Little does everyone know, the application of makeup is considered one of the oldest arts ever thought of by mankind.

It dates back from the ancient times when Cleopatra had her beauty regimens bringing out the best features that she has. That practice has been continued on up to this point in time.

The problem is that most of the time we are in a hurry in the morning and don't have time to treat it like the art form that it really is. So in this article I am going to help you apply makeup in a hurry.

The first thing that you need to consider before learning how to apply makeup is a clean face. No matter how you put it, the face is the first thing that everyone notices whenever you come inside a room.

Before applying makeup, wash your face with a gentle cleansing foam followed by a moisturizer after. This will enable you to apply makeup easier.

Next, your foundation should be oil-free and water-based, and a loose powder, preferably one which is made from natural or mineral ingredients, should follow after. Blend these elements correctly and sure enough, your blemishes and other imperfections will be diminished.

Eye color is also a very essential factor if you want to know how to apply makeup. Natural or nude colors will be great for everyday wear, and colors such as gold, silver or even bronze are perfect for glamorous affairs.

Remember to apply a hint of foundation on your eyelids so as the eye color will stay on for hours. A concealer will also be able to hide those fine lines and wrinkles under your eyes.

Put a coat of eye color starting from the eyelash to the eyebrow. Blend it with two other colors which mix well. As for lip color, try to choose something which is appropriate for the event that you are attending as well.

Wearing makeup is considered to be one of the most important routines for the woman of this century. Remember that wearing makeup appropriately will be able to bring out the best features that you do not even know you possess.