From feeling lost at the beauty store to religiously following every new makeup tutorial, every makeup aficionado was once a beginner. Taking baby steps into the limitless world of makeup feels exciting and intimidating at the same time. We’ve been there and know what it takes to achieve a seemingly basic makeup look.
Here’s your best bet – a makeup tutorial for beginners that is ‘actually’ easy to follow.
1. Prime-ry Needs
One of the most important yet overlooked makeup steps is prepping your face with a primer. You’ll be amazed at how long your makeup lasts with the use of the Colorbar Perfect Match Primer. Dab a little and let it gently blend into the skin without adding any extra shine. Not only does it reduce redness or acne marks, but it’s also great for oily skin.
2. Base-ics Be Right
The answer to ‘how to apply makeup’ can never be complete without the mention of the humble foundation. Put a genius to the task; swear by the Nykaa SKINgenius Sculpting & Hydrating Foundation. Its unique color-adapting technology allows you to get a perfect match to your skin tone. What’s more? Its equipped with sun filters that shield your complexion.
3. The Magic Wand
Next up in our makeup step by step tutorial is our beloved magician, the concealer. From dark circles to pimples, there’s no flaw that this beauty can’t camouflage. Honestly, we’d trust the L.A. Girl Pro Conceal HD with our life. With a mind-blogging palette of 24 shades, not finding your match is impossible. A crease-resistant and lightweight texture seals the deal for us.
4. Set And Forget
Wondering how to do makeup at home and still achieve that pro-like matte, finish? Here’s the secret. The purpose of a compact is to mattify your base and make it sweat-proof and transfer-resistant for as long as you want to. If your days get stretched into nights, here’s the superstar that you should put your monies in. The Lakme 9 To 5 Flawless Matte Complexion Compact is enriched with Vitamin E too!
5. Dress Up Those Lids
Done with the base? Next stop: Eyes. We can’t even begin on how important getting your eyeshadow right is. Get our latest winkmaster, the Nykaa Just Wink It! - Wet & Dry Eyeshadow Palette in your hands and you’ll sure be hypnotizing peeps each time you blink. Use it dry for a natural effect or use it wet for some major eye drama, this ain’t disappointing.
7. Flutter Em’ Lashes
Want your eye game to be LIT? A defining, volumizing mascara is what you need, my love. Just as intriguing as the name sounds, the L'Oreal Paris Volume Million Lashes Mascara millionizes your lashes for an enviable, fanned out effect. The in-built excess wiper removes any excess product, so you can say goodbye to ugly clumps as well.
8. Big On Brows
Don’t skip the brows in your tryst to how to do makeup. Eyebrows enhancers are quite the indispensable part of your vanity kit since nothing frames your face better than your brows. Here is where an expert like NYX Professional Makeup Auto Eyebrow Pencil comes into play. With 8 accommodating shades and a built-in brush, creating awesome arches will no longer be daunting.
9. Hey There, Cheeky Baby
Love it when you favorite B-town diva sports rosy cheeks? Well, getting the just-pinched flush for your cheeks isn’t that difficult at all. Sweep a little of your desired hue from the jaw-dropping Makeup Revolution Golden Sugar 2 Rose Gold Ultra Professional Blush Palette with your blush brush and apply to the high points of your cheek. However, don’t go overboard with your blush.
10. Lippies Galore
The last and most significant step of our how to do makeup step by step tutorial has to be the lips. We just grabbed our favorite lipstick, the Colorbar Velvet Matte Lipstick. Why, you ask? Where else would you get a stunning palette of 39 shades combined a velvety, matte texture and an intensely pigmented formula. We’re sold!