Prime Skin Before patting on foundation, run an ice cube over your face, focusing on areas with enlarged pores. The cold water will cause pores to reduce in size and minimize their appearance under makeup. Icing these areas before your application of a primer can yield extra-smooth results fit for an ice queen.
I did this to my blush brush...no wonder my cheeks break out so much!! GO DO THIS RIGHT NOW! You will be amazed at how clean and soft and nice-smelling your brushes will be. Make-up brush diy cleaner: 1 cup warm water + 1 TBSP vinegar + 1 TBSP dish soap. Swirl swirl swirl. Rinse. Reshape and dry overnight!
As a makeup primer, Monistat anti-chafing gel (at 6 dollars) has the same active ingredients as Smashbox's Primer (selling for 36 dollars) - The Monistat actually does a BETTER job keeping my makeup on and filling in fine lines and pores - keeps skin soft and smells great too.