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How To Make Your Foundation Last Longer

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If you’ve spent hours applying foundation, concealer, and contouring products, it’s critical that the makeup last the duration of the event. There’s nothing more frustrating than having your makeup slide all over your face, so making sure the makeup stays put is essential. Here are some tips from makeup experts to help it last longer, and you can test them before the next big event.

1.  Prepare your skin

If your skin isn’t well prepared in preparation for your makeup application, the longest-lasting foundation won’t last for the entire day. Making sure your skin is clean not only makes it easier for your foundation to stay in place but also provides an even surface for you to create on. Dust, sweat, and oil create a blockage in your pores, making the skin’s surface smooth and uneven. The foundation you apply to this skin will slide off and off throughout the day.

To ensure that your foundation lasts for a long time on your face, adhere to your daily cleansing routine as well as a moisturizing, toning, and cleansing regimen to ensure your face stays healthy and well-hydrated. You can exfoliate your face once or every week to clear pores and ensure that it remains soft and smooth.

2.  Use a Primer

When your skin is clean and prepared, you can begin by applying primer to your face. The primer extends the longevity of your foundation and allows your makeup to last throughout the day. The primer fills in small pores as well as fine lines and provides a smooth, uniform surface for your foundation to sit on.

3.  Select an Oil-Free Foundation

The presence of oil in your liquid foundation could cause a greasy base, which can cause it to move. As if that weren’t enough, the rest of your makeup can easily slip and fall off.Even if you suffer from dry skin, you should avoid using foundations that contain oil. Instead, you should use a rich moisturizer that hydrates your skin. Foundations without oil give you perfect skin that will last for the entire day.

4.  Less is more in this case.

If you wish to keep your makeup on throughout the day, you need to be sure to apply small amounts and gradually add layers of coverage. The foundation you use can not only make your skin feel heavy, but it can also reduce the foundation’s power.

5.  Makeup Setup

After you have applied the foundation liquid, set it with the help of a loose or press-pressed powder. Then, continue with the rest of your makeup products, such as highlighter, blush, bronzer, etc.

When you’re done with all your makeup and you are satisfied with the look, you can apply your makeup using the setting spray. A setting spray extends the longevity of your foundation liquid, helps your makeup blend in seamlessly, and gives it a natural appearance.

It’s not a reason to be surprised when your makeup disappears before the end of the day. It’s not always possible to have the time to regularly make sure you’re applying your makeup over the course of a hectic day. Don’t fret, we’re here for you. Follow the steps below to ensure your liquid foundation lasts for the entire day.

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