Has anyone ever told you, ‘You look better without makeup!’ It’s a backhanded compliment: on the one hand, you can go bare-faced without fear of looking like a troll, but on the other hand, it means you’re not using makeup properly. Here are some makeup mistakes that can make you look older and more tired. [Read more…]
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BB cream or blemish balm cream has been tauted as a wonder product. It evens out skin tone, just like a foundation or tinted moisturizer, but also offers other benefits like high SPF and anti-aging ingredients. But it’s not for everyone. Assess your lifestyle to find out whether to get BB cream or foundation. [Read more…]
BB (or Blemish Balm creams) tend to be thicker and have more coverage. Many of them have higher SPF, but for this reason, tend to have a whitish or grayish cast.
Tinted moisturizers are more sheer and feel lighter on the skin. They don’t offer the same level of SPF or coverage, but they tend to come in a wider range of skin tones so it’s easier to find a better match for your skin type.
Yes. But wipe them carefully with a makeup remover towelette (just to take off any residue). Don’t wet or soak them or they’ll become deformed. The good ones are okay for three or four uses.