1. Blot your skin beforehand.
To avoid that chalky look, split a two-ply tissue in half and gently dab away leftover moisturizer or oil on your skin before you powder. This will make your
2. Only powder areas that need it the most.
Even if you're oily, you don't need to powder all over. A fully-matte face looks incredibly flat and one-dimensional, giving it a less than natural effect. Avoid this by identifying the areas where you're the oiliest (like the T-zone) and focusing most of the product there. The areas you use concealer on like your
3. Use a finely-milled powder that looks like skin.
4. Finish up with a face mist.
In case of already
5. Switch powder for a setting spray.
Setting sprays are basically your face powder in mist form. It locks in your makeup in a flash sans the too-matte finish! If you have dry skin, opt for these instead of powder to avoid highlighting dry spots.
IMAGE MUFE, Pop Beauty
Try: Make Up For Ever Mist & Fix, P1650, SM Megamall; Pop Beauty Makeup Magnet Mist, Beautymnl
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