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I would order all types of make-up with the little babysitting money I had to be able to test out totally different textures, finishes, and formulation. One of the very first merchandise I ever delved into was basis—particularly cream and mousse foundations.
'Loose, fluffy brushes are great for powders, but could be a nightmare for liquids,' he notes. 'Sometimes for cream shadows, I like to use my ring finger as the warmth of my hand helps emulsify the product, and makes mixing easier.' Before picking sides in the eternal makeup brush vs. mixing sponge debate, it's key to think about which product you will be utilizing, in addition to your end end result.
'For me, it's all in the finish I'm attempting to realize,' makeup artist Abraham Sprinkle tells us. If you're the sort to get into some critical cream contouring, a moist make-up sponge should all the time be used to mix the colors and ensure no graphic lines are left behind. The first commercially available basis was Max Factor's Pan-Cake.
Sprinkle recommends working with an artificial brush if you're applying liquid basis, as they're easier to sanitize, and create a clean, even end. 'A sponge is great for sheering out creams and liquids,' he adds.
I would deposit some onto the again of my hand before picking it up and dabbing it onto my skin with my fingers anywhere I needed somewhat coverage. Liquid and cream foundations, however, can realistically be applied utilizing your palms, but brushes and sponges can impart different effects in your complexion.