How to prep your skin before applying makeup

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There’s a lot more to preparing your skin for makeup than slathering a dollop of face primer on your face. Your makeup routine really starts well before you’ve started applying makeup. If you’ve got an event, plan on taking lots of photos, or just want to look like your best self, how you prep your skin before applying makeup can be the difference between a flawless base and a flaky one.

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And it’s not just in the products that you use – doing it right requires timing and applying your products in the right order.

If you want to know what to apply on your face before makeup (i.e. how to get your best base ever), watch the video above to see my step-by-step guide on how to prep your skin before applying makeup.

Here are the products that I used:

Visine Clear Eye Drops, $8, chemistwarehouse.com.au

Simple Waterboost Micellar Cleansing Water

Blessed by Nature Hydrating Facial Mist Toner

Mukti Antioxidant Facial Serum

Lux Aestiva Jade Face Roller, $29, luxaestiva.com

Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber Gel Mask, $73, sephora.com.au

Neutrogen’s Oil Free Moisture Sensitive Skin

Burt’s Bees Intense Hydration Eye Cream

Aquaphor Lip Repair, $6, iherb.com

BECCA First Lighting Primer Filter, $65, sephora.com.au

How do you prep your skin before applying makeup? Have you tried any of the products that we mentioned in the video?

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