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Walking into a Lionesse Beauty Bar is like entering into a universe of beauty. Your beauty. Enter our Makeover Metropolis, where we have all of your styling needs met, and offer tips on how to create the perfect look. We know makeup, and every time our future beauty queens buy one of our fabulous products, they get a free makeover. Come experience the excitement.

The Beauty of Lionesse

10384905_10154927601620473_7331344446386402419_nAt Lioness Beauty Bar we know flair. Uncover hair care products you have always wished for, while delighting in a professional makeover. There’s nothing like the Lionesse experience. While we help you to discover your best beauty, try our classy refreshments and enjoy the music of our in-house D.J. 
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Makeup Looks For Spring 2017

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Makeup application is truly a work of art; with a clean face, beauty lovers around the world prep themselves for the day by drawing corresponding lines and brushing on pigments of various colors using the most precise placement as they transform the bare canvas into a work of beauty. Just like fine art trends have changed over time, makeup trends alter – if even the slightest bit – with each and every season. Per usual, the dawn of a new year has presented the beauty world with new makeup looks that will have you saying “yasss.” So get ready, grab your makeup bag and head to the mirror with excitement, because as you read on we’ll tell you about the most fabulous makeup looks for spring 2017.

Natural Brows
There has been quite a focus on brows in the makeup world over the past few months, so this shift is a rather refreshing change. For those of you who’ve struggled to get your brows on fleck, worry no more because your imperfect brows are just perfect.

Bold Minimalism
Minimalism has been trending for a few years now and its allure is grasping the attention of more and more markets each day. This spring, beauty fans are adding a chic twist to the minimalist trend by flaunting a bold lip with a totally and completely bare face. While many fashion-faces have worn this look with a deep brown or plum colored lip, some models have been spotted with lips contoured in black and gold glitter. As long as your complexion is totally clean, the bolder the lip, the better!

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Really Red Lips
A red lip may never go out of style; perhaps it’s like the classic jeans and tee as a staple in the fashion world. Last season, red lips typically tinted the color of merlot, however, this season it’s all about a deep and vibrant red lip – think Marilyn Monroe red lipstick. The best thing about this new color trend is that a red lip looks good on any woman, no matter what skin tone or ethnicity.

Watercolor Eyes
Watercolor details have been incorporated into a number of fashion lines over the past few years, so it makes sense that the trend would find its way into the beauty world. This mermaid-like look can be tricky to create at first, but once you’ve got it down, it’s beyond beautiful. The idea is to take three-to-four different colors of shadow and blend them into each other. Sounds easy, right? Well, in order to get the watercolor effect, the colors need not be the same color. We suggest playing around with pastel pinks, blues, greens, and golds to achieve a delicate watercolor look.

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Blasted Lashes
Although long, luxurious lashes have been a part of many women’s makeup looks for years now, this spring there has been a major focus on lashes as a complete look, rather than to top off a smoky eye. In keeping with the no makeup, natural complexion trend of the fall, you can best achieve this look by keeping your face completely bare and just playing up your lashes – nothing else.

Planning A Road Trip With The Girls

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As the weather gets colder, many of us think back to the warm summer days of the months before, wishing that they were slipping their toes through the sand, rather than into their snow boots to brave the frigid weather. Sound familiar? Instead of letting the weather get you down, gather all your girls together and start planning a road trip for when the weather gets warmer. In fact, we challenge you to use all the creative energy that you would normally put into editing a #summerthrowback Instagram picture, and put it into planning the best road trip ever. To get you started, we’ve put together a traveler approved guide to planning a road trip which will leave you and all your gal pals with memories to last a lifetime.

Plan Ahead… Way Ahead
If life were a chick flick, you and all your friends would miraculously have the same week off from work, with no pre-scheduled appointments, and zero responsibilities to take care of. But, it should come to no surprise that that’s not the way the “real world” works, which is exactly why it’s uber important to plan months ahead of time. Keep in mind, the more people on the trip, the more that all members of the group will have to work with one another.

