Watching makeup tutorials on a loop is really satisfying, right? Especially to people who have no idea what the beauty guru is doing, for them, it's some kind of colourful sorcery. The internet is like a giant pandora's box, brimming with content for us to enjoy. And since so many of us are trying our hand in the world of makeup, this is the perfect time to brush up on our skills. I don't know about you guys but I can surely spend an entire weekend just watching makeup videos on repeat, learning new tricks & hacks, without a care in the world!
Is YouTube the next Netflix? Probably!
Using professional makeup products, especially on somebody else is not a cakewalk. You gotta understand the basics! Firstly, you gotta have a steady hand, understand your client's requirements, the texture of their skin, their face structure and whatnot. But don't worry, we know you have to start from somewhere. Watch these easy *how to* videos and they'll get you started on your makeup journey.
Finding a true foundation match is a task (just ask James Charles!) but not impossible. Here's how you can find the perfect foundation for yourself or your future client.
Concealer is applied to *conceal* imperfections on the face (such as rosacea, acne masks, discolourations, etc.) and to brighten the under eyes (simply use two shades lighter than your foundation).
Here's are some more tips on finding the perfect concealer!
Ever since its inception, beauty sponges have changed the way we do our makeup. Here are some other cool ways you can make use of your fave beauty blender.
Making that face look snatched is not easy, especially if you don't know how to contour. But contouring isn't child's play. It takes a lot of trial and error to get it right. Here a tutorial that will have you snatched AF.
Photoshop? Beauty Plus? We don't need 'em!
Doing eye makeup is the trickiest part as people have different eye shapes (hooded, small, big). But don't worry, there are a ton of ways you can create magic on your client's eyes but you have to first start with yourself.
A professional MUA always has a lip palette with them, in case a client has a specific lip shade in mind. We know that lip palettes are expensive and not everyone can afford to splurge on one. Create your own lip palette in a matter of minutes and mix n' match.
It also saves a ton of space as you don't have to pack so many lip colours!
'Coz everyone loves a flush of colour on their cheeks. But with blush, it's easy to look like a clown if you don't apply it right.
Strobing is the best way to add that healthy luminosity to your skin. It's the best way to highlight your best features. Here's how you can glow to the Gods.
Once you enter the world of baking, there's no going back!
If you ever wondered why your fave celeb's makeup doesn't crease despite being in front of a camera for hours, the answer is baking!
And finally, seal your artwork with a setting spray ❤️
We hope that you're now feeling confident enough to be your own makeup artist now. Start with the basics and work your way up. And remember, practice makes perfect!
Happy weekend! 💋
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