“I just can't figure out the trio“foundation-concealer-corrector”(sometimes a highlighter joins it). What is each of the listed funds for, and in what order should they be used?"
Reader marieclaire.ru, 29
First, let's understand the concepts. Today, there are foundations of various densities (from light to medium to heavy) that create different effects, such as radiance, wet skin or matte finish. Some brands categorize foundations by skin type - dry or oily. This division depends on the foundation of the foundation. For example, a water-based product is recommended for oily skin, and an oily product is recommended for dry skin. Shiseido Synchro Skin Self-Refreshing foundations are oil-free and water-based with a polymer complex, making them versatile beauty products for all skin types.
It is recommended to start makeup by preparing the skin - applying the treatment that suits you. Then the foundation comes into play and only after that you can think of a concealer or corrector. But what is the difference between the latter?
Concealer is more highly pigmented than foundation. It is worth choosing it by half a tone or a tone lighter than the main foundation. They should be used in the area under the eyes to hide traces of fatigue, bruising and swelling. If the color of the "bruise" is blue or gray-blue, use a concealer with a pink undertone. If the bruise is purple, opt for a concealer with a yellow undertone.
There are also concealers with a neutral undertone (this is a combination of pink and yellow). Do not forget that concealer can be applied not only to a specific area, but also locally, for example, on inflammations or rashes. Due to the higher pigment content, concealer conceals visible imperfections better than foundation and requires very little to apply. This is extremely important in relation to the area under the eyes, since in this area the skin is very mobile and thin, which means that an excessive amount of product is always noticeable. Apply concealer after foundation when the overall complexion is already even. Also, don't forget about eye cream. It is better to start looking after this area as early as possible.
In texture, the concealer is even denser than concealer and is often presented as a compact product in a “washer”. Also called a corrector means that correct skin imperfections due to their "pure" color. In short, opposite colors on the color wheel are complimentary. If you place one color on top of another, then they level each other. For example, if you need to hide redness on your face, apply a green concealer - this way you can easily “extinguish” redness. The same principle is often used in colored makeup bases. If the complexion is gray, choose a base with a pink tint, and if it is olive, a purple base is perfect for you.
In the case of color correctors, first apply the concealer, and then cover the applied layer with foundation to even out the skin tone. If you use the concealer under the eyes, apply it first and then the concealer. The richer the “bruise” shade, the brighter the concealer shade you should choose. Otherwise, the concealer may simply not cope with the task assigned to it.
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