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Smarter Style: How to Stop Shiny Face

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It's hardly even worth it to wear makeup in this weather...everything seems to get sweated right off immediately, and even the driest skin gets a little oily when temps climb. If you must put some face on, though. here are some tips to avoid that oil-slick shiny look.

1) Skip cream and liquid formulas...use powder instead.

2) Avoid moisturizer if possible; use an oil-free one with SPF if not.

3) A silicone-based foundation primer will keep makeup in place.

4) Carry extra with you--even with these tricks, you will need to reapply.

5) Oil-blotting sheets are wonder products; you just press them against your skin and they soak up all the oil and sweat without wiping off your makeup like tissue would.

How do you keep makeup on and not shiny in the heat?



by on Jun. 29, 2012 at 12:00 AM
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by Pam on Jul. 1, 2012 at 6:10 PM

I have started wearing a powder makeup. Love it!

powow65
by kimmy on Jul. 1, 2012 at 8:12 PM

 i dont wear make up, sorry.

AstuteMama
by on Jul. 2, 2012 at 12:57 AM

I don't wear make-up. I've always thought of make-up being a waste of time.

Charizma77
by Carissa on Jul. 2, 2012 at 9:25 AM
I don't wear much make up in the summer
sweetpea1269
by on Jul. 2, 2012 at 9:32 AM
Love those sheets! I don't wear makeup much these days tho
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by Tiff on Jul. 2, 2012 at 11:03 AM

These are good tips.

lil_mama06
by Brian's Lil Vixen on Jul. 2, 2012 at 12:08 PM

I only wear eyeliner and mascara and lipstick..A friend of mine bought my daughter some makeup that won't come off until you cleanse your face..She spent around 150.00 for it, but she's also had 3 boys...It's BellaPierre mineral makeup..Neat stuff..

Madelaine
by Ruby Member on Jul. 3, 2012 at 10:38 AM

Great tips especially the oil blotter papers!

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by Sarah on Jul. 3, 2012 at 10:49 AM
I don't wear makeup
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