Expert QA

Make-up: The bare essentials

Help! oy makeup bag is overflowing with products but I only ever use a few, what are the bare essentials?


  • Concealer – always buy a colour one shade lighter than your skin to cover all the little imperfections, then go over it with your foundation.

  • Foundation – it helps if you get a professional the first time round to show the foundation that will best suit your skin type and colour.

  • Blusher – the right shade will help you to look healthier and younger.

  • oascara – wear this every day for eye definition and longer lashes.

  • Eyeshadow – natural tones are the way to go for day to day.

  • Lipstick – like eyeshadow, use a neutral shade for day and a more daring one for night. And it doesn’t hurt to keep a good set of brushes handy.

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