Have you used the powder before foundation technique?

life tips | July. 19, 2017

If you've never tried it especially if you have an oily skin or get shiny T-zone almost immediately your makeup goes on then you should try using a powder before applying foundation, this technique simply mattifies the face keeping makeup product on for (way) longer than usual.

With oily skin, makeup go off easily while a few ladies prefer primer (usually the first thing to go on the skin before makeup application) not all primer gives that result and let's face it using a super expensive primer all day everyday under a makeup look is wasteful when there is a way to achieve a long lasting result without breaking the bank!

Setting the face and foundation with translucent powder (white/baby powder also work as great substitute) helps makeup stay on for longer and all you need do through the day is gently dab on the face.

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Watch Dimma Umeh break this down in an easy tutorial or use this easy simple steps:

1. Dust white/translucent powder lightly all over the face (especially areas where you tend to get oilier i.e the T-zone)

2. Go on with primer or not and let sit

3. Apply makeup in the normal steps as you would

4. After applying foundation, dust on translucent/white powder all over the face again lightly and let sit

5. Bake and set undereye area and dust off excess powder

6. Continue with the rest of your makeup

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