The Secret Is Out! The Best Way To Apply Foundation
When it comes to the application of foundation, many of us strive to achieve the ultimate, flawless finish. After all, knowing how to apply your foundation effectively can have a huge impact on the overall finish of your makeup.
From picking out the perfect colour to compliment your skin tone, to adopting the perfect technique when it comes to prepping and applying the foundation onto your skin, it can be a tricky process!
And let’s face it, great skin can have a huge impact on the overall look and finish of your make-up, so it’s important that you get it right – well we certainly think so!
Here at BASE Pro Artists, we’re experts when it comes to the process of applying foundation and, with lots of tricks up our sleeve, we’re perfectly equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to achieve the perfect base. And the good news is that we’re more than happy to share our beauty box secrets…
The Foundation Brush
Forget about plastering your foundation on with your fingertips! This will not only waste your foundation, it will also prevent you from achieving a flawless finish.
In order to optimise coverage, we’d always advise using a foundation brush – every beauty geek knows that this is the ideal way to maximise results. Our foundation brush is super-easy to use too. Simply apply a small amount of foundation onto the back of your hand, then use the brush to gently pick up the foundation and apply it to the core areas of your face.
And remember, it’s all about the technique. Using short strokes, apply the foundation in different directions across your face, working on one area at a time. Oh, and in order to achieve a undisturbed, natural finish, it’s worth remembering that your foundation should be applied in one area at a time, as certain foundations will set quicker than others. Excess foundation is never a good look!
The Buff Brush
The Buff Brush is definitely one of our best-kept secrets, especially if you’re looking to achieve an immaculate finish.
Designed to allow you to buff foundation onto your skin, this beauty application tool optimises coverage - simply adopt a circular action, and literally buff the product onto the skin!
Finally, no look is complete without a light dusting of powder onto your skin. This will not only allow you to achieve a flawless, airbrushed finish, it will also leave your skin looking smooth and crease free.
And when it comes to picking out the perfect colour, it’s important to bare in mind that colourless powders are great for pale skin, whereas, for darker tones you should always opt for a powder that matches your skin tone, otherwise your skin may appear slightly ashy!
Finish with a burst of blusher to add a pop of colour and intrigue to the apples of your cheeks!