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I always look like a ghost in photos

(9 Posts)
Kirriemuir Sun 18-Dec-16 15:54:23

I wear double wear light or Bobbi brown foundations. I am quite fair but not porcelain. Just saw photos from staff party and I look like a ghost. So pale. Any suggestions? I am always the same.

Pyrrha Sun 18-Dec-16 15:55:24

You need foundation without spf in it, apparently the spf reflects back the flash.

PotOfYoghurt Sun 18-Dec-16 15:57:16

Are you using any blush or bronzer?

Kirriemuir Sun 18-Dec-16 15:57:21

Never thought of that. I stopped using touch eclat because of flash back.

Kirriemuir Sun 18-Dec-16 16:03:05

Yes blush and bronzer.

passmethewineplease Sun 18-Dec-16 16:05:10

Will be the flashback from double wear!

Softkitty2 Sun 18-Dec-16 16:25:00

Yes double wear is notorious for appearing like a ghost in photos. I would suggest contouring or use s bronzer.

Kirriemuir Sun 18-Dec-16 17:11:35

Ok. Thanks.

LittleBee23 Sun 18-Dec-16 17:37:46

Try cornsilk powder over your ELDW. I read somewhere that it helps counter the flash back and it defibatelr works for me.

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