Since the standard evolution process from the “am I doing this right?” beauty novice to the “could be a vlogger” makeup expert involves much trial-and-error, we saved you the time and effort by asking makeup and skin experts directly about their best skin and beauty shortcuts.
Perfecting your face beat
1.To sop up oil and refresh makeup, lightly mist your face with toner, then pat with a tissue. Finish with a dusting of loose powder.
2.For a modern take on luminous skin, try pearlized pink-sand shades on lids and cheeks. With a pale matte mouth, you’ll look rock-club cool (and not too disco). Pair pink lids with a natural, understated face.
3.The best way to make a makeup change is to choose the feature you get complimented on most, and play it up with a color that’s the opposite of what you normally wear. Like neutrals? Go for color. Like color? Try earth tones.
4.Instead of shading hollows of your face, switch to highlighting. Using paler hues, accentuate under the brows for a mini lift, and dust a lighter blush along the cheekbone to plump cheeks.
5.To keep eye shadow from creasing (unless you’re going for a cut crease look), eliminate as much oil as possible from your lids. Use an eye shadow base or pressed powder before applying color. Looser, more powdery shadows are best.
1.Overzealous tweezing can lead to emaciated brows and bald patches, where hair only grows back irregularly. Use a protein-spiked brow gel to stimulate healthy growth and brow fillers to shade in problem areas.
2.Full brows have been spotted on all the runways and are the hottest trend right now. Keep unruly brows looking polished with a slick of clear brow gel. Dab highlighter directly under the brow bone—you’ll achieve an instant eye-lift effect!
3.The space between your eyebrows should be equal to the width of your eyes, and start where they line up with your nostrils.