Updated: Aug 2, 2018
Before learning about Makeup, you need to know about skin and its caring because makeup is like drawing on a canvas, you can only draw so much with one quality of canvas. To make an exceptional painting, you need exceptional canvas. Expecting miracles from makeup is like expecting a great painting from a poor canvas. Proper care of skin is needed to make sure our makeup stays there as it meant to be. Jumping into applying makeup without knowing basics of our skin types and its sensitivities will only backfire in long term. In this guide you can learn about skin types, basic skin cleansing, face wash, toners, scrubs, moisturizers, sunscreen etc.. and this will be enough to get start with your skincare and makeup routine.
Not all makeup suit every skin. Certain skin types are more friendly towards makeup while others act against it. Understanding this is very important in every makeup routine. The good thing is that there is no such thing called perfect skin type. Nowadays cosmetic products are available for every skin types. All you need to do is identify your skin type.
Normal skin is not too dry or too oily. It is always moisturized and sebaceous glands (responsible for producing oil in your skin) does not secrete sebum as often as in oily skin. Normal skin is more commonly found in young people and over time normal skin can turn to other skin types also. Normal skin also tends to have an even skin tone with very less visible pores. If you don't have a normal skin worry not, many people do not have the luxury of normal skin and there are plethora of cosmetics products available for other skin types.