How to create a natural face look (16 items)

Last updated: about 12 years ago

To Do (16 left)

  • Wash your face. Use a gentle exfoliating face wash and follow with a toner and then a even, thin layer of your favorite moisturizer. I like using St. Ives Apricot scrub to exfoliate, Sea Breeze toner to tone and Aveno positively radiant moisturizer
  • Using your favorite primer, apply a thin layer over your whole face
  • Primer is a base used to create an even surface on your face, allowing your makeup to last longer. My favorite primer is Stila's color correcting primer
  • Apply a layer of tinted moisturizer of your shade to your face with your hands or a foundation brush. Make sure you blend down to your neck!
  • To pick your shade ask an employee at the store or a friend to hold up the bottle to your face with a shade lighter and a shade darker and pick the one that matches the best
  • Pick your shade of concealer and using a little brush apply it to your blemishes and under eyes. Blend out until you cant see the edges of the product
  • Use your shade of a pressed or loose all over face powder and apply it with a fluffy blush brush, on your t-bone (forehead, bridge of nose and chin).
  • Use a primer on your eyelid and then place a light champagne shadow all over your lid in a patting motion
  • Use a medium matte brown shade in your crease, by sweeping the brush in a windshield wiping motion into the hollow of your eyelid
  • Highlight under your brow (using a fluffy dense brush) and in your inner corner (using a small, stiff brush) with a light, matte, white
  • Apply a thin layer of brown or black eyeliner to your top or bottom waterline.By pulling your lower lid down and using the pencil to draw a line across that flap of skin, do the same for the top but pull your eyebrow up to expose the upper flap of skin
  • Curl lashes with an eyelash curler by placing it right at the roots of your lashes and squeezing the handles together, hold for 6 seconds
  • Apply 1-2 coats of black or brown mascara of your choice to the top, by holding the brush at the base of your lashes and wiggling it side to side as you move up the lashes.Apply one coat of mascara on your bottom lash, by holding the brush at the tips of
  • Pick a shade of blush that will give you the best "flush" look, for fair skin, a light pink; medium skin a medium pink; dark skin a dark plum shade.) Apply on the apples of your cheek using a big blush brush with swiping motions
  • Choose a white based highlighter or a pink based highlighter and apply to wherever the sun will naturally hit your face, cheekbone, bridge of nose and cupids bow. Apply using your fingers or a light fluffy brush
  • In an E3 motion apply bronzer to your face and neck with a big fluffy brush