A few simple steps can make all the difference between a picture perfect photoshoot (like this one by Tarly) or a waste of time and general disaster. After you get the perfect location and outfit taken care of, make sure you follow these makeup tips to prepare your face for the perfect photo op.
Hydrate the Skin, But Not Too Much
Hydrated skin is the foundation for a perfect look. Use a lightweight moisturizer that does not include SPF (SPF does not look well with flash photography) so that the skin will look fresh. Although it is important to hydrate the skin, it is also important to avoid making the skin look shiny or reflective. Make sure that the skin has a matte, flat appearance; use primers or mattifiers to absorb oils if your skin is especially oily.Skip The Glitter