The 10 Commandments of Long-Lasting Makeup
On award-show days, actresses are in the makeup chair by noon and need to stay photo-ready until well after midnight. How do they look flawless for so long? Their makeup artists preach their gospel.
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Thou shalt use translucent powder.
Every makeup artist we spoke with uses a sheer, colorless loose powder as the final step to indestructible makeup. Too much powder, though, will create a chalky finish. Goodwin applies it with a soft, fluffy eyeshadow brush so she hits only the nose, chin and the center of the forehead, where makeup tends to disappear.