Who doesn’t love watching YouTube tutorials? In a few that I’ve seen, beauty gurus were actually using SETTING POWDER before foundation! Isn’t that so strange? So many thoughts came to my mind when I first saw that! Like:” will your foundation be even? Won’t it just spread the powder around? Does this even work!” Apparently it’s supposed to make your makeup last longer, so I gave it a shot.
Here’s what I used (in that order):
- Moisturizer (I don’t use primer daily)
- Makeup Forever HD Setting Powder (apply lightly)
- Foundation + makeup as usual (including a powder to set my foundation)
- Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray
Ok so first of all… my skin felt dry! Like uncomfortably dry after using the setting powder first! I figured eh, it’ll be worth it if my makeup lasts longer. Plus when my oil starts to peek through it’ll balance out, right? WRONG – I was so wrong.
After 4 hours, I was shiny, which is normal for me, but this hack is supposedly supposed to make your makeup last longer. So that was definitely a bust.
The one good thing: my makeup looked smooth and flawless, like unusually smooth + flawless!
So, does it actually work? No, it didn’t work for me, even though my makeup looked beautiful.
Have you ever tried this? What are your thoughts?
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