Every girl is crazed in her quest for beauty almost on a daily basis. Whether it is a regular day at office or an evening out with friends, whether it is planning for her wedding or hosting a party at home, looking absolutely impeccable is a necessity, and quite expected too! But, in the pursuit of perfection, there are some common beauty blunders that might take place. Here are the five most common ones that you can easily avoid. Read on to know how
1. Dry paint
Nothing can be worse than applying foundation or dabbing compact powder on a dry face! You might make this mistake when in a hurry. However, no matter how little time you have, do not wear any makeup unless you have moisturised your face well. Makeup on dry skin becomes patchy very quickly, and the outcome can be quite a disaster. To get rid of dry, flaky skin, make sure you exfoliate your face and neck twice a week to get a smooth complexion.
2. Foundation much
Applying foundation lighter than the original skin tone, or wearing multiple layers of foundation (in an attempt to look fairer), can actually make you look ghostly! Firstly, choose a shade that is closest to your skin tone, blend it well on a well-moisturised face and neck, and then pat with loose powder that matches the shades of the foundation. If you miss the neck, the outcome will be a bigger blunder!
3. An eyesore
It is true that the correct eye makeup can accentuate any look quickly. But going a little overboard can leave you looking like a calamity! Make sure to dab concealor lightly, and blend it well with the base colour to hide your dark circles. Avoid very bright and colourful eyeshadows as they can look neon in pictures. Frosty shades like pink and blue can make your eyes look puffy at times. Keep your eye makeup as natural as possible for the day; you can add a little shimmer or smokey effect for an evening function.
4. Lips gone wild
Choosing lip colours that are in vogue, without checking if they really match your skin tone or not, is a very bad idea. Wearing a lip liner that is darker than your lipstick can result in the most awkward look. Also, colours that appear too matte, giving a super dry look to the lips, are also a big no. Make sure you try on many shades before the event to get a perfect one.
No glitter please, unless you are a 12-year-old or a supermodel walking on the ramp! Don’t confuse glitter with shimmer, because wearing makeup with a little shimmer can in fact look great if done right. But make sure you use it sparingly, and not all over the face. Shimmery eyes, shiny lip-gloss with sparkly cheeks- everything together doesn’t work, even if it is an evening do!