Create a radiant complexion with medium coverage makeup

Spend an hour watching makeup tutorials on YouTube, and you'll learn a lot about applying base makeup. Some people prefer full coverage because it makes the skin look completely flawless. Others prefer medium coverage because it looks more like real skin.
If you're just starting to wear base makeup, you might be confused about what type of coverage you actually need or prefer. Medium coverage is always an appropriate choice because it accentuates your features while blurring imperfections. It's also less likely to look cakey or heavy, and it looks more natural.
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Materials
- Liquid foundation (Nars Sheer Glow)
- Kabuki brush
- Liquid concealer (Fenty Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch)
- Damp beauty sponge
- Dark concealer or contour cream (L.A. Girl HD Pro)
- Fluffy foundation brush
- Loose face powder (Coty Airspun)
- Fluffy powder brush
- Pearly quartz and white gold highlighters (Anastasia Beverly Hills Sun Dipped Glow Kit, Moonstone and Summer)
- Tapered cheek brush
- Small eye shadow brush
- Rose blush (e.l.f. Primer-Infused Blush, Always Rosy)
- Fluffy cheek brush
- Brown lip pencil (NYX Slim Lip Pencil, Cocoa)
- Rose-beige lip cream (NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream, Abu Dhabi)
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Instructions
1. Apply liquid foundation to your face, and buff it into the skin with a kabuki brush.
2. Place concealer under your eyes with the concealer wand and along the sides of your nose. Use a damp beauty sponge to press the concealer into the foundation.
3. Apply dark concealer or contour cream below your cheekbones and onto your upper forehead, jawline and nose. Buff the product into the skin with the fluffy foundation brush.
4. Tap some loose face powder into the jar lid, and dip a damp beauty sponge into the powder. Pat and press the powder onto the skin where you applied concealer and on any areas of your face that tend to get oily. Brush away powdery residue with the fluffy powder brush.
5. Pick up both highlighter shades with a tapered brush, and sweep them along the top of your cheekbones as well as your temples and chin. To highlight beneath the arch of the brows or your nose, use a small eye shadow brush instead.
6. Swirl the cheek brush in the blush, and apply it to the apples of your cheeks and up toward your ears in a tapping motion.
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7. Line your lips with brown lip pencil, and fill them in with rose-beige lip cream.
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