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9 Easy Tricks For Makeup Lovers Who *Just* Can’t Get It Right!

Sonali Pawar

Beauty Writer & Editorial Coordinator

You’ve always loved makeup, haven’t you? You spend hours watching tutorials on how to apply makeup but somehow it just doesn’t work out when you actually get to it, right? If you are a beginner, we have some amazing makeup tips and tricks that we bet you can follow easily. These tips and tricks are not only easy but also require less number of products while making the entire process super smooth and manageable. Have fun, ladies!

1. Replace foundation with a tinted sunscreen


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If applying foundation is not your thing, you can always go for a tinted sunscreen. Applying this product has two benefits - it will help you provide decent coverage while protecting your skin. Go for a matte finish sunscreen so that your skin doesn’t look oily.


POPxo Recommends: Rivela tint SPF50 Sunscreen Lotion (Rs 515)


2. Forget contouring and go the old school way


When you’re just getting started with bronzing, don’t go all Kim K on your face. Bronzing was done in order to give you a sun-kissed glow, and that’s how you should start as well. A healthy bronzed glow is always in vogue and looks SO pretty. Sweep the bronzer on your temples, along the sides of the face, and right under the cheekbones in a ‘C’ formation. Just make sure to not apply it on the center of your face as too much of the product will make you look older.


3. Multitasking is the way to go

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Girls, it’s time to multitask with shimmery powders. As a beginner you obviously won’t want to use a lot of products, that’s why a shimmer blush would suffice. Light-reflecting powders can be used to highlight your cheeks and give them a nice rosy touch. You can also use the powder on your eyelids if you want a bit of shimmer. One less product in your bag for touch-ups - doesn’t that sound amazing?!


POPxo Recommends: Oriflame The ONE IlluSkin Blush in Shimmer Rose (Rs 479)


4. To slay the perfect wing


We know how difficult it is to master the art of a perfect cat-eye flick, ladies! To ace the winged look, you can cheat a bit, it’s fine, we won’t tell anyone. Take a visiting card or a guitar pick and place it at the outer corner of your eyes while making sure the card is extended towards the tip of your brows. This trick will give you a clean and perfect wing.


Watch this video to ace your cat-eye flick.

5. White eyeliner for bigger eyes


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The best way to make your eyes look bigger and bolder is by using a white eyeliner. Applying a white or nude coloured liner will instantly make your eyes pop. Whenever you’re heading out, just line your lower waterline with a white kajal and you’ll be good to go!


POPxo Recommends: Diana of London Super Star Eye Liner (Rs 380)


6. Smokey eye with kajal


Love smokey eyes but don’t know how to master this art? Don’t worry because you can simply create a smokey eye look with the help of a matte kajal. Make sure that you are using a jet black kajal so that it gives off an intense look and stays on for long, too.


Watch this video to master the art of smokey eyes with the help of a kajal.


7. Bold red pout

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No look is complete without a bold red pout. The perfect shade of red lipstick can make or break your look, ladies, and getting this look isn’t that difficult. Always apply your lipstick from the center of your lips and then move outward. This helps make the application smooth and creaseless.


8. Eyebrow mascara for perfect eyebrows


If you are one of those girls who just can’t understand how to define your brows, use a brow mascara. Yes, brow mascara is a thing and you can easily apply it and make your eyebrows appear thicker and perfect. You don’t need to have a separate brow kit, how cool!


POPxo Recommends: Essence Make Me Brow Eyebrow Gel Mascara (Rs 349)


9. Be careful with shimmer


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Ladies, you just can’t apply shimmery products all over your face and end up looking like a disco ball. But a bit of shimmer never hurt anybody - you can dab a bit of white glittery eyeshadow on the inner corner of your eyes. It will make your eyes look so pretty and perfect for the party!


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Published on Jul 22, 2017
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