By Chinenye Onukwubiri
Trust me, it’s not that hard. If you are a newbie in the makeup department, don’t be ashamed. Here are 10 simple steps to apply your makeup and look flawless:
Step 1: Moisturizer
To achieve this you need to moisturise. Wash your face and then apply liberally, giving your skin a few minutes to absorb the lotion or spray.
Step 2: primer
Primer helps prepare your skin for concealer and foundation ensuring they go on better and last longer. It also conceals and minimizes pore visibility. Apply it on your face and neck.
Step 3: concealer
Use concealer to cover any blemishes on your skin. Dab it carefully over problem areas and then blend with your fingertips. Choose a concealer that is slightly lighter than your skin color.
Step 4: Foundation
Select a foundation that matches your natural skin tone. Apply it in small batches on your chin, cheeks and forehead and then blend it to cover your entire face. Keep it even to ensure a natural flawless finish.
Step 5: Highlighter and Bronzer
Highlighter and bronzer make you face look more sculpted and defined. Highlighter should be lighter than your natural skin tone. While bronzer should be a bit darker than brush highlighter around your cheekbones.
Step 6: Blush
Add blush to give your face a pleasant glow. Locate the apples of your cheeks by smiling. And then carefully apply all the way back to your hairline.
Step 7: Eyebrow pencil
Beautiful eyes are essential- make them stand out with an eyebrow pencil follow the natural line of your brow using a color slightly lighter than your hair
Step 8: Shadow Liner & Gloss
Give depth and definition to your eyes with shadow and liner. Use three shades of eye shadow. Starting with the lightest color under your eyebrow and then the darkest color over the lid. Blend them to avoid any obvious lines, then apply the eye liner along the lid directly above your lashes use mascara to coat and separate every lash, giving them thick healthy look
Step 9: Lipstick, Liner & Gloss
Lipstick is one of the most important parts of your look. You can mix and match colors based on your mood outfit or even the time of the day. Evenly apply a coat of lipstick and then line your lips. Finishing with a layer of gloss
Step 10: Evening Glamour
A few easy touch ups will turn your daytime makeup into an evening-ready style. Adding some blush will highlight your cheekbones. You can also try some darker eyeliner for a more daring look finally get ready to dazzle with bright red lipstick.