The secrets to makeup that lasts longer!
It’s that time of the year again! So whether you plan on partaking in the festivities or are simply anticipating a 9-to-5 Zoom day followed by drinks and dinner at house parties, you’ll need makeup that won’t pull a disappearing act while the night is still alive.
Many of us have likely suffered from at least one side-effect that’s come with regular face mask wear (maskne, we’re definitely talking about you). Slipping a mask on and off can certainly wreak havoc on your make-up.
So we are weighing in on long-lasting makeup tips to keep you looking flawless any time of the day. Here’s everything you need in your makeup kits for your look to go the distance.
Removing dead skin from face!
If you're looking for glassy, translucent, dewy skin, and loading up on brightening serums and highlighters to reach there, you might be missing the most important step— cleansing and exfoliating.
Cleaning face is a mandatory ritual no matter what your skincare routine. If your skin’s feeling the stress caused by maskne, long hours of screen time and a lax schedule, it’s time to give it the most tried-and-tested formula cleanse-tone-moisturise.
The next step for prepping your skin is to thoroughly exfoliate. Exfoliation is the best way to get the skin to unload all the dead skin cells on top to get to the brighter, pearlier skin beneath. However, face scrubs aren't one-size-fits-all—what might be one person's favourite might not match the skin type of another, so find a product that works for you and your skin! Exfoliation is just the breakthrough you’re your skincare routine needs.
There’s nothing like winding down on the weekend by indulging your skin in some well-deserved TLC that will leave you with that baby soft skin so start with cleansing and exfoliating.
How to use face primer for long-lasting makeup!
The next essential to make your makeup last is a makeup primer that'll smooth and hydrate without messing up your foundation. A good primer is the best base for a full face of makeup, as it prevents your foundation, concealer and blush from slip-sliding all over. They don't just blur pores, smoothen your skin and keep makeup in place for hours, but are also usually spiked with antioxidants and moisturisers, which can help heal acne and brighten skin at the same time.
Make sure you choose a primer that complements your skin type. If you're looking for your holy grail primer that works for your skin type, texture and needs, you'll want to look for one that works under your makeup of choice, and plays well with your skincare products.
If you have dry skin, try using a primer that’s super hydrating and sinks into the skin easily. Oils can also substitute as primers for dry skin. If you’re suffering with excessively sticky skin and sebum production that’s often out of control, opt for a primer that mattifies it to ensure your makeup lasts longer. When an occasional oily T-zone is your primary concern, using a mattifying primer on the greasier areas, and a hydrating primer on the drier areas works best.
Lipstick that stays put all day!
Here’s how to apply, and maintain a picture-perfect party pout:
1. Start off by priming your lips with lip balm. Precedes the step with a lip exfoliator if need be.
2. Prefer beginning by using a lip liner all over the pout for a fuller look.
3. Dab your lips with some setting powder with a brush, to make your lipstick last longer.
4. Buff the lipstick with a brush to diffuse the edges.
5. While there are no rules to mastering liquid lipstick, start in the centre and then blend out. First, start with a little product and then build for a fuller look.
6. Don’t forget to have fun with textures and colours.
Eyeliner that will last you from AM to PM!
In this age of mask-wearing, eye makeup is replacing lipstick when it comes to accentuating adornment. Kiro’s Waterproof Soft-Matte Eyeliner Pen is just the long-lasting waterproof eyeliner; a resilient formula you need!
Who needs touch-ups when you have makeup sprays!
While we get together to make merry and bring an end to the roller-coaster of a year that 2020 has been - you’ll definitely want to ensure that your makeup stays put through all the big moments.
Few things are as annoying as having to reapply and retouch your makeup every now and then at a party. Long-lasting makeup setting sprays help avoid exactly that, so get yourself one if you don’t have it already!
Best quality makeup products!
The best make-up brushes are the difference between a hurried finish and a flawless exceptional one. For achieving a flawless, natural face pick a few choice brushes and blenders to find that seamless finish.
So our advice is – invest in the best quality makeup brands and invest in a happy you!