We don't know about you - but our make up has a tendancy to dissapear half way through the day! Come 2 o'clock our lips are still looking luscious with lipsticks and stains that stay put, but our once beautiful looking base leaves a lot to be desired!
Here's a few tips we've picked up on our quest to keep our make up on ALL day without fail:
First off exfoliate your face regularly, we all know how important scrubbing your body is but not many of us exfoliate our faces. If you remove dead skin cells the fresh skin will take to make up application much, much better. Try exfoliating twice a week; more if you suffer with dry skin.
Next, use a primer to prep the skin. Using one creates a layer between the skin and your foundation; protecting your pores from clogging up and smoothing out any impurities.
Another great way to keep your base on is a setting spray. Used after applying your make up to keep everything in place - almost like a hairspray does for your hair. They are lightweight and breathable for your skin so won't cause outbreaks; just perfectly placed make up!
NYX Setting Spray Matte £7 This spray is so lightweight you won't even know it's on. A quick spritz in the morning will leave you with a totally shine free matte complexion.
Urban Decay Cooling And Hydrating Makeup Setting Spray £22 Perfect for days out in the sun, hoidays and muggy humid air. This clever spray cools the surface of your make up and stops the melting effect during the summer heatwaves. It'll leave you feeling fresh faced all day - genius.
Make Up Revolution Pro Fix Oil Control Makeup Fixing Spray £5 If you spend your life tackling oily skin then you need this five pound wonder product in your life! Keeping your make up put and keeping the skins oils at bay.
KIKO Make Up Fixer £7.90 Perfect for sensitive skin sufferers this fragrence free fixer dries instantly on skin. Ideal to carry around in your bag for those last minute touch ups.
MAC Mineralize Charged Water £18 Infused with green tea and citrus scents you'll be smelling as good as you look! A refreshing, hydrating mist that replenishes skin as well as keeping make up on for hours.
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