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Must have make-up setter facts

Must have make-up setter facts

Rain, wind or sweltering heat all have something in common; they'll likely ruin your beauty look. After spending so much time on your make-up don't let the environment mess it up - invest in a good setter.

Primers are known to hold base in place, but make-up setting products are applied afterwards. They're like a topcoat for your cosmetics and they come in a mist or spray, unlike cream, gel or liquid primers.

And as they're transparent you don't have to worry about any marks being left on your face after using them. Simple apply from a good distance (around an arm's length) with a few squirts, keeping your eyes closed and allowing to dry naturally.

There are options available for all skin types, with some more specific than others. For example, Urban Decay's De-Slick Makeup Setting Spray is best for those with an oily complexion as not only does it keep things neat, it also controls shine and gives a matte look. Makeup Revolution's Pro Fix Oil Control Makeup Fixing Spray is another good option for greasy skin.

Others will give you a gorgeous glow if that's what you're after. Make Up For Ever's Mist & Fix not only gives you up to 12 hours of great coverage, but it also offers a dewy finish perfect for those who want to hide their dry skin. NYX Dewy Finish Setting Spray does as it says on the bottle too.

People with sensitive skin should avoid products with alcohol in them, as it will dry out your skin even more and could even inflame it.

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