Make-Up Tips And Advice: The Best Colors And Looks For A Redhead

Step away from the powedered blue eyeshadow that your mom use to wear. Redheads have plenty of options to highlight their features without going overboard.

If you are a redhead more than likely you have been blessed not just with a great hair color but with fair skin and freckles. Being a redhead myself I know it can be a challenge to find colors that flatter your skin verses making you look washed out. Choosing the right colors does not need to be difficult.

First of all you need to make sure to protect your skin with sunscreen. Choose one that has a higher SPF protection level. This is applicable no matter what the season. Before applying any type of cosmetic you also want to make sure your face has been washed with a good cleanser and that you have applied a good moisturizer. It is key that you find products that not only work for your skin color but that are gentle on your skin. Do not skimp when purchasing your cosmetics. Make sure you find a product that works for your skin type whether it be sensitive as many redheads skin can be or if you have oily, dry or combination skin. Look for products that do not contain alcohol as this will definitely dry out your skin.

You want to start by using a foundation that blends naturally with your skin. Make sure to blend completely so you do not have foundation buildup, which can be quite unattractive as it can crack and make you look much older than you are. Remember you want to stay with a natural look not a made up one.Make sure to avoid colors that will not flatter your skin. Stay away from blues, pinks and reds. No matter what time of the year it is the best colors for a redhead are corals and peaches for your cheek blushes and lipsticks. For your eyes you will want to stick to warmer more earthy tones like browns, beige's and honeys. You can experiment to find the colors that work best for you and I highly recommend doing this.

Try purchasing a make-up kit that already has all of your cosmetics in it that way everything you need is just a few inches away. Make sure you are in a naturally well-lit room when applying your makeup.Avoid putting your make-up on in a room with fluorescent lighting. Doing so will not give you the full effect of your makeup application. You can also go to your local department stores where they are happy to give you a color analysis for free. This also is another great option you have for finding the colors that are right for you. Of course they will want you to buy their products but under no circumstances should you feel pressured to do so, as it can be quite expensive. Make sure to look for articles in your favorite beauty magazines as well. There are always plenty of tips for redheads on applying makeup to using the right colors. Just remember you want to look as natural as possible so that means using colors that compliment your skin.

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