Source: Beat the Heat With These Face-Powder Application Tricks
The warmer the weather gets, the more you might be tempted to reach for your compact to ward off shine, but the last thing you want is to create a cake-y mess as a result. Whether you choose pressed or loose powder, CoverGirl celebrity makeup artist Jake Bailey has discovered a foolproof method for maintaining a matte look, even during heatwave temperatures. All you have to do is apply it once - the right way.
- The basics: Bailey recommends using a light formula that matches your skin tone in the morning, concentrating your application on the center of your face. "Most people say put powder in the T-zone, but really it's more like the middle zone," he explains. Sweep product on your forehead, chin, and nose, and don't forget the area around the nose.
- For touch-ups: Carry blotting papers instead of a pressed powder compact to avoid caking on more product during the day.
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