How to Apply Foundation?


It is not an easy task to apply foundation. Just the slightest mistake can ruin the beauty of your face. So, it is really important to use the right tricks to apply foundation on your face. This article will guide you regarding various ways to apply foundation.

Tips to Apply Foundation:

Here are some of the tips that you should follow while applying foundation on your face.

1.) How to Apply Liquid Foundation:

This is the very first step of getting an attractive look. All you need to choose the right kind of foundation liquid depending upon your skin tone. Now pour this foundation on your makeup plate. Take the quantity depending upon your skin type.

2.) Pick Up Dense, Flat or Top Brush:

Depending on your choice just pick up dense, flat, and top brush. Now take this brush and dip it in the foundation. Now make a dot by using this brush on your nose, around the borders of your face, cheeks, and your chin. One dip of the brush is enough to make the a dot.

How to Apply Foundation

3.) Apply Foundation on Nose:

Your first choice should be your nose. Nose is a tight area of your face so start making a pattern from it and then move ahead towards the cheeks and borders of your face. Start stippling the product inwards and towards the center. Just keep on repeating this process until the foundation spread on your face. This is a very important step to apply foundation.

4.) Apply What is Left on the Brush:

Apply the foundation left on your brush over the area above your lips and below your mouth. Just stipple it effectively and avoid applying it to the area where you get smile lines.

5.) Use Foundation Under Your Eyes on a  Regular Basis:

Applying bit of foundation under your eyes lightens it. Take a little bit of foundation on the outer edge of your brush and make a dot under your eyes and then stipple it lightly over this area. Also, apply it under your eyes, eyelid, and brow bone. It is a very important step to apply foundation under your eyes.

6.) Apply Foundation into the Hairline and Across Forehead:

You should have around 1/3 of the product left on the makeup plate if you want to apply it to forehead and into the hairline. Take some amount of foundation and stipple it into the hairline and across your forehead. Apply foundation all over your face except smile lines of your face.

7.) Apply it Under Your Jaw Line:

Make a dot with the brush under your jawline. Just stipple it upwards on your face and then slightly stipple it downwards for fading it on your neck. It is a great way to apply foundation under your jawline.

8.) Stipple Foundation All Over Your Face:

Try to distribute foundation by using your brush. Don’t apply an excessive amount of product on your face. Only apply it in excess to deal with the problem areas. Just try to distribute the product evenly and then move towards the smile area. Use the very little amount of product on your smile line. It is a great way to reduce creasing. So, use it sincerely.

9.) Just Buff in Circular Motion:

Once you have applied the foundation all over your face, then simply buff in circular motions. It is a great way that may hide imperfections and remove the excessive product from it. Buff, it on your face until the foundation becomes quite tacky. It usually takes around 2-3 passes all your entire face to reach this point of perfection. This is a very important step to apply foundation as it helps in the matching foundation with your natural skin tone. It will provide you perfect skin with a little glow. So, try to give a final touch up to your skin by following a circular motion on it.

10.) Allow Foundation to Sit on Your Skin:

Let the foundation set on your skin. Just leave it as it is for 3-5 minutes after applying it. Just notice your face closely and see whether it is applied properly on your face. If you feel that excess product is used on your skin, then you may buff it lightly for few more minutes to give a final touchup.

11.)  Apply Loose Powder:

Use puff for applying loose powder. Just roll it and push it on your skin.

12.) Give a Finishing Effect with Blend:

At last just give a finishing effect to your skin by applying some other powder or blend on your skin. You may apply any kind of blush, bronzer, or contour on your skin. Also, don’t forget to dampen your brush to prevent the excessive product from getting absorbed into your skin.

Benefits of Applying Foundation:

Here are some of the important skin benefits you get by applying foundation on your skin. Just have a look at them, to know the importance of foundation on your skin.

  • It provides anti-aging effects on your skin.
  • It acts as a protective barrier over your skin and protect it from harmful dust particles. It even protects your skin from ultraviolet rays of the sun.
  • It is a great product that compliments with your skin and provides natural skin tone.
  • It can prevent your skin from sun damage.
  • It is a great way to hide blemishes of your skin. It can even help in providing smoothening effects on your skin.
  • It is an effective base for other products.
  • Therefore, start applying foundation on your face to get following skin benefits.

So, apply foundation on your face by using the above steps. Apply it properly so you look perfect in your own skin. You may use it on a regular basis or occasionally it merely depends on you. But, use the right ways to apply foundation on your face. Hence, if you are planning to go for a party or it is just a casual meeting, then simply don’t forget to apply foundation your face. It will provide a complete look to your skin.


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