Putting on makeup isn’t easy, particularly if you aren’t professionally trained. You need to learn how to pick the right shade of foundation, apply the right amount of blush, and use eyeliner all by yourself. Honestly, it’s a tricky and confusing process.

Fortunately, one makeup artist shared her tips and tricks on how women should do their makeup. Julia Ismailova, a Russian makeup artist, even took before and after photos to help women understand makeup application better.