It can be so frustrating to look in the mirror halfway through the day and see your makeup has gone patchy, is slipping off your face or has just disappeared. Keep your makeup looking pristine all day with our selection of the best longwear makeup around.
Longwear Makeup Must-Haves
It all starts with the right base and this primer needs just a pearl sized amount over the face to help protect your skin, hydrate and smooth before your makeup. It helps keep your makeup looking its best.
Double Wear is a classic and for good reason. It truly stays in place, giving you full coverage that looks flawless all day long. With an incredible range of shades too, it is one for everyone to try.
For a more affordable option, this long-wear foundation is an amazing choice. It has powerful coverage that lasts beautifully well even for oilier skin.
Stains are the perfect way to achieve a pop of colour that stays around. We love this one from theBalm because the powder formula makes it so simple to apply; much easier than the usual liquids and serums.
Opting for a cream shadow seems counter intuitive if you don't want it to slide, but the smudge-proof formula from Benefit's Cream Shadow means that it sets down and stays all day. We like to pat it on with our fingers and then use a fluffy brush to blend the edges before it sets.
Eyeliner so often lets the side down, slipping down the eyes and settling into any creases. This waterproof creamy liner pencil from bareMinerals is gorgeous to use and keeps panda eyes at bay.
We never forget about the brows here at Lookfantastic and this fab pomade from Ardell is an incredible formula for all day wear. Apply and blend; then it will set for the perfect finish all day long. No patchy brows here!
Liquid lipsticks are always a good option for colour that doesn't transfer or fade. These new creamy liquid formulas from Clinique are gorgeous and come in a great range of pretty and vivid colours.
If you prefer a traditional lipstick, then look no further than the new MATTE'ificent lipsticks from Stila. They have an ultra-hydrating formula that doesn't feel drying on the lips, but colour that stays put.
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