Dry skin can be cause by a number of factors including weather, genetics, even poor skin care. When the weather turns chilly, the eff...
Applying makeup to dull and dry skin can also be a nuisance as makeup forms patches on dry skin and doesn't blend.
Here are ways to have a flawless makeup application on dry skin, and looking radiant even in the winter season:
Cleanse, Exfoliate and MoisturiseThe key to smooth skin always lies in cleansing, exfoliating and moisturising. Before you apply makeup, prep your skin by using a creamy cleansing solution, a gentle exfoliator and a moisturiser that makes your skin supple. Makeup application will always tend to be easy after that.
Oil Based FoundationsFoundations are the key to perfect makeup. They even out the skin tone and cover up any blemishes. When there is chill in the air, or your skin tends to be dry all year round, look for oil based liquid and cream foundations. They blend easily and offer a smooth finish. A tinted moisturiser can also work wonders, or you can just add a dollop of your favourite moisturiser into your regular foundation.
Say No To Face PowdersFace powders act as an agent to cover up shine and oily skin. If applied on skin that is already dry and parched, face powders will give a caked and scaly appearance. Dry skin needs to appear soft, plump and radiant with the aid of moisturiser, and if you cover that up with a powder, your skin will end up looking in dire need of a fix.
Choose The Correct Lip FormulaChoosing the right formula for the lips makes a huge difference in completing your winter makeup. Matte formulas are quite dry and after a while leave cracks and lines on the lips. For winter a creamy lipstick, a sheer juicy lip balm or a plumping lip crayon works best. Lip glosses need to become your friend too when the weather is dry and so is your skin.
Highlight For Radiance
Winter usually take away the skin's natural glow. Highlighters here come in handy and offer a radiant and healthy glow. A number of options are available in the market and you may use a cream based, liquid or a gentle powder to highlight your skin. Dab the highlighter on the points of your face where light hits the most, and cheat your way to a gorgeous and glamorous glow.