It is true that Instagram filters can do wonders for your selfie, and make it perfect to share with your friends, but there is something more than Valencia, Sierra and Earlybird can do. The best way to make your perfect selfie is to start with these 7 beauty tips for a gorgeous look by professional makeup artists.
Priming your skin for foundation is the first step in your makeup routine, that you should be not skipping, if you want to have the best selfie ever. To keep your skin looking smooth and perfect, you should always use a moisturizer or primer before applying makeup on your face. Some professional advice for normal to dry skin, is to use face primer with coconut water such as Too Faced Hangover Face Primer for a glowing skin, or for oily skin, the makeup artists recommend oil-free products such as NARS Pro-Prime Pore Refining Primer to keep your skin from looking greasy.
Never Line Your Waterline in Black
Lining your waterline in dark colors can make your eyes look smaller. As a result, they visually look like closed. The professional makeup artists recommend a little softer colors that open the eyes and make them pop. You can try Smooth Shadow Glide On Eye Pencil Shadow Liner by Elizabeth Mott (Pearl) for eyes that appear bigger.
The best advice when making selfie is to apply a lip balm to prepare your lips for a smooth application. This will absolutely prevent your lips look cracked, dry or flaky. Some professionals recommend: Fresh Sugar Advanced Therapy Lip Treatment Translucent 0.15 oz
Conceal Your Under Eyes
Always use a concealer under the eyes. This will absolutely make your eyes look more open and will gives your face a lift by highlighting your cheekbones. The professionals recommend everyone should wear concealer under the eyes, which is one shade lighter than your skin tone to brighten your skin without looking unnatural.
Skip Putting Mascara Only On Your Top lashes
If you want your eyes to pop in your selfie, you need to put mascara on your bottom lashes and top lashes. This will make your eyes look more intense. For a major volume and length of your lashes, some professional makeup artists recommend Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara Black 0.27 oz. To draw attention to your eyes apply two coats of black mascara to the top lashes and one coat to the bottom lashes.
Use The Darkest Black Mascara
For a perfect selfie, you should use the darkest black mascara to make the most dramatic lashes possible. Always coat your lashes from the root to the tip, that will make your eyes more open and natural, also you will definitely show up better on camera because of the color saturation.
Use a Blush and Bronzer For Your Cheeks
Add a healthy glow to your cheeks to keep your skin from looking washed out when taking photos. You can use pink or peach blush and bronzer a couple shades darker than your skin tone for more natural and healthy look. You can try: Too Faced Milk Chocolate Soleil Light/Medium Matte Bronzer and MAC Mineralize Blush – Dainty – 3.5g/0.11oz.
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