The foundation stick is a highly versatile and convenient to use and, if applied in the right way, can be a good base for make up.

The foundation stick is often discarded by a cosmetic beauty case because, at first glance, it may seem a difficult product to use. Its consistency so compact you might suggest that this type of foundation gives your face a “masking effect”. In fact, the formulations of most modern foundation in stick, are designed to give the different types of skin a neat appearance and natural. Everything is in the choice of the type of foundation in stick more suitable for your skin. If you have dry or normal skin, choose a rich and creamy product that will keep your face well hydrated. However, if you have oily skin or mixed, opt for a product oil free to matte effect.

Another advantage of the foundation stick is that it can be used very easily for touch-ups, thanks to its practical packaging. You can put in your purse to touch up stick foundation makeup at any time of the day, quickly and easily. In addition, this type of foundation can easily substitute the correction to need it, because its texture covering allows you to easily camouflage dark circles and any blemishes such as redness, spots and pimples. With foundation stick so you two products in one!


Now that you know the features and benefits of the foundation sticks will give you some useful tips to apply it in the most fair and simple and to get a perfect make-up base no mask effect! If in a hurry apply the foundation through the stick directly on your face : you need to apply a small quantity, just a vertical line on each of the two cheeks, a long nose, one in the center of the chin and finally one in the center of the front. Now, quite simply, fades with your fingers all color lines to distribute the product evenly all over your face.

If you have more time and want a more sophisticated base make up, use a foundation brush or a damp latex sponge. Given the consistency rather compact foundation stick, before using a brush or sponge, you have to make it softer and easier to spread. In such a case, collects a bit of product with a spatula in the back of one hand and scandal with the fingers. Now you can apply it on your face as if it were a liquid foundation-cream. If the apply with a brush spread it with movements from top to bottom and vice versa. If you chose the sponge buffered tapping on the face for a long time to make it adhere well to the skin. To finish fixing the whole with a compact powder or powder.