5 Skincare Routines to Follow for Perfect Makeup Look

Skincare routine before makeup

Looking flawless in pictures is different than having an actual glow on the skin. Often clients ask us why their makeup is different from celebrities and models. They use the same products as us but still, the look is different from ours. However, our clients fail to follow the skincare routine before makeup which the celebrities diligently follow. So, whenever clients ask us for healthy-looking makeup for their weddings or special events, we ask them to follow the skincare routines. 

Another common thing people face even after following skincare steps is that they are using the wrong products. For instance, there are different types of skin, such as dry, oily, and combination. So, if you have oily skin but are using dry skincare products-obviously they won’t reflect good results. Also, the same products may work wonders for your friends. So, in the end, good skin care involves using the right product at the right time with exact quantity. 

Being a professional Atlanta makeup artist and studio owner, I will explain different skincare routines for oily, dry, and combination skin for a healthy makeup look.

Skincare Routines to Follow for Different Skin Types

Oily skincare routine

Doing makeup on oily skin is extremely difficult. Especially in the T zone the oil remains excessive. As a result, it becomes difficult to set the makeup. Also, oily skin oxidizes when it comes under sun and heat. This oxidation leads to darkening- ruining the entire makeup.

Therefore, as professional makeup artists, we strongly follow the oily skincare routine before makeup. Start with a lightweight, oil-free moisturizer with SPF on cleansed skin. Following moisturizer, we apply a mattifying primer all over the face, giving special attention to the T zone. Let the primer sit on the skin. Then we will apply makeup. While layering makeup, we blot the oil with a dry tissue in between. 

Dry skincare routine

For dry skin, exfoliation is highly crucial. Always cleanse your face with a non-drying exfoliator, followed by a toner to retain the skin’s natural oil. Apply a hydrating serum on damp skin and let it rest for a while. Once the serum absorbs into the skin, use your regular moisturizer.
Before starting makeup, apply a thin layer of hydrating primer. The areas near the nose are prone to dryness. So, work minutely to add extra hydration in that area. Also, your foundation needs to be creamy, instead of matte.

Combination skincare routine

Welcome to the combination club with oily T zone and dry cheeks and forehead. People with combination skin have to follow double cleansing to solve the problems. Start with a gentle cleanser on the nose area and scrub on the cheeks and forehead. After that, apply different moisturizers and facial oil on the concerned area. Leave the oil for a while before applying primer.
As professional makeup artists, we use two types of primer and products to adjust the skin. Also, clients need to intake a lot of water to stay hydrated before applying makeup.

Final Words

So, these are the skincare routine before makeup for different skin issues. With a good skincare routine and healthy lifestyle, a healthy makeup look can be easily achieved. However, don’t forget to remove your entire makeup and clean your face before going to bed to avoid unnecessary breakouts. 

Eyebrow Treatment Trends to Follow in 2024

Eyebrow treatment

Eyebrow Treatment Trends to Follow in 2024

As we step into 2024, we cannot stop but see the change in eyebrow treatment and makeup. While the previous eyebrow era shifted from a sharp arch to a more natural curve, this year we see an increase in eyebrow treatments. Studies also show that the eyebrows enhance the overall facial features to a different level. So, ladies, who want a natural-looking feature this year, learn about the latest trends in eyebrows.

Popular Eyebrow Treatment Trends


With technological advancement, microblading eyebrows give a more natural look to your face. The digital mapping makes the eyebrow precise edges. Professionals follow the natural hair growth to map the eyebrow. By layering ultra-fine strokes to gradually increasing strokes, microblading techniques mimic the facial structure thoroughly. Also, the pigmentation has improved a lot over the years, giving a more natural finish to your eyebrows.

Eyebrow Bleaching

Hair coloring and highlighting are not a new thing in 2024. But what makes the hair coloring more popping is eyebrow bleaching. So, if you had blonde hair last year, turn those dark eyebrows into a lighter shade with bleaching. However, the trend is not restricted to blonde only. Turn your hair and eyebrows into similar shades and rock that no-makeup look with minimal products.

Eyebrow Tinting

Similar to bleaching, eyebrow tinting is also popular in 2024. Dark bold eyebrows create a strong personality, loved by many. However, what is more appealing in tinting is the ombre effect. Starting with a lighter color on the inner corner and going one to two shades darker at the end is what people are looking for. Ironically, the trend is not restricted to women only. Men are also opting for bold ombre eyebrow tinting.

Eyebrow Transplant

With eyebrow transplant, say no to less eyebrow hair. Get the perfect eyebrow every time you leave your house. The treatment involves moving hair follicles from the scalp to your eyebrow line to reshape the eyebrow. However, the treatments fall under cosmetology by a professional surgeon. So, before going for the treatment, make sure to discuss it with your doctor. 

Apart from that, Atlanta’s makeup and hair studios have various Eyebrow treatments to serve different concerns.

Busting Myths About Eyebrow Treatment

Now that you know about such a game-changing eyebrow hack, let us break some myths about the treatment.

  • Earlier we talked about eyebrow bleaching to match the hair color. However, the color does not have to be a perfect match with your hair color. You can choose to go one to two shades lighter as well.
  • People fear eyebrow lamination due to damage. However, treatment done by professionals faces no damage.
  • Furthermore, eyebrow plucking increases hair growth, the arch will look good on all faces, and choosing different eyebrow removal methods will ruin eyebrows- these are some of the most asked doubts.

However, any treatment for eyebrows and skin done under the supervision of a trained professional will be good.