I recently reviewed the Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation and I promise to tell you us how I used this product. So, today I will be giving a step by step tutorial on my foundation routine featuring the Double Wear foundation. Let's jump into!
First up... Skin Care:
- I cleanse my skin with Julep Bare Face Cleansing Oil.
- Then I apply my Bliss Peeling groovy Facial Serum.
- I lightly apply Benefit eye cream under my eyes and over my brow bone.
- To further refresh my eyes I roll Elf eye refresh under my eyes.
- To moisturize my skin I apply Argan Oil. My Argan oil for choice is Julep Elixir organic Moroccan argan oil.
- I apply a light layer of Glo- Therapeutics oil free SPF 40+ Facial Sunscreen to my entire face.
- I mix Manual Override Silicone Primer and L'Oreal Magic Lumi Primer together and place it on my face.
- With a large fluffy powder brush I lightly apply Almay Pure Blends translucent matte powder all over my face.
- Then I apply the Estee Lauder foundation in sections on my face. I begin applying it to the inner portion of my face. I blend each section out with my Real Techniques Expert Face Brush. I first press the foundation into my skin then bluff it out for a airbrushed look. This technique also allows me to use less product.
- Apply Maybelline Fit Me concealer in 30 café under my eyes, my chin, middle of my forehead, and, under the hallows of my cheekbones.
- I apply L.A. Girl pro Conceal HD Concealer in Fawn into the inner corner of my under eyes.
- I blend my under eye concealer out with a beauty blending sponge. I blend the concealer from the inner corner of my eye all the way out to my temples. I soften the harsh lines with my Expert Face Brush.
- I take the ELF blush brush and dip into my City Color Contour Effects palette. I use the color highlight to lightly set under eyes.
- Taking the same brush I use the color highlight and dust it over all of the areas I applied my concealer on.
- I lightly powder my T-zone with a large fluffy powder brush and Clinique blended face powder in 05 Transparency 5 (D).
- Then I take a medium sized powder and bronze the hallows of my cheeks, the outer portions of my forehead, my chin, and my neck.
- Next I take a flat foundation brush and the contour shade in the city color contour effects palette and create a sharp line in the hallows of my cheeks. I blend out the harsh lines with my expert Face brush
- I take a domed eyeshadow brush and the color contour and contour my nose lightly. I then blend it out with my fingers.
- I then apply whatever other makeup I decide to apply that day.
- Once I finish my face makeup I spray my skin with NYX matte finish spray.
That is my entire everyday foundation routine. This routine is long lasting and really easy and quick. I know it looks like a lot of steps, but it really isn't this routine takes me about 8 to 10 minutes in all. I want to know your favorite foundation. Email me, comment below, or hit me up on Google Plus to let me know.
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