Have you ever wondered how best to apply your foundation? And how to get it to blend in seamlessly? Meet the makeup artists responsible for natural-looking flawless skin that has graced the covers of magazines and photoshoots.
With their exhaustive resource of makeup knowledge, they shared their golden rules to applying foundation.
Makeup artist: Peter Khor, @Peterkhor
Go-to Foundation: Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation ($71)
Foundation rule: With liquid foundations, applying it with fingers gives better control of the product and allows it to set better on the face, especially for those with larger pores an oily skin.
Makeup artist: Dollei Seah, @Dolleiseah
Go-to Foundation: La Mer The Soft Fluid Long Wear Foundation ($190)
Foundation rule: Different finishes can require different playful techniques for the user. Start by building the application with small amounts first.
Makeup artist: Grego, @Grego7go
Go-to Foundation: HERA Glow Lasting Foundation ($79)
Foundation rule: Choose a foundation that best suits your lifestyle — indoors or outdoors — as the staying power proves essential for your needs.
Makeup artist: Ginger Lynette, @Gingerlynette
Go-to Foundation: Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Foundation ($76)
Foundation rule: Prep your skin before applying foundation and always blend. Start off with less foundation as most on the market are formulated to be buildable.
Makeup artist: Clarence Lee, @Clarence_lee
Go-to Foundation: Kanebo The Cream Foundation ($295)
Foundation rule: First and foremost, a foundation should feel comfortable on the skin. The climate is also an important factor. Given Singapore’s humid weather, trying to achieve a dewy finish may result in an oily-looking complexion. Consider a foundation with shine control that delivers a subtle degree of dewiness without looking too grimy.