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By noon all my make-up was gone. What am I doing wrong?

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TheCappster Fri 25-Sep-09 12:27:02

I use bourgois eyeshadow and liner

put them on over cover stick because this is supposed to help (ha!)

I now look as if I have been rubbing my eyes all morning; kind of faded and panda like. This happens every damn day.

have a fab mascara - Clinique - that goes nowhere (unless you rub your eyes)

but the rest of it is just GONE

cyteen Fri 25-Sep-09 12:28:58

Try using a primer to keep your eyeshadow in place. I use the Urban Decay one and it's fantastic - last weekend I walked out of the sweatiest, danciest night out you can imagine with all my eye make up still intact grin

chattermouse Fri 25-Sep-09 14:17:11

That's mental! My make up stays on all day and requires scrubbing to remove at night! I suspect it may be to do with how oily your skin is. Mine is quite dry. That said i put my make up on over copious amounts of moisturiser and it still does not slide anywhere.

Luxmum Fri 25-Sep-09 15:29:35

Are you wearing foundation? Or even a powder, as if you dont, your skin will 'eat' your makeup - it needs a base to sit on, and coverstick is too thick for the eye region IMO. It's more for spots.. I'd try a foundation or something first, and make sure you are wearing the right moisturiser - one that isnt too heavy or making your skin look greasy. That would also account for the makeup 'sliding' off. Good luck.

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