Best Friends FOREVER
As adolescents, we come to believe that we should only take extravagant trips and attend splendid events with the boy’s that we’ll one day marry and the friends whom we’ve had for our entire life. It’s time to toss that idea to the wind, and understand that what it comes down to is this: traveling offers you the opportunity to experience new things and grow as a person and you have every right to take full advantage of these opportunities at any point in life with whomever you’d like.

Give a Little, Get a Little
Being that you’ll be traveling with friends, it’s important to keep compromise in mind. No matter how much you and your crew are, there will always be differences between you. This doesn’t just come down to the food you pack, or car you take, rather differences amongst a group affect the tiniest details of a road trip. For example, you may want to run spend some time on a jogging trail in a state park you’ve never been too, while one of your friends may prefer to spend that time at a museum that happens to be an hour in the other direction. Compromise is key is making sure that everyone has a good time.

Saving, Spending, and Splurging
Many people embark on road trips thinking that it is less costly than the average vacation, but that’s not entirely true. While planning, it’s important to keep in mind the cost of gas, food, overnight safety, souvenirs and more. It’s also important to plan for toll costs, emergency cash, and even the cost of cellular overages (as it’s likely that the passengers will be racking up the data with all the Instagram pictures to post, updates to tweet and Facebook live videos to share the funniest moments with those back home).

Quick Makeup Application For When You Oversleep

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As much as we’d all love wake up with the beauty of a Disney princess, it’s about as unrealistic as finding a prince charming before one’s eighteenth birthday. Also unrealistic: clocking in at eight hours for a full night’s sleep. These days, getting a full eight hours of sleep usually means sleeping in. Sure, sleeping in is a great feeling, but for several adults, hitting the snooze button that extra time is an accident. Many of us have beauty routines that take fifteen minutes, and for some, glamming up in the morning can take as long as sixty minutes – which is why sleeping in is more of a nightmare rather than a dream come true. The good news is there are plenty of quick makeup application tricks that can get you out the door.

The Problem: Crazy Static, No Time to Shower
The trick: grab a dryer sheet! Press the sheet flat through the bristles of your brush and brush it through your locks. Another option is to simply gather all your hair in one hand and smooth the dryer sheet around it (much like the way you slip your hand down your hair when you squeeze out the water after a shower).

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The Problem: Puffy Morning Eyes
The trick: maybe you overslept after a few too many drinks at happy hours with the girls and the bags under your eyes is less than forgiving. Rather than waiting for your eyes to de-puff, speed the process up with some good old ice. Simply grab an ice cube and wrap it in a cloth or paper towel, then massage it out the entire eye age for a few minutes. Yes, it will be cold, but it will wake you up while helping you look wide awake.

The Problem: Sleep Lines on Your Cheeks (and everywhere else)
The Trick: those who sleep on their side are probably familiar with the I-over-slept lines that set deep into your face and arms. These temporary wrinkle-looking marks can take up to an hour to go away. Or, you can try this: apply a BB cream with a high moisture content, then do twenty or so jumping jacks. The BB cream will work to provide your skin with hydration, sun protection, coverage, and more. The jumping jacks, on the other hand, will get your blood flowing from the tips of your fingers and toes to the top of your head. This means your skin will look and feel plump and healthy, plus it will get the oxygen into your skin cells, which will get rid of those sleep lines in no time.

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The Problem: No Time to Cover Blemishes
The Fix: instead of fumbling with multiple foundation and concealer containers, let a single product work on double duty. Whether you’re using a powder foundation or a cream base BB cream, use your finger to reapply your all-over product to those imperfect marks. This allows you to quickly cover problem areas without having to use multiple products for coverage or numerous brushes to blend.

Applying Eye Makeup And Long Lashes

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Although many women desire long lashes, very few venture down the false lash road because let’s face it, faux lashes can be intimidating! Well, ladies, it’s a new year which means there are new feats in front of you. With that said, we want to challenge you all to apply eye makeup with a set of extra-long false lashes. Are you up for the challenge?! Good! As you read on, we’ll guide you through the step by step process of perfecting the long lash look. Check it out.

