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Foundation: The Key to Flawless Makeup

Using the right kind of foundation in the right way is as important as any other makeup product. Foundation is a skin coloured cosmetic applied to the face to create an even skin coloured tone and to cover flaws in the skin. Sometimes, foundation is also applied to change the skin tone.

Foundation is the sole beauty product which can make or break your entire look. The best foundation makeup is the one which makes you look natural, no matter how much foundation you’ve adorned. The strategy is to blend the foundation in such a way that it hides the flaws perfectly, or gives a new radiant tone to the skin. Moreover, foundation actually does more than concealing your skin blemishes; it makes your skin appear healthier and glowing.

Many types of foundations are available nowadays to suit different skin types and for different purposes. Tinted moisturizer foundation is the ideal choice for those who don’t want a lot of makeup coverage on their face but at the same time, want the skin tone evened out. This is the idyllic choice for dry skin.

Another type of foundation available in the market is liquid foundation. Since its application is faster and easier, it is the most used foundation of all. It can be applied with the help of a dried makeup sponge and gives a smooth look to the face. But this foundation has to be used with some care because firstly, it makes oily skin appear oilier, and secondly it tends to run and stick to your face during humid season.

Powder foundation is the ideal choice for oily skin types and is also excellent choice for summers because since its application is in the form of powder instead of liquid, it doesn’t stick to the skin and is very easy to apply. The biggest draw of powder foundation is that since it has a powder finish, it minimizes the oil and has the tendency to last the entire day.

Concealer is another type of foundation which is used to conceal specific parts of the body only. It is thickened, and is used to neutralize and even out the skin tone of specific areas such as pimples, under eye smudges or redness. The best way to apply concealer is to apply it before the foundation to ensure best coverage.

The last, and probably the most effective type of foundation available is the mineral foundation. These are the latest thing in makeup and result in the best foundation makeup. Mineral makeup comes in a powder form and is brushed onto the skin to create layers of almost invisible powder. This is the most appropriate for allergic and sensitive skin types as it has inert minerals in it.

So what you need to do is rush to your nearest store, go to their makeup counter and find the perfect foundation for your skin, Believe me you, it will be worth it.

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