Quick and Easy Flawless Base Makeup Tutorial

Smitha Deepak
by Smitha Deepak
11 Materials
10 Minutes

It’s always a good idea to prepare for your makeup with a solid foundation.

Follow along to learn my personal routine for flawless, filtered base makeup. I’ll be applying these steps to half of my face so that you can really see the results.

Tools and materials:

  • Face mist
  • Primer
  • Color corrector
  • Assorted makeup brushes
  • Foundation
  • Concealer
  • Contour 
  • Beauty blender
  • Blush
  • Translucent powder
  • Setting spray
Applying face mist

1. Apply face mist

Apply a generous amount of face mist. Let it dry partially.

2. Apply primer

Apply primer to your skin.

Applying primer

3. Apply color corrector

Apply color corrector in areas that you want to camouflage. This is unique for each person. 

Applying color corrector

4. Apply foundation

Brush on foundation for a uniform look. This will also cover the color corrector. 

Applying foundation

5. Apply concealer

Apply concealer to brighten under the eyes, by the nose and the outer corners of the lips. Don’t blend it just yet. 

Applying concealer

6. Apply contour

For structure, apply contour at the jawline and temple areas.



Blur the concealer and contour with a beauty blender. 


7. Apply blush

Apply your favorite shade of blush to your upper cheekbones for a lifted look. 

Applying blush

Dab with a brush to blur the color.

Applying blush

8. Apply translucent powder

Apply translucent powder to reduce shine and help your makeup last. 

Applying translucent powder

9. Apply setting spray

Finish with a few spritzes of setting spray.

Applying setting spray

On my right side, see for yourself the amazing results of this flawless base makeup:

Flawless base makeup

Flawless base makeup 

If you’re new to makeup, this flawless base makeup tutorial is a simple solution.

The look is natural yet polished, so that you still look like you! Share your thoughts in the comments down below.

Next, check out my 10 easy makeup do’s and don’ts.

Suggested materials:
  • Face mist
  • Primer
  • Color corrector
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