Eat Your Way To Great Health & Longevity: Free eBook Reveals 101 Of The Best Superfoods To Incorporate Into Your Diet, Along With Their Amazing Health Benefits. Click/Tap Here To Download Now... >>

All too often, I catch glimpses of women with unknowingly smeared lipstick and raccoon-like eye makeup on the street. Hey, it happens — but it doesn’t have to!

The Secrets To Smudge-Proof Makeup Follow Me on Pinterest




As a makeup artist for Good Morning America, it’s my job to make sure the anchors and reporters look perfect from the show’s start to finish. With those hot studio lights and high-pressure scenarios, it’s a challenge to make their makeup smudge- and budge-proof.

Over the years, I’ve learned a few tricks that really work. With these following tips, you’ll look flawless for hours.




INSTYLE MagazineAn insider’s guide to the latest trends in beauty, fashion, home, entertaining and charities, INSTYLE magazine is a trusted, one-stop source for inspiration and ideas. Click/tap here to find out more on Amazon.com >>

 

 
 
1. Choose The Right Foundation

The Secrets To Smudge-Proof Makeup - Choose The Right Foundation Follow Me on Pinterest




Finding the right foundation that won’t look caked-on after a few hours is essential. The best product depends on your skin type.

Experiment with drugstore concealers to find the right one. Sephora-brand concealers are also dependable. They come in a variety of shades for all skin tones and rarely require reapplication throughout the day. I like how they sink into the skin, leaving a nice, natural look.

ELLE MagazineELLE is the world’s largest fashion magazine edited for woman with a style – and a mind – of her own. Features include lifestyle, culture, entertainment, politics, music, theater and the arts. Click/tap here to find out more on Amazon.com >>

 

2. Finish With Translucent Powder

The Secrets To Smudge-Proof Makeup - Finish With Translucent Powder Follow Me on Pinterest




Television anchors are constantly under bright studio lights.

My trick for keeping them shine-free: I use a translucent powder, which leaves skin with a matte finish.

I recommend doing a touchup through the course of a day. Use a facial tissue to gently blot the skin and remove excess oil. Then reapply the translucent powder.

Harper's BAZAAR MagazineHarper’s BAZAAR, the fashion authority, brings you the latest new looks from the hottest designers. You’ll get 12 beautiful issues a year full of best dressed secrets, must-haves and great finds. Experience the best in style and beauty with Harper’s BAZAAR. Click/tap here to find out more on Amazon.com >>

 

3. Go Waterproof

The Secrets To Smudge-Proof Makeup - Use Waterproof Mascara Follow Me on Pinterest

How often have you looked in the mirror to see smeared mascara or a black under-eye smudge?

To prevent this from happening, use waterproof mascara. Some can leave your eyelashes looking brittle or clumpy, so test out a variety of brands.
 
 
4. Prime Your Lids And Lips

The Secrets To Smudge-Proof Makeup - Prime Your Lids And Lips Follow Me on Pinterest

Creased, smudged eye shadow is one of the biggest beauty blunders I see. But one simple step can prevent this from happening: First, prime your lid with concealer. Without a primer, the makeup has nothing to hold onto — and the natural oils in your skin will cause it to slide off and crease. So gently dab a little concealer onto your eyelid before applying any eye makeup.

You can also use this same trick for your lips. Using a finger, blend your concealer right onto your lips. If you find that this causes your lip color to look too light, try filling in your entire lip with a natural-colored lip liner. Then blot with a facial tissue before slicking on your lipstick.




Search Google:

 

Limited Time Only: Download Your Free “101 Superfoods And Their Health Benefits” EBook:

Enter your email address below and click on the “Get Your Free Ebook >>” button to instantly download the “101 Superfoods And Their Health Benefits” eBook (worth ) for free, as well as receive informational email from us with content relating to women’s health you need to know to look and feel your best at any age:

Free eBook: 101 Superfoods And Their Health Benefits

 

Allure MagazineFrom the cover to the very last page, Allure delivers beauty advice—and so much more. Click/tap here to find out more on Amazon.com >>

 

 
 
Guest Post By Brooke Glaser For Beauty & Confidence

Like this article? Get more by following us @FaceEveryDay or friending us on Facebook at Beauty & Confidence.

Brooke Glaser is a celebrity makeup artist who also works on “Good Morning America.” For more tips and tricks, visit her website, BeautyByBrooke.com.