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You’re Doing It Wrong: Prepping Your Skin for Makeup

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We know to moisturize, we know to prime, but according to makeup artist Cynde Watson, we’re forgetting the most important step when prepping our skin for makeup.

“For a smooth foundation, you must removal all peach fuzz from your face,” says Watson. “The hair on your face may be very fine and undetectable when you aren’t wearing foundation, [but] when you apply foundation on skin with peach fuzz, it can stick to the foundation, creating an uneven look and making the fuzz on your face more noticeable.”

To reduce the unwanted hair, Watson suggests a device, like the no!no! MICRO ($225, my-no-no.com). “It’s super easy to use and it allows you to remove hair painlessly.”

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