8 Steps to Masking a Cold With Makeup
There really is no such thing as a good time to have a cold. But catching one during the Winter, when skin is already scaly, dry, and red, is particularly brutal. Of course, the best remedy is staying in bed and makeup free until it blows over — but that's not real life. Layering on your usual full face of makeup isn't the best option either. "Usually when you have dry, flaky skin, makeup will only highlight these issues, so you need to combat the problems before applying makeup," says makeup artist Jamie Greenberg. And according to two pros, there are also a few things that you should avoid. Here's how to cover the signs of a cold without making already-compromised skin even more irritated.