We have all tried different foundations over time and eventually found one that worked best for us. You probably went through different formulas like liquid foundations, foundation creams, stick foundations, etc. and you might have experimented with coverage levels as well.
In this quest of finding the perfect foundation, you have collected a few extra foundations that you don’t reach for as often. Maybe the shade is too light or the formula feels too heavy. What most people fail to realize is that foundations are very versatile. Not only do they help achieve a flawless makeup base, but liquid foundations and foundation creams can be used in more ways than one.
Maybe you picked up a foundation without shade matching and realized that it would make a perfect foundation for darker skin as it does not match your skin tone at all. Instead of simply tossing the foundation away, use it as a liquid or cream contour. Since foundations are easy to blend, using liquid or cream foundations as contour is perfect even for beginners.
Oils from your skin can make your eyelids greasy and this causes your eyeshadow to crease and move around. Using a good eyeshadow primer and setting it with powder can prevent this from happening and will keep your eyeshadow in place. You do not need to go out and spend extra money on getting yourself an eyeshadow primer. Simply use your foundation cream on your eyelids and set it with powder before you start applying your eyeshadow. This will create a smooth base for your eyeshadow and will also
Using an extra product, especially a thick concealer, to cover up your imperfections can sometimes feel excessive. Why not just use your foundation? If you don’t want a brightening concealer and want one that is your exact shade, use your foundation to conceal all scarring and blemishes without highlighting the area. The 18 unique shades of the Maybelline Fit Me Matte+Poreless Foundation are created keeping the diverse Indian skin tones in mind. Once you find your perfect match, use this lightweight and buildable foundation to add additional coverage to certain parts of your face as required.
Now that you know a few extra ways to use your foundation, read the Ultimate Foundation Guide to learn even more about foundation makeup!