Updated: Mar 13
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Hey, Beauties! Are you ready to look flawless in your next photoshoot or the next picture that you post? Read on!
The struggle is real. It has taken me years to craft my daily routine. If you are looking for simple tips on how to get poreless skin in pictures and a quick guide on how to get that glow in your photos, then this article is for you.
As you can see below, I love the Dewy look. But if you like matte, there are tips in here too. Let's go!
1. Prep your skin!
When I first wake up, I splash cold water on my face. Not only does it wake me up, but it also brings down the swelling from all "the sleeping". Then do a double face cleansing: an oil cleanser, foaming cleanser, and lastly, a mild scrub to start off with a clean canvas. Who wants dead skin on their face anyway? Men, please do this too! Don't be afraid to use it 2-3 times a week as well. Furthermore, use a toner before you start so it can absorb better for the next step.
- Side note: If you know you're going to do or have a wedding photoshoot, don't be afraid to start a year before the big day! This is can make your skin even more flawless!
Now that you have a clean canvas, pick the serums that you love before you apply any makeup. For example, my Day routine includes:
- Poreless Power liquid
- Hyaluronic Acid
- Defense Anti-pollution protection serum w/ vitamin c (2 mins for this one)
- Eye cream
- Gel moisturizer
- Tea tree oil
- UV SPF oil
I also wait 1 minute in between each serum to allow them to soak in.
If you want a matte look, take out the Oils. These skin foods are the key to radiant skin.
You can use these steps too! But if you want to go more simple, you can just use Hyaluronic Acid, Vitamin C, eye cream, and moisturizer. This is going to help your skin stay hydrated and less dull.
When it comes to applying makeup, don't cake it on. Cameras can capture those things, so it's a better idea to go light-medium build for a more youthful and fresh look. I usually tap with a wet beauty sponge with foundation 2-3 more times on areas that need it the most such as skin that is more porous or prone to redness. Then, finish up with a loose powder that you love and add a little highlighter on your cheeks for an extra glow. Also, conceal those spots that need a little more love too.
It's ok to wear makeup guys! Many foundations and concealers blend in with your natural skin. Use a bronzer powder and cream concealer under the eyes because nobody likes bags. Bronzers will help give you a healthy glow and concealer to help even the skin tone and hide imperfections.
4. Proof your color from Flashes
Light can absorb color, especially stronger light. Add a hint of blush to your cheeks, and add bronzer where you naturally tan like your forehead, temples, and cheekbones. It's good to know that colors that have silica or mineral base will reflect off from those ingredients, so it's a good choice to leave those at home.
We all know this is important, but many of us don't get enough sleep or hydration and eat clean. However, if you want your skin to look hydrated and fresh, prepping the night before can help with that.
Drink lots of water, bring healthy snacks, facial mists, & eye drops to take away those red eyes! It'll make you look more awake and all the goods to keep the energy up!
Now the rest is up to the photographer! So sit back and enjoy the experience.
I know this can be a lot of information. Good news is I have a free PDF guide that you can download! Just head over to lensthisbeauty.pictures/resources