By LeafTV Editor

A thoughtfully crafted cosmetic look is essential before you step in front of the cameras. Applying makeup for a television appearance requires techniques that may differ from your everyday cosmetic routine. With today's high-definition cameras showcasing every blemish, pore and smudge of misapplied shadow, smart makeup application is a must to leave you looking your best under the TV lights.

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How To Apply Makeup For Television

Your everyday makeup motto might be "less is more," but that's not the case when it comes to applying makeup for television. Creating a flawless, TV-ready complexion requires a bevy of makeup products.

A television appearance isn't the time for cutting-edge makeup colors. Instead, classic looks create that soft, polished appearance that looks right under the television lights.