Are you new to the world of makeup? On the other hand, do you feel completely clueless? Many of you have no idea where to begin and what to keep in your makeup collection. So, to alleviate your worries, we brought this article today. In this post, I’m going to talk about 14 must have makeup products for beginners.
Make up does not mean using a bunch of products, so it is best to start with a few but essential products. There are a lot of newbies who have lost interest before they coming into the world of makeup. It’s because there isn’t a proper guide. Therefore, the first step to enter this world is to know what are the 14 must have makeup products for beginners. So, let’s get started without further ado.
The first essential product for beginners is a primer. It helps fill the lines and smoothen the texture of the skin. A good primer preps your skin for everything that you are about to apply on top of it. In fact, it even helps to keep your makeup intact for long hours.
The following step after applying the primer is the foundation. The Foundation helps you to achieve flawless skin. If your skin is oily or acne-prone then go for oil-free formulas. Also, if your skin is dry, opt for a light coverage foundation. Or if you have combination skin, test a few more samples to find out which one is best for you. Find your perfect shade by the testing the foundation on your jawline, but not on your arm or neck.
It is important to have a good concealer. However, there are many newbies who believe that the concealer is not so necessary to use. Concealer lightens your under eye darkness and also eliminates any pigmentation. Use a concealer which is 2 shades lighter than your foundation. Apply concealer after applying foundation.
4. Pressed powders
This is very essential to have in your makeup collection. After applying the concealer or foundation, use pressed powder to secure the base makeup. If you have oily skin, then you should concentrate your powder on the areas which get oily fast. If you have normal, dry, or combination skin, then lightly sweep all over your face. The pressed powder gives you a subtle highlight and helps to set makeup.
When you are purchasing a contour pallet, look for cream based or powder based products. Because these types of contours blend quite easily. Contour is perfect for sculpting your cheekbones, jawline, and nose. If you are a beginner, then it will be a little bit tricky to apply contour. But you have to start somewhere. Pick a contour powder which is 2 shades darker than your skin tone.
Blush helps to look fresh and add a sheen and color to your face. Now many girls use only blush on their cheeks, a little bit on their nose just to look natural. Honestly, it really looks natural. If you also wish to look natural with less products. This is essential to you. Besides, it is mainly used so that your makeup doesn’t look unreal. Always choose a blush depending on the shade of your skin.
7. Eye shadow
Even if you are a beginner, you should know by now that any eye makeup is incomplete without an eye shadow palette. For beginners, it is better to invest first in the basic neutral shades of eye shadow. You can use these basic shades to create a simple daily look. And if you want to get more ideas about different colorful shades then you can choose a palette that comes with basic shades as well as many different shades. But remember, don’t compromise with quality for quantity.
The type of eyeliner you would like to use is entirely up to you. There are many types of eyeliner are available, such as liquid eyeliner, gel or cream form eyeliner, kohl pencil eyeliner, and regular pencil eyeliner. However, gel eyeliners are the best option when it comes to longevity than liquid. But you can buy it as you want.
After applying eye shadow and eyeliner, finish your eye makeup with mascara. It completes your eye look. Mascara helps to make your eyelashes look thicker and longer. Moreover, many times without just putting a bunch of products on the eyes, If you only apply it, even then your eyes will look beautiful.
The eyebrow kit is an absolute must in your makeup collection. You have to be very careful while you are doing your eyebrows, it can make a drastic change if you have done well. Again, there are so many types of eyebrow kits are available, in many forms. Brow pencil, brow mascara, brow powder, and brow pomade all are the types of brow kits, which are available. Buy any kind of these that you feel comfortable with.
No makeup look is complete without lipstick. Newbies should keep a few shades in their collection, a good nude lipstick is perfect for day or night as well, when you want to keep the look simple. Red lipstick or any dark shade lipstick is perfect when you want some color and get that glam look. You can choose liquid lipstick or bullets.
A highlighter adds shine to your face. Applying a little highlighter on your face gives you a glow. If you apply a highlighter correctly, it can lift the overall appearance of your face. Choose a highlighter that is peachy or golden in undertones or two shades brighter than your complexion.
13. Setting spray
A setting spray finishes your entire makeup and it helps to keep your makeup throughout the day. It also provides a natural look and prevents your basic make-up from turns into a cakey.
Don’t buy a bunch of makeup brushes first, you will be confused. Buy a few brushes you’ll need for every makeup look. There are so many brushes with which you can able to do two or three types of makeup steps. Now I will tell you the types of brushes, which are very effective to create a makeup look. A Kabuki brush can be used to apply foundation, and also there is a specific foundation brush available for applying foundation. You can go for any one of these. The powder brush, it is used for setting your base with powder. In my case, I use it to apply blush, it works well.
The contour brush, it makes easier to blend your contour. Eye shadow brush used to get an even layer of color on your eyelids. Eyeshadow blending brush, this brush blends the eyeshadow and gives a diffused finish. The eyebrow brush, nowadays many eyebrow brushes comes with a spoolie, it’s helped you to draw brow hairs using any brow products.
So, I hope this post on the 14 must have makeup products for beginners helped you. I have tried to help you and to give you some ideas about all the essential makeup basic products that you need. Using this guide, now you can stock up and create your own world.