How to Buy the Right Make Up

When buying make-up and cosmetics, there are four things you should remember. Always choose a make-up that:

1. matches your skin type

To avoid allergies or irritations, your make-up should match your skin type- whether you have dry, oily or combination skin. If you’re not sure about your skin type, it’s best to ask a dermatologist.2. complements your skin tone

To get the best results, you should only wear the right colors. For example, if you have a fair complexion, nudes and pastels would bring out that glow. If you’re tan or dark skinned, browns and bronzes would nicely complement your skin.

3. suited to your age

If you’re a teen or in your 20s, you should take advantage of this time where you can freely wear colors, explore different looks, and be more daring with your make-up. If you’re in your 30s or 40s, stay away from very dramatic colors that can make you look older. This is the time of your life, where Less means More. The natural look or nude make-up is best for your age.

4. of high quality

Don’t scrimp on your budget. Branded make-ups like Max Factor, Mac, Mary Kay, Shu Uemura, Clinique, Skin Food, Estee Lauder, Revlon, etc. may literally be expensive but their definitely worth the splurge. Although these brands are pricey, you can be assured that you’re using only high quality, dermatologically-tested make-up on your skin.

When it comes to beauty, taking care of your skin should be your top priority. Investing on a great brand of cosmetics means getting real value for your money. If you’re on a tight budget, try to invest on the basics (liquid foundation, concealer, bronzer, lipstick). Avon and Maybelline are great make-up brands that are fabulous, chic and affordable.


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