How to prevent makeup in monsoon...

Monsoon makes our skin patchy and the makeup starts dripping due to humidity. So, we have to suffer lots of problems whilst wearing makeup out in the rainy season to look their best.

  1. Moisturise everyday- Do not misunderstood due to monsoon comes with humidity it doesn't mean, we don't need moisturizer. The basic attention given to skin is what helps one look the best with or without makeup. One can opt for an oil-free moisturizer as well as an oil-free, non-comedogenic foundation to match the skin. Though it is always advisable to seek expert opinion on the formulations to be used as per individual skin type and skin concerns.

  2. Never skip sunscreen-instead of keeping the skin hydrated, it is very important to keep the skin protected from harmful UV rays as well. Never forget to wear sunscreen underneath the makeup. It has been advised to reapply sunscreen every few hours if one has to stay outdoors for long. In this case compact with SPF can be used to do touch up when out for longer durations.

  3. Primer must apply after moisturizer:Primer should be applied after moisturizer to make the smooth surface for makeup. It can make a great difference in the overall look. Whilst choosing a primer please ensure that it is not heavy on the skin and helps makeup stay for a long duration

  4. Lesser makeup is good-Do not apply thick layers of makeup to avoid caking and creasing. Wearing less makeup will not be heavy on the skin. So, it prevents the clogging of pores and minimizes the chances of breakouts.

Heavy makeup will naturally melt out if it is too humid outside. So, the best practice is to avoid wearing too much of it in the first place. One can seek help from experts when it comes to choosing the right formulations as per individual skin types. In case one has any specific skin concerns like acne pigmentation, or anti-aging then the Dermatologist can even help to look out for some specific ingredients that will be beneficial in treating these concerns.

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