A few small drops may be all you need to re-energise your beauty routine.
A change of season often prompts a change in our skin, so with the onset of cooler days, let’s look at ways to keep the glow of summer lasting that little bit longer. A good facial oil may provide just the magic you’re looking for, preventing dehydration and helping keep the moisture in.
OHbaby! make-up artist Nessa Warne is a tried and true convert. “I love to prep my client’s skin with rosehip oil before I start a make-up,” she says. “A little goes a long way and it’s great for my 30+ clients who find they can get away with a little more of a dewy look that gives a more youthful appearance.”
Nessa also recommends using rosehip oil as a night cream, or by mixing a few drops into your existing overnight moisturiser. And if your foundation is a little thick or dries on your skin accentuating wrinkles, try adding a couple of drops of oil in a dish and using it to dilute your foundation a touch.
You can even use a gentle oil as a make-up remover as the oil emulsifies to break-down the hard-to-remove make-up, even waterproof mascara.
And Nessa has another secret to share: “Sometimes I dab a little oil on my fingertips and pop some on over my makeup as a highlighter on the brow bone, top of the cheek bones and cupid’s bow.” The key is not to over do it. As with many things in life less is more.
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