18 Makeup Tricks and Tips to Make You Look Happier
Being awake late in the night could radically affect your chances of waking up to dull and exhaustive mornings. There could be because of your own choice of reasons such as either insomnia or night shift duty or night-out for studies or working too hard etc. No matter whatever, you have to present yourself, the next day, with poise and get ready to face the world elegantly and confidently. Many women, who constantly are on the wheels, try to get rid of facial tiredness by covering up their dull and pale skin under a dosage of a makeup to look prettier enough and take on the world.
Fortunately to the rescue of all such women, there are plenty of makeup tricks and tips available and these can be used as and when required to avoid looking insomniac. All of the following makeup tricks might help you look less tired and less worn-out.So Read on!
1. Get rid of dark circles instantly
This is the most common issue that everyone faces in their day-to-day lives. To get rid of these dark circles under the eyes, use an under-eye concealer, around the eye area, that has a lighter shade than the color of your skin.
Follow these simple steps in quick succession and you will have a fresh look in no time!
• Clean your face with lukewarm water and mild cleansing agent;
• Apply the foundation on the entire face ;
• Dab the concealer around the eyes gently and uniformly ;
• Finally set your face with the translucent powder;
2. Get rid of dull skin instantly
When you work so hard and when the energy is totally drained out of you, it makes, not only your body dull and gloomy, but this dullness directly reflects through your skin. In order to energize your skin instantly, make a deliberate use of the highlighter in such a way that it illuminates your skin with radiance.
3. Get the eyes look bigger instantly
If your eye feels withdrawn and squeezed out, even after applying the concealer, then you should perhaps follow any or all of these steps, to make your eyes look wider and awake;
a) Highlight your brows by outlining the entire eye area, to get the feel of having the bigger eyes and also to draw attention of people;
b) Apply any hue that suits your eye area the best. This will make your eye look bigger by popping it out;
c) Apply the shimmer at the inner corner of the eye.As shimmer holds the light and reflects the same in the appearance, this will give a feel of being more awakened;
d) Applying a light or neutral color rather than a dark color on the lid. It gives a larger appearance to the eye area;
e) Lining the inner rim of the lower lid with a flesh-toned pencil creates the illusion that the whites of your eyes extend farther. You can use a white eyeliner pencil or the natural looking fleshy tone;
f) Skip lining the lower lashes and instead apply the mascara to lower lashes. This will enhance the lower part of the eye;
g) Curl your eyelashes in such a way that while flipping your lashes upwards, it lets others see the whole eye area more clearly;
h) Apply mascara to top lashes after curling your lashes.This will define the top lashes;
i) Apply false lashes to exaggerate your eyes visually;
j) You can also use any of these following steps to highlight the eyes :
a) Apply the concealer with a concealer brush or your finger, starting with the inside corner and sides of the nose and then continue from there along the under eye ;
b) Switch to the highlighter pen and make dots in the area above the cheekbone along the eye socket;
c) Switch back to the concealer stick and apply it directly from the tube or with a concealer brush under the brow wing;
d) Switch back to the highlighter pen and make dots above the brow;
e) Refer to the Image for following the steps;
4. Get an illuminating concealer
To brighten up your whole face at one-go, get yourself an illuminating concealer, like YSL Touche Eclat, This acts as both a concealer and a highlighter at the same time.
5.Get a white pencil
Apply the white pencil, lining your inner corners of the eyes to make it look larger and awake.
6. Get products that help you to stay away from looking fatigued
You can also try using other products along with a highlighter and a concealer such as a mask, an energizing moisturizer, and a lipstick.
7. Use the false eyelashes
Follow along ,these steps to use the false eyelashes:
a) Gather the tools you need – clear glue, scissors, tweezers, and a pair of lashes;
b) Trim the inner corner of the lashes to fit your lash line, and then wrap each lash around an eyeshadow brush for a few minutes to bend and curve so that they fit the shape of the eye easily;
` c) Squeeze some glue onto a flat surface and Apply glue on the first lash by dragging it through the glue. Apply the lash at the center of your eye, and hold there for few seconds until it sticks evenly;
d) Use tweezers to attach the false eyelashes to the inner and outer corners, making sure that they’re placed tightly against your lash line;
e) An alternative to false eyelashes is to use an eyelash curler tool to have a similar effect as false eyelashes.
8. Curl your eyelashes naturally
With proper curls, eyelashes look thicker and fuller, and hence the eyes appear larger and more awake. There is another way that you can use to curl your lashes naturally and stay away from the faux lashes. The trick is to use an eye curler tool.
Below are the steps to use this eye curler tool to get a curvy fuller looking lashes:
a) Open the curler as widely as possible. Make sure that all lashes are placed within the curler. Hold the curler close to the roots of the upper eyelashes and place it upright so that these eyelashes concaves out; Close the curler carefully on the lashes and squeeze it slightly. See the image
b) To get a proper curl, turn the curler upwards so that the curve of the curler gets aligned with the lining of the eyelids crease. This trick will give you curl, rather than a crimping effect. See the image
c) Tighten the curler handles bit by bit slowly and applying pressure slightly. Ensure to hold the tool in its position for several seconds without blinking. Try moving the curler up in an outward direction, away from the root of the lash all the way to the tip, by putting a slight uniform pressure as you make move throughout over the eyelash until you reach its end.
