Six Makeup Prep Products For A Flawless Finish

Creating a flawless makeup look starts with perfecting the ‘base’ or the ‘canvas’, which is your face. Starting off with the right products before applying your makeup will make your job so much easier! So we sat down with our own professional makeup artist to find out which prep products she loves:

Bioderma Sensibio H2O Solution Micellaire Cleanser

Bioderma’s Micellaire Cleanser works well to clean the skin prior to makeup application, but this product also acts as a soothing toner for all skin types. Simply soak a cotton pad with Bioderma Sensibio H2O Solution and swipe over the whole face, including eyes and lips.

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Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré Moisturiser

This multi-purpose French moisturiser is a cult product amongst celebrity makeup artists. It’s nourishing formula makes it the perfect priming base for seamless makeup application, keeping the skin comfortable and hydrated for extended makeup wear. Apply generously to the whole face and neck, allowing a moment for it to absorb before applying additional products.

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Clarins Eye Revive Beauty Flash

This gentle, one-of-a-kind eye treatment relieves puffiness, dark circles and fine lines using a blend of potent botanicals, vitamins and corrective pigments which act like an invisible, radiance-boosting patch with a refreshing micro-gel texture. Simply swipe around the eye area prior to makeup.

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BECCA Under-Eye Brightening Corrector

This peachy, full coverage creme corrector helps to eliminate under-eye darkness by neutralising, brightening and evening skin-tone. The perfect primer product for your favourite concealer, the ultra-fine, light-reflecting properties of this product restore brightness and radiance under tired eyes. Apply your usual concealer after BECCA’s Under-Eye Brightener.

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Jane Iredale Smooth Affair Facial Primer & Brightener

Increase luminosity, even skin tone, and minimise the appearance of pores with this priming product. Skin looks smoother and feels hydrated and nourished, while anti-ageing skincare ingredients work effectively to target the signs of ageing. Jane Iredale’s Smooth Affair Facial Primer & Brightener makes the perfect base for makeup application.

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Lanolips 101 Ointment The Original Multipurpose Superbalm

This highly nourishing lip balm can not only be used to prep your lips, but to smooth out any dry patches over the face to ensure foundation and other products don’t stick or become flaky.

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