In a bid to get their makeup perfect, most people spend hours in front of a mirror. However, it is not necessary that you also go that way because there are some tricks you can capitalize on to make application of cosmetics a much easier and more enjoyable process that will give you the looks that you are after. Below are some of the makeup hacks you can try out:
Change the Lighting Conditions
When applying your makeup, the lighting conditions affect how you see yourself. In order to assess whether the makeup truly looks good on you, try changing the conditions. You may go outside and check yourself in the bright outside light or get into your car and look at yourself before leaving the house. This not only helps you to see any imperfections you may have missed, varying the lighting conditions can also bring out different aspects of your makeup that you didn’t know of.
Use White Nail Polish Coat
Instead of using a base coat, a white nail polish coat can make your nail color conspicuous and still protect your nails from staining. Colored polishes can easily stain your nails and this may not bring out the best in you.
Widen the Look of Your Eyes
By changing the way you apply your mascara, you can achieve a lot more with your eyes. Instead of sweeping your mascara upwards, carefully apply it towards your nose. This will have the advantage of making your eyelashes look a bit fuller and make your eyes slightly bigger and wider.
Learn How to Apply Your perfume
It is common to find people spraying themselves with perfume especially when in a hurry. The point here is not just to smell the perfume, but to smell in the right points. The best places to concentrate your perfume on is the pulse points which include the wrist, the neck, the inner elbow, and behind the knee.
Use White Eyeliner to Highlight Your Eye Shadow
If you have been looking for a trick that will make your eye shadow to pop then here you go! First apply the white eyeliner over your eyelid and then apply your eye shadow. The benefit of this is that the white will help intensify the eye shadow color.
Use a Spoon to Achieve A Picture Perfect Winged Eyeliner
If you want to achieve that winged effect which will turn heads, you only need a spoon! Start your eyeliner normally as you would when you want a cat eye look then gently press the rounded side of the spoon against your eyelid. By moving the spoon slightly outwards, you can create a lovely winged effect.
Lengthen the Stay of Your Lipstick
Lipstick is arguably one of the oldest makeup aspects, but it seems there is much more that people can still learn. If you want your lipstick to stay on longer, just put a lipstick coat and then lay a tissue over your lips. Lastly, dust translucent powder on so as to make the color set and this will lengthen the stay of your makeup.
Improvise Your Lip Gloss
Instead of throwing broken eye shadows, you can turn them into lip gloss. All you have to do is to crash the eye shadow carefully into powder and thereafter mix it with petroleum jelly. This can make you many lip gloss color you like without spending extra bucks.
You can also create natural contouring by placing the straight edge of your makeup brush handle or eyeliner pencil directly below your cheekbone. This will give you the right angle.