The skin has a lot of types and different skin types will be different too how to treat it. That’s why you should know about your skin type to know how to treat your skin right and choose the right product for your skin. Not only focus on skincare, but you also need to focus on how you apply the makeup. Because if you wear your makeup with the wrong technique, it can ruin your makeup finish.
Have you ever met someone that has greasy makeup? This problem could happen because you don’t know how to treat your oily skin in the right way. If you have oily skin, you need to consider the technique and use a product that can hold the oil on the skin. Therefore, matte makeup can be a perfect choice for you.
So, how to get this makeup look? Don’t worry, at this time, we want to share with you a tutorial about getting matte and long-lasting makeup for oily skin. Believe me, it will be very helpful for you and your makeup will be perfect all day long. Are you feeling excited, girls? Me either! Okay, let’s move on to the topic!
Matte and Long-Lasting Makeup for Oily Skin
Do Skin Preparation with The Right Skincare Product
The first thing that you have to do is do a skin preparation. This is a very important step to determine your makeup finish. I know you will think oily skin doesn’t need skincare before makeup because it can make the skin more oily and the makeup gets greasy. But do know this statement is wrong? No matter what your skin type is, you need skincare before you put on makeup.
Using skincare has the function to protect your skin from chemical makeup so it will prevent your skin get acne. Furthermore, moist and hydrated skin will help your makeup stick well on your skin so it will not easy to get melt or even greasy. The key is just choosing the right skincare product, and we will teach you how to choose it.
For people with oily skin, you just need skincare that has a watery and light texture. Therefore, skincare that has the ingredient Hyaluronic Acid or Aloe Vera can be a perfect choice for you. Then, you should avoid using a lot of products because it will cause your skin to get oily.
Primer is a Must to Hold The Oil on Your Skin
The next product that you have to wear is primer. Some people think this product is not important and useless. But if you know its function of it, you won’t skip this part. Primer has the function to help fix your skin problem like holding the oil on your skin. Therefore, using primer can make your makeup look flawless.
But if you want to feel the benefit of primer, you should choose the right product based on your skin type. If you have oily skin, you will need a primer that has a silicone texture, because it will blur your big pores and hold the oil on the skin. Furthermore, focus to apply the product on the T-zone area and the part of your face that possibly gets greasy.
Choose Matte Finish Foundation to Even Your Skin Tone
If you have uneven skin, you don’t have to feel worried! Because there’s a product that has the function to even your skin tone which is a foundation. But you can’t choose the product that you like! Foundation is the first product that will give effect to make your makeup greasy. So, you have to be careful when choosing a foundation.
You need a foundation that won’t make your makeup shiny and even if your skin gets oily, it will give a glowing effect and look not greasy. Therefore, a matte finish foundation is a great choice for you. Furthermore, you have to choose a foundation shade that has a similar color to your skin tone to prevent a tacky look. Don’t forget to apply the foundation using a wet sponge or brush to make it blend with your skin!
Cover The Blemishes Using Concealer
Having a lot of blemishes on your skin? I know you will feel insecure about it. But do you know you can hide it by using concealer? Yes, because concealer is designed to be higher coverage over foundation. Therefore, it will very effective to cover the imperfection on the skin. If you are still a beginner, let me tell you more about concealer.
The concealer has a texture like the foundation, but it will be thicker. Then, concealer is divided into two types there is liquid concealer and cream concealer. If you want to use this makeup daily, you can prefer liquid concealer that has a light texture. And for those who want to wear makeup for a special event, you can prefer cream concealer. Furthermore, apply concealer only on the area that has acne or dark spot.
Use Loose Powder to Set Your Base Makeup
After you feel your base makeup already looks flawless, you can set it immediately with powder. The powder has the function to set your makeup so it won’t go anywhere and stay flawless all day long. But, powder has a lot of types there are two-way cake powder, loose powder, translucent powder, and lastly a powder foundation.
For those who have oily skin, you have to choose a powder that can hold the oil on your skin. Therefore, loose powder or translucent powder is the perfect choice for you. Because both of these powder has soft particle and texture that can get into your pores very well. Furthermore, you can do baking techniques to help you get flawless makeup without greasy.
To do baking technique is very easy, you just have to take a lot of powder with a sponge. Then put it on the area that easy to get oily or the area where you put concealer. Furthermore, wait for a few minutes until you feel the powder is set, and continue to blend it with a powder brush.
Contour to Give Illusions on Your Face
As you can see, your face looks flat right now. It is because using base makeup can lose your face dimension. So, using contour can be one of the solutions to this problem. Because contour has two types which are cream contour and powder contour. And the right product for oily skin is powder contour. Try to avoid using a cream product to prevent your skin gets greasy.
Don’t forget to choose a shade of contour that is similar to your skin tone to make your makeup look natural. Therefore, you can use 1-2 shades below your skin tone. Furthermore, apply the product under the cheekbone to get a thin cheek, nose if you want to make your nose look pointy, jawline to give a V-shaped face look, and last hairline to make your face look smaller.
