How to Apply Foundation For Beginners – Flat Top Kabuki – Foundation Brush by Rita Almusa

How to Apply Foundation For Beginners

There are a variety of ways to apply foundation. However, I am excited to share my favorite way to apply my foundation using my Flat Top Kabuki Foundation Brush. This brush helps achieve a flawless airbrush application and allows you to apply and blend your foundation like a Professional Makeup Artist. This easy-to-follow foundation tutorial for beginners will help you feel like a pro the next time you apply your foundation, concealer, bronzer, blush, or powder with your Flat Top Kabuki.

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I am excited to share how to use my favorite brush in this tutorial. Here’s a quick step-by-step process for applying foundation using a foundation primer. In addition, I’m demonstrating how to use different makeup applicators, brushes, and products.

Flat Top Kabuki Foundation Brush Tutorial

Mastering Foundation Application: A Step-by-Step Guide

Welcome to our latest beauty blog post! Today, we’re diving into the art of applying foundation flawlessly. Whether you’re a makeup novice or a seasoned pro, these tips and techniques will help you achieve that perfect, seamless look.

Preparing Your Skin: The Foundation of Flawless Makeup

The Importance of Priming

Before we even touch the foundation, it’s crucial to prepare the skin. Priming is the first step towards that enviable, flawless finish. For this tutorial, we use a foundation primer by Laura Mercier. A nickel-sized amount is sufficient to cover the entire face. Primer not only smoothes out fine lines and large pores but also ensures your foundation stays in place all day.

Applying the Foundation: Techniques for a Flawless Finish

Choosing the Right Foundation and Tools

Our foundation of choice is Too Faced’s Born This Way in the shade Warm Nude. To apply, we’re using the Mint Pear Flat Top Kabuki Brush – a soft, dense brush ideal for an even application.

The Application Process

Begin by dispensing two pumps of foundation. Spread it evenly across your face. Using the Kabuki brush in a gentle, downward motion, blend the foundation into your skin. This method provides quick, even coverage without wasting product or getting your hands dirty. It’s suitable for both beginners and makeup experts, ensuring a flawless, beautiful finish that extends to the ears and neck.

Adjusting Coverage

If you need more coverage, simply apply additional product with the brush. Since foundation settles into the skin over time, it’s important to work quickly for the best results.

Enhancing Your Look: Concealer and Setting Powder

Applying Concealer

After the foundation, we move on to concealer. We’re using Tarte’s Shape Tape in Light Sand, blended with the same Kabuki brush. This brush is gentle enough for the under-eye area, providing quick, flawless coverage.

Setting Your Makeup

The next critical step is setting the foundation and concealer with a powder. For this, we use Laura Mercier’s Translucent Setting Powder, applied with Mint Pear’s large powder brush. A light layer under the eyes and over the face ensures the foundation stays in place, prevents settling into lines, and achieves poreless, flawless coverage.

The Magic of Kabuki Brushes in Foundation Application

A cornerstone of any flawless foundation application is undoubtedly the right tool, and in the realm of makeup brushes, Kabuki brushes reign supreme. These brushes, known for their dense bristles and typically flat tops, are designed to create a seamless, airbrushed finish when applying foundation. Their unique structure allows for an even distribution of product across the skin, blending it effortlessly for a flawless finish.

The Mint Pear Flat Top Kabuki Brush, in particular, stands out in the beauty industry. Its popularity and acclaim stem from its superior quality and effectiveness. The dense, velvety bristles are perfect for blending liquid foundations without absorbing too much product, ensuring minimal waste and maximum coverage. This brush’s flat top is expertly crafted to work with the contours of the face, making it easier to reach tricky areas like around the nose and under the eyes. Its gentle touch is ideal even for sensitive skin, reducing the risk of irritation.

Moreover, the Mint Pear Kabuki Brush has garnered a reputation for its durability and long-lasting quality. It’s not just a tool but an investment in your beauty routine. Whether you’re aiming for a light, natural coverage or building up to a fuller look, this brush adapts to your needs, making it a versatile and essential tool in achieving that coveted flawless foundation look. In the world of makeup brushes, the Mint Pear Kabuki Brush is a shining example of excellence, combining functionality, quality, and ease of use, making it a favorite among beauty enthusiasts and professionals alike

Wrapping Up

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Flat Top Kabuki Foundation Brush soft as using feathers on your face, you won’t believe how velvety this feels)
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I recommend using MintPear Collagen Serum underneath the primer (Clinically Proven Anti-Aging Serum that is the best I’ve EVER used to minimize my pores and smooth my wrinkles under my makeup)

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Laura Mercier – Foundation Primer
Too Faced – Born This Way Foundation
Tarte – Shape Tape Concealer
Laura Mercier – Translucent Setting Powder

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