Humans, especially women love compliments. Compliments are great ego booster and work like tonic for many of us. No wonder we spent so much time behind mirror and thousands of money on cosmetics, trying to perfect that look. You like wearing make-up, don’t you? are you always running short of time? Or you could be a woman who is juggling between career and family life, and would want make-tips that don’t eat up much of your time? Also,you could be a novice who wants to perfect that look but don’t know how. Won’t you like some quick make-up tips that would transform you from plain Jane to a ravishing woman, just like that? Look no further in this article, you would read about some easy to apply make-up tips that would help you to boost your confidence level while enhancing your best features.
Basic Make up tips: Where to begin?
If you are beginner and want to start out sober before you actually perfect the art of make-up, you could start with very basic make-up. You would need a foundation, a compact powder (optional), a kohl pencil, mascara and lipstick. Begin with applying a foundation with shade that is closer to your skin tone. Applying a foundation would hide your blemishes, dark eye circles etc giving you a smooth and even skin. You could invest in a good compact powder to touch up your foundation in case you are in environment that is too dry or hot.
Got lovely eyes? Align them with Kohl, lighter on lower lid and thick on upper lid. Want to play with your eye-lashes, apply mascara. Coming down to your lips, if you want your lipstick to stay longer, dab a little foundation. Ideally you should line your lips with a lip liner, but if you have run out of one use the tip of you lipstick to create the line. Slowly fill the lips, if possible with a brush to give an even texture. These are basic of make-tips you could start with. Gradually, you would master the technique and can experiments with different products.
Make-up Tips: Faux Pas to avoid
Whether you are a pro or a beginner, there are few make-up faux pas that you could commit unwittingly. Enlisted are a few major ones:-
Dont Go Overboard with Make-up
With make-up you could easily go overboard, remember even too little make-up can be too much. A basic foundation, eyeliner and lipstick are more than enough for day make-up. You wouldn’t want to look like model that has just run off from the ramp. Foundation is something you could wrong with, too much can make your face look cakey and too little would bit be able to cover the face-flaws.
Putting too Much Mascara
Too much mascara can make eyelashes look clumpy and messy, wait before you put another coat. If at all you are using a lip-liner make sure it is not darker than your lipstick. Primary task of a lip-liner is to hold the lipstick from running down. A darker lip-liner would look like an outline, which isn’t desirable at all.
Using more Than one Trendy Make-up Tips at a Time
Using all make-up tips at a time is another big NO NO. No matter how trendy are right red lipstick, smoky eyes and golden eye-shadow, using all of them at once would make biggest make-up blunder one could commit.