Beauty tips for long-lasting makeup

After spending all that time in front of the mirror doing your makeup, the last thing you want is to see the result fade away within a few hours. Here are some smart tips to look great all day, without the need for touch-ups. Follow the guide!

FOR THE COMPLEXION

Cleanse and moisturize your face

It is easier to apply foundation to clean and moisturized skin, and the result will be much more natural. Apply a light fluid to your skin (ideally, with an SPF of at least 30) which will allow the foundation to hold well. Caution: avoid greasy creams that will make it run in a flash.

Use a long-lasting foundation

Choosing the right foundation is essential! Liquid formulas are both versatile and suitable for all skin types. Try a long-lasting version, which offers impeccable hold for 24 hours.

Set the foundation and concealer with loose powder

Loose powder works wonders! It acts as a barrier that seals the makeup. Use a transparent powder and apply it with a large brush all over your face. Stay away from compact powders: they contain oil and your makeup won't hold as well.

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Double Wear Stay-In-Place Make Up, 30 ml
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Double Wear Stay-In-Place Make Up, 30 ml

Medium to full coverage. Matte finish. Long-wear: proven 24-hour wear. Oil-free. Oil-controlling. Dermatologist-tested. Non-acnegenic; won't clog pores. Fragrance-free.

Loose Setting Powder
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Loose Setting Powder

FOR THE LIPS

Exfoliate and moisturize your lips

Before applying lipstick, be sure to exfoliate your mouth to eliminate dead skin. Then apply a moisturizer to the lips and let it penetrate. Avoid greasy balms, which will prevent the lipstick from setting properly. A makeup rule to remember is that greasy products do not hold.

Apply a lip pencil all over the mouth

The lip pencil is not only to outline the mouth. Colour in your entire lips with a pencil before applying your lipstick. It will serve as a backdrop and keep your mouth coloured all day.

Focus on matte lipsticks

Matte lipsticks are the long-lasting champions. Their less greasy composition allows colour pigments to last longer.

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Soft Lips Soothing and Moisturizing Lip Mask, 1 unit
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Velvet Gel Waterproof Lipliner, 1.25 g
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Velvet Gel Waterproof Lipliner, 1.25 g

Enhance and define your lip contour with this innovative gel-based lip liner that glides on effortlessly. Available in 5 seductive shades.

Clinique Pop Matte Lip Colour + Primer, 3.9 g
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Clinique Pop Matte Lip Colour + Primer, 3.9 g

A dramatic pop of matte colour + primer in one, full-coverage coat.

FOR THE EYES

Use waterproof products

Choose a waterproof mascara that will stand up to all your everyday activities as well as highlight your eyes. Thick, well-designed eyebrows are equally important to boost your look. Emphasize them with a colourful gel designed for this purpose, such as TattooStudio Waterproof Brow Gel by Maybelline.

Clean the eyelids with a toning lotion

Applying a toning lotion will effectively eliminate excess oil and impurities, which can be found on your eyelids and can prevent make-up from holding.

Apply foundation to your eyelids

The application of a foundation or primer will make your eyeshadow hold better and your eyes appear more intense. As a bonus, small visible veins will be instantly camouflaged.

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TattooStudio Waterproof Eyebrow Gel, 9 ml
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TattooStudio Waterproof Eyebrow Gel, 9 ml

Discover a waterproof, transfer-proof eyebrow gel for full, thick brows that last up to 2 days. Instantly color and fill in eyebrows with our brow defining tip & spoolie.

Teint Velours Velvet Matte Foundation Stick, 1 unit
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Teint Velours Velvet Matte Foundation Stick, 1 unit

Multi-tasking 2 in 1 foundation and concealer.

For the entire masterpiece

Try setting spray

In addition to making the products hold longer, a few spritzes of setting spray illuminate the complexion and prevents shine throughout the day. After applying your makeup, simply spray in the shape of a "T" (for the most oily parts of the face) or in the shape of an "X" (for full coverage).

Choose a powerful makeup remover

Above all, don't neglect this step! Improperly removed makeup can cause redness and irritation. Be sure to remove it completely without rubbing (spare your skin and eyes!): choose a formula designed to gently remove waterproof or long-lasting makeup. A good choice? A biphasic makeup remover, which acts effectively without leaving a greasy film.

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Beauty tips for long-lasting makeup

After spending all that time in front of the mirror doing your makeup, the last thing you want is to see the result fade away within a few hours. Here are some smart tips to look great all day, without the need for touch-ups. Follow the guide!
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