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Today I wanted to show a makeup look that I just made up whilst trying out some new and old makeup that I had sitting around. The main reason I am posting this look is to discuss my concealer tips which I am excited to share with you all with Into The Gloss, a site dedicated to beauty. Into The Gloss has covered concealers a lot lately and want to know the tips and tricks women have to picking out the colour of a concealer and the tricks to applying it. Here is a link to their blog with the best concealers: https://intothegloss.com/2016/01/best-concealer-pot/
So lets begin…….
So here is my face before I apply my makeup, My skin is a combination of oily and dry as well as spot prone skin. I always moisturise my skin day and night. I do have a lot of redness and blemishes across my face as well as dark circles under my eyes.
If I haven’t already I apply cream to my face. At this moment in time I do not have any Primer so I apply my foundation straight away.
I apply my foundation all across my face and blend out with a damp beauty blender. The foundation I used was dream satin Liquid by maybeline in Light Porcelain. This is not a full coverage foundation but is a great base as it reduces my redness and covers most my blemishes.
Now with concealer I do not use it to highlight under my eyes like most people on Youtube do. I buy concealer which is the same shade as my skin tone, this allows me to apply the product to the blemishes on my face, and the dark/red areas. The concealer I used was Urban Decay Naked skin in the lightest shade.
I apply it under my eyes to hide my dark circles, then down my nose for a few blemishes, around my nostrils as I get quite dark skin in this area, I applied it to my forehead as I also get blemishes here (Do you see a trend forming). And then finally I apply it to my chin, every month my chin breaks out in spots, usually large ones that become nothing, therefore I apply concealer to help it blend into my skin tone.
When it comes to concealer I learnt a little goes a long way, I always apply and blend with a beauty blender so that it sits on my problem areas. DO NOT use a brush I found this can make the concealer stick to dry skin and it will cause brush strokes to show on your face….Remember you can always build on the concealer, so apply a small amount first and DAB it onto your skin, and you can always add more if needed. Here is the concealer blended …..
My skin looks a little brighter, but I have covered the Blemishes on my chin which you could see earlier from my first photo. However now I look extremely pale, I cannot wait for summer to come so I can get this skin to warm up a little.
Now to set the work we just did…
I have used my new Airspun Translucent powder today which I LOVE by the way! So I have not used the technique Baking yet so thought I would give it a try, so I applied the powder using the applicator included under my eyes, chin and forehead and left it there for a couple mins.
While my skin was baking, I added my contour. The product I used was by Smashbox. I applied this under my cheek bone using a contour brush by Real techniques, across my temples, forehead and along my jaw line.
Once I was happy with that I buffed out the powder we used for Baking… and then applied blush. I used the Milani baked blush.
Next I wanted to brighten my eyes up so I decided to use a couple shades of green from my MUA palette and a little cream eye shadow from my smokey palette by Smashbox. And then applied a wing eyeliner by Loreal, and topped the lashes off with a coat of mascara by Miss Sporty.
Here is the completed look plus a little lipstick by Estee Lauder…..
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I hope you all enjoyed my Makeup Look and a few tips on concealer that I have learnt along the way. Please don’t forget to subscribe and follow me:
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