Sophia Panych, Allure magazine
An Interview With Jeanine Lobell, a makeup artist and the founder of Stila Cosmetics.
Foundation inevitably leaks, shadows crumble, and powder explodes-I've learned how to minimize the mess.
Look inside. A bag with nylon lining is easier to clean than a leather or cotton one. Keep makeup-remover wipes in there so if anything does spill, you can clean it up quickly.
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Double-check. It sounds simple, but the crucial step in preventing disaster is tightening all the caps. Any compacts with iffy hinges should go in a ziplock. Eyeliner caps always pop off, so I prefer twist-up pencils.
Sort brushes. Stash brushes by type in long, narrow, snack-size ziplock bags, so dark shadow brushes don't contaminate your blush brush.
Start over. About once a month, I empty my bag, flip it inside out, and give it a good wipe-down with a brush cleaner and a paper towel. And four times a year, I do an overhaul: I keep Read More »from How to Organize a Makeup Bag