Fast and Easy Makeup Looks for Office Virtual Meetings

With the world gradually opening, there are still some companies working from home. And working from home in those baggy pants is the greatest luxury of all times. But how can we change that for those mandatory work calls? Well the pants definitely can stay because comfort comes above anything else but, we can definitely amp up the look from above. You know put on a shirt for those virtual meetings with a pinch of makeup on top of those baggy pyjamas.

No need to stress on what makeup to do and how to do it. We have got all the points covered here, only for you.

1. Luminous Glowing Skin

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The first step of looking all bright and fresh is, location. Make sure not to sit directly under very harsh lights, which can create dark shadows. Try to sit near an open window so that the natural light acts as an advantage and naturally makes your face look brighter.

Then you can go for an illuminating foundation in order to get an even skin tone. In Zoom meetings our skin is highlighted, which means that it’s the perfect way to show off your glowing skin.

Next, use a concealer to cover any dark circles if you have, it will help in brightening your whole face. You can go heavier with concealer if you want to brighten everywhere that you might not normally do. And end by adding a tint of highlighter to your cheekbones.

2. Big Bright Eyes

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As webcams aren’t very flattering, the shadow that occur from your setup can darken your image and eyes. For that, you can skip using eyeshadow, and if you don’t wish to, try using neutral shades instead of very loud ones like soft tans, light golds, and blush pinks for your eyes. 

You can make your eyes appear wider and more open even if you’re exhausted. To look more awake, here are some tips:

You can define your crease with a natural-colored shadow. Keep the shadow rounded and make sure it follows your natural eye shape. “If you bring the eyeshadow out too far and create an almond shape, that’s going to actually close the eye by creating an elongated shape” when facing the camera head-on.

Don’t line your waterline. To make your eyes look wider, just take some warm color and blend underneath your lash line, which will, in turn, make your eyes appear wider, or just a stroke of white kohl can make the difference.

For finishing your makeup use a single generous coat of Mascara. “Mascara is going to change your whole look. It is your best friend when it comes to big-looking eyes because that’s really going to accentuate the perimeter of your eye; just apply one coat of mascara, let it dry, and apply a second coat. Then, layer it up because that is going to give your eye definition.”

3. Give your Cheeks A Pink Blush

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By adding a pop of blush to your cheeks you can add a youthful flush to fight with any camera effects and technology. Don’t forget to use  blush when it comes to soft looks, here are some tips:-

Cool shades can give you a dark look on camera so always try6 to use bright and warm shades. You can choose from yellow or golden undertones, coral, or peach for blush.

Apply blush, sweeping it along your cheekbone and then taking it down into the apples of your cheeks. If you don’t know where the apples of your cheeks are, they’re easy to find — just smile and find the round parts of your cheeks that pop.

Swipe your brush across your eyelids for finishing and take it to your temples to create an all-over flush. The inverted V will give dimension and shape to your lids and most importantly, will make it brighter.

4. Fully Pouty Lips

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In person, you might be afraid to overline your lips in case it’s too noticeable. Virtual meetings are much more forgiving no one will be able to tell, even if you overdo it. So now is the time to try new things and do more than you might in an actual meeting. Here’s how:

Find a lip liner that matches your natural lip color. Use it to line your cupid’s bow, just to get a bit more definition.

Make sure you use a satin or gloss formula or finish with a clear gloss all over. Don’t use matte color if you want your lips to look fuller. The shiny lip colors will make them appear bigger as they get the bounce back.

5. Don’t go for Highlighter for your virtual meetings

We know that highlighters add glow to our cheekbones in real life, but it doesn’t go right with virtual meetings. Makeup for online meetings, in general, will try to steer clear of too much shine, so a highlighter should be the first thing to go. It looks harsh on a webcam and adds extra shine to the cheeks instead of giving a good look. That doesn’t mean you have to give up with highlighter just skip using it during video calls.  

6. Matte Finish Is Your Best Friend

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Every girl has a question in her mind in this new generation of online meetings, “ What makeup is best for zoom meetings?” I always prefer to have a matte finish foundation in my makeup kit because I myself have oily skin. I rotate the natural finish foundation and matte finish foundation according to the rotation of the season. Let me tell you the make-up with matte finishing looks natural. Choose according to your skin type. If you need more lighting to illuminate your face during video calls then it means that your makeup is prone.

What is the best way to apply makeup for virtual meetings?

Here are some tips you can follow to get a perfect look. Just follow this 5 minutes procedure of makeup for your next zoom meeting. I assure you will feel relaxed.

  1. Apply a good moisturizer to the skin first because skincare is very important whether you’re at home or not. Read – skin care tips
  2. Use some smoothing eye drops.
  3. Swipe the use of mascara.
  4. Use light shades of blushes.
  5. Don’t forget to add concealer to your makeup list.

What makeup is best for Zoom meetings?

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The best makeup look for a zoom meeting is the gloss formula. If you use a satin or gloss formula or finish with a clear gloss all over, then stay away from matte colors during this time to make your lips look fuller.

In virtual meetings, how can I appear presentable?

These tips will help you conduct virtual meetings professionally. Just follow the given points in order to make video conferencing like a pro.

  1. Sit facing a wide window as nature plays an important role in makeup and lightning.
  2. Your background must be clear. Always have control of your background.
  3. The position of the camera is also one of the factors. Place the camera in the right position.
  4. If you want to make your look stand out from the background, try to fill it.
  5. Use to wear bright and solid colors on alternate days.

The last thing you must do to make your virtual meeting successful is to do a test run. For this, you have to record a few minutes of video with the same camera. This will give the exact result of your makeup look, and you can do the touch-ups if needed before meetings. Always follow all the office virtual meetings makeup ideas to get perfection in work.

Also readAn effective way to remove puffy eyes, allowing you to wear your eye makeup to its best. 

Reference:

https://www.harpersbazaar.com/uk/beauty/make-up-nails/g32470461/best-virtual-makeover-tools/

https://www.insider.com/makeup-artist-shares-beauty-tips-for-virtual-meetings-2020-4

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