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4 Ways to Prep Your Skin for a Flawless Makeup Application

May 23, 2016

To really achieve the look of a flawless makeup application you have to start with a clean base and beautiful skin. And believe it or not, achieving beautiful skin, isn’t impossible, you simply have to look to the right skin care products that will give you the look and feel of smooth skin. If the surface of your skin is smooth, your makeup will apply more easily and should also appear more even. Get the look of a flawless makeup application without an airbrush or help from a professional, simply follow these steps before your apply any concealer, foundation and the like.

Try a cleansing formula with glycolic acid.
The first thing you can do to prep your skin for a flawless makeup application is wash it. Clear away excess oil, dirt and sweat so that you have a clean base. A cleanser formulated with glycolic acid, like RevitaLift® Bright Reveal Brightening Daily Scrub Cleanser, will dissolve away dirt and oil, and dead skin cells too, when these dead cells pile up and aren’t removed, they can make skin appear dull and rough.

Refine your skin’s surface with a gentle yet effective exfoliant.
RevitaLift® Bright Reveal Brightening Peel Pads are formulated with  both a chemical glycolic acid complex and the immediate exfoliating action of a micro-texturized peel pad to gently resurface dull and uneven skin tone and rough texture to reveal radiant, brighter and beautiful looking skin.

Encourage smooth, clear skin by applying a clay mask.
Whether your skin is dry and rough, shiny or congested there is a clay mask that can help address your needs so that your skin looks and feels more smooth before applying any makeup. Pure Clay Mask + Red Algae can help refine and gently exfoliate dry skin while Pure Clay Mask + Charcoal can detoxify pores and Pure Clay Mask + Eucalyptus can mattify excess shine. You can even use the three clay masks at the same time: Mattify your T-zone with the Pure Clay Mask+ Eucalyptus, refine rougher areas like your chin with the Pure Clay Mask + Red Algae and hydrate and recharge the drier areas like your cheeks with the Pure Clay Mask + Charcoal.

Try a moisturizing formula with glycolic acid, pro-retinol and vitamin C.
Replenish your skin with moisture, before applying any makeup. When skin is dry your makeup may be more likely to apply unevenly and look patchy. RevitaLift® Bright Reveal Brightening Day Moisturizer SPF30 is formulated with glycolic acid, pro-retinol®, and vitamin C to visibly brighten the look of your skin, correct uneven skin tone and reduce the appearance of wrinkles so skin looks smooth. Bonus: This daytime moisturizer is also formulated with broad spectrum SPF 30 to shield your skin from harmful UV rays.

Your makeup application should go smoothly when you have smooth skin. Take the time to prep your skin in advance so that you’ll easily get the look of a flawless makeup application. And, remember, an essential part of maintaining beautiful skin, is removing makeup before you go to bed, so be sure to take the time to cleanse your skin and remove your makeup before turning in for the night.

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