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Dry Skin & Makeup: Tips For a Flawless Finish

Dry Skin & Makeup: Tips For a Flawless Finish

We get it. Dealing with dry skin while trying to achieve a “flawless” makeup look can be incredibly frustrating. However, with just the right approach and products, you can create a stunning look that feels as good as it looks. Today, we’re going to cover some expert tips for how to make dry skin look dewy and perfectly prepped for makeup. Let’s get started.

Dry Skin Makeup Tips to Try:

#1: Exfoliate Gently

What causes that flaky look after putting on makeup, you wonder? The culprit is tiny flakes of dry skin that are falling away from your face. Since this is the reason for the flakiness, gentle exfoliation is key in eliminating this problem. If you don’t want to exacerbate the problem, make sure you choose a gentle exfoliator that won't strip your skin of its natural oils

What to Look For:

Products containing glycolic acid are great for this purpose, as they help to exfoliate without causing irritation.

#2: Hydrate With Serums & Moisturizers

If you’re wondering what’s next and how to prepare dry skin for makeup, hydration is going to be your friend. Using a hydrating serum, such as those with high concentrations of hyaluronic acid, can provide deep hydration and plump up the skin, making it perfect for the next step – makeup. So, we recommend you follow up the exfoliation step with a moisturizer tailored for dry skin to lock in moisture and create a smooth base. 

What To Look For:

Products containing shea butter and sunflower seed oil are excellent for nourishing and protecting the skin barrier, ensuring your skin stays hydrated throughout the day.

#3: Choose the Right Primer & Foundation

Selecting a hydrating primer is a must for dry skin. A good primer not only helps makeup last longer but also adds an extra layer of moisture, making your skin feel comfortable and look fantastic. 

What To Look For:

When choosing a foundation, opt for liquid or cream-based formulas that offer hydration and a luminous finish. Matte finishes can emphasize dry patches, so it's best to steer clear of them. It’s also recommended that you use products that contain sodium hyaluronate and jojoba oil, to keep your skin looking fresh and dewy.

#4: Application Techniques Matter

For the application, using a damp makeup sponge is recommended to avoid emphasizing dry patches. This method also helps to add a bit of extra hydration to your skin. Be gentle and build coverage gradually to ensure a smooth, even finish without over-drying the skin.

Rejuvaskin: Quality Products For Radiant, Youthful Skin

With the right prep and products, you can achieve a beautiful makeup look that complements your dry skin rather than highlighting its challenges. Remember, the goal is to nourish and protect your skin while enhancing your natural beauty. 

Ready to transform your dry skin makeup routine? Whether you're looking for a facial moisturizer that provides long-lasting hydration or a skin recovery cream to soothe and repair, Rejuvaskin has everything you need to prep your skin for a flawless makeup application. Don't forget to dive into our blog for more tips on managing dry skin and making the most out of your makeup.