An amazing thing, but it happens that in the evening you do everything as usual - you cleanse your skin, apply serum, cream, sleep well, and in the morning you look in the mirror and realize that the view is terrible. There is no way to explain the “ubiquitous” lethargy and dullness by reasonable reasons. Rash? Dark circles? Peeling or redness? It is useful to know a few tricks that will help you regain your confidence in a couple of minutes. They come in especially handy on the day when you really need to look good, but "something went wrong."
How to hide dark circles
When it comes to dealing with dark circles under the eyes, we all know there is one king here: concealer. But even if you are an advanced user and have perfectly mastered the technique of applying it (the secret is to lay thin layers of the product on top of each other and gently mix them to avoid rolling), there is one more thing that can improve or worsen the result of the work done. ─ This is an eye cream. If you moisturize your skin properly, no concealer will roll off.
It is important not to be mistaken with the choice of texture. Too concentrated or oily creams are an “ice slide” for makeup, along which everything will slide and rush down. For the fight against "bags under the eyes" for the day, it is better to choose products with a light gel texture. After application, be sure to wait until the cream is completely absorbed. Only then can you apply a corrective color primer under the lower eyelid. Peach, orange and terracotta shades work best to neutralize blue, gray and brown pigmentation in under eye circles.
Cream for the skin around the eyes Advanced Genifique, LANCOME
How to reduce redness
Whether it's rosacea, a mild sunburn, or just the color of your mood for today, the road to soothing redness leads to a color corrector. It's time to step out of the shadows for a green concealer that “works” on red and pink skin tones, neutralizing them and evening out the tone. But that is not all. Since redness is often a sign of inflammation, it makes sense to prepare the skin for makeup using a primer to create a barrier between sensitive, slightly irritated tissues and makeup. This will reduce the likelihood that the end of the day will be accompanied by itching and scabies.
So, after moisturizing, apply a primer, and then gently use a green concealer on all areas that have been painted in "revolutionary" tones. When the red spots have been neutralized, it's time to move on to the foundation to hide the green tint. It is best to apply the product not with stretching movements, but with hammering pats.
Makeup base Prisme, GIVENCHY
How to deal with breakouts
When noticeable inflammation appears on the face, the first thing you want to do is hide behind a dense tonal coating. But this can lead to the fact that the rash lingers on the face much longer than it is in your plans. To mask red spots, a green correcting agent is suitable: apply it to redness and overlap with a breathable foundation.
Acne, on the other hand, is best hidden with products with light, non-comedogenic formulas (such as BB creams) that contain cleansing ingredients such as salicylic acid, zinc, and tea tree oil. Apply evenly all over your face, then add concealer pointwise. But don't get carried away, only use it where you really need it.
BB Cream Rejuvenating Silver Label SPF35, DR. JART +
How to hide peeling
When it comes to masking flakiness, it doesn't matter what causes it: just dry skin or eczema and psoriasis, hydration is key anyway. Creamy formulas that trap moisture in the skin are great aids in the fight against flaking. Before applying makeup, be sure to moisturize your face using a good serum (best with hyaluronic acid ─ to maintain hydrobalance), a moisturizer, and then a moisturizing primer to fix subsequent makeup.
Take a closer look at a BB or CC cream that works for sensitive skin, or mix your foundation with a small drop of serum for an extra moisturizing effect. Apply in thin layers, creating the desired coverage, and skip finishing powders - they contain talcum powder, which will absorb the moisture you need. Instead, stick to a creamy blush that will conserve the water supply of your skin.
Day cream for face Abeille Royale, GUERLAIN
How to deal with T-zone shine
Pay attention to everything that we talked about in the paragraph about peeling. If high gloss is your problem, the plan is to do the opposite. Prepare your skin for makeup with oily skin products and a balancing serum, then use a primer specially formulated to combat shine. It will create a mattifying makeup base and prevent it from slipping off.
Use an oil-free foundation that has a matte or velvety finish (unfortunately, you will have to forget about super-moisturizing formulas for a while). The most important part of the entire masking process in the case of oily skin is applying a good powder: look for light, crumbly ones to help absorb excess oil. An oil-free setting spray will also help increase the hold of your makeup.
Facial cream matte Matte Creme, ERBORIAN
How to mask enlarged pores
Pores can be enlarged for two reasons: either they are blocked or the skin is dehydrated. This means that proper preparation is the key to quality makeup. If you have time, first apply a clay face mask to "draw out" impurities, and then use a regulating oil serum to moisturize the skin. When it's time for makeup, remember that a good primer is half the battle. Use a mattifying formula that smoothes and smoothes the skin. Primers that contain silicone will also prevent the foundation from settling in the pores. They will effectively fill in any crevices and cracks (just make sure you cleanse your skin well afterwards to avoid blockages).
The final trick for masking enlarged pores is how you apply foundation. Instead of applying it with long strokes, which can "hammer" the product into the pores, do it in a circular manner ─ with a fluffy brush. If you need concealer, gently hammer it in. Finish with a light powder to set everything in.
Mattifying and tightening pores fluid for face Vinopure Fluid Matifiant, Caudalie
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