We all want to have beautiful, flawless skin, but we don't want to have to spend hours in front of the mirror every morning trying to cover up blemishes. Rather than rely on trial and error, follow these simple make-up tips to transform yourself into a beauty queen in as little as five minutes.
Make-up for Flawless Skin
I love experimenting with make-up and my vanity case is overflowing with products, but I always end up coming back to the same few essentials. For flawless skin, those essentials are a lightweight liquid foundation, a thick and creamy liquid concealer, and a trusty cover-up stick. You can quickly create a flawless look by using just these three must-have products.
Always buy good quality products and make sure that you choose a color that is appropriate for your skin. A good beauty store will allow you to use a tester to try out the color before you buy. Always test on your face or neck rather than your hand, as the skin on your hand will probably be darker.
How to Get Flawless Skin: Your Five-Minute Guide
First, use a cover-up stick to cover zits or other unsightly blemishes. Apply a generous amount of concealer to each blemish and pat it gently with a clean finger or make-up brush to blend.
Too many late nights? Dark circles can be covered up with a small amount of carefully applied concealer. First, prepare your skin by applying eye cream. Then apply concealer using a small make-up brush and blend it in by patting gently with the pad of your finger.
Stick concealer gives you complete coverage for angry red blemishes, whereas a creamy liquid concealer is just right for under the eyes. Choose concealer two shades lighter than your foundation so that you don't end up with dark patches in your finished look.
Add face powder over the concealer to set it in place and create a matt finish. Use layers of concealer and powder if the blemish is still obvious.
Using Foundation to Create a Flawless Look
If you have naturally clear skin, a tinted moisturizer is all you need for a light, fresh, natural look. However, for those of us who aren't so lucky, foundation is a lifesaver for smoothing out the skin and creating a flawless appearance.
Choose a lightweight liquid foundation that contains silicone and apply it sparingly. Put a tiny dab on each cheek, your forehead, your chin and your nose, then gently spread the foundation to get an even coverage over your entire face.
Always choose a foundation shade that matches your skin tone as closely as possible. A color mismatch between your face and neck is not a good look! You will probably need to switch to a slightly darker shade for summer, when the sun gives your skin a natural glow, but keep it light during the winter months.
Finish your routine with a light dusting of face powder to keep your make-up in place.
Flawless Skin in Less than Five Minutes
By following this simple routine every morning, I can face the world with confidence, knowing that my skin looks flawless. We all get blemishes, but you don't have to hide away when your skin is less than perfect. By using subtle make-up that complements your naturally gorgeous skin tone, you can quickly transform yourself into a beauty queen.