I have cake face right now — and I’m going to bet you do too. It’s nothing to be ashamed of. It’s just a reality of life as a girl living in a polar vortex.
Cake face (or chalk face) is what happens when you apply foundation and concealer directly over severely dry, flaky skin, inadvertently giving yourself the Donatella Versace makeover special.
Celebrity makeup artist and hairstylist Tami El Sombati, who has worked with clients like Drake, Justin Bieber, Lauren Collins and Cody Simpson, sees her fair share of dry skin in the winter. For her, good skin care is the first step to reclaiming summer’s dewy glow.
"I find I need to exfoliate more often, and follow up with toner and moisturizer,” she says. “You need to prep your skin before applying any makeup so it doesn’t sit on flakes or cake in the more dry areas. I also moisturize overnight with something richer than I would typically use year round. Making sure you’re drinking enough water and staying hydrated from within is superRead More »from Ask a makeup artist: How to avoid common winter beauty mistakes