It doesn’t matter how fabulous the shade of lipstick is or how silky smooth the foundation – if it’s not long-lasting make-up then it’s not worth it!
Because when hot flushes hit, our make-up tends to slide – never a good look. Not to mention when the summer heat takes over and all that warmth and humidity causes major make-up leakage.
Re-applying make-up throughout the day is a real hassle and means that you’ll go through your make-up products twice as fast.
But don’t fret, long-lasting make-up is at hand. Items such as fixer sprays keep your make-up in place and looking perfect for hours, saving precious time touching-up patchy foundation or smudged eye liner. There’s nothing worse than having spent time and effort applying your make-up, only to have it all smear off before the afternoon.
The key to keeping your look fresh and fabulous all day is to invest in beauty products that go the distance. Primers, worn beneath your make-up, are ideal for prolonging foundation wear as well as smoothing out imperfections such as visible pores, uneven skin tone, fine lines and oily skin, providing a smooth base for foundation application.
But primers aren’t the only make-up buys that will last the long-haul – now there’s also new make-up technology that means everything from our foundation to our eyeliner and lipstick can stay put all day.
There is even a new waterproof bronzer that will give you a gorgeous glow all day and night long. Who needs summer sun when you can fake a year-round glow?
So whether you prefer a perfectly matte complexion or a luminous dewy glow, a smoky eye or a bold lip, we can help you find your perfect long-lasting make-up…
Not only does the NYX Epic Black Mousse Liner stay put – even if you cry – but it’s also changing the way we apply liquid eyeliner. The flexible brush makes it super easy to draw on the mousse and create a look as subtle or dramatic as you like.
Make sure you are prepared for a long day ahead, without having those dreaded touch ups with this long-lasting powder blush. Elizabeth Arden’s Beautiful Colour Radiance Blush will keep your cheeks rosy from morning to night.
Woolworths Make-Up Finishing Spray: W Face, R85.00
If stains aren’t your thing, try Estee Lauder’s Long Lasting Lipstick to prevent your colour from fading; perfect for a night out.