You are new to the world of makeup, and you want some advice. Keep on reading and find the best makeup tips for beginners.
I’m sure we’ve all been there. At some point, we were beginners at something, and makeup is no exception. In my case, I still consider myself an amateur, but I think I have learned certain little tricks that now I want to tell you.
I am aware that the world of makeup is always evolving, and new techniques and new products appear daily. However, the tips I want to give you are simple. They have been used for many years regardless of the trend of the moment.
For this reason, I believe that what I am going to talk about today is going to help you with your whole life. Additionally, you will not need a lot of products and tools; you will only use the basics.
Of course, keep in mind that if you want to make much more detailed looks, you will probably need more things, but for now, what you have on hand will be enough.
Okay, once the initials are cleared up, let’s start talking about the makeup tricks that will make your life a little easier.
Know and take care of your skin
I will never get tired of repeating it. Skincare is ESSENTIAL. But let’s start with the basics. The first step will be to know your skin.
You must know what your skin type is and what needs it has. This will allow you to purchase the skincare products that are right for you.
When you have the right products for your skin type, the makeup you put on will look much better. Additionally, you will make everything last longer looking beautiful. And most importantly, your skin will thank you. That is, you will not cause damage to your skin, such as premature aging, clogged pores, expression lines, etc.
At this moment, you will be wondering what products you’d need to take care of your skin. The basics are two: moisturizer and sunscreen. Those two are enough for your skin to be healthy and look beautiful.
However, if you can invest more money and time in caring for your skin, there are other products that you can purchase. Those could be, for example, eye contour creams, masks, serums, tonics, among others.
Make up your eyes first.
The following tip is beneficial, especially if you’re learning to apply eyeshadows so far. Personally, this is something I still do, unless I am going for a simple eye look or just applying mascara.
Basically, what I advise you is that you put makeup on the eye area first. This includes eyebrow makeup, eyeshadow, eyeliner, and mascara.
If you are wondering why the answer is simple. There is nothing sadder than having applied a perfect face makeup and staining it with shadows, eyeliners, mascara, or all of the above at the same time.
Now here is something that I learned over time and no one ever recommended me, but I think it may be useful to you. When I was told to apply eye makeup first, I would make up all of that area, including the lower eyelid, before applying primer and foundation.
This made it very difficult for me to apply foundation and concealer under my eyes. As I had already spread eyeshadows and mascara on this part, this area always looked stained and accentuated my dark circles.
For this reason, I recommend that you apply eye makeup only on the upper eyelid. Then you lay the face makeup, and when finished, you can complete the makeup on the lower eyelid.
Another trick that will make your eyes look big and expressive is to apply a cream-colored eyeliner pencil on the waterline of the lower eyelid. This will create the illusion that your eyes are more open.
Create heart attack eyelashes
When we are beginners, something that we often find difficult is putting on false lashes. For this reason, any tip that makes our eyelashes look long and full without having to wear false ones is super useful.
Some of the tricks that I use are:
Apply a little bit of loose powder on your lashes before applying mascara.
To avoid lumps, heat the mask. It can be with your body heat by putting it under your clothes a few minutes before application. You can also leave it for a few minutes in a bowl of hot water.
To make the curl last longer, you can heat the eyelash curler with a hairdryer. Be very careful with this step. It does not have to be very hot because you will hurt your eyes.
To make the eyelashes look more natural, you can curl them at three points and not only at the base. That is, at the bottom, in the middle, and at the tip to create a C shape.
Take advantage of the concealer.
Let’s talk now about a tip that I never heard when I started putting on makeup, and it would have been super helpful. If you ask people where they apply concealer, the vast majority will tell you that it is right under the eyes.
Well, this place is not the most flattering. I recently found out that the best area to apply concealer and that it helps to better hide dark circles is in the shadow that dark circles make.
If you didn’t understand me, let me put it another way. The dark circles under our eyes are basically bags filled with liquid. These bags create a shadow. It’s like the shadow that your nose causes on the upper lip when the light is above. So, what we must do is apply the concealer in that shadow that the bags generate under the eyes.
In even simpler words, we should not apply the concealer just above the dark circles but underneath them.
The hardest thing is to start.
As you may have realized, you don’t need to be an expert to use makeup suitably. When I started to like makeup, I always made an excuse not to try it. The typical was I don’t have all those products that they show in the videos. Another super common one was that it was going to take a lot of time.
However, one day I decided to give it a try and was surprised. Not only is it possible to do beautiful makeup with few products, but it is also possible to do it in a short time. The most important thing is to allow yourself to learn, and you will see that with time, you will improve your technique, and you will do better.
Finally, remember that these are just a few tricks that have helped me a lot when putting on makeup. However, on the web, you will find a lot of advice from many other people that may also be useful to you.
Do not stay just with this information. Investigate and learn more every day so that you find those tricks that are suitable for you and what you like.
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