We all put on makeup (at least some of the time), but is your technique yielding the best possible results? Here, Kimberly Soane, the director of artistry at Bobbi Brown, offers up some simple pointers to make sure we’re using everything from concealer to bronzer to mascara right.
You can read all the makeup tips and tricks you like, and leave your home looking the absolute picture of beauty in the morning, but when you take a look in a mirror later in the day, your heart just sinks. We know the feeling! So try these 14 beauty tips on how to make your makeup last all day:
1. Prepare your skin for makeup
Prepare your skin for makeup application by gently exfoliating it and getting rid of all skin dryness and flakiness. A gentle face scrub or even a warm washcloth will do: mix your usual face cleanser with one tablespoon of olive oil and massage your wet face with this mix (olive oil is optional, it’s just how I love to cleanse my face and soften the skin),