Useful Makeup Tricks and Pointers Every Woman Should Know

Makeup! Many woman shy away from it, thinking it’s too complicated, that they won’t get it right. But with a few simple and useful makeup tricks anyone can up her glam quotient every day, whether for office and  and every night.

1. Makeup Tricks: Wash your face

Use a cleanser suitable for your skin type; dry skin types should use cream-based cleansers while oily skin types should use gel-based cleansers.

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2. Makeup Tricks: Tone the skin

This step is essential for oily and acne-prone skin types to reduce the oily appearance. Using a cotton ball, dab some toner over your face and neck.

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3. Makeup Tricks: Apply moisturizer

The most important of all basic makeup tips is to hydrate the skin with a moisturizer before applying makeup. Besides keeping the skin healthy and supple, a moisturizer helps achieve a smooth finish of makeup. While dry, and sensitive skin types should go for oil-based moisturizers, oily skin types should opt for water-based moisturizers that won’t clog the pores.

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4. Makeup Tricks: Put Face Primer

A primer sets the base for the makeup giving it a smooth appearance. You could either buy a face primer suitable for your skin type,  use BB creams, CC creams, and tinted moisturizers. These are good cross between makeup primers and moisturizers, and come added with sunscreen too and even makes it last long.
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5. Makeup Tricks: Conceal Dark Circles and Blemishes

In simple makeup routines, a concealer helps cover dark circles and blemishes. Choose a concealer two shades lighter than your own skin. In more complex makeup routines, like HD and airbrush makeup, concealer palettes are used for color corrections, and mask any spots, dark circles, blemishes and large pores.

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6. Makeup Tricks: Apply Foundation Evenly

A foundation evens out the skin tone without making it look unnaturally bright. This, of course, depends on whether your chosen foundation is right for your skin type and complexion. To begin, put some foundation on your hand and apply it on your face using a brush. Use a sponge to blend the foundation evenly on your face.


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7. Makeup Tricks: Sweep a Single-Color Eye shadow

For a simple makeup routine, you can sweep a soft eye shadow color across the lid. You can try o in dull pink or nude shades. If you are not very comfortable applying eye shadows, give it a miss, and try colored eyeliners instead.

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Makeup is fun and easy to wear. All it takes is a little bit a practice, and some bit of daring to try something new – like a new lip color, a funky eye shadow palette, or a trending eyeliner style.