Do you use illuminator before or after foundation?
Apply illuminator after foundation
Ideally, the foundation is to be the first makeup on your face to set the base. Afterward, before you go on to apply your powder or blush, apply the liquid illuminator on your face. This makes the illuminator blend into your makeup properly.
What is the purpose of illuminator makeup?
Illuminator to the rescue—with the help of celebrity makeup artist Suzie Kim, of course. Basically, an illuminator’s purpose is to brighten any facial features you want to highlight. Those areas are usually your cheekbones, just under the arch of your brows, your inner eye and your cupid’s bow.
How do you use Illuminator foundation?
For a quick-and-easy application, simply dab a few dots of liquid illuminator–like Clinique’s Up-Lighting Liquid Illuminator–onto the back of your hand. Then, squirt your foundation or moisturizer on top of the illuminator, and mix until the two products are completely blended.
Can you mix illuminator with foundation?
Mix a few drops of illuminator with your foundation to get a dewy, subtle radiance. Mix a drop of illuminator with a cream or liquid concealer to reflect light under the eyes. This will create the illusion of a bright, well-rested face. Use your illuminator as a primer under your foundation or mattifying powder.
Which Illuminator is the best for face?
These are the best highlighters you can get your hands on right now:
- Makeup Revolution London Liquid Highlighter. …
- M.A.C Mineralize Skinfinish – Soft & Gentle. …
- M.A.C Prep and Prime Highlighter. …
- Nyx Professional Makeup Away We Glow Liquid Highlighter. …
- The Balm Manizer. …
- Lakme Absolute Illuminating Blush, Shimmer Brick.