By Shannon Farrell, Daily Makeover
foundationFoundation is the canvas on which we build a gorgeous makeup look. So no matter how pretty a lipstick or smoky eye, no one will notice it if your coverup is streaky or caked on. Avoid these common foundation mistakes to enhance your complexion and create a natural-looking finish.
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1. Applying With Your Fingers
Although it seems easiest to apply foundation with your fingers, it oftentimes leaves harsh lines on the skin. For a more accurate blend, use a brush or sponge, like the Beauty Blender ($19.95, sephora.com). With a brush, blend the foundation in circular motions to create an airbrushed finish with little product. With a sponge, dab to avoid lines.
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2. Using Powder Foundation
Powder foundation can look chalky and settle into wrinkles. Plus, it dries out the skin and looks obvious in pictures. Instead, use a matte