Long summer days and hot summer nights mean plenty of photo ops. Here are some tips on getting a flawless look (with photo-friendly, stay put products to boot!).
Moisturizer: After you apply moisturizer, wait a few minutes for it to absorb into your skin. If you don't, your makeup will mix in with your moisturizer and won't settle as well.
Prime: Use a primer to make sure your makeup holds. Primers prep your skin for smooth makeup application, minimize the appearance of pores and fine lines and come in corrective shades to even out skin to as well.
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Foundation: Try a stay-put foundation like Revlon Photoready Foundation. It goes a long way to cover scars and imperfections without looking heavy and will last from one photo to the next. Always finish with a light dust of powder to set your foundation.
Cheeks: Bronzer is great for countouring your cheekbones and making them pop in photos, but don't use it all over your face (you'll look fake-baked). Just highlight where the sun would hit your cheekbones and add a sweep of blush to the apples for a hint of color.
Waterproof Liner/Mascara: Long hours can leave you looking spider-eyed. Opt for a waterproof liner like Make Up For Ever Aqualiner. It stays put from pool party to dance party.
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Lips: Who wants to pile on sticky lipgloss in hot, humid weather? Try a lipstain like Tarte LipSurgence Natural Lip Tint. These give you a natural-looking flush of color and you won't need to keep reapplying.
Blot: Carry a few blotting papers with you throughout the day. Gently dab around your t-zone, or any shiny areas on your face to absorb oils and prevent your makeup from rubbing off faster.
You'll be photo-ready all day!
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