Have you ever noticed that after applying your makeup, it seems dry? You spent time and work perfecting your makeup, but all of a sudden, your foundation appears dry and spotty.
The main cause of your makeup seeming dry is the application process and the combination of products you are using along with dry under-skin and inadequate moisture in your foundation. Additionally, it could be brought on by rosacea, eczema, or even an allergy to your makeup.
Let’s look at a few of the main causes of makeup fading later in the day. We’ll give you some advice in this post on how to keep your makeup from looking dry. If you adhere to these three guidelines, getting a smooth cosmetics appearance can be quite simple!
Why Does My Skin Appear So Dry When I Wear Makeup?
Knowing your skin type is crucial when deciding on the best cosmetics for you, especially face makeup. Your esthetician can assist you in identifying your skin type and recommend the makeup products that work best for it. Skin types often fall into the categories of Normal, Dry, Oily, Combination, or Sensitive.
While you’ll want a moisturizer-infused foundation and concealer, you’ll also want to pick products that are optimal for your skin type. I advise using a light spray primer and moisturizer if you have sensitive skin. Before using a new product on your face or any other location, always try it on your hand or a nearby area first.
Even in the winter, all skin types require daily use of sunscreen. Year-round skin damage from UV radiation from the sun can result in wrinkles and dark spots.
Every day, moisturize your face and neck with a product that ideally contains vitamin C serum. When you remove your makeup, make sure you don’t harm yourself any more.
It will get worse if you use makeup removers that remove your skin’s healthy sebum. Avoid using makeup removers that contain formaldehyde, alcohol, or scents, and make sure you thoroughly cleanse your skin after using a makeup remover. Find a makeup remover with salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide if you have oily skin. You should use a creamy makeup remover if you have dry skin.
To Prevent Makeup From Seeming Dry, Try Exfoliate
Skin cells naturally shed themselves, but for some people, this process is insufficient.
Try exfoliating if you’re sick of your foundation looking cakey and dry. It will make the makeup apply more easily and appear more natural.
Our skin’s surface accumulates dead skin cells, which could clog our pores. Acne, outbreaks, and dull-looking skin can result from this. Having healthy, radiant skin can be achieved by exfoliating at least once each week.
There are three different ways to exfoliate the skin, according to Healthline. Your skin type and skin issues will determine everything.
Avoid using abrasive exfoliants if you have dry skin because they could make it even drier. Consider using a mild exfoliator with alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA). While minimizing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, it can aid in the removal of dead skin cells.
This hydrating AHA lotion exfoliator offers a composition that moisturizes. Dead skin cells are removed, which brightens drab skin.
This glow tonic also works well as a mild exfoliant. Aloe Vera, which is present, aids in soothing and hydrating the skin. Avoid over-exfoliating if you have sensitive skin. Exfoliating the skin too frequently can weaken it. Redness and irritability may result from it.
What Can Be Done To Avoid Makeup Looking Cakey?
Find products that are already dual-purpose. For instance, Skin Solissful Hydra Tint SPF 40 functions as a primer while hydrating and shielding skin from UV harm. Think about combining setting spray with your concealer and foundation.
Where wrinkles occur or where makeup is hardest to stick, as near the lips and eyes, is a particularly difficult area to avoid makeup failure.
I advise applying a gel lip liner on your lips to prevent feathering. Lip liner, creamy lipstick, and moisturising lip gloss should all be combined. Lip moisturizers might help you avoid having dry, feathery skin around your mouth.
Use a setting powder or light concealer before applying your shadow or other eye makeup to prevent creasing.
How Do I Avoid Makeup Flaking?
The keys to makeup that never looks flaky and lasts all day are healthy skin and wise makeup choices.
I advise daily moisturizing, daily usage of SPF, and 1-2 weekly exfoliations for good skin (more often if your skin is prone to acne).
Corrective face care may aid in treating existing skin issues that make makeup less effective.
All skin types can receive safe and effective facial treatments from Pure Skin Pro Studio. To arrange a consultation, get in touch with us. Let’s work together to solve any problems you may be having with dry makeup.