Foundation is somewhat of a magic wand for your face. From hiding your dark spots and blemishes to providing the perfect base for your face-makeup, a foundation can be your makeup genie. However, not many of us know how to ace the application of foundation. If this has been worrying you all along, we’re here to show you how you can transform your skin with foundation.

The first step to getting the perfect foundation application, is to find that perfect shade for your skin tone. To do that, just put some foundation on your face and neck and check to see that it blends in until it disappears completely.

We suggest you opt for the Lakmé Absolute White Intense Skin Cover Foundation that works wonders for Indian skin tones. This one acts as the perfect canvas for your face-makeup as its ultra-light, water-based and even oil free. Moreover, it’s enriched with Vitamin B3 and SPF 25 that’ll keep your skin guarded against harmful UV rays and also give you glowing complexion. So go ahead, embrace perfect foundation application by following the steps below.

Here's how to get this look:

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Step 1

Moisturise your skin with the right cream so the foundation glides on smoothly.

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Step 2

Put some quantity of the foundation on your hand and use a brush/sponge for application.

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Step 3

Take some of the foundation on to the brush and apply it gently on your face and neck.

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Step 4

Leave it for about 15-20 seconds as you have to let it settle down and then move on to applying compact and other makeup.

You have now aced the foundation trick and are ready to flaunt the gorgeous you!