Foundation: why does it mark the dry patches and fine lines of your skin with a grainy effect?
Marked fine lines, product-free areas… have you ever noticed these effects after applying your foundation? We know why the result is not pretty!
Applying foundation to the skin is an art. After spending time in the bathroom putting on makeup, it is possible that you will observe, despite everything, an uneven complexion with fine lines and dry areas. Adding more foundation to your face doesn’t change that. And for good reason, if your foundation highlights your dry patches it’s because your skin is just… dehydrated. There is nothing simpler as an explanation. How did you answer it? Here are our tips!
My foundation marks the dry areas of my skin, what should I do?
When foundation marks your skin, it creates an unsightly, grainy effect. It’s a bit like sand particles have magically ended up on your face. In the end, the rendering gives the impression that you have peeled. In short, it’s far from pretty. But the culprit is not (only) your foundation. Even with the crème de la crème of complexion makeup productsyou can have this catastrophic result. The secret is in the preparation of your skin. A foundation applied to dehydrated skin will be dragged down by it, hence the more pronounced dry areas.
How do I prepare my skin before applying foundation?
To have beautiful makeup skinshe must be just as beautiful without makeup. This is why care has a very important role. It is essential to soak up your skin with hydration with a suitable serum, before applying a cream that penetrates the epidermis the least. By definition, alone, it is not sufficient on very dehydrated skin, especially in winter. You must follow a specific beauty routine, including a serum with hyaluronic acid known to penetrate the deep layers of the skin and improve its texture. After these steps, wait a few minutes for the products to sink in before moving on to makeup.
How do I apply makeup properly when I have dry skin?
The ideal, before applying makeup, is to add a moisturizing base. Its role is to form a protective layer between the skin and the foundation, thus the hydration of the skin is not impacted. And above all, the foundation is not likely to be applied. As for the product for the complexion, choose those suitable for dry skin, with care active ingredients. The must are the light formulas perfect for hydrating your skin without feeling heavy. Moreover, they are modular. A perfect solution for dry skin. By following these tips, you’ll never have a problem with your foundation again!