Makeup Lessons .Some facts about the powder

ancient Egyptians and Sumerians served with powdered ocher - red and yellow.She now used by many tribes in Africa and South America.Greek women face powdered white lead, then they adopted the Roman custom of this, which, however, also used powdered white clay and even ... from excrement krokodila.V Europe addicted to powder the face in the Renaissance, and was preceded by the custom of powdering hair:powder showered anyway provided on the face.

In the XVII century in the course was "the Spanish paper" (perhaps a direct predecessor of compact powder) - book on the leaves which was applied to a white and pink paint.Coming off a leaf, rubbed their cheeks.

In Russia powder finally settled in Catherine's time, even though it was known before.

In the XVIII century used the powder of different colors - pink, yellow, gray, a la vanilla, a la fleur de Orange, miles Fleury.Some ladies have special cabinets, empty inside, in which powder, shutting the door behind him.

Eventually abuse of powder reached alarmin

g proportions.In Prussia, for example, at the end of the XVIII century nine million of its inhabitants spent ninety-one million pounds of powder per year!

In XX century powder already quite restrained.

As you already know, from the ground depends on the quality of make-up, but it only creates a neutral surface for him.To fix liquid foundation powder is needed, which will give it a more natural hue.Wrong powdered face looks sloppy, but now the industry offers us is so finely divided powder that is weightless cloud envelops the face, removing skin shine.

Powder is not recommended to be used only in cases where the gel was applied tan.

Do not powder alone beauty services.Good powder has hygienic properties, namely:

a) protects the skin from

used light and dust) was cooled in a heat - absorbing sweat, increases surface evaporation (which is known to be accompanied by an absorption of heat)

c) relieves itchingand may even be beneficial agent when it is added to the sulfur, tar, ichthyol, antibiotics, etc.

powder produced two kinds. regular and compact.Conventional powder lays down a thin even layer, and its surplus rather easily eliminated.The solid, compact powder is very convenient to carry and update during the day make-up.However, we should not forget that a compact powder compact powder looks darker than the skin.

We both kind of powder has its own characteristics and advantages.

unmistakable color options can be considered transparent (ie, colorless) powder.It can be used in any situation.If you talk about a tinted powder, its tone should be as close to the color of the base.

Before powdered face, be sure to remove shine.It is recommended to wet face cloth.

Try not to experiment with colored powder, such as cosmetics is only used by professional makeup artists to create special effects.The same applies to powder with gold and silver sequins.

Caution should be used and the usual dark powder, because it has the ability to detect the slightest wrinkles and uneven application of the foundations, resulting person would be spotted.

necessary to start the procedure of application of powder feeling it, you can say with your fingertips.Puff is easily pressed against the skin, and she (or base) takes a powder.During this manipulation it is particularly important to achieve a smooth transition to natural skin color.

should not just be applied thickly powdered face, and then rub it into the skin.For the first time used a few powder coarser and lighter in tone than the second.And a few more of the following powdered forehead, nose, chin and center of cheeks.The outer part of the cheek powder very sparingly, and around the eyes is not at all to powder in order to avoid drying out of the skin and wrinkle formation.

you will look more natural if whisk excess powder with a soft brush or sponge.

Skillful use of powder of different colors allows to adjust the individual facial features.