Your Foundation is The Key of Getting a Flawless Skin

Foundation x Skin Type = Flawless
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Why is it so important to choose the right foundation? How to choose the correct foundation?

Spending the time to find the right foundation and applying it correctly is an essential processes because it can create the perfect skin complexion. But, of course, it must also depend on your personal preference and your level of desired coverage.

Makeup is gradually becoming popular and has become common knowledge for everyone, especially for teenagers. When a lot of such information is available online or on social media like YouTube and Instagram are the best channels to learn all the beauty tips and techniques because video can easily convey all complex ideas.

The increase in popularity has led to many different choices of beauty products from different brands. Despite the brands, 9-Neko will guide you in selecting the correct primers and foundations type for each different skin type. Makeup may not be mandatory but if it can improve your self-confidences, why not do it? Many people argue that makeup can harm your skin and even clog your pores.

But, do you know that you can ignore these skin concerns, if you select the right cosmetics or skincare for your skin type? In fact, the opposite is that makeup can help you prevent harmful UV rays. Before introducing you to some recommended products, do you understand the difference between of the types of foundation finishes: Matte, Semi-Matte, Satin, dewy, and sheer? It is worth mentioning that each foundation is designed for different skin types.

Matte foundation finish is suitable for oily / breakout-prone skin type as it only provides sheer to medium coverage without a shiny or dewy appearance. To add a soft finish to your face, it is highly recommended to use a matte serum/primer underneath. For oily and normal skin types, you can also choose a foundation with the semi-matte finish which will contain a little bit of dewiness but not much.

From Top-Left to Bottom-Right: Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup, Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation, L’oreal Paris Infallible Matte Foundation, and LORAC Porefection Foundation.

However, people with dryness skin types will prefer to use those products that can bring out radiant effect.

For Dryness Skin Type, 9-neko editorial
Photo Creidt: For Dryness Skin Type, 9-Neko editorial 

From Top-Left to Bottom-Right: Shu Uemera lightbulb foundation and sponge set, NARS Pure Radiant Tined Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30, 1.7oz, L’oreal Paris True Match Foundation 30ml, and Bobbi Brown Moisturized Rich Foundation.

Satin finish foundations are perfect for women with normal to dry skin because they aim for dewy and highlighted skin and typically offer light to medium coverage.

For Combination Skin Type / 9-Neko Editorial

Photo Credit: For Combination Skin Type , 9-Neko Editorial 


From Top-Right to Bottom-Left: Lancome Miracle Cushion, CHANTECAILLE Future Skin, and Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup.

For those people with uneven skin tones, Sheer and tinted foundation finish is a perfect choice as they are not heavy coverage and just tend to even out your imperfection skin tones along with moistures. So basically, this kind of finish foundation are desired for normal to dry or slightly oil skin types. Many different makeup / skincare products can be combined to fix the uneven skin tones so stay tuned on 9-Neko to get more info.

 Image Source: For Uneven Skintone, 9-Neko editorial  
Product Credit: For Uneven Skintone, 9-Neko editorial 


From Top-Left to Bottom-Right: Dermablend Intense Powder Camo, Diorskin Nude Skin-Glowing Makeup SPF15, and Hourglass Illusion Tinted Moisturizer SPF 15 (Substitute: Hourglass Illusion Hyaluronic Skin Tint.

From this article, we want to share with our readers that our choice of foundation finishes based on your skin types will impact our final complexion looks. This is just a guidance and it eventually depends on the level of desired coverage and how glossy you want to look like. Are you ready to face up to a flawless skin look? Stayed tuned for our next article. 9-Neko will share with you some best recommendation of foundations brands for different skin types.

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