Applying makeup takes special skill and technique. Makeup can be used to create many different effects, from glamorous evening to all-natural, girl-next-door looks. Teenagers need to be careful when applying makeup, maintaining a balance between age-appropriate and stylish. Luckily, there are several guidelines teens can follow to create the perfect look.
Although foundation helps to clog pores experts suggest to avoid the use of foundation as it looks overdone, instead use dot concealers to cover up any blemishes. To set the concealer lightly dust on some loose powder over your entire face to even out your skin tone.
To cover the blemishes, dark circles, acne scars or any skin imperfections use a concealer pencil, according to the skin tone.
Don’t use old make-up. Even make-up has an expiration date. So, as a rule of thumb, you should toss everything and start over every three months. It’s the best way for it to stay fresh and not infect you with a nasty bug.
Practice makes perfect. Practice putting on your make-up. It’s the easiest way to get comfortable with using it. Also, regular practice will help you figure out what looks good on you and what doesn’t.
For the lips, a gloss looks nice or if you are using a lipstick use one in a natural shade. Keep a lip moisturizer that is enriched with the antiseptic qualities of tea tree oil and the softness of beeswax handy. Use one which also protects the lips from the sun’s harsh rays.