Airbrush Makeup

When I’m looking for new makeup, I always try to find products that will look natural (to the point where it looks like I’m not even wearing makeup) on my skin rather than having it look like I have way too much on, otherwise known as “cakey”. One method that I’ve always been interested in trying is the airbrush technique. I’ve heard such wonderful things about this style of makeup, and was so excited when Belletto Studio reached out to me in hopes of a product review. One thing that really caught my attention is the fact that airbrush makeup aims to even out skin tones and create a flawless, lightweight finishing effect on the skin…which is exactly what I’ve been looking for!

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To start out, this beautiful and simple airbrush set includes an airbrush machine, brush painter, foundations/bronzing water-based products, and some additional makeup items to complete the whole look. Also, this whole kit comes in a small, handy little bag which is great for traveling!

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The foundations come in a variety of shades to suit any skin tone. Also included in this pack are darker shades for contouring and blushes for a bit of color.

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When getting ready to use the airbrush machine, once you have the tube all set up and the box plugged into a power source (the machine comes with a very easy to read instruction manual), the next step is to pick out your foundation shade and add a few drops (I usually do 5-6 drops) into the little funnel which is connected to the airbrush painter.

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Once you have your foundation ready to go in the painter brush, it’s time to turn on the airbrush machine yay! Simply turn the dial to ON (you should see a green light and hear a little humming noise) and select a speed that you feel comfortable with. For foundation, I usually put it somewhere in the middle so it’s at a medium speed.

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Here’s a picture of my skin without any foundation on. I have a few blemishes and freckles that I like to cover up with makeup. Ultimately, my goal is to have an even skin tone with no major distractions, such as red spots.

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On the painter brush, there is a little nozzle that goes back and forth (my pointer finger is on it). This nozzle allows you to control how much air and makeup comes out of the front of the brush. For foundation, I pull the nozzle back about 3/4ths of the way.

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Hold the brush about 5 or 6 inches away from your face and move it in a circular motion to get maximum, steady coverage.

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And that’s it! This technique is so easy and simple, I absolutely love it. Not to mention, my skin feels so soft and even. Let your face dry for about a minute or so before using the bronzers/blushes.

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Get more information about the Belletto Studio airbrush system here! Have any of you babes tried out airbrush makeup? Let me know your thoughts!

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28 responses to “Airbrush Makeup

  1. You look gorgeous with or without makeup Cara! But that airbrush technique looks so fun and simple to use. Would have to check it out one day xx

    http://www.tongue-in-chic.com

  2. I’ve been wanting to try airbrush makeup and afraid to do so. After reading this blog, I think I’m going to finally give it a try. I love the natural look it gives. I don’t like cakey look either. You look beautiful

    • Oh my goodness! Thank you so much for your kind words, they mean so much to me!! If you end up trying the airbrush technique, let me know! I would love to hear your feedback babe 🙂

  3. Never tried an airbrush makeup but I want to try it now!

    http://www.ourlifeisbeautiful.com/

  4. I’ve always wanted to try airbrush foundation! This is gorgeous on you! I love that it still is a lighter coverage and doesn’t cover up your freckles because they are gorgeous!

    ❤ Shannon
    Upbeat Soles
    

    • Thank you so much Shannon! You are so sweet!! I used to hate my freckles but have grown to love them. Hope you are enjoying your weekened my love! ❤

  5. Seriously, I’ve never heard of the airbrush makeup technique before… Well…I guess I’m not up to date on everthing hahaha! But wow this technique sounds quite funny and I want to try this myself too! You look so beautiful without makeup! 😉 Simply gorg! xo Vivian

    http://twoward.com
    IG // @twowardvivian

    • Aww thanks Vivian!! I know I guess a lot of people haven’t heard about airbrush makeup, but I think it’s just now becoming popular so don’t feel too out of the loop!! Haha! ❤

  6. i use a different airbrush but this one looks fabulous! So easy!

    XO Chelsea http://www.shesaidhesaidfashion.com/

  7. Thank you so much for sharing. I have not heard of air brush make-up, but it looks really good. 🙂

    http://www.emiily.com

  8. This was very interesting post, you look pretty xx

    Nina
    http://www.ninasstyleblog.com

  9. You have such beautiful and flawless skin! Love yah babe!!

    Joy xx.

    https://alittledetail.wordpress.com/

  10. What a simple and easy to use technique Cara, thanks for sharing this! Hope you are doing well hun! 🙂 xo~ Lena
    http://www.felinecreatures.com

  11. Cool post! Never tried airbrushed makeup before!
    Kisses,
    Anna
    http://www.workingchix.com

  12. Are you kidding me Cara. You are SUCH A BABE. Gorgeous last shot, but also the one w/o make-up is perfect

    xx -n
    Naomi in Wonderland

  13. FashionPoetryByVAL

    so beautiful without make up Cara. Lovely post. https://fashionpoetrybyval.wordpress.com/

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