How can you Choose the Best Stick Foundation ?

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No doubt, the right foundation is essential for a beautiful makeup application. Foundation works as the canvas for our makeup and the best ones blend on smoothly and evenly, by meshing up with your skin. If you’ve never tried any foundation or if you don’t think you’ve found the best foundation for your skin type yet, then make yourself prepare for the surprises at the difference the right one makes!

In addition to finding a foundation that matches your skin type or color exactly, it’s also important to select the type of foundation which is the best for your skin type and matches your personal priorities.

For example, if your skin is oily, you are not supposed to use the same type of foundation which is preferred by someone having dry skin. If you have acne then you should not use a sheer coverage foundation. And if you have normal skin then you may not want the level of coverage some foundations are providing.

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So what are the different types of foundation and how do you choose? Following are some tips of the types of foundations you will find anywhere you go for shop. Make sure that you try to concentrate on it in the best way.

tips to Choose the Best Stick Foundation

Tips to Choose the Best Stick Foundation

♥ If your skin is dry then you should choose a liquid, stick and hydrating powder type foundation. Liquids and sticks both have a creamy consistency, and hydrating powders are meshed up with ingredients which gives moisture to the skin and delivers more coverage than regular pressed powders.

♥ If your skin is oily then you must use oil-free liquid or powder foundation. They contain powders which absorb oil and left you with a matte, smooth finish.

♥ If you have combination skin then you should apply a powder foundation, by which you would be able to distribute more of the oil-absorbing makeup where you need it and less where you don’t need it. Moreover, it will not leave visible lines like liquid or stick foundation would.

♥ If you’re a novice then you must try a powder foundation which is right for your skin type. It’s very easy to apply, and it disappears more easily into the skin than liquid formulas.

♥ Most foundations are semi matte, and they work on anyone and it looks the most natural.

♥ Matte foundations absorb oil and leave your skin with an even and powdery finish. If you have dry or mature skin then you should select a matte formula which is enriched with moisturizers.

♥ If your skin lacks luster then consider a foundation with an aluminizing finish.

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Remember, knowing your skin type and level of desired coverage and your preferences are key to finding a foundation you’ll love to use! You have to therefore make good use of stick foundation in order to look yourself the best and beautiful as well. If you are able to make the best use it would definitely help you to match your skin color in the best way.

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Purvi Shah is health and lifestyle writer and blogger who have done Masters in Commerce. She has started writing from the year 2004 for many websites and blogs. Currently, since a couple of years, her passion for writing has settled for health and lifestyle articles.