I’ve been getting a lot of beauty related questions recently, so I decided to do a little roundup & answer some of them.
Which comes first, foundation or concealer?
One thing that I love about makeup is that so much of it is up to your personal interpretation. That being said, I don’t think there is a right or wrong way. I personally prefer to apply my foundation before my concealer. The reason I choose to apply my makeup this way is that I like to apply my concealer in a lighter shade to not only conceal, but also to highlight & brighten my face.
How often do you clean your makeup brushes?
I would love to say that I clean them once a week…but if I’m honest, I typically deep clean my brushes about once every 3-4 weeks. My very favorite product to use when cleaning my makeup brushes & sponges (let’s be real…my one & only sponge: get 25% off with code FELIXANDFLORA25) is the Beauty Blender Solid Cleanser. It’s the only cleanser I have found that totally removes all traces of makeup, fully restoring each brush & sponge to it’s original color. When I don’t have time for a deep clean, but I need a quick spot clean, I use the Cinema Secrets Brush Cleaning spray. This gets the job right away & dries almost instantly! This should not be used instead of a deep clean, but it can prolong the time span between each cleanse.
What order do you apply your powder products?
Are primers necessary?
Honestly, on a daily basis I don’t use actual primers. I let my morning serum & moisturizer act as my makeup primer. On night’s when I go out, or for special events, I like to use my Guerlain primer to help plump & firm my skin. It’s like magic! I think there is some value to using pore blurring primers, but I tend to skip that step. On very special occasions where I know there will be pictures taken, I will use an eyeshadow primer like this one or this one to ensure my eye look will last the whole night.
How do you make your makeup last all day?
I get this question a lot! I have been using the same setting spray for a couple of years now. Ben actually gave to me as a birthday present, & I’ve been loyal to it ever since. This setting spray is not only organic, but it’s cruelty free & under $12! It does such a great job of melding my powder products for a more natural look as well as prolonging wear of my makeup.
Thanks for your questions! Keep them coming!
I hope this post was helpful! xx
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