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Student Area Foundations

Foundation is the "canvas for the paint" and is a very important part of the makeup procedure as it.

  • Gives a base for the rest of the make-up to be applied onto.
  • Reduces the appearance of blemishes or uneven pigmentation.
  • Enhances the natural skin tones

Choosing a foundation for the clients skin color

It is very important to color match the clients foundation against their cheek or jaw line. Foundation color come in two undertones, one is a pink undertone and the other is a yellow undertone.

Foundation Formulations

When choosing the foundation it is important that it is suitable for the clients skin type otherwise an ineffective result will be achieved i.e the dryness of the skin may be accentuated or an oily skin would look shinier than normal. Foundations are available in many formulations:

  • Cream
  • Liquid
  • Cake/Compact
  • Gel
  • Mousse

Students will learn the various foundation formulas and which skin type it is suited for as well as which products are the best in the Market.