Foundation is one cosmetic which not only helps you hide your scars or dark spots, signs of ageing but also promises a glowing and radiant skin. Irrespective of your skin tone, you can use foundation as the base, do your makeup and rock the look!
If you have an oily skin, go for oil-free, matte finish liquid foundations. In humid climate, go for long wearing liquid matte foundations. To repair skin, opt for moistuirizing liquid foundations. Those who have light oily skin with asilky finish can go for pressed powder foundations. Opt for cream to powder compact foundations if you have dry or a slightly dry skin.
Foundation is used to even out the tone of face and rest of the body to cover or hide blemishes, spots, scars, birthmarks, discolouration, tan etc.
Foundation Cream acts a base for the makeup. It is sometimes used to lighten the skin tones. Foundations are made with emollient (petroleum, beeswax, lanoline) with pigments added. But now foundations are available as alcohol base, water base, powder base, mineral base, oil base, silicone base. Buy best foundation powder or cream based on its opacity like sheer which is the most transparent and has least amount of pigment 8%-13%. Light foundation makeup which covers uneveness and has pigment of 13%-18%. Medium covers freckles, red marks left by acne, having 18%-23% of pigment. One can use fingers, sponge or use foundation brush to apply foundation. Blend it completely, have a smooth even finish.
Before applying foundation, wash your face, pat it dry, moisturize, apply foundation with a help of brush, sponge or just with fingertips, gently blend in rolling motion or in a downward slope, conceal blemishes and redness, and then set for the rest of the makeup like blush or eye shadow or keep it very basic like that.
Buy best foundation online from brands like lakme, maybelline, MAC, revlon, chambor, lancome, clinique, lotus etc. Use a good quality foundation which matches the skin tone and texture.