All about that base: Beauty bloggers go bonkers for blending

When it comes to flawless skin, some are born with it, others fake it. (Shutterstock)

When it comes to flawless skin, some are born with it, others fake it.

For the latter, a smooth complexion can easily be achieved with the help of a quality foundation, concealer or tinted moisturizer and some clever tools. Right now, blending is the latest buzzword in beauty, with everyone from professional make-up artists to the top cosmetics brands touting the technique.

The theory is that using a blending tool to apply your base ensures a more even coverage (read: no streaks) and gives your look a professional finish. From blurring and buffing brushes to the egg-shaped Beautyblender sponge - now a cult product – we’re currently obsessed with the technique. But are we taking it too far? Here are five videos that proof we’ve gone bonkers for blending.

When just any old thing will do. (Don’t try this at home, folks).

 

 

Now you see them, now you don’t. Freckles FTW.

 

 

Well, I never.

 

 

Try this while keeping a straight face.

 

 

The secret to dewy skin? Serum.

 

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:48 - GMT 06:48
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