Beginner’s Guide to Makeup

Written By: Jade Florendo

Getting started to build your makeup essentials can be a bit overwhelming. Especially right now, with all the drops and releases of new makeup products from brands, celebrities and influencers. The makeup industry as of the moment is very saturated, and it seems like there is no end to the new makeup products that keep on getting released.

So we’re here to help you pick the best makeup products for beginners!

1. Maybelline Fit Me Foundation

Let’s start with the foundation. Maybelline is one of the drugstore brands that has been tried-and-true. You have a variety of foundation products to choose from, but the Fit Me Foundation is the best one yet! It has been an all time favourite and staple drugstore foundation by beauty gurus. The formula is light on skin so it guarantees that it will not leave you looking oily.

2. Nars Radiant Concealer

Nars Radiant Concealer has been the favourite of many makeup artists. The formula is very creamy which leaves your skin with a natural soft finish. It’s also a very versatile formula. You can use it for concealing, highlighting, contouring and color correcting.

3. Physicians Formula Powder Palette Brush

In the early days of Youtube makeup gurus, Physicians Formula’s Powder Palette Blush was all the rage. With it’s sweet coconut vanilla scent and buttery formula that sits flawlessly on your skin, what’s not to love?

4. Maybelline New York – The Blushed Nudes

As a makeup beginner, choosing a makeup palette can be a daunting mission, especially when you’re not sure of what colours or shades would look best on you. A tip for any beginner is to start with nude or neutral coloured eyeshadows. The Maybelline New York “The Blushed Nudes” is flattering to any skin tone, and the shades are not too bold so they can be worn in casual and formal settings.

5. L’oreal Lash Paradise Mascara

L’oreal Lash Paradise is one of the best drugstore dupes for high end mascara, at a very affordable price. Many people love this mascara because the formula lifts, lengthens and volumizes your lashes – and all for one mascara!

Have you tried any of these yet? What are your thoughts on them?