Melting Foundation? Set It!

Last weekend I got to be a big part of my close friends wedding. I got to do her hair and makeup for her, both moms and her bridesmaids.
It was 31 Celsius that day for a outside ceremony and man, did that put my foundations, primers, setting powders and sprays to work!

But if you want to stick to your cream based red lipstick (as I like to), After applying your lipstick… Don’t blot on a tissue… instead take the tissue and brush your setting powder or talcum powder across your tissue over your lips. It will brush off and soak out extra product and moisture without taking away full colour.

How do you get it to stick??!!

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Summer Sensitive Skin

This summer was the first time that I got a sunburn on my face since I was a kid. I have been out in the sun even more, actually suntanning and just running around.
So I went to go put on my mineral powder foundation the other morning before work and the brush scratched me! I can admit that its due for a deep cleaning and conditioning of its bristles but it still hurt way too much. Then I noticed that putting on eyeliner started to hurt too.. and my lips get chapped so easily from eating regular foods.

Sitting out in the sun at camp.. I don't look red do I?
Sitting out in the sun at camp.. I don’t look red do I?

I don’t have sensitive skin: its pretty normal with some oily patches sometimes and the apples of my cheeks get dry in the winter. So I knew what was going on.. even though my face isn’t brunt red and peeling and all the other signs of having a sun burn… it know it was a very deep burn.

 

 

 

 

So what can you do with a burn you can’t see but feel?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9BqrSAHbTc

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