Just as you would dust off a canvas before painting, its vital to you make sure your skin is not too dry or flaky under make-up. Regular cleansing and exfoliating before applying make-up keeps every product you put on your skin looking fresh and radiant, plus helps to minimise fine line and disguise large pores.
Here’s a round-up of our beauty editor’s must-have skin prepping primers…
Create a Smooth and Velvety Finish
For a Luminous Glow
To Fill Fine Lines
Add a Finishing Touch
If you’ve made up your face but your skin still looks a bit dull, then highlight! It will bring back that youthful dewiness to dull skin. Try Lancome Blush Subtil in Pepite de Corail, R550, or creamy NYX Professional Makeup Bright Idea Illuminating Stick in Rose Petal Pop, R149,95.
Compiled by Beauty Editor, Martinique Stevens