Makeup MythsWe share the truth about the products in your cosmetics bag.
1. You have to use a primer
Yes, we have winning face primers and eye shadow primers. No, you don't have to use them. We're devotees of face primer - an extra step that, paradoxically, saves time in the A.M. because it helps foundation go on smoothly, fast. Eye shadow primer can help make shadows easier to blend. But if you don't find that they deliver seamless results or minimize imperfections, skip 'em.
2. A foundation brush is a must
"Not so," says celebrity makeup artist Troy Surratt. "Your fingers work just as well." While pros often use a brush with clients, who may not be keen on having their faces touched, fingers have their advantages. They warm the makeup so it melts into skin. Also, you can feel when the makeup starts to drag instead of glide - a signal to add a smidge more.
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3. Base should go all over
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