T here's no doubt about it, a fresh, flawless matte finish is one of the most coveted beauty looks going and yet creating it is no easy feat. We called upon UK Pro Makeup Artist Lois Steele to share her five simple steps to nailing this trend. Have a read of her top tips below and see her in action in the video above.
1. Ace that Base
Great makeup starts with great skincare and with DayWear Matte Oil-Control Anti-Oxidant Moisture Gel Creme, you can create a flawless matte finish from the moment you moisturise. This ultra-light, fresh formula contains powerful Moisture Matte Technology that will control oil and minimise visible shine all day.
2. Prime for Perfection
Next, apply a mattifying primer evenly over skin using a Foundation Brush to create the perfect silky-smooth canvas for makeup application. The Mattifier will control oil and reduce shine for a velvety smooth, matte finish without leaving skin dry.
3. Double the Wear
Once you have primed for perfection, apply your go-to shade of Double Wear Makeup. Most of us have redness or discolouration at the centre of the face, so blend outwards from there with a Foundation Brush for an airbrush finish.
4. Conceal the Deal
Follow this with Double Wear Stay-in-Place Flawless Wear Concealer. Using a Concealer Brush, lightly pat this into desired areas including any imperfections and the under-eye area, blending continuously for a natural, matte finish.
5. Finish Strong
Finish off your perfect matte look with a light dusting of Double Wear Stay-in-Place Powder Makeup SPF 10. This will create a flawlessly smooth finish that looks fresh and natural all day long.