One of my favourite make-up looks has always been the au-naturel, minimalist look. Just simple semi/full courage foundation combined with a little contouring around the cheeks to give your face more definition.
I guess I wasn’t the only one obsessed with this look, as it was featured in the Alexander McQueen and Balmain 2014 Spring-Summer shows, to name a few.
How to get this look|
First choose a foundation that perfectly matches your complexion, now this could be a powder or liquid, personally I love powdered foundation, less mess when applying. My favourite is the MAC studio fix powder foundation in NC45. (Note: always try foundation in natural light). Below are a few I recommend.
Secondly, define your brows using a brow pencil or brow powder, but remember not to over do it, we’re going for a simple natural look.
Thirdly, use your blush or contour kit to add definition to your cheeks. If you’re not sure how to contour here is a post I made earlier, click here.
What do you prefer, liquid or powder foundation? Comment below. x
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Lately I prefer Liquid mattifying foundation, because it seems to last the longest without needing touch ups. I set with a translucent silica powder. I use a sunscreen with a shiny finish, so the foundation ends up looking demi-matte to natural matte. I dislike being able to see the texture of foundation or powder on my skin, but I would have to try one of the most recent powder foundations to see if the finish still looks heavier than liquid matching the coverage (I prefer medium to full).
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Liz you’re the opposite to me. I can’t stand foundation, I only use it under my eyes to brighten my under eyes and on my brow bone, but never all over. But then again I have combination skin, my T zones get really oily.