Tips for Applying Foundation Makeup

Thursday, February 17, 2011 | Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos

Shutterstock_2289994 Even the best foundation can only only as good as the canvas it covers. To bring out that flawlessly smooth look, the secret is Pür Minerals. First, start with our Colour Correcting Primer in peach or green. Pür Minerals Peach Colour Correcting Primer helps to neutralize the look of under eye circles, age spots, dark spots, freckles and more, while the Green Colour Correcting Primer helps offset the look of redness due to acne, rosacea and other skin imperfections. 

Next, choose a foundation that matches your natural skin color as closely as possible. Our color selector guide is a great way to see which shade works best for you. If you feel like you’re in between shades, we also offer Split Pan Foundations.

4-in-1-and-Allure-Seal If you’ve never tried Pür Minerals foundation, the best place to start is with a Travel Size 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Makeup Foundation and a Chisel Makeup Brush. While other mineral brands often have a messy application process, requiring you to put the makeup directly on your hands, Pür Minerals pressed mineral products makes applying mineral makeup easy. With our 3-D method, you simply dip the brush into the makeup, draw light circles in the lid and then dust in downward strokes over your face—dip, draw and dust.

Starting with the t-zone (forehead and nose), dust down your cheeks and across your chin. The key here is to use a light hand—you don’t want your foundation to be thick and cakey, but lightweight and natural—just enough to give your skin that flawlessly smooth look. If you need additional coverage, use the same method to apply another layer. Buff your entire face to blend your makeup evenly.

Add color to your cheeks, eyes and lips with Pür Minerals multi-tasking Universal Marble Mineral Powders. Brush a light coat directly over your mineral foundation for a touch of natural warmth.