Brunch Date with Lena: Getting a Natural Makeup Look Done Easily
With the time of enjoying a brunch, follow the makeup artist Lena Lee and practice how to use your fingers to apply the cream makeup products and get a casual yet natural makeup look.

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Actually, I'm a person who can't apply any makeup without makeup brushes. But, I recently found out that I could apply the makeup with my fingers and it's often at the time of applying the cream makeup products. However, many people still have no idea how to use the cream make products. Actually, as long as you get the key points, you'll use the cream makeup products easily and will get a much more natural makeup look, therefore.

A Casual Style Going Mainstream of Makeup
I'd like to say first that it's quite spontaneous about makeup, at least for me, because I don't use just a single color. Usually, people think that only professional makeup artists blend colors, but it's not quite true. Just like the watercolor painting, try to blend the colors until finding the one you like.

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Don't be afraid to try any new colors that you're not familiar with. If you don't like the color applied to your skin, just remove it and do the makeup again. Different colors could be blended mutually. One single color is not limited to applying to a single area of the face. There's not an incorrect way of applying makeup, but a better way.

Firstly, the most important is to wash your hands thoroughly. The cream makeup product that people are familiar with should be cream blush. While applying the blush, just smile and find your cheekbones, and then dab it gently on your apple cheeks. If you are those who know how to contour, just contour the blush in the places where a contour shade would be typically applied to sculpt the face, such as the hollows of the cheeks. Or if you want to get a nifty and healthy look, just try a nose contouring trick by applying the blush generously across your cheeks and nose to get a sunburn-like blush look. There are many cream makeup products on the market, which are made with multi-uses for lips and cheeks. So a lip and cheek palette could get the makeup done alone.

Using the Cream Makeup Products Like a Pro
The cream makeup product could be used as blush and lipstick. Also, I'd use it as the eyeshadow to have the whole makeup look more harmonious. Why are these cream makeup products able to present a much more natural makeup look? The answer is the finger's temperature, which makes the cream makeup products blend with our skins better and perfectly fit. The cream makeup products have a better extension and higher moisture so that the finished makeup will have a slightly luminous look.
If you are oily skin, just apply some delicate loose powder at the last step to help set the makeup. The cream makeup product is an easy yet high-practical makeup item. As long as you know some key points, like a time for tasting a brunch, you'll finish a natural and beautiful makeup look effortlessly.


Lena Lee
Lena Lee is an honorary graduate from Blanche Macdonald Centre in Vancouver, Canada. The school is ranked among the top beautician institutions in the world. She is a freelance professional make up artist residing in Taipei, Taiwan.

Lena has worked with many publications, designers, and runway shows. Her clients are big brands, media producers, designers, and independent photographers.

Her style is consider to be simple and elegant. Using this approach, she is able to captivate the subject's true beauty and convey the underlying message. Classical musicians and elegant movie starlets of old Hollywood are strong influences that are shown in Lena's work.
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