Make Your Face Look Sweet Wearing Blush
Makeup has the function to make your face look prettier. That’s why you can’t skip this part if you want your face to look pretty and sweet. Do you know what the product is? Of course, you’re right, the answer is blush! I think even if you are a beginner, you already know about using blush is important to bring color to your face.
Same as contour, blush also has a cream and powder texture. And it’s very obvious, we will recommend using a powder blush. Meanwhile, for the color of the blush, you can adjust it with the occasions that you want to attend. But, if you want to look natural, you can choose between peach, coral, or nude. Furthermore, apply blush on the apple of your cheeks using a blush brush.
Feathered Brows Look Are The Perfect Choice
Who can’t live without drawing eyebrows? I’m sure almost every girl will raise their hand. Because brows giving a big effect on the whole face look. If you draw your brows bold, your face will look mature and sexy. Meanwhile, if you choose natural or feathered brows, your face will look younger and cute. For this makeup, we suggest you try feathered brows look that are suitable for any occasion.
First, you can give a feathered effect to your hair brows using soap or brow mascara. Then, continue to draw your eyebrows shape or fill in the blank space using an eyebrow pencil. Furthermore, wear concealer to clean the edges and make your brows look sharper. Isn’t it quite easy to make feathered brows look?
Use Nude Eyeshadow to Look Natural
Move on to eye makeup! This is a very tricky part of doing makeup because if you choose the wrong color or technique, your makeup will look tacky. If you are still a beginner, you don’t have to feel worried. We will teach you how to make your eye makeup look chic and awesome in an easy way. Do you feel excited?
Okay, you have to choose the color of the eyeshadow first. You can prefer a safe color like nude or brown to prevent looking too much. Then, start to apply the lighter color all over your eyelid. Continue using a darker color to make your eyes look deeper and bigger. Furthermore, to make your eyes look pop, you can wear a shimmer or glitter eyeshadow. Do the same thing to your lower eyes to balance the eye makeup.
Make Your Eyes Look Sharp with Eyeliner
Continue to the part of eyeliner. This is an optional step that you can do or skip it. If you already have big eyes and just want to use makeup for daily use, you may skip it. But if you have small eyes and wear this makeup for a special event, you will need eyeliner to make your eyes sharper and longer.
You can choose black eyeliner with a small end tip to make it easy to draw the line. Then, start to draw the line from the inner corner to the outer corner. Furthermore, at the end of the eyes, you can add a straight line to make your eyes longer. And the eyeliner part is done!
Apply Mascara to Get Thick and Long Lashes
To complete your eye makeup, you can end it by using mascara to make your lashes thicker and longer. But if you feel insecure with your lashes because you have short and thin lashes, it’s okay if you want to add false lashes. Just make sure, you choose the shape of lashes that is suitable for your eyes and adjust the occasion that you want to go to.
Before applying mascara, you have to curl your lashes with an eyelash curler first to make your eyes awake. If you want to have a long-lasting curl, you can heat the eyelash curler using a hairdryer. Then, start to apply mascara to the upper and lower lashes. Furthermore, after the mascara dries, you can add false lashes if necessary.
Give a Touch of Highlighter to Make Your Face Look Not Flat
Even if you want a matte makeup look doesn’t mean you let your face look flat without a glow. You still need to make your face look glowing to give a dimension to your face. Therefore, using a highlighter is important for this makeup to complete your contouring step. But, you need to choose the color of highlighter that match your skin tone to look natural.
If you have light skin, you can choose a champagne color highlighter. Then, prefer a gold color highlighter if you have dark skin. And last, for people with pink undertone skin, a rose gold color highlighter will be the best choice for you. Furthermore, apply the product on the highest point of your face like the cheekbone, nose, brow bone, and chin.
Use Matte Lipstick for Your Lips
Now get into every girl’s favorite part which is lipstick! Not only can’t live without brows, but almost every girl can’t live without lip products to make their face look healthy. As the purpose of this makeup, of course, we’re gonna choose matte lipstick for this makeup. We will choose a product that gives a matte finish. It’s up to you if you want to use full lips or the ombre lips technique.
For the lipstick, you can choose a nude color to make your face look younger and fresh. Then, you can start by concealing the dark line on your lips with concealer. Continue to apply nude lipstick all over your lips. It’s optional, if you want to do ombre lips, you can use darker color lipstick on the inner lips. Furthermore, blend it until it looks the gradation.
Setting Spray to Make Your Makeup Stay All Day
Last but not least is using a setting spray! Do you know the function of this product? If you are still a beginner, I believe you will be confused. Setting spray can make your makeup long-lasting without being greasy. Besides that, using this product also helps you to make your makeup looks not powder. Moreover, almost every product that you wear is powder texture.
Choose a setting spray based on your skin type to feel the maximal result. So, we recommend you use a matte finish setting spray that can hold the oil on your skin. You can also reapply this product whenever you feel your makeup greasy to make it look flawless again.
That’s all a tutorial from us! Now you don’t have to feel insecure because your makeup won’t look greasy anymore. You can wear this makeup for any occasion whether for daily makeup or a special event. I hope you can get the inspiration and enjoy tips to get matte and long-lasting makeup for oily skin.