This Hack Can Stop Your Foundation From Looking Cakey

Try this if you'll be wearing foundation for hours.
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If you've ever worn foundation from day-to-night, you've probably experienced your base look dry, cracked, and cakey at some point during the day. So what can you do to help make it look freshly-applied? Easy: Moisturizer

Makeup artist Mary Phillipswho has made up the faces of Kendall Jenner, Bella HadidEmily Ratajkowski, and many moreis responsible for the hack that won't require you to remove and re-apply your base makeup.

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In an interview with Refinery29, Mary revealed she takes a bit of moisturizer and buffs it into the skin (on top of the foundation)! This trick immediately plumps up and moisturizes your complexion, without disturbing your makeup. She said, "It's basically like a magic eraser and [it] rehydrates makeup without completely removing anything." Interestinggggggg!

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Now that you know what to do in the event your foundation has to work overtime, here are some fast-absorbing moisturizers you can try this hack with: 

  1. Dermatory Azulene Hypoallergenic Cica Gel Cream

    This fragrance-free, sensitive skin-friendly moisturizer soothes and hydrates the skin. It also reduces the look of fine lines, redness, and irritation.

    Dermatory Azulene Hypoallergenic Cica Gel Cream, P1,200, Robinsons Galleria

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  2. SNAILWHITE Snail Secretion Filtrate Moisture Facial Cream

    A brightening, repairing, and glass-skin-inducing moisturizer that won't clog your pores or make your face look oily.

    SNAILWHITE Snail Secretion Filtrate Moisture Facial Cream, P995, Lazada

  3. Nuxe Aquabella Mattifying Emulsion

    Those with oilier complexions will love this. The Nuxe Mattifying Emulsion adapts to the needs of different parts of your skin so it's left looking balanced and healthy.

    Nuxe Aquabella Mattifying Emulsion, P1,650, Rustan's The Beauty Source

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  4. Celeteque Hydration Facial Moisturizer

    Celeteque's Hydration Facial Moisturizer is a classic. It will never fail to drench your skin with moisture and calm irritated areas down.

    Celeteque Hydration Facial Moisturizer, P231, Watsons

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  5. In Her Element Rose Gel Serum Moisturizer

    This two-in-one product brightens, tightens, blurs, and moisturizes skin. Its featherweight texture makes it easy to apply before and after foundation. ;)

    In Her Element Rose Gel Serum Moisturizer, P895, Beauty Bar Eastwood

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