10 Bad Makeup Habits Preventing You From Reaching Your Potential


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With the changing of seasons, we often strive for that “out with the old, in with the new” mentality. We clear our closets of never-worn winter clothes to start making room for our favorite spring fashions and switch out our cozy flannel sheets for our favorite silk ones. Yet when it comes to our makeup, we tend to stick to our same old tried-and-true routine. But what you may not know is that your cosmetic regimen is likely filled with bad little habits that need to be thrown out with your tired old clothes this season.

If you have a tendency to not clean your brushes or regularly fall asleep with makeup still intact, this story's for you. Here, a makeup artist dishes on some of the poor beauty practices to quit now, just in time for a spring refresh. Keep scrolling to see if you are guilty of these makeup mistakes.

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This post was originally published on September 25, 2015.