How to Flash-Proof Your Makeup to Achieve the Best Photos
ILLUSTRATOR BACS ARCEBALSay goodbye to makeup flashback!
There’s no worse feeling than spending hours on your makeup just for it to look awful in photos cause of the white cast from the flash. We’ve been there and we know how embarrassing and frustrating it can be. Thankfully, we’ve learned our lesson and we’ve discovered a few tips and tricks on how to get rid of flashback. And because we don’t gatekeep, we’re here to share them with you!
Here are five ways to flash-proof your makeup to get the best-looking photos. Keep scrolling! We even included a shopping list of our favorite flash-proof beauty products.
TRY: 5 Tips to Flash-Proof Your Makeup
1. Make sure your SPF does not leave a white cast against your skin
The titanium dioxide and zinc oxide commonly found in SPF products are the main culprits behind makeup flashback. Although they do a good job at protecting your skin from harsh UV rays, they create a white cast on your face that is only further amplified by the flash–and it’s not a cute look. Luckily, there are newer formulations of sunscreen that don't include reflective ingredients. Make it a habit to read the product's ingredient list!