The purpose of applying base makeup is to cover the skin blemishes, spots, marks (injury or pimple marks). It is good to apply base makeup as it provides protection against pollution ans harmful ultra-violet radiations and some base makeups helps in moisturizing the skin as well
Before applying base makeup, clean, tone and moisturize your skin.
Apply base makeup in upward stroke. For forehead, start from center and gently spread outwards.
A drop of water can be added to foundation for proper blending.
Don’t apply too much compact powder.
Important tip : Foundation you use should match your skin tone. To test, first apply little foundation on the back of your hand and rub it and check if it matches your skin tone.
Shades of foundation should be close to skin tone to avoid looking white and artificial.
Recognise your skin:
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Lotion based foundations are recommended.
For oily skin type, water based lotions are recommended.
Cream based liquid foundations are suggested.
Try these tips.