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Complete Makeup Application
Makeup is an art, which has the power to turn an ordinary face into an extremely beautiful one and vice versa. So it is all about the proper way of applying the makeup, which can make the difference. According to the requirements of the occasion, season and skin type the range of makeup application varies. But in general the steps of makeup are quite similar.

Here is step-by-step guide to complete makeup application for general occasions. These steps could be helpful to you with the 'guidelines about how to apply the makeup ' properly.

Most of the time all your efforts to look beautiful could be destroyed by the blemished skin. Therefore in such cases using a 'Skin Care Kit ' that includes the Cleanser, Toner, Moisturizer and a Masque, is recommended. It is created for your skin type and will help you attain and maintain that beautiful healthy glow on your skin.

Five Steps of applying Makeup
There are 5 main steps for applying the complete makeup. In order to get the best possible results you should apply your Makeup only after you have used the Cleanser, Toner and Moisturizer. Remember that the Masque should be used at least once in a week for deep cleaning.

Step 1: Foundation
  • After Cleansing, Toning and Moisturizing your face you should apply a little amount of foundation to the tip of your index finger.
  • Then dot it on your forehead, nose, cheeks and chin and blend in an upward and outward motion.
  • Make sure that you apply the foundation over your eyelids too and blend without leaving a line.
  • After that glance in the mirror to ensure there is no line.
  • You can also use a concealer to cover the imperfections of your face such as the blemishes and other dark spots.

Step 2: Translucent Powder
  • In order to get that smooth finish you should use a powder brush to apply the translucent powder.
  • Make sure that you apply it in a downward motion.
  • The translucent powder helps eye makeup and blush to go on smoother and blend better.
  • The translucent powder keeps your face looking fresh.
  • The translucent powder helps your Makeup last longer.

Step 3: Eye Makeup
  • You should starting at the lash line and apply the Base Color first.
  • Then you should apply your crease color in the crease area.
  • Then you should apply the highlight color in the highlight color area that is below the brow bone.
  • Finally you should blend the colors with a cotton ball or your fingertip in order to remove any obvious line.
  • In case you find that the colors are too bright then tone them down with a little translucent powder.
  • Then only you should apply the Mascara.

Step 4: Blush
  • You should apply the blush in such a way that it goes on the apples of your cheeks to radiate when you smile.
  • The right way to apply the blush is so that it goes no closer to your nose, but directly beneath the iris of your eye, below nostril-level and into your temple hairline.
  • For applying the blush a good Blush Brush that is tapered for precise placement is a must.

Step 5: Lipsticks
  • Firstly you should define the outline of your lips with a professional lip brush or lip liner pencil.
  • Make sure that its color closely matches the color of your lipstick.
  • Then apply your lipstick and blend the liner with a lip brush.
  • To apply properly you should start from the center working outwards.

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