Applying makeup is another form of art. You need a steady hand to hold the makeup brush, but wait! Which brush to use for what purpose? Point blank, are you? Makeup for beginners can be a lot messy but is super fun too!
If you wake up with the feeling of doing something different for the day, then makeup is the best chance you have. Not a single girl steps outside in the broad daylight without applying anything on her face. Makeup has the power to bring a huge difference to your face, in a good way, of course, improve your mood and boost your confidence too.
Not everyone is a makeup artist, so it’s all okay!
How many of you watch random tutorials of how to apply makeup on YouTube? Lots!
The vloggers apply a perfectly winged eyeliner in one go while you go scrabbling a map on our face. Yeah, not everyone can have a go at it for the first time. With a variety of products available in the market, as a beginner, you will easily get confused.
But thanks to all DIYs, you can learn makeup tricks and easy ways to apply it. Want to learn some of them? Then let’s take a look down below.
How to do Makeup for Beginners?
Some of the most basic steps you need to learn revolves around the contour, lips, blush, and bronze, etc. but for your ease let’s begin with 3 most basic steps you need to follow, learn and enhance your facial features but the first thing you need to ask yourself is:
Which is the right makeup look for you?
This is the most important part before you start to learn makeup. First of all, define the purpose, why you need to apply makeup?
Maybe you want a regular day to day look or maybe you want a glam look for the day? In either case, there’s a lot you need to catch on to. Every girl’s taste and preferences are different from the other girls so you need to make up your mind which look will best suit you.
Keeping up with makeup trends is the first thing you need to do. Just because a trend is out doesn’t mean you can’t learn it. You can learn all you want.
What sort of base will you need?
Makeup for beginners is still a futile task. The reason is their lack of awareness about beauty products and which is a suitable one for them remains a question mark. The first section you will learn in makeup for a beginner is all about The Base.
The base can be a foundation, BB cream, or even a powder. Once you learn about your skin type you can move towards selecting a base. The use of base will depend on whether your skin is dry or oily and so on. Girls do have a lot of options to choose from.
Decide whether you want a full, medium, or just a sheer coverage (from heavier to natural foundation look). Determining your style is important.
How to apply a liquid foundation?
Things you will need:
- liquid foundation
- Sponge or you can even use fingers
What you need to do:
Cleanse your face with a face wash and use a moisturizer. Afterward, apply a primer that will hold your base and the rest of the makeup together for a longer duration. If you have oily skin it's a good choice to use a makeup primer. Instead of blending foundation, tap it gently on your skin to avoid blotches. Use a tissue if there’s an excess.
How to apply concealer?
This is an important step in makeup for beginners, to use the right concealer. You can skip this step if you want to but it’s a protective barrier especially for those with skin pigmentation. This adds brightness around your eyes and gives a much airy look to the face.
Things you will need:
- Concealer brush or sponge
What you need to do:
Take your concealer and carefully dab it under your eyes so that it can blend with the foundation. Remember to use a concealer a shade lighter than your skin tone. Dab it smoothly around the edges. You can also use it around the lip's edge, even after you have applied lip color to give a sharper look.
How to decide makeup look for your eyes?
Eyes are the windows to your soul, so the better look good right? Makeup for beginners becomes exciting at this point. Eye shadows, eye mascara, and eyeliner…you have lots of steps to cover. When shades come in every color under the sun its time you learn makeup right away.
How to apply eye shadow?
Begin with the eye shadow application. You can just use your fingers even but if you want a long-lasting look, then switch to using brushes.
A light coral or pink color to give a natural eyelid look is the first step. Remember to always swap your brush to remove any excess makeup and carefully apply it to your lid. Do not apply too much pressure. One tip that highly comes recommended by the top makeup artists is to apply concealer before applying any eye shadow.
How to apply mascara?
Mascaras come n various styles, colors and have different functions. Before you apply mascara on your lashes, you can use an eyelash curler (it even saves you from buying mascara!).
All you need to do is take out the mascara wand, hold it horizontal with your lashes, and sweep it. Make sure the lashes are equally distributed on the wand. Repeat the process at least 5 times to give a perfect look.
How to apply eyeliner?
This step is a risky one for the makeup beginners. So you can simply start with applying dots (for an outline and join the lines. You can use liquid eyeliner or pen eyeliner. For beginners, marker eyeliner is easier to apply so you can practice on it firsthand.
To give it a finishing look you can use tape on the edge of your eye at an outward angle. You can easily flick the eyeliner brush or pen to give a winged eyeliner look.
So you see? Makeup for beginners can be easy too! And these are just some of the very basic tips you need to learn and soon you’ll become a pro!