6 handy tips for applying sunscreen over makeup while keeping your facebeat in tip-top shape

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Reapplying SPF is essential, especially in the summer, but applying sunscreen after makeup can be tricky.

Here's how you can reapply SPF without ruining your beat:

1. Start your makeup routine with an SPF primer 

Having SPF under your makeup is a great way to ensure you have your first application.

2. Use a cream SPF that matches the texture of your foundation

Having layers that seamlessly blend will give you a smooth makeup base that is not prone to patchiness or harsh lines.

3. Reapply SPF by blotting it with a beauty sponge

Using a beauty sponge to reapply your sunscreen will help keep your makeup in place. Nobody wants their face to fall off unintentionally.

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4. You could even reapply with an SPF mist or setting spray

Possibly one of the simplest ways to reapply is to use a spray armed with sun protection to mist all over your face and décolletage. However, it's important to ensure you apply the correct amount for full coverage and not miss a spot. 

6. SPF powders or compacts can be easily dusted on over makeup

Compacts are efficient to carry around because most can fit into a standard handbag with no fuss.

6. Keep some blush and concealer handy for any needed touch-ups

It can't hurt to have a blush and concealer ready in case your makeup smudges. 

Additional information by Oh My Mag

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