How to apply foundation?
Always start by prepping your face before applying makeup: cleanse, moisturize, and prime your skin for an even makeup application and long-lasting effect. Protect your skin barrier with a day cream after using your best cleanser and toner. For those with oily skin, use a lightweight moisturizer like a hydrating serum rather than a cream. Finally, To apply liquid foundation like The Teint Idole Ultra Wear from Lancôme, you simply need to dab a small amount of this long-lasting foundation to pre-hydrated skin. Start at the t-zone, and then work your way around the perimeters of your face. Use a foundation brush, dampened sponge or your fingertips to blend the product out towards your hair and neck line. For a powder foundation like the Dual Finish foundation, Lancôme's best-selling matte foundation, use the compact’s sponge to apply the product onto your face as a full coverage foundation. The puff will offer a more sheer layer, or for touch ups throughout the day. If you are using a dewy foundation like the Miracle cushion foundation, or any liquid foundation, do set it with a translucent powder to help it stay put.
Do you put concealer on before or after foundation?
Use a high coverage colour corrector before applying foundation. This will counteract any pigmentation your skin has, leaving you with a neutralized and even skin tone base. After applying your foundation, use concealer to target specific areas that need more coverage. Conceal blemishes in a tone that is similar to your foundation or use a lighter tone to brighten up your under eye area. To further brighten the eye area, discover our eye illuminating, anti-aging serums.
How to get foundation out of clothes?
Nothing is worse than getting a foundation stain on your clothing. A quick and easy trick to get rid of foundation stains is to use a mild liquid detergent on the stain, or even shaving cream. Simply dab the stain with these products, and rinse away with cold water! Lancôme offers products for every time of day. Go from day to night and discover our Beauty Magazine’s tips on using element protecting foundation throughout the day, to achieving a flawless midnight glow.