Tips and techniques on how to apply mineral foundation
November 14, 2017
Prep your skin.
Any makeup goes on better when skin is freshly cleansed and moisturized, especially if your skin is dry. Allow moisturizer to absorb completely, and if you have oily skin, use a foundation primer.
Brush up. Or rather, round & round.Use a kabuki brush, which is shorter and denser than a regular brush, so it gives more coverage. Dip the brush into the powder foundation, tap the side of the brush to remove any excess, then use continuous circular motions to apply the powder to your face. Repeat until you've achieved the coverage you want. Use fairly firm pressure. You want to buff the foundation to a smooth, even finish.
Go for the finish. If you've already got oily skin and are looking for a matte finish, you may want to consider applying Mineral Veil Mattifier. Use light circular motions with the brush for a pore-less, natural matte effect. Dust it on with a puff or fluffy brush. Apply the rest of your makeup as usual. Now you're ready for your close up