Foundation is undoubtedly the most important part of everyone’s daily makeup routine. It ensures a smooth base for your eye makeup, blush, and highlighter. Unfortunately, foundation also has a bad reputation for messing up with people’s skin and causing acne. However, it is possible that the product is not the one responsible for the breakouts. If you are getting zits from regular foundation use, there is a possibility that you are committing one or more of these makeup mistakes.
It is easy to blame a myriad of skin problems on your foundation. If you have sensitive skin, it is important to choose a product that will be gentle on your face. Otherwise, it is time to take a step back and consider whether you are making some major foundation mistakes in your own makeup routine.
#1. Using the wrong foundation formula
Clogged pores always lead to pimples and acne breakouts. Although most foundation formulas are designed to be easy on the skin, sensitive skin need extra care. If your current product is causing zits, look for a foundation that is labelled as hypoallergenic or non-comedogenic.
#2. Using your fingers to apply makeup
Sure, you always wash your hands before putting on makeup. Nevertheless, experts say that your fingers can still carry germs that could irritate your skin. It would be best to use brushes or sponges to apply foundation, as long as you remember to clean those as well.
#3. Not cleaning your brushes and sponges
Some people have good reason for refusing to share their makeup brushes. These tools can be a breeding ground for bacteria if they aren’t cleaned on a regular basis. Make sure to wash your brushes and sponges every two weeks.
#4. Using too much powder
The easiest way to deal with oily skin is to dab on some powder. Unfortunately, this is also one of the huge foundation mistakes that leads to clogged pores.
The best option for oily skin is to use a mattifying setting spray after your foundation. You can then use translucent powder for later touch-ups.
#5. Skipping the primer
Primers can do more than just prolong your makeup’s life. They can also act as a barrier between your skin and your foundation, protecting you from clogged pores. If you are still unconvinced about investing in a primer, make sure to prep your skin properly before applying makeup. It is best to moisturize prior to foundation application.
Here’s Why You Should Meditate When You Are Feeling Down In The Dumps
You don’t always need to turn to a psychiatrist or antidepressants.
While depression continues to be a major health issue for aging people, studies have revealed more and more that one of the best ways to deal with it is to meditate. As suggested by an ongoing research, a regular practice of meditation can aid depressed individuals by changing how their brain respond to stress and anxiety.
A recent study of 1, 111 subjects with an average age of 71 has revealed that those with stronger symptoms of depression also has the ability to recall particular events and experiences in their lives, otherwise known as episodic memory. As they recall these events and experiences, the more they become depressed.
Antidepressants are not the only solution to depression although they are the most common.
10 Everyday Products You Have At Home That Are Harmful To The Environment
Surely, we are guilty of using one at least.
While many people intend to do their share in saving the environment, they are unaware that they, too, are actually contributors to its damage by using everyday products that help damage the environment. After all, many of us are unaware that items we use at home are actually detrimental to Mother Earth.
Many people can’t be blamed if they inadvertently harm the environment by using certain household products. After all, the hazards of these products are masked by what they can do for our existence. Unfortunately, no matter how useful and helpful they are to us, the same thing cannot be said about their effect on the environment.
#1. Hand Soap
8 Easy Evening Tricks To Wake Up With Gorgeous Skin
Get the power to confidently declare, “I woke up like this!”
Great skin is undoubtedly the most important aspect in one's beauty regimen. After all, people invest in foundations and creams that could provide a smooth base for their makeup. Luckily, getting gorgeous skin can somehow be achieved almost overnight.
Flawless skin is a direct result of good health so it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Here are some quick evening tips that will help you wake up with glowing skin.
1. Keep yourself hydrated at night