How To Prevent Foundation from Going Flaky

Hello IMBBians,

Winter is coming. And with winter, dry flaky skin and uneven dry patches all over your skin are very common. If you don’t take care of your dry skin at the right time, then the usage of cosmetics can make it even worse. You might have seen in numerous circumstances that foundation starts to highlight dry patches of your skin or it gets stick to the dry areas. Thus, here, we are listing down some of the best tried and tested tips to prevent foundation from going flaky.

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1. Use a Cream Based Cleanser:

Winter is the time to prevent oil from getting out of your skin. So, the best way is to use water based or cream based cleansers. This will ensure that your skin gets the correct dose of moisturisation and it is repaired from within. You can use cleansers like “Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Cleanser”, “Anatomicals Java Lather Coffee Buzz Body cleanser” and likewise.

How To Prevent Foundation from Going Flaky Cream Based Cleansers

2. Add Some Drops of Essential Oil in Your Favourate Foundation:

Before using foundation, add some few drops of essential oil like “Rosehip oil” or “The ordinary 100% Organic Cold Pressed Moroccan Argan Oil”. This will make the foundation texture smooth and it will flow readily on your skin.

How To Prevent Foundation from Going Flaky Essential Oil

3. Use Creamy Concealers:

You can use creamy concealers like “MAC Select MoistureCover Concealer” or “Diorskin Nude Skin Perfecting Hydrating Concealer”. This will make sure that your skin has got the right amount of softness in the beginning itself. Avoid applying concealers with the brush. It will further highlight the dry patches. Use fingers or a gentle “Beauty Blender”. This will make the concealer application neat and prevent the foundation from going flaky.

How To Prevent Foundation from Going Flaky Creamy Concealers

4. Exfoliate:

Dry skin also needs exfoliation. You can use gentle exfoliators which are enriched with AHA exfoliants like “Ahava Facial Mud Exfoliator”. This will get rid of all the impurities and keeps your skin soft.

How To Prevent Foundation from Going Flaky Exfoliator

5. Warm Water Trick:

This can be used to correct your foundation at any point of time. After a while, if you feel that you have gone overboard with the foundation, then moisten your paper towel with a little bit of warm water. And, apply this paper towel on the wrong or problematic makeup area. This will correct your flaws immediately and you won’t see any dry or flaky skin.

6. Use Moisturizing Foundations:

Use moisturizing foundations which will be comfortable on your skin and does not accentuate your dry patches. Avoid using powder foundations. Use foundations which are in liquid form and are easy to spread on your face. You can use foundations like “MAC Face and Body Foundation” or “MAC Mineralize SPF 15 Foundation“.

How To Prevent Foundation from Going Flaky Moisturising Foundation

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