How to bake your face for a Smudge-Proof Makeup

If you think that baking your face is going to result in a heavy, cakey foundation, well the answer is depending on how you do it… The guide to baking!

First of all, baking has nothing to do with cooking. If you feel like makeup creases with time and eventually ends up disappearing, baking could be the answer for you. Baking is not only great to prevent your makeup from smudging, but it is also great to brighten your under-eye area.

A guide to baking

1. Prime

1. Prime

The first thing you have to do is to prime and prep your skin before applying makeup. Moisturize, apply eye cream and primer. This step is paramount for a flawless foundation application.

2. Apply foundation and concealer

2. Appy your foundation and concealer.

After letting your skincare products absorb, you should be applying your foundation of choice. Make sure you blend it until you are happy with its coverage.

Now you can apply your concealer under the eyes and if you want to in the bridge of your nose.

3. Bake

Start by applying setting or translucent powder under your eyes, on the forehead, the chin, the line of your mouth and any other part of your face where your makeup creases. The main purpose of baking is to avoid any eye makeup from staining your undereye area and to set your foundation.

It is essential before dusting it away to let it sit for 5 or 10 minutes –to let it mix the heat of your body temperature to set your makeup. Then apply your eye makeup, do your brows, put on mascara.

4. Brush off the powder

Now it’s time to brush the excess powder off, then apply blush, bronzer, highlighter and lipstick.

Now you can enjoy a perfect makeup look that will last all day!

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Cathy Mason

Cathy has spent most of her professional life discovering homemade beauty remedies, old and new. Using her extensive knowledge of natural ingredients, Cathy will provide expert advice on how to tackle everyday skincare problems with straightforward natural lotions and potions. + info

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