When you get your period, you tend to get the baggage along with it: blackheads, blemishes, zits, and oily skin. No one likes being surprised by hormonal acne, so we’ve put together a few makeup hacks to help maintain the coverage you need whenever that time of the month hits!
Moisturizing is necessary for happy, healthy skin, especially when your skin doesn’t look or feel too happy during your period. Moisturizing your face before applying makeup will:
If you’re dealing with a breakout, the best approach for coverage is using two shades of concealer: using a lighter concealer first (about two shades lighter), then layering a concealer that matches your skin tone on top. This technique will first mask your blemishes,then match your skin tone. For the best results:
Try a mattifying cream concealer (we love this one!) - it holds your coverage in place throughout the day while maintaining a natural look and feel.
Need help deciding what shades are right for you? Find Your Concealer Shade.
A lot of experts swear by a makeup brush rather than a sponge, because a sponge tends to pull the productoff blemishes, the opposite of what you want (and need!). Brushes offer a full range of motion for flawless makeup application. For seamless coverage:
If your skin tends to get oily during your time of the month, try a translucent powder to remove that extra shine without dulling your skin tone. Too much oil on your face can lead to more breakouts!
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