Step One: wash and dry your face completely, make sure that all face and eye makeup from the day before is totally gone. Once your skin is dry, it’s a good idea to use a toner to close your pores (which will prevent breakouts) and follow with a moisturizer.

Step Two: after giving the moisturizer a few moments to soak into your skin, go ahead and apply a high-quality primer to your entire face. Keep in mind that you’ll want to also apply the primer to your eye area, including your eyelids.

Step Three: once the primer sets, take your time applying your concealer and foundation as you normally would. You’ll want to have all your face-makeup done before beginning your eyes, this way you don’t have to worry about focusing on anything else.

Step Four: using a clean eyelash curler, curl your natural lashes so that they blend into the strands of the falsies. After you’ve given them a good curl, stabilize it with one or two layers of mascara. Just be certain that there are no clumps to be found.

Step Five: grab one lash out of the package at a time, but make sure that you are aware of which false lash you are holding. This is important because – just like shoes – faux lashes are designed specific to the left and right eye.

Step Six: wrap the base of the faux lash entirely around a pencil and hold it there for a few moments. This part may seem silly, but it is essential in preventing the base of the lash to peel off before the end of the night.

Step Seven: hold the lash strip in your dominant hand, then line the lash strip with adhesive. Let the adhesive dry for 10 seconds or so, then tilt your head back so that your eyelids are almost closed when you’re looking back in the mirror (this give you a better view of where you’re placing the lash).

Step Eight: place the falsie as close to your natural lash line as you can. You’ll have a few moments to shift it around before the adhesive dries, but you shouldn’t plan on making too many changes. Keep your eyes closed for a few moments, allowing the adhesive to set.

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Step Nine: line the lash line carefully and apply a few more layers of mascara so that the natural and faux lashes blend together.

Step Ten: apply a natural shadow color all over your lids, then a deep brown or gray color into the crease and outer corner of your eyes. Next, add some shimmer to the center bringing it a bit outward. Finally, apply a highlight on the lower brow bone and the inner corner of the eyes.

Wrong Shade, No Problem

If you’re human, chances are you’ve wound up with the wrong shade of foundation at one point or another. Regardless of whether you purchased the product with or without the help of a salesperson, and no matter how much you’ve read that a specific formula has a fancy skin-matching formula, at some point, every woman will experience the frustrations that follow the realization that you’ve purchased the wrong foundation shade. To put it plain and simply: stuff happens. Fortunately, some cosmetic stores today are much more understanding than they used to be – that is, they are more lenient and understanding when it comes to open-container returns that are due to shade mishaps. However, not all stores are so understanding; then again, even if they are it can be hard to find the time to go back to the store and – yet again – try to figure out the correct shade.

Mistakes happen and you’re busy – we get it! We hope you can find even the slightest bit of weight lifted off your shoulders after we explain to you that just because you have the wrong shade in your hands doesn’t mean you’re out of luck. That’s right! After reading the professional approved tips and tricks below you’ll be more than prepared for the next time you end up with the wrong shade; in fact, we’re sure that by the time you finish reading this article, you’ll be thinking to yourself wrong shade, no problem!

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Mix Away the Mishap
Chances are you have another foundation laying around the house someplace. Whether this extra is one that matches your skin tone or not, it’s time to bring out the inner mixologist in you and experiment with the two shades. With some patience, we’re certain that you’ll be able to create your desired shade in no time.

Bronze it Out
If the color difference is just a few shades lighter than you would have hoped, the easiest way to mask its miss-matched shade is to apply the foundation as you normally would, then dust a lighter bronzer all over your face to deepen the shade.

Brighten Up
Another option for those who’ve realized that their foundation is too light is to apply a layer or primer to your neck and decollete and then apply a layer of light colored face powder. This will lighten and brighten up the natural shadow that lays along the neck and chest area.

Lessen the Coverage
Sure, the whole reason you’re freaking out about the foundation not being a perfect match is because you need the coverage, but hear us out on this one. If your foundation is much too dark to pull off, the best way to lighten it up is to make a BB cream out of it. All you need to do is gradually mix together the foundation with your favorite moisturizer. This will leave the product with a lighter coverage, but it will match your skin tone much better. If you’re extra worried about the coverage factor here, simply apply a few layers, allowing each to dry and set fully before applying the next.

