Dewy or Matte Foundation: That is the question

Dewy or Matte Foundation: That is the question

If you like foundation, this might be a question you have already asked yourself. There are several variations to pay attention to color, texture and finish.

Dewy foundation

Dewy foundations usually contain hydrating ingredients to add more sheen to the skin. They might contain some oils and humectants such as jojoba or almond oils. Make sure to hydrate your skin before applying it or use a hydrating primer –let it be completely absorbed before moving on to your makeup. Benefits of dewy foundation:

If you like foundation, this might be a question you have already asked yourself. There are several variations to pay attention to color, texture and finish.

The disadvantage of dewy formulas is that they don’t usually last all day and it is more difficult to cover hyperpigmentation or other skin concerns. Finally, if you have acne, they can draw more attention to them.

Matte foundation

The matte foundation comes in different formulas –think of powders, creams and liquids. Matte foundations also provide full coverage for any skin condition, from eliminating hyperpigmentation to covering tattoos and freckles. For a matte foundation look, of course, prep your skin, let the products absorb the oil and eliminate the shine. You can go for silicone or oil-free moisturized to get the perfect matte base. The benefits of matter foundations are:

You can go for silicone or oil-free moisturized to get the perfect matte base.

The cons of matte foundation: it can appear dry on the skin, they are not so easily blended, they can sometimes look heavy and enhance facial hair, fine lines, and wrinkles.

So there is no right or wrong when you are looking for a foundation, it is actually a matter of preference. See what works for you and be ready to rock your makeup!

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Cathy Mason

Cathy has spent most of her professional life discovering homemade beauty remedies, old and new. Using her extensive knowledge of natural ingredients, Cathy will provide expert advice on how to tackle everyday skincare problems with straightforward natural lotions and potions. + info

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