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5 Common Makeup Mistakes

Have you ever been putting on your makeup and when everything is going well, you suddenly make a mistake that ruins all of your effort? Have you had to take off your makeup some time because, without meaning to, you’ve ruined your makeup? Surely you have; it happens to all of us. In this article, you will find five of the most common mistakes and the best tips to quickly fix them without having to take off all of your makeup. “I’VE PUT ON TOO MUCH FOUNDATION” This is a very common mistake that we all make when we put on makeup. If you are totally made up, to take off any excess foundation, do the following: Lightly moisten a clean sponge with water (the sponge should be almost dry and without any makeup residue) and sponge all of your face with downward movements. TIP: It’s very important, most of all, to avoid excess foundation and concealer around the eyes. To eliminate any excess in this area, perform the same step and afterwards use your fingertips to softly blur the product in that area. “MY EYESHADOW LOOKS TOO DARK” If you’ve put on too much eyeshadow, or it looks too dark, follow these steps to quickly fix the problem: If it happened on your upper eyelid, blur the eyeshadow toward the edges with a clean brush to reduce the color. If it still looks very dark, apply a little bit of matte cream eyeshadow with a brush (if you don’t have cream eyeshadow, you...

How to Apply Makeup for a More Polished Look

Would you want to walk down the street or stroll the mall with a poorly blended and off-colored match face? Would you be comfortable facing others – clients, friends, and strangers – when your face looks too shiny and there are dark circles and blemishes on your face? Obviously, you won’t. These things can be avoided when you know how to prepare, start, and work on your makeup. If you don’t want to have these undesired results and if you don’t want uncomfortable scenarios, avoid going out when you know that you didn’t apply makeup the way it should be. You will either look like a zombie or look like a circus clown. Before you apply makeup, make sure that you have already prepared yourself, your face, and your things. You have to know what’s best for you – there are so many products displayed in the market that you’ll get dizzy just by looking at it. To help you with choosing the right product for you, figure out what’s the best one for you – it may not be effective for the others, but it is just perfect for you – because people vary in skin types and tones. Once you have settled on the right makeup for you, it’s now time to decide on what to do first – how will you apply makeup that will not ruin your face, your day, and your time. Professional makeup artists vary on their recommendations on the...