Make up is the art of highlighting your best features while camouflaging the not so appealing ones. In olden times, women wore make up to look painted and made up. But in resent times, the trend has shifted from the unnatural look to a more subtle and natural look. The emphasis nowadays is on wearing bare minimum make –up in order to accentuate the features and protect the skin from the harmful effects of the environment. With our day make up tips you can surely enhance your overall look and remain fresh and radiant at any point of time.
Make up can appear too obvious, particularly the daytime and on outdoor events and activities. However, you don’t need to look absolutely bland. The trick is to balance the different colors and textures to even out your skin tone and blend them in order to achieve a natural look without looking done up. The key is to leave others wondering if you are wearing any make up or not. With a little bit of effort and experimentation, you will soon master the art of wearing day make up in no time.
Day make up tips for a radiant face:
Begin your make up routine by thoroughly cleansing and exfoliating your face. You can use a good face scrub for getting rid of the dead cells and follow these simple steps that will enable you to get the desired look.
Moisturize: Prior to applying any make up you need to use a good moisturizer containing UVA and UVB filters with an SPF of at least 15. A glazed moisturizer is an ideal base for day make up. It also protects your skin from the damaging effects of the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun. Various brands have also come up with moisturizers that protect the skin fro the hazardous affect of pollution and other environmental hazards.
Foundation: There are three types of foundations— liquid, cream and solid. Liquid foundation is ideal for day make up. It stays all day long and keeps you looking radiant and fresh. Foundations with a vitamin or mineral base are also available these days. Pick a shade that is closest to the natural tone of your skin as it will even out the flaws and will not make you appear done up. Settle it in with a damp wedge.
Powder: Dab on translucent powder over your face and neck. Remember, the idea is to look natural and not made up.
Cream or gel Blusher: For a barely there natural look, you must go in for a cream or gel blusher. The best way to select the appropriate color is by matching it with eth natural flush of your skin. Apply it to the apples of your cheeks rather sparingly and avoid sweeping it to the cheekbones and temples.
Eye shadow: Shades in subtle earthen tones and beiges can work wonders for your eyes during the daytime. A touch of soft brown or copper eye shadow is enough to do the trick. An even better idea is to leave your eye lids bare.
Mascara: Keep it to the bare minimum. You can go in for brown mascara over black or even go in for transparent mascara. This will elongate your lashes without making them look too done up.
Lipstick: There are a wide range of colors available in the market to enhance your lips. Avoid using bright reds and pinks. Pick a sheer shade in nude or light peach and blot it well after applying it direct from the tube or by dabbing the color with your fingertips.
Daily care for your face:
Good make up begins with proper skin care. You need to cleanse tone and moisturize your skin everyday.
- Never wear make up on an unclean face as it clogs the pores and gives a messed up appearance.
- Drink lots of water to keep your skin hydrated and supple.
- Eat healthy in order to remain healthy.
- Never squeeze the pimples, if you have any, but use a good anti-acne cream to get rid of them. Try a treatment for at least three months to know if it is effective or not.
With the above mentioned day make up tips you can step out fearlessly during the daytime and look absolutely fresh and gorgeous.