Tips On How To Sweat Proof Your Make-Up



Tebogo Motlhasedi 

Take it from a girl with oily skin, that is prone to acne break – outs. Trying to wipe sweat or oily skin constantly without ruining your make up is an art that one perfects.

Therefore if you are serious about making your make – up last primers are a must. So here is a guide to sweat – proofing yourself to ensure your make – up stays in place.

Start with your clothing; it is quite a strange place to start especially in an article about make – up. The aim is to keep cool and comfortable. Wear clothing that moves and breathes, and most importantly, clothing that makes you feel confident. Stress and anxiety contribute to the increases perspiration.

We are still talking about make – up, although your hair tends to get ruined by perspiration, especially straighten hair. Think about an ultra -trendy braid to keep hair off your back and face.

At last, prepare your skin by applying a suitable exfoliator and mask regularly, you will require less make – up, which results in less suffocating days (or nights) opt for lightweight textures that are watery serums and gel moisturizers are ideal.

Oil control primers reduce perspiration for some people, and they definitely assist with helping your foundation stay in place for longer, Eyelid primers are very effective to reduce make – up smudging on or around your eyes, even if you do not wear eye shadow. Oily eyelids and perspiration cause eyeliner and mascara to smudge, which can be easily avoided by applying a minuscule amount of eye primer.

If you are really serious about making your make up last, primers are a must have!

Pick your products wisely, prevent your foundation from sliding off your face and your eyelid this can be done with a primer. It will keep your make – up intact and also prevent you from having panda eyes (smudged eyeliner that creates black rings around your eyes).

Once you have all the right products in place and your make – up looks perfect, it is time to make sure it stays in place. Make – up setting spray is made for this job, and a few spritz of this stuff is the final step in the ultimate sweat – proofing make – up.

For damage control, if you feel some moisture developing, you can resist the urge to wipe your face and dab with tissue or oil absorbing blotting sheets instead.

Try to get your hands in cold water and position yourself near a window or air-con and get cool air blowing on your face.