Four Must-Try Makeup Tips

By Nuy Cho | March 11, 2020 | Style & Beauty

Global beauty director of Laura Mercier (lauramercier.com), Jason Hoffman, shares his wisdom for local women.

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“Sometimes what you don’t apply is more important than what you do,” says Hoffman, who leads Laura Mercier’s creative direction.

1. Always Protect Your Skin

After cleansing, use a primer with SPF. Use a silicone-free one to create skin that feels really light and breathable (like Pure Canvas Primer Protecting, $38, with SPF 30).

2. Skip Foundation

Whenever possible, try to skip foundation by using just concealer on uneven areas and under-eyes to brighten your complexion. This will make your look last longer overall. Try Flawless Fusion Ultra-Longwear Concealer ($29), which comes in 22 shades.

3. Use A Transfer-Resistant Eye Color

This season, it’s all about light and refreshing minimalism. Try an eye color that is designed not to move with humidity or heat. I love the Caviar Stick Eye Colour in copper ($29).

4. Showcase Your Lips

Lips are the best way to show personality. Choose a statement color that has some impact.



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Photography by: Nicolas Ramirez