While for eye shadows and eyeliners:
• When applying eye shadows, a wet thin eye lining brush would do the trick. Actually, a lip brush is also an option.
• To get the best results, you can use three different colors on your lid. You just have to make sure that the colors you choose are complementary with each other.
When using blush, make sure to shake off the excess. You can use a soft and fluffy brush to highlight your cheekbones. The amount that you need to apply on the cheeks depend on the look you would like to achieve. For fresher and lighter look, then apply less.
Actually, there are basic application instruction which can be used. It the twirl, tap and brush. So the first step is twirling the brush to gather enough makeup. Then tapping off the excess. There should be no makeup showing outside the brush. If there is, then that would be an excess.
When brushing it to your skin, you do not simply brush it. Brush it in a circular movement, from the outside of the face towards the cheekbones. The remaining powder on the brush can be used on the cheeks, forehead and nose. You do not have to apply a lot, start will less and see if additional layers are needed.
Actually, to get a different look every time you use your mineral makeup, you just need to change how you apply the makeup. There are eye shadows which can also be used in other parts of the face like the lips. While, there can blushes which can be used as eye shadows. You can check the manufacturer instructions if those kind of mixing is possible.