Should you wear sunscreen under or over makeup?

Can we use sunscreen before makeup?

You can’t trust your makeup to protect your skin from UV rays. … Moreover, when you wear sunscreen under your makeup, it provides a better base for your makeup. After applying sunscreen and before applying makeup, wait for a few minutes. Let the sunscreen set before going ahead with your makeup.

How do you apply sunscreen over 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 put on sunscreen after moisturizer?

Interestingly enough, the site also says that you should not actually mix your sunscreen in with your moisturizer to save a step, as this could interfere with the SPF. For best results, the site suggests you wait 20-30 minutes after the last skincare product you applied (i.e. likely the moisturizer) before adding SPF.

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.

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