The make-up masterclass to solve all your beauty dilemmas

Napoleon Perdis is here to answer the most common questions from around the country!
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VIC: How can I stop my make-up running in changeable weather?
NAPOLEON: ‘Long-wearing foundations are water resistant. Avoid panda-eye with waterproof mascara. Lip lacquers hydrate lips in warm and cooler conditions.’

TAS: How can I keep my base dewy?
Napoleon: ‘Apply primer before foundation – to freshly cleansed skin. Cleansing oils deliver hydration, while radiance boosting primer adds dewiness to lacklustre skin.’

QLD: How can I get a natural golden glow?
NAPOLEON: “Sweep matte bronzer over the chin, nose, forehead and décolletage. Remember, the bigger the brush, the more natural the effect.”

SA: How can I make my skin look younger?
NAPOLEON: ‘Keep foundation minimal, not mask like. Too much emphasises lines. A tinted moisturiser provides luminous colour and hydration.’

NSW: How can I keep my make-up in place all night?
NAPOLEON: ‘Primer smooths skin’s texture and stops it absorbing make-up. Oily? A mattifying foundation keeps shine at bay. A liquid foundation keeps dry skin looking fresh.’

ACT: What are the trends this season?
Napoleon: ‘Pastel pink on cheeks for a soft flush. Keep eyes neutral with chestnut and chocolate browns. Lips are bright in matt pink, orange, coral and cherry red gloss.’

NT: How can I stop make-up melting?
Napoleon: ‘Start with mattifying primer. Next, a matte foundation, touched up during the day with a pigmented pressed powder.’

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