Beauty

6 Long-lasting makeup products that help you to stay matte

Avoid being an oily mess in Singapore's weather with these budge-proof makeup products
 

It is hot and humid outside, but your skin does not have to be an oily mess. 

Just hydrate it well with a watery essence, serum, moisturiser and layer on a skin-mattifying product.

Then use smudge-proof cosmetics which will not budge. Give these a try.

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SKIN MATTIFIERS

Only powder the areas which get greasy easily, such as the T-zone and chin, so the make-up does not look flat.

#1 MAKE UP STORE BLOTTING POWDER
$63, from Make Up Store boutiques

A best-selling compact which controls shine and is incredibly lightweight.

#2 THE POREFESSIONAL LICENSE TO BLOT BLOTTING STICK
$32, available at Benefit counters from next month

An innovative blotting stick with a triangle tip which lets you get to the shiny corners easily.

#3 ETTUSAIS HEART FACE COLOUR
$28, from Ettusais counters

This powder mattifies while giving skin a rosy glow.

SMUDGEPROOF SHADOWS

Twist-pencil shadow-cum-liners which do not budge once they set.

#1 CHANEL STYLO EYESHADOW 
$51, from Chanel counters

Available in six shades. Our pick: the khaki-green Olivine.

#2 SISLEY PHYTO-EYE TWIST 
$58, from Sisley counters

Available in eight shades. Our pick: the peacock-blue Lagoon

#3 BOBBI BROWN LONG-WEAR CREAM SHADOW STICK 
$46, from Bobbi Brown counters

Available in seven shades. Our pick: Pink Sparkle.

This story was first published on The Straits Times Urban on May 22, 2015. 

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