Fixing Smudged Eye Makeup

The last thing any girl wants to see after perfecting her eye makeup is a smudge. Seriously – it’s like the longer you spend, and more content you are with your makeup, the sooner it will smudge on you. Often times, you notice this on your lunch break or in-between classes, and as much as you may want to wash your face and reapply you look entirely, it would be impossible. Fortunately, we have a celeb-stylist approved trick on what to do next time you notice a smudge (and starting your makeup over isn’t an option).

Before you leave the house, there are a few things you should have in your bag – just in case. As we know how silly it would be for one to plan for a makeup smudge, however, we think being prepared is the furthest thing from silly. So, just how can you make sure you’re prepared for the next mishap? In your arsenal, you’ll need a travel size container of micellar water (in the event that you can’t find a travel size, regular ol’ makeup remover will work just fine), a clean concealer brush or a little box of cotton swabs, and a travel size mascara and eyeliner.

The moment when you notice a smudge, your immediate reaction may be to wipe it with your finger – don’t do that! Instead, take out the clean concealer brush and dip it into the micellar water, then wipe it along the smudge. If the smudge is bigger than the width of the brush you may need to wipe the brush on a piece of tissue, then re-dampen the bristles with micellar water. Continue to do so until you’ve completely cleaned up the smudge. Viola – you’re done!

Now, there are sometimes when makeup doesn’t just smudge, but it almost slips out of place creating an odd-looking smudge. When this happens, cleaning the smudge off of the skin is only fixing half the problem, as you may need to reapply – or at least touch-up – your eyeliner or mascara. When this is the case, you’ll want to use that travel size mascara and eyeliner that you packed – look at you, girl, all prepared and such!

Okay, so we told you how to fix a smudge without completely starting over, but wouldn’t it be amazing if makeup smudges just didn’t happen? Hey, a girl can dream! To help prevent smudges as much as possible, we thought we’d pass along to you a few pro tips of smudge-prepping your eye makeup – check ‘em out:

  • Begin Bare: one of the best ways to keep eye makeup in place is to apply the product to a freshly cleaned complexion.
  • Use a Base: the one exception to applying makeup to a clean base is to apply a moisturizer followed by an eye makeup primer. A simple rule of thumb: the better the primer, the longer it’s likely to last.
  • Seal and Set: beauty gurus are going crazy over the setting sprays on the market today, and for a good reason too – they work! All you need to do is mist your finished look with one of these sprays and it should hold its place for hours!

Contour Away Your Double Chin

While many women are often embarrassed by them, we want to remind everyone that a double chin is natural and sometimes out of one’s control. Some are simply born with a bone structure that leads to a double chin, others experience it as the result of pregnancy, medication, or diet-related weight gain. For many, a double chin is just part of the natural and inevitable aging process. Whatever the cause, there are solutions available which offer both immediate and prolonged results. Today, however, we want to share with you the secrets on how to immediately contour away your double chin.

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Below you will find the step by step process of lessening your double chin using the power of cosmetics. Before you begin, we want to remind you that a clean canvas is a key to a painter’s success, which is why you should always wash and dry your face before applying any sort of product. On a secondary note, it’s a good idea to apply a serum and SPF moisturizer prior to beginning makeup application.

