Talking about makeup is never gonna be an end. Especially if you’re a makeup lover! Because makeup has a lot of types and is very useful for any occasion. But, that doesn’t mean you can use one type of makeup for every occasion. You need to adjust your makeup look to the place and event you want to go to.
So, what kind of makeup that suitable for the special day or event? Okay girls, when you attend special occasions or parties, you need makeup that looks extra to make you look elegant and support your outfit. I know you will feel confused about this explanation, especially if you’re still a beginner.
Don’t panic, girls! Because, at this time, we will give share with you how to achieve bold and red lipstick makeup to make you look elegant. Who are feel afraid of red lipstick? I’m sure half of you will raise your hand. But, if you can apply your makeup well, you will rock the red lipstick. Aren’t you feel excited about this topic? I know you are! Therefore, without any for the do, let’s get started the makeup tutorial.
Bold and Red Lipstick Makeup Tutorial to Get The Elegant Look
1. Change Your Nerd Look with Contact Lenses
Isn’t wearing glasses make you look like a nerd? It can be the first thing that makes you feel insecure about your look. Therefore, we recommend you change your glasses with contact lenses to fix your visual impairment. It has a similar function with glasses, but the difference is lenses are more compact and will make your eyes prettier.
Because lenses have so many types and colors, we will give you our recommendation. For people who already have big eyes, I think lenses with a diameter of 14 – 14,5 mm are already enough for you. Meanwhile, if you have small eyes, you can choose lenses that have a diameter of 14,5 – 15 mm which can make your eyes larger. Furthermore, for the color, you need to use grey or any light colors to make your makeup look alive.
2. Skin Preparation is a Number One
Don’t ever use makeup if you’re not doing skin preparation. Because if you don’t use skincare, your makeup is possible to get cracked or even melted. Isn’t it sound terrifying? So, if you don’t want this to happen to you, you need to wear skincare. For those who have oily skin, don’t ever think that skincare can make your makeup greasy or melted.
The key to flawless makeup is wearing skincare based on your skin type. And for you who are still a beginner, you must read it! For people with dry skin, it’s better to choose skincare that has a cream texture that is good to moisten and hydrate your skin. Meanwhile, if you have oily skin, you can choose skincare that has a light and gel texture. Using less amount of product is also the key to preventing greasy makeup.
3. Primer for Getting Flawless Makeup Look
If you want your makeup to look flawless, you should apply primer before using foundation. Some of you will think a primer is not important, but the fact it’s very important! Primer will help you to fix your skin problem. So, you need to choose the product based on your skin type.
The first thing that you should know is what your skin type is. After that, you can decide which primer that suitable for you. If you have oily skin, you will be matched with a primer that has a silicone texture. Because it’s designed to hold the oil on your skin and blur your big pores. Meanwhile, if you have dry skin, you can prefer primer with a cream or gel texture which can hydrate and moisten your skin.
4. Use Full Coverage Foundation to Even Your Skin
For getting elegant makeup, you need a product that can even your skin very well. That’s why our choice falls into a full coverage foundation. But if you feel the foundation is too heavy for your skin, you can change it with a cushion that has a light texture.
But remember, you also need to choose a foundation based on your skin type for getting the maximum result. You can use a dewy finish foundation if your skin is dry because it will prevent your complexion from getting cracked. Furthermore, use a matte finish foundation, if your skin is oily. This kind of foundation will not make your makeup melted or greasy.
After choosing the foundation, you can start to apply it all over your face. The way you blend the foundation can determine the finish of your makeup too. So, you have to blend your foundation slowly and well with a brush or beauty sponge. And wait for a few minutes until your feel it save, then you can continue to another step.
5. Concealer to Cover Your Blemishes
I’m sure a full coverage foundation is already enough to cover all the blemishes on your skin. But if you still need coverage, you can choose a concealer. Because concealer has a high coverage over foundation.
We recommend you prefer a liquid concealer for having a natural finish and preventing cracky makeup. You can apply the concealer on the area that needs extra coverage like a dark circle, acne, or dark spot. Then, you can wait until the condition is half-dry. Furthermore, blend it slowly with a wet sponge or concealer brush.
6. Set Your Base Makeup Using Loose Powder
Now it’s time for you to set your base makeup. Do you know the risk if you’re not set on your makeup? It will very easy to get melt or even crack. Therefore, you need to set it with a powder! And the right type of powder for this makeup is a loose powder or translucent powder.
Because you already use a full coverage foundation and concealer, you don’t have to use two-way cake powder or powder foundation. It just makes your makeup looks too much, that’s why a loose powder is a right solution.
For those who have dry skin, you can set your makeup with less powder using a powder brush. But, if you have oily skin, you need to do a baking technique. To do this technique is so easy, you just have to take a lot of powder and apply it to the area that is possible to get oily or greasy. Wait a few minutes until it’s set, and continue to blend it with a brush.
