A couple of weeks back some of you were kind enough to do our natural makeup survey (thank you!). So many of you told us that you wanted to use natural, non- toxic makeup but you weren’t because you were worried that natural makeup wouldn’t last the distance (like its synthetic cousin).
Is that a genuine concern? You betcha!
So there’s no need to beat yourself up if your makeup kit hasn’t crossed over into the realm of natural wonders. No one wants to have their makeup wearing thin before you even make it to lunch.
The exciting thing is that there is a solution and it can be the difference between ending the day looking like Audrey Hepburn at the Oscars or Miley Cyrus after a big night on Sunset Boulevard.
Cosmetic icon Napoleon Perdis is famous for saying “not to prime is a crime”.
No need to fret if you don’t know what a primer is because we are about to jump right into giving you the inside scoop.
Primer prepares the surface of your skin by creating a layer that your makeup will stick to better. Just like when you apply undercoat when painting a wall. Primer is undercoat for your “war paint” so it doesn’t go sliding off when things get a little tense.
A good primer isn’t just a one trick pony though. It achieves a better, more flawless finish and you may even find that you need less makeup, giving more of that natural look. An extra bonus is that a good primer will also prevent your makeup from filling in your pores helping to prevent clogged pores and those dreaded pimples.
Even though primers can have moisturising benefits it isn’t their main job so using a moisturiser is still a good idea. Primers and moisturisers get along like Sandra Dee and Frenchy. They get together to make you rock any look. Primers lock in the moisturiser and can give that extra little bit of oom-pah-pah to plump the skin and make lines and wrinkle less noticeable, giving you the perfect finish.
In case you haven’t worked it out yet, we’re massive fans of Adorn Cosmetics and the Adorn Hydration+ Plumping Skin Primer is at the top of our list. Clinically proven, Adorn’s new & improved, natural, all-in-one Hydration+ Plumping Primer and Moisturiser outperforms other traditional skin primers for performance, hydration and its skin plumping effects by a massive 58.5%!!
Are you interested in trying out what we truly believe to be the best primer in Australia?
Many savvy ladies have already secured themselves an Adorn natural makeup sample pack and will be experiencing the difference primer can make very soon. If you would like to see what the fuss is all about yourself check out our Adorn natural makeup sample pack here.
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I *used* to think that someone who runs a skincare company isn’t meant to get massive breakouts. I felt super self-conscious of my skin. It felt like everyone I bumped into was staring at my blemishes thinking “Gosh, her skin is shocking”. But you know what? I’ve changed my mind.
Unfortunately we can’t control the damage caused by external aggressors (like wind, UV rays and pollution), but we can make conscious choices about the products we choose to slather on our strands. Here are just a few reasons why making the switch to natural might be the best treat you can give your cheesed-off tresses – and your conscience.