d) Repeat these steps if necessary and recheck if you have the curls in place before applying makeup.Finally, finish the lining with Mascara
9. Use blush to get a glowy skin
Using Blush takes out the dullness off your face and gives it a subtle glow. Few different techniques to apply blush that might be beneficial :
a) Basic Application Technique: Apply blush in the area of the cheekbone. Begin from the hairline, gently moving it inwards towards the center area of the cheeks. See the image
b) Technique for Glowing skin: Apply blush in a circular motion in and around the center area of the cheeks. See the image
c) Technique for Highlighting: Sway the blush brushing back and forth in the upper areas of the cheekbones. Carefully blend the blush along the lines of temple without dabbing it near the eye areas See the image
d) Technique for Sculpting: Start applying the blush from the hairline and blend by moving towards the mouth to chisel out the cheek. See the image
10. Try strobing your skin
Try strobing, not contouring for the extra edge on the highlights of your face. Strobing gives an instant glow. Follow these steps to get the right strob :
a) Apply the highlighter along the brows, under the lash line and in the crease and corner of the eyes to make it wider.See the image for areas of application
b) Next is to apply the highlighter down the line of the nose bridge, swaying into the cupid’s bow and then ending the touch in the chin.See the image for areas of application
c) Then apply the highlighter dabbing around the areas of the cheekbones and the outer corners of the eyes. See the image for areas of application.
11. Use color correcting concealer
Try using the color correcting concealer in the facial areas that you want to cover up. This color correcting concealer will neutralize the area if you apply the right shade according to your skin tone.
a) Try using yellow shade, for yellowish blemishes and bruises,
b) Try using blue shade around the areas of the eyes especially for dark circles
c) Use darker or browner shade for the dark skin tones and any kind of discoloration
d) Another shade that can be used for bruises and dark circles is a purple tone
e) Use purple or pink or red colored shade for red bruises, red spots, acne, pink colored scars, and redness around the eyes.
12. Use facial mists
There are lots of facial mists available in the market, try using these revivers to spring back to life from looking dull and pale. These facial mists will help you to get revived instantly giving you the fresh feel. It will also make our skin glow by boosting the energy levels of your skin. You should carry it along wherever you go so that you can touch-up your face during the day, whenever required.
13. Highlight your brows
Highlight your brows to give an edge to your look. Here’s how you can do it :
a) As shown in the image, set your brows with the gel, then make an outline as to which areas you wish to highlight. You can highlight the corners of the brows using a lighter shade and dab a darker tone of the same shade at the center of the brow line.
b) As shown in the image, other products that can make you look awake are mascara, faux eyelashes, shadows that can go well with your color of the eye. When you are highlighting your eyes, ensure that you are using a simpler and contrasting version of the lip hue.
14.Brighten your eyes with white
Brighten your eyes by using a light and shimmering eyeshadow. Choose a hue that suits your skin tone.
a) Start applying a primer over the eyelid and then apply a light shimmer under the eye line;
b) Use white eyeliner to line up the upper lid starting from outside, moving all the way towards the inner corners of the eye. Then traverse back from the inner corner of the lid towards the outer area in order to line up the under-lid;
c) Blend the outer crease of lid with a neutral eye-shadow
d) Use a white powdered eyeshadow to highlight your brow and finish the upper lid lining by applying a thin mascara.
15.Always wear a summer look
The summer look is everybody’s all-time favorite look. No matter if it’s chilly and snowy or rainy and windy outside, wear a summer look to fade away the season.
a) Start with foundation and luminizer. Mix them up and apply all over the face;
b) Choose a right eye shade that matches your skin and dab it to highlight the areas of the eyes, especially the brows;
c) Set your face with a setting powder and Strobe over your cheekbones;
d) Apply the bronzer, a little above the cheekbones along the forehead and then apply it around the jawline and neck;
e) Finally, add a pop of blush to your face!
16.Crease-proof the concealer
Even after applying the concealer, if your skin sags and eyes look sunk, then it is a sign that your concealer is creasing. So you need to crease-proof the concealer and Here’s how to crease-proof your under-eye area:
a) Pick a face –oil of your choice and apply a drop of it to the tip of your finger and gently tap it from the outer corner of the under-eye, moving inwards.
b) Use a moisturizing under-eye concealer and apply it very carefully, without rubbing your delicate under-eye skin. If you rub it, then chances are that you might pull the skin.The skin, if stretched out, may cause the occurrence of the fine lines.
c) If creasing re-surfaces, then don’t apply concealer, instead of it, gently apply a drop of face-oil under the eye area
17.Use Bronzer as highlighter
A bronzer is a highlighter which gives an attractive edge to the glow of your skin. This can be used to highlight certain areas as forehead, cheekbones, jawlines, neck, and chin but it should not be applied to the entire face.
18.Use a bright lipstick
Lastly, apply a bright and vibrant lipstick to your lips as this can distract from any other problems your face might creep up with. Here’s how to make it look good:
a) scrub and cleanse your lips and then apply the lipstick uniformly, along the upper and lower lips, that matches the tone of your facial makeup;
b) Then line up your lips with a white or lighter lip-liner. Also, take care of the corner folds of the lips when you apply the lip-liner. Blend the lip-liner with the lipstick and even it out;
c) Then finish it by applying a lip-gloss.
At the End, Be Gorgeous!
Hope to see you, using these tricks and tips in your daily routine. So ladies! Have no fear, when these makeup tricks are here. Get up and get going!