7. Bringing Back Your Face Dimensions with Contour
Using a complexion product like foundation, concealer, or powder will make your face loose its dimensions. So, you need a contour to bring back the dimension to your face. But you should do this step carefully to prevent the tacky look. That’s why we are here to teach you how to contour your face!
First, you should choose a contour that has 1-2 shades below your skin tone. Furthermore, use a large contour brush, take a little bit of the product and apply it to your face. You can apply contour under the cheekbone, jawline, hairline, and nose for getting a V-shaped face. Remember to blend everything well until there’s no harsh line to get a natural look.
8. Get The Natural Blushy Cheeks with Nude Blush
Who said wearing a blush can make your face look like a clown? You’re wrong! Instead of making your face like a clown, it will help you to give a color to your face that makes it look fresh and sweet. The key is just choosing the right color of blush.
For this makeup, you can prefer blush that has a nude color, because it’s a very safe color that can balance the bold color and the red lipstick. Use less blush on the apple of your cheeks with a blush brush.
9. Feathered Brows Look to Balance The Makeup
To make this makeup look natural, you can use a feathered brow look. I know you will think getting this brow is very hard, but you don’t have to worry. We will give you a tutorial on how to get feathered brows looks.
First, you can use a gel or soap and take it with a spoolie brush. Then, apply it to the hair of your brows by brushing it up. After that, you can fill in the blank space using an eyebrow pencil but draw it as natural as possible until it looks like your real hair brows. Furthermore, for the last step, you can make your brows sharper and neat with concealer.
10. Choose Brown Color Eyeshadow
Now we start into eye makeup. For the eyeshadow, you can use a brown color because it’s the only color that can balance your red lipstick. Besides that, even if you wear too much color, it will not make your makeup look tacky. Therefore, the brown color is a great decision.
The first thing that you can do is apply light brown shadows all over your eyes. Then, continue to use a darker brown color on your crease. To make your eyes look deeper, you can wear black eyeshadow to your outer corner and blend it until there’s no harsh line. Furthermore, use a shimmer eyeshadow on the inner corner to make your eye makeup look alive. Do the same thing to your lower eyes.
11. Make a Cat Wing Eyeliner
To make your eyes look sharper, you need the help of eyeliner. This is also the key to getting elegant makeup. You can make a sharp cat wing eyeliner to make your eyes look sharper and longer, especially if you have a small eye, this technique will very helpful for you.
Choose a black eyeliner and make sure it has a small tip end to make it easy to draw the line. Then, you can start to make a line from the inner corner to your outer corner. At the end of the eyes, you can draw a high and sharp line to get a cat wing eyeliner.
12. Finish Your Eye Makeup Using False Lashes
Finish your eye makeup with false lashes. Besides making your lashes look thick, this product can also bring your eye makeup to another level. But, you have to adjust the shape of the lashes with your eyes to avoid a tacky look.
Before you put on the false lashes, you can curl your lashes first with an eyelash curler. Then, apply mascara on the upper and lower lashes for making your natural lashes merge with false lashes. Furthermore, you can start to apply the false lashes and make sure it feels comfy on your eyes.
13. Use Highlighter to Give Glowing Skin Effect
Getting glowing skin is every girl’s dream, right? But, you don’t have to feel sad if you’re not having skin like this. Because you can fake it by using a highlighter. Not only that, a highlighter will help you to give dimension to your face too. Therefore, you should choose a highlighter based on your skin tone.
For people with light skin, you can choose a champagne color highlighter. Then, you can use a gold color highlighter if you have dark skin. Furthermore, for those who have a pink skin undertone, you can use a rose gold color. You can apply a highlighter on the highest point of your face, like the cheekbone, brow bone, nose, and chin.
14. Red Lipstick is The Key for This Makeup
Now we turn on the key of this makeup. Do you know what it is? Yes, you’re right! Red Lipstick is the answer. As the purpose of this makeup, you need to use red color for the lipstick to make your makeup look elegant. I know, most of you feel afraid of using this color, but you don’t have to feel worried! We will teach you how to slay red color lipstick.
First, you can conceal your lips to hide the dark line. Furthermore, using a red lip liner, you can draw the line following your natural lips. Or you can also over the line to get full lips looks. Furthermore, start to apply red lipstick all over your lips.
15. Lock Your Whole Makeup by Using Setting Spray
The last step of this makeup will make your makeup long-lasting without cracking and greasy. I believe, some of you already know what the step that we talk about. Yes, setting spray! Besides locking your makeup, this product also has the function to make your makeup look not powdery. So, it will look more natural.
To get the maximal result, you must choose the product based on your skin type. You can use a dewy finish setting spray if you have dry skin that can hydrate your skin. Furthermore, for people with oily skin, you can choose a matte finish setting spray to hold the oil on your skin.
And the makeup is done! Do you love the result of this makeup? I’m sure you will! Because this makeup will make you look elegant in a while and you’re ready for your special occasions. Now, you don’t have to be afraid anymore to use red lipstick. I hope you can follow this tutorial easily and enjoy the topic about look elegant with bold and red lipstick makeup.