Finding the perfect shade of foundation is not the only problem that comes with this wonderful makeup product. You also need to find the right texture, prep your skin well and know how much to use or it might end up looking cakey and unnatural.

We have helped you choose the right texture based on your skin type and we have told you how to prep your skin. So, now we are going to help you fix a common foundation problem that is how to remove excess foundation from the face. Instead of redoing your makeup all over again, you can fix the problem in just 3 easy steps.

 

Step 1: Sweep your palms across your face

Step 1: Sweep your palms across your face

One of the quickest and easiest ways to remove excess foundation from your face is by using the heat from your hands. Wash your hands thoroughly and pat dry. Now using smooth and quick movements glide your palms over your face, your palms will absorb the excess foundation. Be sure to not rub your skin as this will not only remove the foundation completely but can also be damaging for your skin.

 

Step 2: Dab with a tissue

Step 2: Dab with a tissue

The next step is to use a soft tissue to absorb the excess product. If there are certain areas where you have applied too much foundation, gently press on it to pick the product. This step will grab all the extra particles that your hands couldn’t absorb. Again, be sure you don’t rub or scrape the area as this will completely ruin your base. To reach smaller areas such as the eyes, wrap the tissue around your index finger and then dab.

 

Step 3: Soften with a damp makeup sponge

Step 3: Soften with a damp makeup sponge

Now that you have gotten rid of the excess product sitting on your face, the next step is to make your base look even. For this, grab a damp makeup sponge and lightly pat to soften the lines from the areas where you’ve removed excess foundation to blend it evenly with the rest of your makeup.

That’s how you remove excess foundation in 3 easy steps!