Use a dry brush beforehand
Earlier than you dive into making use of make-up to your physique, you first must prep your pores and skin, identical to your face. “Relating to any sort of texture on the physique, I first wish to be sure that the body is exfoliated and properly hydrated,” says superstar make-up artist Colby Smith.
Superstar make-up artist Jenna Nicole suggests utilizing a dry brush to exfoliate. She says she all the time retains one in her package to exfoliate the entrance of her purchasers’ legs to prep them for make-up. By using a dry brush in small round motions, you’re “buffing away lifeless pores and skin cells and revealing a smoother layer,” says Nicole. “It additionally helps stimulate circulation, permitting for a smoother utility of product.” Nicole notes that she likes Dr. Barbra Strum’s The Body Brush ($35). Be certain that to moisturize after your dry-brush session.