Try something like Sigma’s Brush Cup Holder, it’s great for travel and you can open it & use the top and bottom like “cups” to hold your brushes!
I also really like ELF’s Brush holder, I use it for my everyday brushes. It has 3 compartments and it doesnt take up too much space but can hold a lot of brushes!
I always used a flat top foundation brush or Real Technique’s Expert Face brush!
There are many different kinds of flat top brushes and they are my favorite for this foundation (and any foundation really) because they give the most blended, flawless, full coverage look! For a lighter coverage you can use either your hands, a makeup sponge like a beauty blender or a stippling brush which is similar to a flat top brush but the brush hairs are not as tightly packed together & spaced more apart so it’s not as dense.
Some of my favorite flat top brushes are
Coastal Scents Bionic Flat Top Buffer ($7) suuuuch a steal for the price!
Sedona Lace Flat Top ($15) super similar to the Sigma flat top brush, just a few dollars cheaper!
Sonia Kashuk Flat Top ($15) sold at Target so it’s easy accessible. ELF sold at Target also makes a flat top brush from their studio line, it’s not my all time favorite for liquid/foundation (i use it for powder) however it’s really good for those on a tight budget!)
Real Technique’s Expert Face Brush ($9), very similar to a flat top brush just more rounded. They also make a flat top brush. Sold at Ulta and some Walgreens, Ultas and Walmarts!
As for tips on how to apply it, you really don’t need a lot of product! It’s very liquidy which I like because it feels like air on the skin since it’s not thick. Since it’s so liquidy and claims to look like bare skin you’d assume it’s a light coverage but with the brushes I suggested you can get quite a full coverage! I apply a thin layer all over my skin and go in with a little extra product on any problem areas so my whole skin isnt covered with too much makeup since only select areas need more coverage.
I hope you enjoy this foundation as much as I do! :)
Thank you! :)
Well i’m not a makeup artist so i’m just self taught. Youtube really helps you learn by yourself because you can watch makeup artists do their thaang. It’s easier to learn by watching someone else do it.
I have a post on my favorite youtubers for beauty here
If you do want to make it a career I would totally suggest going to a beauty school. You don’t need a license to be a makeup artists or be in the beauty industry but I think it’ll definitely bring up your odds and set you apart from the rest. Beauty schools can teach you how to apply makeup on others and how to get started as a makeup artist. It will also look good if you want to apply at makeup counters/stores. Applying at makeup counters is great for your career as well because you often apply makeup on others and can even freelance for some of the companies like MAC. So when you want to be a solo makeup artist having working and freelancing for big makeup companies under your belt will look really impressive and jump start your career and people will take you more seriously so you can charge a good amount. Why not be as educated as possible right?
Plus, having a license means you get sign up for discount programs like MAC’s Pro Card where you can get 40% off MAC for your kit and such and it’s easier to get one if youre a licensed makeup artist. Places like Cosmoprof also give licensed makeup artists/hair stylist discounts.
So yeah thats just my two cents :)
However you can be a great makeup artist with none of that!
Thats my favorite foundation!
Try something like Loreal True Match, it’s more light weight/liquidy not super thick like Urban Decay Naked but still offers medium to buildable coverage :)