Healthy Skin Tip: Sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen. Sun exposure is the number one cause of aging of the skin, and it's a shame because it's so easy to prevent. Slather on the sunscreen as soon as you step out of the shower to help it really soak in, put some more on visible areas on your lunch break, and then again when you get home, in that little half-minute break before you get out of the car to go inside. Make sure to refresh throughout the day, because sunscreen wears off. (If you pick a sunscreen that's also a moisturizer, that's another bonus!)
Tips for oily skin and how to keep makeup matte for longer:
-Don’t use harsh products, this will just dry out your skin and make it even more oily.
-Drugstore make-up may not be for you – Estee Lauder is my ultimate foundation, the only one I’ve tried that gives me a lasting matte finish.
-Make sure you’re well moisturised so your skin doesn’t produce even more oil.
-A loose finishing powder for a top up during the day is almost essential – don’t need with becca primer – I don’t leave the house without mine ever!
-Watch your diet, really oily foods = oily skin
I’ve struggled with oily skin for years! So when people recommended the Becca ever-matte poreless priming perfector, I never took them on. Most products did not work for me nor did youtube hacks – absolutely nothing. I stopped wearing make up for a while because I was so over looking like a sludgy cake at the end of the day.
I bought the small tube just to test it out – but we are most definitely repurchasing the bigger tub! Here’s a link to everything I used.
REN T-gel Balancing gel cream
Becca ever-matte poreless primer
ABH Brow Pomade – Dark brown
Wunderbrow Brow Gel – Black/Brown
LA Girl pro concealer – Warm honey
Estee Lauder Double wear concealer
Estee Lauder Double wear foundation
Bobbi Brown Loose finishing powder – Golden brown
Kiko Hydrogloss – Colour 1
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