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5 Tips for Applying Makeup to Dry Skin


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Brush on Creamy Foundation
Apply foundation with a brush so that you don't irritate your skin.
Apply foundation with a brush so that you don't irritate your skin.
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Creamy foundations and blemish concealers work best for dry skin. Before you apply foundation and other cosmetics, make sure each product is at least room temperature. As with high-definition primers, there are also high-definition foundations that are super light, yet can provide maximum coverage to give you a flawless, natural-looking complexion.

With the proper tools, foundation from a jar, stick or compact will glide onto your skin without a hitch. Be sure to use a brush rather than your fingertips to apply concealer, then foundation. You'll probably want to have two different applicators for your concealer and foundation. A foundation brush is gentle and won't cause your skin to flake. For lighter coverage, glide the brush lightly over your face, using downward strokes. For more coverage, press the brush slightly -- but not too heavily -- onto your skin as you cover your face.


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