Step by step guide to prepare your skin before applying makeup
If you are new to makeup or do not know how to prepare your skin for a makeup then your quest has finally come to an end! This article will give you all the knowledge you need before you pick that foundation brush of yours.
First of all, not everybody is well informed on why and how you should prepare your skin thoroughly before applying makeup. Let me first tackle the "why" part before we move to "how".
So why should we prepare our skin before applying makeup or what are the advantages of preparing skin before applying makeup, if you will.
A well prepped skin is less sensitive to the potential damage that could be caused by makeup products.
Since the base of your makeup is on a cleaned skin it will last longer.
Again, on the expense of repeating myself, since makeup is applied on a well prepped skin it will settle properly and therefore it will look flawless.
Now moving on how to prepare skin for makeup, following steps should be enough for normal skin type. If you have any special need, don't worry we got your back, drop us a comment below and we will suggest steps suitable for your skin type.
Step 1: Clean your face thoroughly the old school way
Please do yourself a favor, STOP using those makeup removing wipes to clean your face before preparing your skin for makeup. Wash your face! Please pick a good face wash which goes according to your skin and wash your face properly. Remember if your skin is oil and grime free it will be much easier for you to put various products.
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Step 2: Remove those dead cells on your skin with Exfoliators
To be very frank, if you are not doing it already then sorry to say that you are killing your skin! Exfoliation is a process which removes dead skin and other impurities that in turn makes your skin healthy. And a healthy skin means less sensitive skin. Infect, this should be in your daily do to list!
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Step 3: Priming your face with gentle Toner
Don't overlook the Toners. They are one of the most important steps in setting up your skin for makeup as they clean whatever grime is left on your face after washing it and closes the pore.
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Step 4: Give that shot of ingredients to your skin with Serums
Serum are mainly used to deliver highly concentrated ingredients to your skin. They help your skin to improve in many aspects. For example, it improves skin tone, brightens and protects it.
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Step 5: Running late but don't forget to moisturize your skin with Moisturizers
Like exfoliation, this should be part of your daily to do list. However, before applying makeup you should always use lighter moisturizers, day moisturizers. Like serums, moisturizers protect your skin and also help applied makeup to last longer.
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Step 6: Save those beautiful eyes of yours with Eye Creams
Most people tent to ignore their eyes before applying makeup only to regret later, don't be one of them! Make sure you protect your eyes with some eye creams.
Step 7: Setup first line of defense with Primer
Primer is the layer which prevents mixing of moisturizers, serum, eye creams with the makeup being applied. It also serves as excellent base to apply makeup products.
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So here you go you have your step by step guide to prepare your skin before applying makeup and with all this knowledge you are ready to look more beautiful.
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