Ask Leesha: Make your Makeup Last

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There are lots of things you can do to make your foundation last throughout the day. Key pointers:

  • Use a primer that best suits your skin type (one formulated for dry, oily, or normal skin)
  • Use a foundation that best suits your skin type, and only wear as much as you need
  • SET your makeup with a setting powder (translucent powders, such as Makeup Forever HD, are AWESOME for this!!)
  • Use a Setting Spray

In this video I talk about two setting sprays I really like, Model in a Bottle and Skindinavia.

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177 Comments

  1. nurulaini

    November 30, 2010 at 9:07 pm

    hey leesha
    love u since 2008 when i started watching youtube. always refer to your tutorials for my dancers makeup looks. no more shine is the one that i would love to try out.tq

  2. Emily

    November 30, 2010 at 9:31 pm

    Definitely the No More Shine Finish Spray, no matter what I do my forehead and nose always get greasy after a few hours :/

    • bettynoví

      December 1, 2010 at 2:03 am

      Same thing here.
      Ive tried EVERYTHING but absolutely nothing works for me.

  3. Xinru

    November 30, 2010 at 9:37 pm

    Always refered to your channel for make up looks, & had always learnt a thing or 2 from your tutorials. I even downloaded an app from the app store on iPhone ‘beauty gurus’, just to watch your latest tutorials! I would lime to try the one on no more shine (:

  4. Glenda Martinez

    November 30, 2010 at 9:57 pm

    I noticed i have a problem with my foundation also not lasting all day & thats that I use a primer but I think it doesnt last long because I have oily skin & the oil seeps through my makeup. If I were to win I would like the No More Shine Makeup Finishing Spray. I think it would really help me :)

  5. Rose

    November 30, 2010 at 9:58 pm

    Have you tried Make up For Ever Mist & Fix? Is that a refresher or a setting spray?

  6. karissa

    November 30, 2010 at 10:54 pm

    I would defenately like the no shine spray! i have huge problems with oily skin, so this would really help. thanks for hosting this contest!(:

  7. Denisse

    November 30, 2010 at 11:29 pm

    I have combination skin, and lately my T zone has given a lot of problems, therefore, I’d love to try the No shine formula!!

  8. Daisy

    November 30, 2010 at 11:54 pm

    I got really oily skin even in the winter, so the oily skin formula would be nice to try. Have you tried the Urban Decay setting spray equivalence?

  9. sandrawwwwwww

    December 1, 2010 at 12:15 am

    Hi Lesha!! Hey girly i wolud seriuosly will love love to try out the no more shine since my face looks like a disco ball jajaja luvs u girly! =D

  10. Natalia

    December 1, 2010 at 1:19 am

    Id love to win No more shine spray because seriously my forehead and nose glow a little too much more then I would like to have

  11. maggie skuba

    December 1, 2010 at 1:58 am

    i love love love your videos!!!! and if i win, i would love to have the no more shine spray! :)

  12. Martine

    December 1, 2010 at 2:03 am

    I would like the no more shine spray, because blotting powder doesn’t really do the job.

  13. zelwickaaa

    December 1, 2010 at 2:36 am

    The Original Makeup Finish Spray :) Anyway i love your videos and a huge thanks for sharing with us your talent it helped me a lot :)

  14. cherrymoza

    December 1, 2010 at 2:56 am

    Definitely The Original Makeup Finish Sray. I’m a student, so I make days of 12 hours( including 3 hours of traveling) and my makeup just leaves me hanging after 6 hours of wearing :( and I don’t have time to touch up my makeup! And this brand isn’t available in The Netherlands! So I’m really hoping to win this thing! Would be awweeeesome! haha xxAnna

  15. FollowYourDreams1991

    December 1, 2010 at 3:46 am

    Hey Leisha! i hope i win because i don’t have time to touch up my make-up so i would love for it to stay on all day!
    i wanna win the no more shine finish spray, because i tend to get oily really soon :(

    love you! xx

  16. gigi

    December 1, 2010 at 4:12 am

    no more shine finish spray..!! uggh.. i hate it when my t-zone is sooo shiny every hour or so..!!

  17. Dagmar

    December 1, 2010 at 5:00 am

    Hi Leesha!
    I just wanna say thank you very very much for the give-away! That’s always very nice that you are thinking about us!
    I’m a big fan of you!
    Greetings and hugs

  18. Sarin

    December 1, 2010 at 5:33 am

    No More Shine! :D

  19. xkittykatzx

    December 1, 2010 at 5:39 am

    I’d love to get the No More Shine Finish Spray =]

  20. shanna

    December 1, 2010 at 5:44 am

    I’d love to get the No More Shine Finish Spray

  21. Viv

    December 1, 2010 at 5:46 am

    I’d love the no more shine one!
    thanks for the giveaway!
    xoxo

  22. Michelle Tiu

    December 1, 2010 at 5:48 am

    I’d looove to win the original makeup finish! Lovely. :)

  23. Pandora

    December 1, 2010 at 6:15 am

    In definitely need no more shine finish spray. I always take good care of my skin: clean, exfoliate and hydrate it but it always gets oily in the T area. It’s chronicle.

