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7 Makeup Tips For Perfect No Filter Selfie

Clueless about makeup? Want to make perfect selfies without using filter? Here’s everything you need to know about what to use and where to apply it.

Makeup plays an important role when it comes to beauty. We generally tend to make blunders when it comes to the application of makeup. A flawless look is every women’s dream, but how to acquire this look is the question that many of us ask. Sit back and relax because there are many little things that you can do to look your best.

Let us quickly go through some very innovative makeup tips that will help you in using your makeup more effectively.

1. Where do I test foundation?

Beauty model applying foundation on her face

Applying foundation incorrectly is a common mistake many women tend to make. If you want to test foundation to find a shade that suits your skin tone best, apply it to your jaw line. This will ensure that you choose the right shade for your skin.

2. What’s primer for?

Many of us are unaware of the purpose of primer. Primer acts like a base that makes makeup last longer. It effectively ‘sets’ the makeup and prevents it from rubbing off during the day, making it look fresher for longer.

3. How do I make mascara last longer?

Applying Mascara

If you want your mascara to last longer, all you need to do is add a few drops of glycerin to the mascara tube. This will help to break up the formula a bit and prevent it from clumping as the mascara ages.

4. How do I make lipstick last longer?

I’m sure we all have asked this question many times You don’t have to be confused anymore because we have a wonderful tip that will give you a long lasting color. Use your lip liner to outline and fill in your lips. Once you’ve done that, apply the shade of lipstick you like. Voila! Now you don’t have to worry about your lip color rubbing off.

5. How do I get perfect winged eyeliner?

makeup eyeliner

Eye makeup looks beautiful when done well. Try out this tip for a perfect winged eye. All you need is musken tape. Cut two pieces of the tape and place them on the corners of each eye. Now, apply your favorite liner above the musken tape. When you’re done, remove the tape and you’ll have the perfect winged shape that you desire!

6. Where do I start with contouring?

You don’t actually need to buy a contouring powder in order to do contouring. You can simply buy powder that is about three shades darker than your own; for highlighting, you can buy a powder that is a shade or two lighter than your usual shade. This will serve the same purpose as contouring powder. From there, follow the usual steps for contouring based on the shape of your face.

7. What is the difference between loose and pressed eye shadow?

As we can see, the name suggests it all! Did you know loose pigments are more pigmented? Therefore, the color intensity is a lot more when compared to pressed eye shadows. Bring out your beauty with these tips that will help you to do smokey eye makeup.

Smokey eye makeup mat look difficult to do but you will be surprised as to how easy it can be! You should always begin with an eye primer for a long-lasting look. You can use an angled brush to apply a charcoal color eye shadow, starting from the middle of the eyelid. Remember to blend it well. Go on to apply a jet black eye shadow and smudge it at the outer corner of the eyelid.

Next, use a natural brown eye shadow and blend it towards the crease of the eye. This contrast of colors makes the eyes look beautiful. Towards the inner eye lids, apply a shimmery highlighter for the perfect evening look. For the brow bone, choose an eye shadow that is less shimmery compared to the previous one.

Now, it’s time to outline the waterline with the same charcoal color used earlier. Then, use a black eye liner inside the waterline. Go in for black gel eyeliner to draw a neat line over the eyelid. Remove the fall outs with the help of some makeup remover and cotton. Finish with an application of mascara and there you go: The smokey eye look is done.

Applying makeup can be a daunting task, but it gets easier with time and practice. Get to know your products and don’t be afraid to try new styles and trends. After all, practice makes perfect!

About the author

Surbhi Kanur

I am a girl in my twenties, trying to discover myself in an exciting manner and wish to get surprised by every move of my life. Writing for me, I believe, relieves stress, helps me concentrate better, and let me re-invent myself.

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