Long-Lasting Makeup - Lip gloss, Blush and Eye Makeup That Won't Fade
A mascara that rides the waves? A lip gloss that survives lunch? O's staff tests six products for their staying power.
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the December 2010 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
Lasts: More than 12 hours
8:30 A.M. The powder, applied with a sponge, stays exactly where you put it, so blending is a little difficult.
12:00 P.M. My skin has the same smooth look it did when I left my apartment in the morning.
3:00 P.M. Skin feels oily, so I use blotting papers, but the foundation doesn't move.
9:00 P.M. Use makeup-removing towelettes, then wash my face with a mild cleanser. Rub a cotton pad with toner on my face and still see traces of color, so I wash my face again to remove any residue.
—Alessandra Foresto, contributing assistant beauty editor