There are no rules for makeup and you can play around with it as much as you want. There are different types of people when it comes to application. Some like the full beat while others want something more minimal and natural. If you’re the latter, there are lots of products you can use to achieve it. For example, not all foundations are full coverage. If you look around, you’ll find base makeup that is not only lightweight but has sheer and light coverage as well. This is a great option if you just want to even out your skin tone a little or are in the mood for just a touch of makeup.
Glossier Perfecting Skin Tint
Glossier is known for their natural makeup and their skin tint fits the bill. All it does is even out your skin tone while leaving it with a dewy finish. The formula itself is also very light so you can easily apply it with your fingers. Leave it as is for a glowy look or set it with powder. Available online.
Milk Makeup Sunshine Skin Tint
This sheer buildable formula is infused with coconut, avocado, grape seed, and jojoba oils that will hydrate your skin. Use the rollerball applicator to add product to your face and then blend it out with your fingers. This will also protect your skin with SPF 30. Bonus: This product is vegan and cruelty-free. Available online.
Benefit Hello Happy Soft Blur Foundation
If you tend not to finish your makeup, pick up this small bottle of foundation. The formula is weightless, breathable, and has a natural matte finish. Start off with just a few drops and blend it out evenly with a damp sponge or your fingertips. Available on Greenbelt 5.
The Body Shop Fresh Nude Foundation
For a not so dewy not so matte look, use this foundation. It has a semi-matte finish that is hydrating. It is infused with English rose water and aloe vera that make the foundation comfortable to wear the whole day. Available at Glorietta 3.
This foundation is silicone-based so it has a thicker consistency but the coverage is still sheer. Recommended for any skin type, you’ll be left with dewy and healthy-looking skin. You can apply this with a sponge or even an airbursh if you want an even natural look. Available on Beauty MNL.
Make Up For Ever Water Blend Foundation
This formula is lightweight and has a water-gel consistency perfect for the face and body. Aside from acting as a base for your face, it is also infused with pro-vitamin B5 that improves the skin’s elasticity. Available at Shangri-La Plaza.
Becca Skin Love Weightless Blur Foundation
This isn’t just any foundation, it’s considered smart foundation. “As you wear the foundation, its customizable pigments become one with your skin, adapting to its natural chemistry and undertone for your custom match and finish.” It also has ginger, which nourishes the skin and cold-pressed avocado and melon extracts moisturize. Available on Sephora PH.
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