color as closely as possible. To do this, find your skin’s undertone and then test foundation on your jawline (in good lighting) for a most accurate match. I find the best lighting to check any makeup is outdoors. Hop in your car, during the day, and pull down your vanity mirror to scope out how samples appear on your skin. It’s also important to choose a foundation that works with your skin type. Those with oily skin should use a lighter formula, like W3LL People Altruist Mineral Foundation. Dry skin types should lean toward a more emollient product, like Kjaer Weis Cream Foundation, to steer clear of flakiness or cracking.
2 Using the Wrong Color Concealer // This is an easy mistake to make, but super important to avoid. The idea is to camouflage blemishes and discoloration, and brighten dark circles, without going too light or too dark. A lightweight, creamy formula made with natural ingredients, like Oscar-worthy Ilia Beauty Vivid Concealer, provides natural looking coverage. Pro tip: Choose a concealer one shade lighter than your foundation color.
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