Base makeup is the basic part of makeup that needs to be applied to the face so that the skin texture looks prettier and the makeup lasts longer.
First, pay attention to how to choose the type of base makeup, then find the product that is right for you.
Choose after understanding the function of each type of makeup base
There are several types of makeup bases available on the market, for example, primers, foundations, face powders, and other types.
Understand the functions and benefits of each type, then choose the product with the final result that best fits your desires.
Primer: To cover imperfections of skin texture and improve makeup result
Primer is the basic part of makeup that is applied before using foundation. In addition to improving skin texture, the primer also functions to prevent makeup from fading quickly.
Some primary products can be used as color correctors. Pink is used to make the face look fresh, yellow to disguise eye bags and dull skin, and green for reddish skin.
Choose a product in a color that closely matches your skin tone. If you want to use it as a color corrector, choose one that suits your skin problem.
If your skin tends to be dry, choosing a primer with a moisturizing content such as ceramide or hyaluronic acid is the way to go. For oily skin, choose products that contain less oil and can control sebum.
Foundation: To even out skin tone and cover minor skin problems makeup
And Foundation is able to even out skin tone, disguise large pores, even out facial texture, and cover redness on the face.
Liquid and powder are two types of foundation Powder foundation excels at suppressing sebum production with a comfortable texture to use.
Your Skin will look supple like marshmallows if you use the powder type.
A liquid foundation or liquid foundation contains more oil so that it produces a glowing face. In addition, the liquid type has better coverage than the powder type because of its texture that sticks to the skin.
So, the liquid type is suitable for those of you who want to cover skin redness and large pores.
Apart from powder and liquid types, there are also stick and cream types that have a lot of oil content with the best coverage.
Liquid Foundation can’t overcome both types, you don’t even need a concealer! For a face that looks flawless, use a stick or cream type.
In addition, the name cushion foundation has recently become popular in the makeup world.
Cushion foundation gives a glowing finish like a liquid foundation but combined with the practicality of a powder foundation. No wonder this product is a sought after item.
Face powder: Use after foundation and get long-lasting makeup
There are two types of products used on this foundation, namely a pressed powder that is a solid and loose powder with a fine powder texture. Loose powder is suitable for those of you who like a light makeup look.
However, if you want to disguise large pores, use a pressed powder that has high coverage.
Please note that choosing the right face powder color is also important. If the face powder color you choose doesn’t match the foundation you are using, the result will look weird.
When choosing a color, dab the product on the back of your hand with a puff or brush. If the color seems to be white, avoid that color.
To be safer, you can choose a transparent face powder so that it doesn’t interfere with the color of the foundation you previously used.
BB creams and CC creams makeup: Primers with multiple benefits
Want a primer that provides multiple benefits? BB cream and CC cream are the answers. BB cream is a combination of beauty cream,
primer, foundation, and concealer in one product. Good coverage is its advantage. BB cream is practical to use on busy mornings to shorten your makeup time.
On the other hand, CC cream is a product that combines the benefits of skincare with primer. Unlike foundations that cover facial skin problems by applying colors with various tone choices,
CC cream provides a natural color that is close to natural skin tones. Even so, CC cream also has as many fans as BB cream. For those of you who don’t want to bother choosing a shade, CC cream can be an option.