Anyone suffering from acne, Rosacea, or other sensitive skin issues, knows the vital role make-up can play in covering unwanted facial redness. Nothing to see here people!
Once you have chosen a foundation that doesn't irritate your skin, and has just the right tint to hide the red, it's important to make sure the way you are applying it doesn't sabotage your clear skin efforts.
THE KEY TO CLEARER SKIN
If you're applying foundation with your fingers, just STOP already. Believe it or not, there are oils on your hands and fingers (not to mention bacteria under your fingernails - eeew) that you could be rubbing into your face. Nice.
Whether applying your foundation with a make-up brush (a communal cringe for those of us with sensitive skin), or a squishy make-up sponge, just make sure it's CLEAN. Psssst - that was the key word - CLEAN.
Have you ever been witness to a cakey sponge (not to be confused with a sponge cake, which is actually quite good)? There are those who like to re-use and re-use and re-use their make-up sponge, until they've successfully morphed it into a bronze triangular cesspool of bacteria, dirt and oil.
Paints a nice picture, doesn't it?
It's like putting a clean just-out-of-the-bathtub-baby into a dirty, stinky pair of pj's. A travesty!
Using a clean make-up sponge on your freshly washed and moisturized face just makes sense.
You will see a huge improvement in your skin by using a fresh, clean make-up sponge every time you apply your foundation. No more cakey sponges, but sponge cake is still okay. Yes, let's definitely keep the sponge cake.
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