Before building your makeup kit it is important to know your skin type. Skin type with its characteristics. What is the biggest issue with your skin?
A good makeup is result of not only using good and expensive makeup products but also treating the problems of your skin in your prep and prime stage. So your skin care products also play a vital role on how your makeup will end
So before you invest in your makeup for beginners kit always remember it starts with great skin care products.
A good Cleanser based on your skin type. We at MAMA really like Perenne for skin care as it is paraben free and sulphate free.
If you have dry skin go for a hydrating toner
If you have acne prone then go for something that have tea tree in it!
If you face open pores as a big problem you need a pore minimising toner
Moisturiser with an SPF or you can just go for sunscreen in summers to prevent
a layer of product on your face.
PRIMER is the first product to apply as it prevents makeup from sliding and oxidising. It is a makeup essential. You can also use two different primers for different areas of your face. if you have oily skin any silicone based primer or if you have oily t-zone and normal/dry skin use it only on your t-zone For radiance or that illuminating glow or if you have dry skin you can go for a radiance primer from laura mercier / kiko smart radiance cream in shade radiant
gold/ mac strobe cream in shade goldite /smashbox radiance primer/ makeup forever radiance primer these are some of the radiance primers that we love at MAMA . If you have open pores then you can use optical illusion by Urban Decay on your open pores or benefit porefessional.
Everyone of you not might need one but the ones with lot of pigmentation will need an orange color corrector. We recommend from derma kryolan shade D30 or MAC Orange Corrector.
If you have pigmentation and you are fair you might need peach corrector. It can be DF2 from Derma Kryolan or peach corrector from la girl.
Depending on the coverage you can choose your concealer if you like heavy coverage we recommend you Kryolan Derma or Samer Khouzami.
If you like medium to sheer coverage you can go for la girl liquid concealer or NARS radiant concealers or Tarte shape tape or NARS Pot concealer works well too. It gives you medium to full coverage.
FOUNDATION should be closer to your skin colour. The purpose of foundation is to make your skin look brighter and even. When choosing the foundation always check it on your cheek plane if it merges in your skin that means it is your perfect colour, you can go a shade lighter or darker depending on your requirement. Always remember to ask for a warm tone foundation which means which has an undertone of yellow or orange in it. We have categorised foundation based on coverage.
You can choose as per your budget and the coverage you require.
This is a very important product to have in your kit as it helps you to lock your makeup. While choosing a translucent powder always remember that it should not be white infact it shoukd be colourless or of your skin tone.
- Laura mercier translucent powder
- MAC Loose powder is available in many colours you can buy one depending on your skin tone.
- Maybelline Fit me loose powder
- Inglot loose powder
Always remember to invest in a good eye palette as it goes a long way and also is a great investment. The result you get from a high end palette is not possible to get from a normal or drugstore palette
We recommend to invest in a neutral palette first then go on to different colours
- Anastasia Beverly Hills soft glam
- Tartiest Pro Amazonian
- Huda beauty rose gold or rose gold remastered
- Too Faced chocolate palette
- Tartiest pro Remix palette
If you are looking for low budget eye-shadow palettes, some of the options are:
- Makeup Revolution fortune favours the brave
- Daily Life Forever 52
Eyeliner is a personal choice. Some prefer liquid, some might prefer sketch and some prefer gel liners. Gel liners are the best in terms of longevity but you can always choose what you like the most and you are comfortable with! Here are some to choose from!
- Kiko milano gel liner
- Bobbi brown sketch liner
- Nykaa liquid liner
- Nykaa sketch liner
- Daily Life Forever 52
- Maybelline Lasting Drama Gel Liner
A good smudge proof gel kajal is a must in your kit. MAMA loves
- Pro Arte gel pencil
- Urban decay 24/7 glide on in shade perversion
- Daily Life Forever52
- Chambor black smokey eyes
- Colorbar blackout pencil
The purpose of your mascara depends on what you want from it!
Do you want it to make your lashes look voluminous? Or do you want to just make them look fuller?
- Maybelline hyper curl waterproof mascara
- Benefit bad gal bang
- Too faced better than sex
- Urban decay Perversion
- Kiko milano luxurious lashes
Brow plays a very important role in makeup. It can make a huge difference if done well. It is a makeup essential in your makeup for beginners kit. Choose whatever you are comfortable with, it can be a brow pomade, brow pencil, brow mascara or brow powder.
- Anastasia Beverly hills brow pomade in shade ebony
- Benefit brow mascara
- Nykaa oh my brow
- Nykaa wow my brow
- Nykaa brow chika
- Benefit Brow Styler
- Loreal Brow kit
If you know how to contour and just love it then a good contour product is an absolute necessity. If you like doing cream contour always remember to do it before putting translucent powder. And if you love contour powder then after setting your face with TL powder is the right time.
- Nykaa foundation stick in no. 7
- Fenty beauty contour stick in mocha
- Benefit hoola
- MAC Deep Dark
Are you a coral girl or a pinky pink girl or you like that warm glow on your cheeks instead of colour!
- NARS Orgasm is a universal flatteeing pink color with golden shimmer in it!
- MAC- Peaches, Pink Keen
- NARS- Luster (apricort), Taj Mahal (orange) Blissful (Berry)
- Milani Rose blossomtime
- Colorbar Pink Flushed
- Loreal Peach addict
Do you love when your skin is glowing and beaming!
And that shine on your face is the best part of your makeup then you definitely need a Highlighter which is out there and does not look too much to you!
- Becca Champagne Pop my girl!
That has to be your pick!
For my ladies that love subtle glow and donʼt like it to look too much can try
•PAC baked highlighter in shade 07
Other that you can choose are:
- Maybelline master Chrome Molten Gold
- Makeup Revolution-Brick Radiant
You need a perfect nude and a deep colour in your makeup for beginners kit.
It can be liquid lipstick or bullets
There are various brands and variants to choose from!
To finish your makeup and to make it stay all day you should have a makeup fixer.
We really like
- Urban Decay All Nighter
- Colorbar Makeup Fixer
A good beauty blender, good brushes, lash curler and plucker are some of the makeup tools you will need for your makeup kit for beginners. You can choose from different brands like Real Techniques, MAC, Sephora are some of them. We really like from MAMA Academy. They are Vegan and Cruelty free too! There is no turning back from MAMA Brushes. You can buy from our academy if interested or you can choose from the above mentioned brands.
Always Remember your brushes will be your biggest possession and your most important makeup tools so invest in them and take care of them, they will last you a lifetime!