A thick foundation can turn a face into a mask. To prevent this from happening, use a liquid tonal base, and mask the skin imperfections with a corrector. Correctly selected means easily hide dark circles under the eyes, enlarged pores and other defects.
On sale it is possible to find correctors in the form of a cream, paste, stick or emulsion. You can apply the product with a built-in sponge, a special brush or fingertips. The choice of the method of application depends on the covering ability of the corrector, as well as the effect that you plan to achieve.
Do not be limited to a single tube of corrector. For perfect disguise, you may need different tools. Professional makeup artists can use up to 4 means of different textures and at the same time create the effect of a fresh, not overloaded face makeup.
Correctly choose the hue of the masking agent. For pale skin Need the lightest colors, from biscuit to light pink. A swarthy face needs a corrector for almond, honey or beige. If the ideal tool could not be found, mix a darker corrector with a light to achieve the desired tone.
The texture of the corrector is also important. To refresh the skin under the eyes you need a light cream with light-reflecting particles. Hide pimples will help dense dryish paste, and to mask the small defects like freckles suitable gentle cream pencil.
Nuances of disguise
Most often, the area around the eyes needs to be masked. Correctly selected corrector will help to level the skin color, hide the bruises and bursted capillaries, disguises the swelling and fine wrinkles. For masking, choose not too dense means with reflective particles.
Wipe the skin with a tonic without alcohol and moisturize with cream or gel. The corrector will lay down on the prepared skin more smoothly and will last longer. Gather a little of the drug and drive it on the skin, moving from the inner corner of the eye to the outside. Gently blend the corrector with a finger or a brush. If there are small wrinkles under the eyes, do not smear, and drive the cream – this method will help to mask unevenness on the skin.
Make sure that the corrector is not stained. Powder the area around the eyes with a clear, crumbly powder to smooth out the color and texture of the skin. Sweep the excess powder with a brush or a puff.
To mask the spots and pimples, a thick matte corrector is a little lighter than your skin. Apply it over the tonal basis with very gentle patting movements. Do not rub the remedy, so you will only aggravate the problem. In order not to overdo it, carefully evaluate the result in the mirror. Work in good light, for convenience, you can use a magnifying mirror.
If it is necessary to disguise a larger defect – for example, a pigment spot – apply the corrector layer by layer. It can be mixed with a small amount of foundation and applied gently with a latex sponge, patting movements. After masking, powder the skin.