How to Do Your Make Up

Learn how to do your make up with these expert tips and tricks. The key is to make up application is to keep your routine simple yet effective and choose the right make up products and colors to flatter your skin type and tone.

Creating a Base
The first thing you should do is prep your skin for make up by washing it and applying a moisturizer. Then select a foundation that is close to your skin color. Using a sponge or your fingers, blend the foundation into your face. Apply foundation in a well-lit room so that you can spot uneven sections and can avoid streaking.

Concealer is a very important part of any make up routine because it evens out your skin by hiding scars, blemishes and under eye circles. Choose a concealer that is lighter than your foundation and apply a small amount onto problem areas. Use loose powder to finish your look. Use downward strokes to apply the powder so that your powder is evenly applied and so your baby hairs or peach fuzz are made less noticeable.

The Eyes Have It
Eyeliner is a great way to make your eyes stand out. With the right color, you can really heighten the color of your eyes. Start at the inner corner of your eye and draw a thin streak along the lash line. To do this, it may help to use your other hand to stretch the corner of your eye.

Experiment with eye shadow to make your eyes stand out even more. A basic tip is to choose a color family that compliments your eye or skin color-choose three colors and experiment with shading. The darkest color should be applied near your eye's crease. Follow this by adding a medium shade and finishing your look by adding a light shade that is swept near or to your brow bone.

Pucker Up
Lastly, finish your look by applying some lipstick. Use lip liner to outline and define the shape of your lips. Next, apply the lipstick by starting at the middle of your top lip and drawing outward and then downward. To add some shine, dab lip gloss on the center of your lower lip.  

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