Makeup Tips for Teens
Makeup is what teenage girls love the most, why? Because…
Makeup is used to make women appear older, sophisticated, trendy, and of course, it’s used to hide pimples, scars, and red areas on the face. Finding the right makeup to use for your own special complexion is difficult because there are hundreds of different brands, colors, formulas, and prices to consider before making a purchase.
There are a number of makeup items you can use during the application process including, but not limited to, foundation primer, foundation, concealer, bronzer, blush, eye shadow, eyeliner, mascara and lip gloss.
Tip #7 (Choosing your Foundation): You can find foundation in a few different formulas including liquid, whipped, cream and powder. Liquid foundations typically come formulated specifically for every skin type; however, liquid foundation isn’t always the best choice.
Use your skin type as a guide to find the best foundation formula because if you’re using the wrong foundation, your skin can look similar to a powdered doughnut, or it can even look like you’re wearing a mask.#Makeup tip: Choose your foundation accordingly to your skin type. Click To Tweet
In order to keep any of this from happening, learn how to find the right foundation for your skin type.
Foundation & Your Skin
- Dry Skin: If your skin is dry, using a hydrating powder, stick, or an oil-based liquid foundation will give a positive result. Sticks and liquids have both a moisturizing and creamy texture; the hydrating powders are specially designed to release moisture to the skin, while covering better than a normal pressed powder. If you choose to purchase hydrating powder, make sure the packaging says something similar to “compact makeup” or “foundation”.
- Oily Skin: Liquid or powder foundations that are labeled oil-free are ideal for oily skin. Mineral foundations will also work well on oily skin since these products absorb excess oil to give your face a smooth, matte finish. These foundations are good for covering up acne, or when used as a concealer for dark under-eye areas. For skin that has frequent breakouts, use foundation containing salicylic acid to dry the oil-producing glands that create pimples.
- Combination Skin: Combination skin is best covered up with powder, whipped or cream foundation. You will get strong coverage with any of these products, as well as the added bonus of intense moisturizing benefits. Plus powder, whipped, and cream foundations are all easy to apply, and are better choices than that of a liquid or stick foundation.
- Sensitive Skin: If you have eczema, rosacea, or you’re highly prone to acne breakouts, then you have sensitive skin. Assuming you have skin that is tight, scaly, red and irritated, then try using a tinted moisturizer. Tinted moisturizers will provide you with light coverage, while also giving your skin plenty of moisture. Another option is to use mineral makeup; however, it’s possible for the mineral makeup to dry your skin, so in combination with this foundation, you should use a toning spray to set and lock in moisture throughout the day.
- Normal Skin: For skin that has minimal problems with oil, acne or dryness, you’ll be able to use almost any formula of foundation.