  1. Begin by applying an even layer of primer on your face, chin, and neck.
  2. Apply your foundation as you normally would on your face
  3. Apply a foundation that’s a shade or two darker than your regular shade to the areas on the double chin that you’re trying to conceal.
  4. Use a blending brush and blend-blend-blend as much as you can, this way your contouring is less obvious.
  5. Using an angled bronzing brush and a matte powder apply light strokes of bronzer starting at one ear, tracing the jaw line, and connecting the contour to the opposite ear.
  6. Again, you’ll want to go back in with the blending brush and blend out any trace of obvious countering or in-consecutive color streaking.
  7. Using the same bronzer, use a thicker bronzing brush to apply your bronzer along the tops of the cheekbones. It’s important to use a thicker bronzing brush on your face to keep the shadow versus light illusion that you’re creating to mask your chin. Naturally, the shadow cast over your chin and neck is darker than upon your cheeks. Using a thicker brush allows for less coverage, which means less shadow, ultimately keeping the illusion looking as natural as possible.
  8. Dust translucent powder all over you face, chin, and neck.
  9.  (optional): If you’re looking to go a step further, you can use black eyeliner and mascara to draw attention away from your double chin and up towards your eyes. While it’s a good idea to draw attention to your eyes, it’s not as wise to draw attention to your lips. Wearing bright lipstick won’t only encourage others to look at the lower area of your face, but it may emphasize all that you just worked so hard concealing.
  10. Whether you use cosmetics to play up your eyes or you opt for a more natural look, mist a setting spray all over your face, chin, and neck to set and seal the look.

The Right Makeup For Hooded Eyelids

One of the great things about humanity is that while we are alike, we also have a wide range of differences which make each one of us our unique selves; these differences can be internal (such as our resilience, confidence, and humor) or external (such as our face shape, birth marks, and hair color), all of which makes us beautiful in our own way. Studies show that both men and women find eyes to be one of the most attractive features in a person, which is interesting because eyes differ in everything from their color to their shape. This article is going to focus specifically on helping you find the right makeup for hooded eyelids.

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But before we get started, let’s be sure that you’re using these tips and tricks for your eye type; that is, let’s double check that you do, indeed, have hooded eyes. Simply take – or scroll through your smartphone to find – a front facing, straight on picture of yourself. Now, lay a piece of string across the picture so that it crosses the center of your eyes. If the outer corners of your eyes are pulling downwards AND the crease of your eyelid is not visible, then you have hooded eyes. That’s awesome because that means the entire list of tips below applies to you!

Prime like your life depends on it! If you have hooded eyelids you know better than anyone else just how much eye makeup can smudge throughout the day. Which is exactly why you should invest in a high-quality long-lasting eye makeup primer to prevent smudging from the start.

Avoid Smudge
Aside from the application of a top-notch primer, you can avoid smudged makeup by using only smudge-proof cosmetics. Many of them work due to a fiber base in the composition of the product, or simply their fast drying formula. If you aren’t able to find your favorite products with the smudge-free feature, opt for a waterproof version (it’s essentially the same thing).

Keep Your Eyes Open
Many people apply their eye makeup by closing one eye at a time to get a better look at the lid of their eyes. However, if you have hooded lids, you’ll benefit by applying eye makeup with both eyes open, this way you can find the natural crease of your eyes and ultimately have an easier time creating the look that you’re hoping for.

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Reach for Matte Palette
Many women with hooded eyelids struggle to emphasize their eyes without emphasizing their brow bone. Well, ladies, a little-known secret to doing so is to opt for an all matte shadow palette.  Using shadow that’s loaded with shimmer and glitter will only bring more attention to the brow bone due to its light reflective property. By using matte shades, you can draw attention to your eyes and away from the slightly higher brow area.

Line Upside Down
Another major complaint of those with hooded eyelids is that they have a hard time lining their eyes in the ever-popular cat eye style. You can leave your frustration in the past because you’re about to learn the no-fail trick to a cat eye on hooded lids: instead of lining the top lid and extending the line, line the bottom lid and extend the line cat eye style.

The Illusion of Higher Cheekbones

It’s no secret that ultra-high and sharp cheek bones are trending in the beauty world. Those who were born with the bone structure are what we like to call naturally gifted. As for the rest of us, we just have to work a tad bit harder to create the illusion of higher cheekbones. Luckily, we’ve chatted with a few pros who gave us the low-down on how to be a boss with your bronzer and flaunt the appearance if higher looking cheekbones in just minutes. Check it out!

First thing first, you’ll want to start with a freshly cleaned, toned and moisturized face. Once you’ve allowed the moisturizer to absorb, apply an even layer of high quality, long lasting primer, if you have time, let it be for a few moments so that it can set.

