According to Korean makeup artists, if you want your date to be successful, it's best to use light, natural makeup.
For K-pop idols Min Ah and Sakura, the key to achieving feminine, lovely makeup is to highlight your facial features naturally. These Korean artists prepare their skin by applying a moisturiser such as DEAR KLAIRS Rich Moist Soothing Cream to create a flawless complexion to emphasize their makeup.
Additionally, K-Pop idols make sure to make their eyes look bigger and captivating with eyeshadow and eyeliner. Then they finish their makeup by giving their lips a subtle touch of pink.
Here are five makeup tips and tricks to look like your favorite K-pop idol on your romantic date.
1. Sheet Masks
For Tzuyu from TWICE, the secret for looking radiant and glowing is to prepare the skin by using a sheet mask. Before applying makeup, it's wise to use a mask to keep the skin hydrated and moisturised. These sheet masks are a must-have for attaining clear and flawless skin.
One of our favorite ones is Vitamin C from BARULAB, The Clean Vegan Mask. Clean Vegan Masks offer ten different sheet masks formulated for any skin issue you're looking to target. These sheet masks are vegan-friendly and are suitable for all skin types, including sensitive ones.
2. Makeup Foundation
Now that your skin is hydrated, it's time to focus on makeup foundation. For Lisa from BLACKPINK, the key is to use a foundation to give a bright, natural finish. You want a makeup base that will keep your skin flawless for as long as possible.
An excellent option is MISSHA Magic Cushion Cover Lasting, which has a natural semi-matte finish. It's weightless and gives the skin perfect coverage. It perfectly blends in the skin and with other makeup products. Besides, the cushion cover is ideal for quick touch-ups.
A K-beauty makeup secret is to dampen the sponge to achieve a dewy look or higher coverage. Also, don't forget to apply a concealer such as THE SAEM Cover Perfection Tip Concealer to hide problem areas and finish with a more natural look.
If you're nervous about makeup transfer, make sure to add a mattifying powder like INNISFREE No Sebum Mineral Powder. This powder is excellent for controlling sebum and minimising pores and blemishes.
3. Eye Makeup
Do as Taeyong in SuperM and use eyeshadow instead of liquid eyeliner if you want a natural, elegant look. When you use eyeshadow, it's effortless to follow your eye shape, and it's excellent if you're not comfortable with an eyeliner.
This technique is easy and quick, and perfect for your romantic date.
We loved using the 3CE Mood Recipe Multi Eye Colour Palette because it offers many colours and creativity. Besides, it comes in minimal packaging, so it's easy to take with you in the handbag to retouch if needed.
Lastly, finish this look by applying ETUDE HOUSE Lash Perm Curl Fix Mascara to open your eyes by giving your lashes the perfect curl.
Former Girls' Generation member Jessica uses blush to transform her face. Her K-beauty makeup trick to achieve a romantic and cute look is to apply blush on the apple of the cheeks. On the contrary, if you want to look sexier, make sure to apply blush in an angled way. This way, you emphasise your cheekbones and create a more intense finish.
If you're trying to achieve a sexier look, try Girlish Red from 3CE Blush Cushion. This blush is formulated with aloe vera leaf extracts and coconut oil to ensure skin hydration. Besides, the colour on your cheeks will remain all day long.
5. Pink Lipstick
Suppose you want to look as lovely and cute as Suzy Bae is possible by wearing pink lipstick. Pink is the best tone to highlight your inner beauty. Applying matte pink lipstick such as Watermelon Red from ETUDE HOUSE Dear Darling Water Gel Tint creates a feminine, fantastic look.
You can do a gradient effect to create a more trendy, bold look.
Follow these five makeup tips and tricks from your favorite K-pop idols for your next date if you want to leave a long-lasting impression!