Ever wondered how to apply foundation for a flawless finish? Or, perhaps you want to conceal acne with a natural finish? Luckily, our favourite Urban Decay makeup artists are on hand to teach you everything you need to know about foundation application.

Read on to learn how to combat acne with a natural finish, how to apply foundation on darker skin and watch our video for all the tips you’ll need including how to use colour correctors…

How to Combat Acne with a Natural Finish

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Step 1: Prep and Prime skin. Start with Urban Decay B6 Vitamin Spray to prep skin, combat redness and control surface shine. Follow with your preferred primer (our Senior Makeup Artist has used brightening and tightening).

Step 2: Correct and conceal. Use Naked Skin Colour Correcting Fluid in Green to correct any redness, and Pink to brighten the appearance of dark circles. Once you’ve applied and blended the colour correctors over the areas concerned, use Naked Skin Concealer to brighten under eye as well as the middle area of the face to add coverage.

Step 3: Now you have the perfect base to apply Urban Decay All Nighter Foundation for that beautiful flawless finish that will last all night long.

Step 4: Add final touches with Perversion Mascara, Beached Bronzer and Vice Lipstick in a natural shade such as Gubby and finish off with Urban Decay Setting Spray in either All Nighter, Oil-Slick or Chill.

How to Create a Flawless Complexion on Darker Skin

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Step 1: Prep and Prime skin. Start with Urban Decay B6 Vitamin Spray to prep skin, combat redness and control surface shine. Follow with your preferred primer (our Senior Makeup Artist has used brightening and tightening).

Step 2: For darker skin tones, the Naked Skin Colour Correcting Fluid in Yellow is a great way to brighten any sallowness. Also, use Peach for under eye darkness or purple/blueish tones you’d like to cancel out.

Step 3: Once you’re happy with your base, blend in Urban Decay All Nighter Foundation using the large tapered foundation brush to give a full but weightless coverage.

Step 4: You’re then ready to do your brows, eyes, blush and lips before setting the complete look with All Nighter Setting Spray to ensure that ‘no-makeup-look’ stays on all day and all night.

Now put everything into practice and watch our makeup artist video to perfect your foundation application skills…

Want more?

Keep your eyes peeled for Urban Decay’s full Prep, Prime and Set collection launching on 2nd February to make sure you achieve that perfect finish every time, with makeup that stays up.

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