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Now, using the pads of your middle and ring finger, you’ll want to dab a crème or liquid foundation down the center of your forehead, brim of your nose, and on your cheek bones. The key is to use a foundation that is just a shade lighter than your natural skin tone. Next, you’ll need a base foundation that’s about two shades darker than your natural skin tone. This time, you’ll use your fingers to apply the product just below the cheekbones, along the sides of the nose, along the jawline, and at the temples. Now – as silly as this may seem – go wash your hands with warm water for a few minutes. Once your hands are warm to the touch, pat them dry, then use your fingers to blend the foundation together. Having warm hands is essential for the seamless blending of the product. Once all is blended, set the foundation with a lightweight setting powder. Apply a matte blush to the apples of your cheeks. Then, just above your cheekbones, apply a bright highlighter. Finally, set with a setting spray and you’re good to go.

Of course, some people prefer to contour with powder based cosmetics rather than liquid shades. Don’t worry, we’ve got it all figure out for those of you as well. Just as with the first set of instructions, you should begin with a freshly cleaned, toned and moisturized face. Go ahead and allow the moisturizer to absorb before applying an even layer of primer

Once you’ve given the primer just a few moments to set, you’ll want to apply any amount of coverage that you want. This means applying canceler to any imperfections that you might be bothered by, applying your foundation, and setting the coverage with a setting powder. Now you can take your bronzer, and apply it – using a bronzer brush – with light strokes under your cheekbones, on the bridge of your nose, and on your temples. Next, apply highlighter at the highest points of your cheekbones and under your brows. Then, dust a light layer of blush on the apples of your cheeks. Finally, use an all-over face brush to blend everything together for a seamless finish and spritz with a setting spray!

Make Your Makeup Last All Day

Any woman will admit that one of the biggest let downs is getting her makeup to look perfect only for it to fade within hours. This terrible incident happens much too often and it’s time to put a stop to it. Fortunately, makeup artists have searched high and low to prevent makeup fading from ruining a client’s night; even better, they’ve shared their tips and tricks with us. That’s right, below you will find everything you need to know to make sure that you make makeup last all day long.

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Start Fresh
Very rarely will you see an artist trying to paint a picture onto a dirty, greasy, grimy canvas? It just doesn’t happen. The same should be said for your makeup application, in which case, you should think of your face as the canvas. This means being diligent about washing your face every morning before applying any product whatsoever. This is also the perfect time to tone and apply an SPF-infused moisturizer. 

Prime, prime, PRIME, ladies!! If you’re not priming yet, it’s time to jump on the bandwagon. Many people skip certain products because they don’t see the legitimacy in them – ahem, primer skippers – but a primer is truly a must have beauty product. As in every girl out there must have primer, she must use her primer, and she must apply it minutes after her moisturizer.

Skip the Slide
One of the most important things to keep in mind when making your makeup last is to use oil free products, specifically oil-free foundation. When formulated with oil, not only is it more likely to slip and slide down your face, but it is also more likely to encourage your skin to produce more oil (remember the lesson on like attracts like in science class?). Instead, reach for oil-free products whenever you have the chance, this way your makeup will stay put. If you have dry skin, you too can reap the benefits of oil-free cosmetics by making sure that you apply a few extra layers of moisturizer prior to your primer.

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Wear Waterproof
 Years ago, waterproof makeup got a bad rap for clumping and chunking. Just as most things get better with age, the waterproof technology has made major improvements. In fact, many women say that the only way that they can tell the difference between a regular formula and waterproof formula is that the waterproof doesn’t smudge until they use makeup remover. With this information in mind, start using waterproof mascara and eyeliner much more regularly for your makeup to stay made up.

Upon finishing your look, it’s important to dust an even layer of setting powder all around your face. Now, we’re not talking about a complexion perfecting powdered foundation, rather you should be dusting your skin with a translucent setting powder, as long as you use a light hand, you won’t even notice a difference in color of your makeup. Also, the final thing you should be doing to keep your makeup in place all day long is applying a high-quality setting spray. It might seem silly, but they are truly worth the extra step, as a good setting spray can make a major difference in the longevity of your look.