Have you ever seen someone with absolutely perfect makeup and wondered, “how on earth do they do that?” It might have been someone in a magazine or on TV, maybe even someone you’ve passed on the street whose makeup was so flawless that you couldn’t help but stare. If you’ve ever found yourself wondering what makeup magic they know that you don’t then you’ve come to the right place, as we’ve found 22 handy make up hints and cheat sheets that will help you up your makeup game. Just read this article and you’ll be the envy of all makeup fans out there!
1. Don’t just use your concealer directly under your eyes
If you’re trying to brighten up your under eye area, don’t just stick concealer right under your eye. Instead, take a shade of concealer that’s slightly lighter than your skin tone and apply it in a triangle under your eyes and down the side of your nose. This will brighten up the entire are and make you look flawless. Don’t believe me? Just check out Kim Kardashian, she always uses this little tip.
2. Don’t test your foundation under only one light
If you’re trying out a new foundation, don’t just check it in the store and call it a day. Check it out in all kinds of places under different lighting. That way you’ll be sure that it looks good on you wherever you are.
3. A dab of concealer can fix your eyeliner mistakes
Use a q-tip to apply a little concealer over any eyeliner mistakes you’ve made. Then reapply your eyeshadow and eyeliner over the top and nobody will ever know you didn’t get it right first time.
4. Use this cheat sheet to choose the right eyeshadow brush
Eyeshadow brushes are not a one size fits all kind of thing, each one has a very different purpose, so choose the right one for the job you need it to do.
5. Use loose powder to give your lashes a boost
Dip a clean mascara wand in loose powder and apply it to your lashes to give your lashes a boost in thickness and length that mascara alone cannot give you.