Monthly Archives: September 2018

When to Use Loose Powder vs. Pressed Powder

With so many powders on the makeup shelves these days, it’s hard to keep them all straight. Pressed powder or loose powder , we’ve broken down each category so you don’t have to pullout your hair in frustration. Pressed Powder: Use a pressed, translucent powder to set and mattify your base cream or liquid foundation. […]

SPF in Your Makeup Is Not Enough to Protect You From the Sun

If you’re stocked up on SPF primers, foundations, bronzers, and beyond, we applaud your dedication to protecting yourself from the sun. But—sorry to disappoint—SPF makeup is just no substitute for real deal sunscreen. Although allowing that it is better than wearing no sunscreen at all, Lily Talakoub, M.D., dermatologist at McLean Dermatology and Skincare Center, explains that […]