Click on product to buy excess. Then press the powder puff onto your face and gently roll it off. This is called the “press and roll” method of applying powder. By using this method, you are pushing your powder onto the skin and not disrupting your foundation or concealer. You can use the edge of your powder puff to concentrate on oil-prone areas like the sides of your nose and the top of your chin. To wash your powder puff simply run it under warm water with some soap, or put a safety pin through it to secure the foam and throw it into your washing machine. HIDE INSOMNIA. When I used to work as the makeup artist for Sky News in London, I’d often start at 4:30 am. This is a hideous hour to start work! It was important that as a makeup artist, I looked professional but not overdone for that time in the morning. (I used to make up the news presenters before they went on to report the morning news stories). I was always amazed at how one fellow makeup artist would look so awake and pulled together. She was a pro at the “bright- eyed and bushy-tailed” look, and she let me know her secret. She would apply a tinted moisturizer so her skin would glow, and add a little powder for hold. Then she would apply a YSL Touche Éclat, $51, that was one shade lighter than her natural skin tone to her eyelids, but not as a concealer under her eyes. The light reflective pigments in Touche Éclat and its lightness relative to her natural skin tone would wake up her eyes beautifully and would correct any redness on her eyelids. She would then apply mascara and a red lip stain such as Teeez Cosmetics Radical Matte Lip Stain in Incognito, $28 . T IPS FOR LIPS! I get asked so many questions about lips through social media that they deserve their own special section. Here are my top lip tips: To make your lipstick last longer apply a lip balm to hydrate your lips after you cleanse your face in the morning. This will stop your lips from drawing ALEXEI HAY / TRUNK ARCHIVE . . . SHE WAS A PRO AT THE “ BR I GHT- EYED AND BUSHY- TA I L ED ” LOOK , AND SHE L ET ME KNOW HER S ECR E T . SHE WOULD APP LY A T I NT ED MO I STUR I ZE R SO HER SK I N WOULD GLOW , AND ADD A L I T T L E POWDE R FOR HOLD . THEN SHE WOULD APP LY A YS L TOUCHE ÉCLAT THAT WAS ONE SHADE L I GHT E R THAN HER NATURAL SK I NTONE TO HER EYE L I DS , BUT NOT AS A CONCEAL ER UNDER HER EYE S . THE L I GHT R E F L ECT I VE P I GMENT S I N TOUCHE ÉCLAT AND I T S L I GHTNE S S RE LAT I VE TO HER NATURAL SK I N TONE WOULD WAKE UP HER EYE S BEAUT I FUL LY. . .