Full confession: I have oily skin that rivals that of the average teenager's. To get my makeup
to last more than an hour, I have tried everything from mattifying toners and primers to powders and blotting papers ? and some combination thereof. So when presented with a spray that promises to keep makeup looking good for over 16 hours, I was a little skeptical. It turns out that Skindinavia Moisture Lock Makeup Finish actually works ? and it also helps avoid the caked on makeup look and dry skin for those without an oily complexion.
Apparently Skindinavia is the product that pop stars like Lady Gaga and Britney Spears relied on to keep their makeup fresh throughout their 2011 tours. A few sprays (in an X and T formation) sets makeup better than any other product I've tried. It also doesn't have an odor or stain clothes, which is important when you're dressed to kill. It's also a lot more convenient than trying to fit powders and blotting papers into a tiny evening bag the size of a cell phone.
Temperature Control Technologyģ is in every spray formula, which helps keep makeup from doing everything it shouldn't do, like caking, melting, creasing or drying out. For the fine print: Skindinavia products promise to be oil and paraben free, aren't tested on animals, are safe for sensitive skin and manufactured in the USA in an FDA-approved factory.
Skindinavia is available in various formulas for different situations, depending on your skin type and event. Check them out and find which one best suits your needs:
The Original MAKEUP FINISHING SPRAY
is for normal and combination skin.
No More Shine MAKEUP FINISH
controls shine for oily skin. For extra oily types, it can also be sprayed before applying makeup, as well as after.
10 Years Younger MAKEUP FINISH
spray is for mature skin types and helps keep makeup out of fine lines and wrinkles.
Bridal MAKEUP FINISH
is an extra strength moisture resistant spray for special occasions and keeps makeup flawless for photography.
Skindinavia is available for $29 in four-ounce bottles at Skindinavia.com
, with larger sizes also available.