Beginner's Guide to Everyday Makeup: Tips, Techniques & Mistakes to Avoid

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This article is a summary of a YouTube video ""MAKEUP MAKES ME LOOK WORSE?" Everyday Makeup for Beginners (step by step, mistakes to avoid)" by Jessica Vu
TLDR Provide beginners with tips and techniques for applying everyday makeup, including skincare prep, foundation application, contouring, eyeshadow, eyebrows, and lipstick.

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    00:00
    This video is a beginner's guide to everyday makeup, addressing common mistakes and providing tips for finding a flattering look.
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    01:53
    Properly moisturize your skin before applying foundation, using a serum as a replacement for primer to avoid product separation and pilling, and use a lip oil with raspberry seed oil for lip prep.
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    02:52
    Apply lip mask, even foundation with sponge, use matching concealer sparingly, and avoid texture emphasis and creasing; use powder to blur and set base, apply evenly with brush for smooth finish.
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    04:51
    Use a cool-toned shade for contouring, apply blush on top of cheekbones and tip of nose, blend contour with brush and sponge, finish with highlighter on tip of nose.
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    07:33
    Use brown pencil eyeliner for beginners, blend it with brown eyeshadow for a cleaner look, create a winged liner with a pencil and eyeshadow, fill in the lash line with a liquid liner, line the waterline with a pencil liner, and emphasize the chunkiest under-eye fat area with highlighted and shadowed areas.
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    10:35
    Using the right technique and products can enhance your eyes, but the speaker struggled with their eyebrows.
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    12:22
    Use a fine-tipped brow pencil to create hair-like strokes at the front of your brows and diffuse them with a spoolie for a natural look, and be selective with overlining your lips to avoid a clownish appearance.
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    13:43
    Choose a lipstick formula that suits your preference and lasts long, and select a nude shade that matches your skin tone and undertones for a soft blurred lip look.

Q&A

  • What is the purpose of this video?

    — The purpose of this video is to provide beginners with tips and techniques for applying everyday makeup.

  • What is Flip?

    — Flip is a beauty app that offers honest reviews, makeup inspiration, and rewards for interacting with the app.

  • How should I apply foundation evenly?

    — Foundation should be applied evenly with a beauty sponge for a smooth finish.

  • What should I use for contouring?

    — Use a cool-toned shade for contouring instead of a bronzer to create a more realistic shadow.

  • How should I apply blush?

    — Blush should be applied on top of the cheekbones and a little on the tip of the nose for a more flattering look.

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This article is a summary of a YouTube video ""MAKEUP MAKES ME LOOK WORSE?" Everyday Makeup for Beginners (step by step, mistakes to avoid)" by Jessica Vu
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