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Posted By : Lifatra
November 1, 2016
How to choose a foundation?

If the evanescent complexion of the stars on the red carpet makes you dream, do not be green with envy. Then good news, we offer you all the tips for choosing a foundation specially tailored to your needs. Skin type, texture, color. With our tips, your foundation radius of your perfume will no more a secret for you. Your Goal is achieved.

 

How to choose a foundation if you have dry skin:

Your skin type: Your skin feels tight, lack of flexibility and softness. Sometimes it can become dull and blush.

You Choose: A foundation with a creamy and moisturizing texture that helps your skin to protect its skin barrier which is already weakened. The ideal is a fluid or cream texture that gives your skin a real comfort without drying and without freezing your features. In addition, dry skin does not reflect much light, so to foil the naturally dull effect of your skin, choose a foundation with light-reflecting pigments.

Avoid: Mineral powders and foundations that contain talc as they dry out the skin and mark imperfections.

 

 

How to choose a foundation if you have combination skin:

Your skin type: you have brightnesses at the T-zone (forehead, nose and chin) while the cheeks and out of your face remains tug. You often have imperfections in the T-zone because of excess oil that can clog your pores.

You Chose: A foundation product that limits excess oil as a fluid powder-coated, matte perfect for the T-zone without drying the entire face. Combination skin requires delicate formulas, so it is important to choose a non-comedogenic foundation to avoid imperfections.

Avoid: Mineral dyed fluids that reflect light and shine oily skin like fireflies or too compact textures that chokes the pores and generate irregularities on the skin.

 

 

How to choose a foundation if you have oily skin:

Your skin type: your skin tends to shine, especially on your T-zone skin has a gray light and your pores are dilated.

You Choose: A background complexion mattifies the entire face and allows the skin to breathe while regulating sebum. The mineral powder is ideal because it neutralizes oily effect by absorbing excess sebum. Meanwhile the complexion is uniform without regard to effect. For a covering makeup choose an application sponge rather than a brush.

Avoid: The cream textures (fluid or compact) too rich for your skin because they contain moisturizers.

 

 

How to choose a foundation if you have sensitive skin:

Your skin type: your sensitive skin reacts to the slightest external aggression. You also have redness and dry skin marks.

You Choose: A foundation charged with moisturizing ingredients that strengthen your weakened skin barrier. Sunscreen (SPF 15 minimum) is also essential because UVA rays penetrate your dermis causing reddening and in extreme cases it cause rosacea. Compact cream foundation meets your issues. Very moisturizing, it also allows for a customized makeup to cover your needs and your redness.

Avoid: Mineral powders that make dry skin more weakened and mark defects on dehydrated skin.

 

 

How to choose a foundation if you have acne-prone skin:

Your skin type: Your skin has oily on the T-zone and many imperfections.

You Choose: A foundation containing antibacterial agents to limit the emergence of new buttons and exfoliating agents to release the pores and regulate sebum. For a truly ad ‘hoc formula, choose a product that has soothing properties. Matte fluid or mineral powder are perfect because they regulate sebum and veloutent complexion. However, with the powder, prefer a brush application which modulates the coverage. For finishing, hide your skin defects using a sponge and tapping the critical area.

Avoid: The too rich oily foundations assets for your skin. But above all, not to forget to apply your day cream in use of regulating sebum, before applying your foundation.

 

 

How to choose a foundation if you have mature skin:

Your skin type: Dry skin signs, lack of Elasticity and firmness are characteristics of your skin. You have small brown spots.

You Choose: A foundation designed for mature skin because they contain moisturizing ingredients that meet the specific needs of your skin.

In anti-aging ranges, Two types of foundation exist: Lifting if your wrinkles are deep, because they retardant skin. Smoothing if they are lighter because they create a smoothing effect, thanks to the light-reflecting pigments. For texture, always prefer a cream or a fluid that bring more comfort to your skin.

Avoid: The powdery texture and talc-based foundations they mark the signs of aging.

 

 

How to choose a foundation if you have a black skin:

Your skin type: Your skin is black. It is oily in the T zone and also dull.

You Choose: A foundation that controls shine without drying the T-zone and for the rest of the face it bring shine. The ideal is a mattifying fluid, which helps to regulate sebum, combined with illuminating base that contains light-reflecting pigments to wake up your skin.

Avoid: The foundations with too rich formulas.




How to choose the color of your foundation?

Finding the right foundation color is an important step. because it choose the form or texture of the product. For a superb skin, the shade of foundation should be as close as possible to the natural color of your skin.

To find the right shade, trying three shades on the face particularly in the jaw (not on the hand) and opt for the shade that is closest to your skin tone.

Namely: There are four major families of colors. Beige, Golden, Roses and Oranges. Before choosing your shade, it is essential to know which category you belong in order to find the most appropriate shade.

Beige: Beige are neutral, they are suitable for European skins and some Asian skin. However, if you have redness, go for a green or yellow base applied under makeup.

The gold: They are adapted to Mediterranean skins, those who used to sunbathe and for some Asian skins.

Rose: They are suitable for very light skin.

Oranges: They are intended for ethnic mestizo black skin.
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Professional Tips:

Once the foundation selected, the secret to a perfect complexion lies in the application of it. The first step is to remove the foundation on the back of the hand to warm it before applying it with a brush. This way you can easily apply your material, stretching the most of the interior (the bridge of the nose) and outwards (cheeks) for a very natural looks. In addition, for a complexion and a uniform look remember to put a button on the eyelids and around the eyes. Finally for a perfect finish, expert advises you to powder your complexion if it is not already a texture powder, to secure the material and matte your skin.
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The alternatives to Foundation.

If you are not convinced by the foundation, there are alternatives that offer you a velvety skin and a radiant complexion.

 

BB creams: They are close to the foundation but thanks to their shock formulas they save you time. By Hydrating, protecting, soothing and opaque, they make up your skin by take care of it through their many assets which varies by brand.

Note: for sensitive skin, their real advantage over a foundation lies in their sunscreen (SPF 15 minimum). Finally, with their multiple actions it is a good alternative for those who do not like to waste time in the bathroom.

 

Foundation illuminators: Their formula is very light therefore they offer no real coverage. They are not recommended for those who wish to hide their faults but they are perfect for those looking to bring sparkle to their complexion. They have Very high light-reflecting pigments and they sublimate skins without imperfections but with a little dull.
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