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    Everytime, I watch makeup videos on yt, most of the girls use a seperate powder to set their foundation and concealer. Is this necessary?
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    Everytime, I watch makeup videos on yt, most of the girls use a seperate powder to set their foundation and concealer. Is this necessary?
    It's not necessary but it's personal preference really
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    (Original post by simplylldxo)
    It's not necessary but it's personal preference really
    If I use a face powder for my entire face, will it ruin the concealer?
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    It depends if you use the concealer to camouflage dark spots or whatever then use the same powder u used for the foundation and when u use it to highlight for example your t -zone (chin/nose bridge / forehead) you use a concealer that is lighter or brighter than your skin tone (depends for which area you use it for) u should use for those areas a different powder for example u can use white powder

    But it's optional u don't hav to do that
    hope this was helpful
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    (Original post by mimi007)
    It depends if you use the concealer to camouflage dark spots or whatever then use the same powder u used for the foundation and when u use it to highlight for example your t -zone (chin/nose bridge / forehead) you use a concealer that is lighter or brighter than your skin tone (depends for which area you use it for) u should use for those areas a different powder for example u can use white powder

    But it's optional u don't hav to do that
    hope this was helpful
    Will it look really weird if you apply one powder to your entire face?
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    If I use a face powder for my entire face, will it ruin the concealer?
    If you just brush the face powder on then yea it will but if you dab the face powder on the parts with concealer on it; then it won't crease


    Also use a translucent powder the coloured powders add extra coverage to your face make-up especially if you have a full coverage foundation so it will make you look cakey! But blend the powder in as if you don't, you're left with a white face!
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    Will it look really weird if you apply one powder to your entire face?
    No it doesn't... I don't know who you've been watching on YouTube but the likes of Tanya Burr, Pixiwoo, Zoella, Sprinkle of Glitter etc only use one. Face powder is for setting your makeup and taking away shine that's all.
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    Will it look really weird if you apply one powder to your entire face?
    I also just use the one powder on my face, never had any problems with it.
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    I just use one powder, a translucent one, all over my face and dab it on concealed areas like my undereyes.
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    I use one powder on my whole face to set the foundation and concealer, i don't think it looks weird at all, i don't think i know anyone that does it differently but it's whatever works better for you


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    (Original post by Serena20)
    I use one powder on my whole face to set the foundation and concealer, i don't think it looks weird at all, i don't think i know anyone that does it differently but it's whatever works better for you


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    (Original post by brownsugar-xx)
    I just use one powder, a translucent one, all over my face and dab it on concealed areas like my undereyes.

    (Original post by SophieSmall)
    I also just use the one powder on my face, never had any problems with it.

    (Original post by simplylldxo)
    No it doesn't... I don't know who you've been watching on YouTube but the likes of Tanya Burr, Pixiwoo, Zoella, Sprinkle of Glitter etc only use one. Face powder is for setting your makeup and taking away shine that's all.

    Do you girls know whether or not you can still contour without using a highlighter as well?

    I'm new to this stuff
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    Do you girls know whether or not you can still contour without using a highlighter as well?

    I'm new to this stuff
    I'm also pretty new to contouring :P I personally use eye shadows for contouring, I use a non shimmering light-medium brown eye shadow for the shadow contouring and a very pale pink and a small amount of white non shimmering eye shadow to highlight.

    If you use glittery ones it can look a bit weird or obviously done.
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    (Original post by SophieSmall)
    I'm also pretty new to contouring :P I personally use eye shadows for contouring, I use a non shimmering light-medium brown eye shadow for the shadow contouring and a very pale pink and a small amount of white non shimmering eye shadow to highlight.

    If you use glittery ones it can look a bit weird or obviously done.
    Do you have to contour AND highlight? Or can you just contour without highlighting
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    Do you have to contour AND highlight? Or can you just contour without highlighting
    You can do either/ or in my opinion. Sometimes I just contour but i do very little highlighting anyway so it doesn't make much difference for me.
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    Do you girls know whether or not you can still contour without using a highlighter as well?

    I'm new to this stuff
    I've contoured without highlighting a few times but if i do this i normally make sure my foundation has a "dewy" finish because i don't like my whole face looking matte. Sleek do a good highlighting and contouring kit if you're looking for a good affordable one


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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    Do you girls know whether or not you can still contour without using a highlighter as well?

    I'm new to this stuff
    Yeah totally! If i feel like contouring i'll just use bronzer (not that crap orange kind though), but you can get really cheap highlighters. I have the one from Bodycare that's a benefit high beam dupe and it was only £2 i think.
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    Do you girls know whether or not you can still contour without using a highlighter as well?

    I'm new to this stuff
    Yeah you can I use Honey Bronzer by Body Shop!
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    (Original post by simplylldxo)
    Yeah you can I use Honey Bronzer by Body Shop!
    Do you use highlighter?
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    Do you use highlighter?
    Nope I only contour and use blusher!
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    Will it look really weird if you apply one powder to your entire face?
    No it wouldn't look weird
 
 
 
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