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BASICS: Liquid Foundation (tips For Oily Skin Too)


Healthy Skin Tip: If your skin is prone to acne breakouts and clogged pores, check your skin care products for oily ingredients. Unless your skin is extremely dry, you should be using an oil-free cleanser and toner, and a light moisturizer on your face. Most people do not need the heavy moisturizing effect of oily products.
This is just a basic liquid foundation how to. I have extremely oily skin and I go over how I apply liquid foundation on myself. Let me know if you have any questions =)

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22 Comments

  1. @Eviastt I find that it is easier to blend with the stippling brush. The traditional foundation brush (like the MAC 190) will more likely leave streaks if you are not careful and blend it out. I also noticed that using the 187 tends to give me a more airbrush look since the foundation can be applied more sheer and evenly distribute the foundation (but you can also add more layers for more coverage). I hope that answers your question. Thanks for watching! <3 kat

  2. @letseatpopcorn

    So after you apply powder, sometimes you can see the powder sitting on the skin. Spraying the Fix+ will blend the powder into the face. It gives you a more natural look.

    Here is how MAC describes their product:

    An aqua-spritz of vitamin and minerals, infused with a calm-the-skin blend of green tea, chamomile, cucumber, topped off with the fresh, natural, energizing scent of Sugi. Adds radiance, finishes makeup. Spray it on. Skin drinks it up!

  3. If you lose weight and do plastic surgery, you would become really pretty I promise you. I can see how you would look like… you look like somewhat korean ulzzang that I know.

  4. Does your skin get irritated from foundation? B/c my skin is very oily and tends to breakout wverytime I put foundation on.

  5. your video is the BEST tutorial that i have seen for oily skin applications of foundations. i put it on my iPod so i can make sure i did it right. i did it for church this morning and not a drop of oil has came through since i have followed your routine. thank you so much.
    <3

  6. @xohugsandkissesxo hi, no i dont break out when i wear foundation. i dont wear liquid foundation often tho. i usually wear powder foundation, but i dont have a problem with either.

    do you clean your foundation brush after each use? that may help with breakouts. i hope that helps! <3 kat

  7. hey! Love your tutorial! But i still have a problem… My skin is oily AND dry. And my liquid foundation doesn’t stick in some of places like on my nose between my eyes,and just basically around my nose. 🙁 I wash my face with water, i moisturize it and the apply make up but on my cheecks foundation looks so amazing and smooth but everytimei get closer to my nose it just doesn’t stick! maybe i rub it in my skin too much and that’s why it comes off? HELP!

  8. do u recomend the revlon colorstay for people that has very oily skin too, but also has acne too ?

  9. @hybridatomsk i know! it’s a long process to find one that you really like. i’ve tried a ton and i still like the revlon colorstay for oily/combo skin (even over high end brands).

  10. @2A3109 i think it should be okay. personally, i dont have acne so i can’t give a real opinion on it for oily and acne prone skin (and i dont use it in my kit). I have a couple of friends that use it with oily acne prone skin and they seem to love it too. i hope this helps! =]

  11. @melrose1996 hmmm, when you say it doesnt stick, do you mean there are patches of dry flaky skin and the foundation doesnt look smooth in those areas? if so, i have the same problem (and it really sucks). unfortunately, makeup can only hide discoloration and not texture. maybe try to cleanse your face with face wash instead of just water and use a really good moisturizer. prepping the skin is key to good foundation. =] i hope this helped! <3 kat

  12. @candygurlQT lol thanks! i wish i saw that too. i dont have terrible skin, but i have some annoying issues still. thanks for watching the video. =]

  13. @ipwnyorass i was taught in makeup school to apply foundation first, then concealer. the reason behind that is to not put extra stuff on your face when its not needed. you can put a thin layer of foundation on to even out your skin, then spot conceal your trouble spots. it really doesn’t matter, though. results may vary depending on the products you use, so i would try both and decide which looks better. =]

  14. Where did you purchase that “giant” puff? Lol(; Aside from the last two steps, puffing on the powder and putting on the finishing spray, I use the same steps and still end up with half oily/half caky look by the end of the day ): Maybe the last two steps are crusial for oily skin types.
    If you don’t mind me asking, how much was the puff, the powder and your MAC spray all together?
    -Syl.