Actually, a pair of glasses may be a beautiful fashion accessory. However, especially women who need strong lenses do find it a challenge to pair their glasses with makeup. Here are some hints for women who have this problem.
The first thing you need to be mindful of is the use of the proper foundation for your face. Make sure your makeup is wiping and water resistant, so that unattractive lines below the glasses and at the sides of the nose do not even develop. Given that the frames of glasses frequently cast a shadow across the face, it helps to use a foundation that is one shade lighter than your natural skin tone in these areas. Apply a thin layer to the lid and beneath the eyes. If your skin has a tendency to be oily, the use of a light powder will help to reduce shiny areas in the T-zone (forehead, nose, and chin). Finding the right foundation for a dark complexion is not easy, as many hues are too light and end up resembling a mask. Because skin tones on the forehead and chin differ from those on the cheeks, using two shades of foundation usually works best. A hint of gold or copper powder highlighting the cheekbones gives the face a radiant look. Asian women can find appropriate products somewhat more easily - these should be light with a yellowish tint. Concealer or even camouflage makeup is very important for women with Asian complexions, as surface irregularities and pigmented spots are common in this type of skin.
Women who wear glasses should pay particular attention to their eye makeup. If your vision is very blurry without your glasses, ask your optometrist about so-called makeup glasses. These glasses allow you to fold the lenses away individually. As a result, one of your eyes can see very well while you are applying makeup to the other one. Of course you can also use a makeup mirror with a zoom effect mirror. It’s another way to simplify the application of eye makeup and one that is great for travel as well.
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