  24. Melissa

    December 1, 2010 at 7:09 am

    Hi Leesha, (: I would love the No More Shine spray, everyone seems to be raving about it so I would love to give it a try as well. :) xx.

  25. Christi

    December 1, 2010 at 7:16 am

    Wow !! Nice giveaway Leesha !!!!! i’d love to win no more shine spray!!!
    Thanks

  26. Frances

    December 1, 2010 at 7:40 am

    The original makeup spary :)

  27. angela r

    December 1, 2010 at 7:51 am

    The Original Makeup Finishing Spray… I’d like to try it! on 25th December it’s my 23rd birthday… a gift 4 me? hhihihihihhi… kisses!

  28. Susan West

    December 1, 2010 at 7:55 am

    I think the original is the one I would like,thank you for this and all you do all year long : ) Merry Christmas

  29. misa

    December 1, 2010 at 7:57 am

    No more shine! haha. thanks for the giveaway:)

  30. Trista

    December 1, 2010 at 8:23 am

    Well, I don’t think I shine that much. So I’d go with the original for me to try (:

  31. Jenny

    December 1, 2010 at 8:53 am

    No More Shine Finish Spray!! Thanx for your giveaways!!

  32. Eva

    December 1, 2010 at 9:00 am

    I’d really like the Original Makeup Finishing Spray! Thanks for the giveaway :)

  33. myolie

    December 1, 2010 at 9:27 am

    i would like to try the original ^ ^

  34. Shaye

    December 1, 2010 at 10:28 am

    I would love love love to get the original make-up finish. I have SUCH a hard time keeping my foundation and eye shadow on. When I first put it all on and when I get home at the end of the day, the difference on my face is like night and day. Please choose me!!

  35. maribel

    December 1, 2010 at 10:28 am

    I have seen so many reviews but I was so skeptic! Now that you have made a review i really want to try it! Thanks

  36. Amelia

    December 1, 2010 at 10:57 am

    Hi Leesha, I would love the No More Shine please! Hope to get it cuz it’s so hard to get a hold of where I am. Thanks so much! xoxo

  37. Carlee

    December 1, 2010 at 11:02 am

    I’d love to try the No More Shine please! Thanks Leesha!

  38. XfifiXtrixibellX

    December 1, 2010 at 11:02 am

    I would love to try the No More Shine finish spray as:
    1. the website doesn’t ship to England :(
    2. the Urban Decay All Nighter spray doesn’t really work for me :( :(
    3. I would prefer to try it out before I trawl the internet trying to find a website that actually does sell it to the UK.
    4. i love the name xD

  39. Tara

    December 1, 2010 at 12:00 pm

    Original please. ^_^

  40. Kat

    December 1, 2010 at 12:06 pm

    Definitely the Original please :)

  41. JESSICA WILSON

    December 1, 2010 at 12:35 pm

    hi leesha! I would like to win the “No More Shine” please. Your vids are awesome… very distracting at work though! hehe ;)

    thanks doll ; xoxox.

  42. Madeline O'Krongly

    December 1, 2010 at 12:44 pm

    Leesha!! you so rock … love your endlessly helpful videos <3 I'd love the No More Shine Makeup Finishing Spray … I can't get enough of this stuff!! Oily skin is such a pain … Have a great day!

  43. Sarah

    December 1, 2010 at 1:25 pm

    Hey! I would love to try the normal one.

  44. Diana

    December 1, 2010 at 2:46 pm

    Happy Holidays!
    The original Makeup finish!

  45. Skye Fedkneheuer

    December 1, 2010 at 2:54 pm

    i would like the original

  46. Alejandra

    December 1, 2010 at 3:05 pm

    The original finishing spray, please(:

  47. Katie

    December 1, 2010 at 3:40 pm

    I would like the original finishing spray so my make up can last way longer! :D

  48. adidasgirl

    December 1, 2010 at 4:16 pm

    The No More Shine Finish Spray, for my super oily skin.

  49. brittany

    December 1, 2010 at 5:26 pm

    I have always had trouble getting my oily face to maintain my makeup look all day long so I think that the no more shine finishing spray would be a great thing to try out.
    Thank you so much for holding this giveaway Leesha and Skindinavia!!
    Have a happy holidays.
    -Brittany

  50. Lisa

    December 1, 2010 at 6:19 pm

    I’d love to try the no more shine. (:

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