Budge-Proof Your Makeup1. Prevent Raccoon Eyes
Sure, waterproof mascara has staying power, but you can harm your lashes trying to remove it. To get just its benefits, apply a coat of your favorite mascara, then use a waterproof variety for a second coat. "This locks in the mascara, but its removal is easier on lashes," says makeup artist Andrew Sotomayor.
2. Layer Your Blush
Keep your rosy glow by using two kinds of cheek color, says Cory Bishop, lead makeup artist for Temptu. Apply a cream formulation, like Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge ($24, department stores), on clean skin. Top with foundation, then dust on a powder blush in a similar shade. "When that top layer wears off, you'll still have a flush," Bishop explains.
3. Brush On Base
For lasting foundation, it's best not to use your fingers, says Ashunta Sheriff, Mary Kay celebrity makeup artist: "The oils in your skin will mix with the oils in the product, causing it to dissolve and slide." Stipple on with a makeup sponge or a flat