Do I need to wear sunscreen if my foundation has SPF?
Yes, even if your foundation contains SPF. … Using an adequate amount of primer with SPF 30 or higher before your foundation can act as your sunscreen while adding a bronzer with SPF will give you that extra protection.
How do you reapply sunscreen if you wear makeup?
Blotting your regular sunscreen on top of your makeup using a sponge is also a suitable and efficient option for re-applying your SPF. You add your regular liquid or cream SPF to a sponge and lightly blot all over the face until it’s been absorbed and each area is covered.
How long should you wait to apply foundation after sunscreen?
Wait 3–5 minutes for the sunscreen to set before applying foundation. Apply the foundation in smooth, downward motions, no rubbing back and forth. Do not use excess pressure or over-blend. It’s even better when your foundation, BB cream, or tinted moisturizer contains sunscreen too— we love to layer sunscreen!
Does SPF in foundation last all day?
Yes, reapplication every two to three hours is necessary while in the sun for the best protection. The ingredients in sunscreen are more stable than ever before, but still do not last all day.
Is SPF 50 in foundation enough?
If your favorite foundation is SPF 30 or even SPF 50, it’s probably not enough. A better bet — double up. Apply a sunscreen with at least SPF 30, and a makeup with SPF 30. … Make sure you’re applying a broad-spectrum sunscreen to your neck, arms and any other skin exposed to the sun.