Makeup Or Breakup? 9 Common Mistakes That You Are Probably Making While Doing Makeup
Makeup not only makes a person look
A lot of people have a love-hate relationship with makeup. While it usually makes them look (and feel) amazing, there may be days when that shade of lipstick doesn't go with the skin tone or the eye makeup
There is a whole list of makeup mistakes people make that can break the look. Read on to find out if you are making any of these!
Wearing waterproof mascara every day
Waterproof mascara is amazing and all, but not always. The water-resistant formula can dry out your lashes causing them to break easily. Also, removing waterproof mascara takes a whole lot of effort which can again damage your lashes. Keep it reserved for special occasions and events. As for daily use, it’s best to use regular mascara that comes off easily at the end of the day, without causing distress to your lashes.
Using expired makeup
It’s time to check your makeup stash and bid adieu to all the products that have crossed the expiry date. Old and expired products are not safe to use and can lead to rashes, allergies, and irritation. Also, they do not give the best results. Always check the makeup products' expiry date and use them accordingly.
Not cleaning the makeup brushes
Makeup brushes are important tools that give you the right application and finish. Keeping them clean not only prolongs their life but also saves you the trouble of breakouts and infection. Old, dirty brushes are a breeding ground
Applying too much
Ignoring your brows
You will be surprised to see what a well-groomed brow can do to your face. Eyebrows frame the face and eyes and if they are defined, they can enhance your appearance by making you look sharp without much effort. Unkempt, thin and unruly brows can make you look shoddy and even older. Pay attention to your brows, get them trimmed to keep them in shape. If you have thin, sparse brows, use brow powder or eyebrow pencil to fill them in. This will make them look fuller and darker, giving a youthful appearance to your face.
Too dark brows
Now that we know the importance of eyebrow grooming, overdoing it can also pose a problem. Use a product, whether it's brow powder, pencil or gel, that's close to your natural hair
Wearing the wrong foundation shade
Foundations cover blemishes on the skin while making it look naturally flawless. Always strive to pick a foundation shade that's closest to your skin tone. Foundation lighter than your skin tone can make you look ashy, while darker shades can make you look like a mismatched shade card. When picking a foundation, always try it on your face and not just on your
Using wrong lipstick shade
Picking the wrong blush
Bright, flushed cheeks are a sign of good health, and good makeup is all about mimicking that natural blush. Blushes have been a part of every makeup lover’s vanity