How to Apply Makeup Even When Your Skin Is Dry and Flaky



When it comes to applying makeup, your face is the canvas. If you don't start with a smooth, clean base, you're not going to achieve the desired results. Dry, flaky skin is the biggest enemy to smooth, successful makeup application. Unfortunately, in colder months, dry, flaky skin can become an unwelcome mainstay. Even when we aren't dealing with harsh winter weather, a number of factors can contribute to dry skin, but we still want to make our makeup look as flawless as possible.

So how do you put on makeup even when your skin is dry and flaky? You can save face with some straightforward steps, even as changes in weather, lack of sleep, or all the above wreak havoc on your skin. We've rounded up advice from makeup artists to help lock in moisture and achieve better results when it comes to your makeup.

Keep scrolling to see the four steps guaranteed to bring you closer to a flawless makeup application, even when the winter weather is working against you.

Head to the comments to let us know your tricks for applying makeup when your skin is dry and flaky.