• Chloe Bachman

Six easy ways to keep your face fresh

Chloe Bachman

Features Editor


Every makeup wearer wants to ensure that their makeup stays in place, looks freshly applied and great on the face all day. These tips will help your makeup last long and reach its full potential.

Skincare

A great skincare routine is vital. It will help make sure that your makeup has the best base to go on. If the skin is not prepared correctly for makeup the makeup used can end up creasing, looking cakey, or flaky. Most people do not realize that good skin care is what will make the person’s makeup look great.


Prime and Set

A primer will give the makeup something to grab onto, making it longer lasting. It also provides a great base by smoothing out any fine lines, pores and keeping oil away. Setting the face will also help makeup last all day long. Whether you use a setting powder, setting spray or even both.


Use the right products

This is very important because if you have oily, dry, or combination skin some products may not work for you like they do for others. Take the time to figure out what products work best for the skin you have. For example, if you have oily skin it is best to use a mattifying primer or a matte finish foundation to help keep the oil at bay. If you have dry skin and use a mattifying product there is a good chance that it will end up looking flaky and grab onto any dry spots on the face.


Use the right tools

Make sure you know what brushes or sponges are best for each product. If the wrong brush or sponge is used, too much product can end up in one area, making it hard to blend out. This takes away from the product’s full potential.


Keep it light

When applying your makeup you want to be light handed. It is much easier to add more makeup on than take makeup away. This will also keep the makeup from getting cakey or looking too intense.


Take your time

Take your time on applying your makeup. This will help ensure that you get the look you are going for. Don’t be afraid to take your time researching products as well. Make sure that they will work best for you. Finding what makeup works for you is going to take some time, but will be worth it in the end.

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