step by step instructions


1 /

Prepare, moisturize and protect your skin by applying a primer with your fingers all over the face, starting from the center of the face working outwards.

Products used in photo: HD Elixir

Alternative products: HD Primer, All Mat, UV Prime


2 /

Start by applying your appropriate foundation formula from the center of the face and working outwards, blend into the ears.

Continue with the chin, blending into the jawline and neck.

Follow with the forehead, blending evenly into the hairline.

Don’t forget the area around the eyes.

Products used in photo: Mat Velvet+, Foundation Brush, HD Sponge

Alternative products: Pan Stick


4 /

Give your complexion a soft mat finish and fix your foundation by applying  powder, starting at the center of the face, working outwards using sweeping movements.

Products used in photo: Pro Finish, Foundation Kabuki

Alternative products: Velvet Finish, HD Powder, Super Matte Loose Powder

5 /

Apply contour in the hallow of the face with a darker shade then your skin tone.

Behind the ears along the jawbone, sweep towards the chin and blend upwards.

Sculpt the cheeks (blend this shade slightly towards the mouth and blend it upwards the cheekbone).

Blend next to the temple from the hairline towards the forehead.

Products used in photo: Mat Bronze, Powder Fan Brush

Alternative products: Sculpting Kit, Pro Finish