foundations by QUEENBEENIE.COMThe right shade ?
we all have the difficulty finding the right shade of foundation, have you ever picked up the wrong shade of foundation? yes you did don't lie we all have so to help solve this solution I'm going to give you a tip on finding the right one for you, when you are buying foundation always test it out on your hand or an even better area to do it is on your jawline make sure its in day light though if the colour is right for you it should disappear with out the need of blending it another little tip if you can't splurge out on a more expensive foundations at a department store don't be afraid to you up to the beauty adviser and ask them what shade would suit your skin tone and try it out here's another little sneaky tip ask them for a sample to take home so you can bring it to the drug store to find your closest look ! Head over towww.queenbeeie.com to see the feature post that Amy did on my blog about finding the right foundations for your skin type. Here's an image of a foundation fail
Prep your skin !
For the perfect canvas you need to make sure your skin is clean and well moisturized make sure you wait a good 5 minutes before applying your foundation to let your moisturizer soak into your pores .I use primmer from time to time but its really up to yourself if you want to use it the best thing about primmer is if you need a look to last all night then apply it before your foundation it will help minimize pores and enhance the foundation,if you are having a lazy day then just apply primer to your face to give you a smoother complexion .
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Applying your foundation !!!
when applying your foundation I strongly recommend you purchase a beauty blender even if you don't want to splurge out on one w7 cosmetics have dupes " Power Puff face blender " they only cost around 3.00 euro and they do just as good as the more expensive ones they are available in a wide range of colours they just leave the right amount of foundation on your skin trust me they become your best friend , before you apply your foundation to the beauty blender soak the beauty blender in water it doubles in size and it helps even out the foundation better and prevents the foundation from clinging to any dry areas on your skin.
Gently Apply the foundation to your beauty blender dab the foundation only in areas that you need it to cover up any redness in the skin or to help even out your t-zone to get a nice even finish blend the foundation always start in the middle and work your way out.
always use a shade slightly lighter than your skin colour normally only one shade lighter not two or three shades lighter.Use a small pointed brush to apply your concealer in a triangle underneath your eye to cover up any darkness and blend in if you have any other areas of redness that the foundation didn't cover then pick up your small pointed brush and apply your concealer those areas of your skin. Check out my post on how to apply concealer
Last but not least apply a foundation powder all over your face to help make the foundation last longer and don't forget to blend it really in with your big blender brush.
there you have a little guide to apply foundation I hope you all found this useful for more tricks and tips head over to my blogwww.queenbeeie.com.