5 ways to prevent make-up stains from spoiling your white shirt

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Don’t apply make-up on your jawline

We know one of the popular rules of applying foundation is to not ignore your jawline as that makes the whole look flawless. On the day you plan on wearing a white shirt, make sure you use a foundation that’s in your exact shade, you don’t want to be caught with two different tones on your face and neck.

Use a damp towel over your face

Once you’ve set your facebeat with a finishing spray, it’s always best to dab your ‘made-up’ face with a damp towel. This will help to get rid of excess make-up that could rub off on your shirt.

Wear a scarf over your neck

Opt for a darker colour because the purpose of this is to let all the excess make-up ‘fall’ on the scarf. Take inspiration from model Kendall Jenner on how to rock this look. Ensure that the scarf is nicely tucked and tied correctly around your neck.

Blot throughout the day

No matter the amount of primer you apply prior to applying foundation, your face is bound to sweat, which could lead to stains. So, if you know you struggle from oily skin, keep blotting papers handy in your bag for such emergencies. Using blotting paper is an affordable alternative to ensuring that your facebeat stays in place the whole day. 

Avoid touching your face

Little itches on the eyebrow can sometimes be irritating and you can’t help but scratch. That however is how you end up with stains. Don’t only do this when wearing a white shirt, train yourself even when you’re wearing coloured clothing and you won’t have to work so hard on the days you’re wearing a white shirt. A bonus to keeping your hands at bay is you’ll see lesser breakouts on your face.

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