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How to Do Your Makeup for a Night Out

Mary Smith
By Mary Smith. Updated: February 25, 2021
How to Do Your Makeup for a Night Out

Do you have a party and want to look dazzling and drop-dead gorgeous ? Besides a beautiful dress that flatters your figure or a fashionable look, you should think about other details such as hair and makeup. In this article, we'll focus on the latter. We'll show you how to bring out your natural beauty and give you some top secret professional make-up tricks. For a night look, use bright colors to make your lips and eyes stand out and to revamp your look. Take note of these tips to do your makeup for a night out, provided to you by OneHowTo.

You may also be interested in: How To Do Contouring Makeup for Beginners

Steps to follow:


The first? As always, before you start to applying makeup, you should prepare your skin for a beautiful, lasting finish. Simply clean you face, making sure that no remnants remain, and hydrate your skin with a bit of moisturizer. Don't apply the foundation directly and the skin will absorb it and might lead to premature ageing. Therefore, apply a facial moisturizer beforehand.

Once done, if your face looks tired or you show signs of fatigue, you can apply a flash active ampoule to give a fresher, brighter appearance.

How to Do Your Makeup for a Night Out - Step 1

Once you've prepped the skin, start to do your makeup for a night out . First correct all imperfections such as dark circles and blemishes, with a good concealer. Use a beige concealer for purple-colored dark circle, and a yellow color if they are more blue in color. To hide pimples and redness, nothing beats a green corrector.

Next, even out skin tone by applying foundation over the entire face. We do not recommend using a foundation with an SPF for an evening look as they might make you look a bit pallid or even give you a bluish tint. Finally, to make your make-up stay intact for hours, seal it with a light dusting of translucent powder.

How to Do Your Makeup for a Night Out - Step 2

The above process would be the usual way to apply make-up, but if you have time and want to enhance the beauty of your face even more, we recommend trying the contouring technique. Used by celebrities the world over, it is a trend which combines dark and light shades of foundations for styling and sculpt facial features. This creates a slimmer, brighter appearance.

Discover how to master the technique in out article on How to do contouring makeup.

How to Do Your Makeup for a Night Out - Step 3

Without doubt, the eyes should take center stage at night, for which you should combine bright, vibrant colors with dark. You'll look like a gorgeous film star! We absolutely love 'smoky eyes. If you don't want to use black, you can opt for lighter colors such as brown, dark blue, grey, purple, green, etc.

Remember that you should apply the darker shade on the eyelid and then blend with lighter shades within the same color specter.

How to Do Your Makeup for a Night Out - Step 4

If you do not have much time or if you want to create a nice eyeliner flick for a sexy look, the following is the right look for you. You could apply a gold eye-shadow across the eyelid and then line the upper lashes with a black eyeliner , making the line thicker as you create the outer flick.

How to Do Your Makeup for a Night Out - Step 5

Whatever you choose, do not forget to apply mascara to your lashes to make your eyes pop and create the illusion of bigger, brighter peepers. To do this, you must first use an eyelash curler and then apply two coats of black mascara. Your lashes will be extra long without having to apply false lashes.

How to Do Your Makeup for a Night Out - Step 6

Finally, to finish your night look, go for a bold lip for a kissable, beautiful look. Choose the tone in accordance with how it will match your eye makeup. For a sultry, feminine and fail-safe look, go for a lovely red. Of course, if you've decided to give more prominence to your eyes, keep your lips nude, to avoid an overdone look.

If you want to add volume to your lips, we recommend looking at our article on How to apply makeup to lips to make them look fuller.

How to Do Your Makeup for a Night Out - Step 7

Matte lipsticks are fashionable and if you prefer to focus all attention on your lips, the make-up shown in the photo is spectacular and is bang-on trend. For this, simply line your eyes with a black eyeliner and apply some burgundy lipstick to your pout - you'll look like a stunning fashionista!

How to Do Your Makeup for a Night Out - Step 8

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