So you have spent countless hours at the makeup counter getting just the right foundation only to be foiled by the application. Standing at your vanity you ask the question. What is the best way to apply foundation, finger, sponge or brush?
Your finger seems the most natural tool for applying foundation. No other tool will give you more control, to be able to apply foundation to delicate areas around the eyes. Additionally, the warmth from your fingers will allow for a smooth application when applying liquid foundation. However, smooth doesn’t mean even. We tend to use varied pressure on different parts of our face, making for an uneven application. Natural oils in your fingers add oil to the face and unless you wash your hands before you apply your makeup it can also spread bacteria that leads to those mysterious breakouts.
Finding the right colors is the eternal struggle of every woman who has walked to a cosmetics counters and looked at the seemingly endless offerings and trying to determine what shade was right for her. When trying to find the right color consider the following: