1. Apply foundation with a wedge-shaped cosmetic sponge (they are
inexpensive and disposable after you use every corner of them). It will go
on smoother, with more even coverage.
2. Apply foundation with a damp sponge for sheer coverage. Pat the
applicator once or twice on areas that need a bit more coverage, then blend.
This is especially good for hot or humid days. You don't sweat through as
3. Apply concealer with ring finger. Make it a shade or two lighter
than your skintone. Apply it lightly in a downward triangle from the outer
corner of your eye to your nostril. Trust me! All models and stars do
this. Also apply it in the middle of your forehead, down the bridge of
your nose, and the upper lip, also the middle of your chin. in short,
blend it so its practically imperceptible, but is wherever natural light would highlight
4. Remember to change the tone of your foundation with the changing
seasons as your skin lightens, and darkens through the year. Also, the
type, as many people experience drier skin in the winter, and need a more
moisturizing; some people in the summer need a lighter one...you know.