Monday 19 February 2018

Saoirse Ronan's make-up artist reveals the €8.99 make-up trick for flawless skin

Actress Saoirse Ronan (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for SCAD)
Actress Saoirse Ronan (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for SCAD)
Nyx Proof It eyeshadow primer (€8.99)

Sasha Brady

Celebrity make-up artist Daniel Martin has plenty of tricks in his bag.

With a client list that includes A-listers such as Saoirse Ronan, Jessica Alba, Selena Gomez, Reese Witherspoon, Kate Bosworth, Amy Schumer and Olivia Wilde, it's safe to say Daniel Martin is a trusted name in the beauty world.

So when he reveals his tips and tricks, we listen up.

He recently revealed to Byrdie.com that his secret weapon for covering up blemishes is a product that most of us would be able to snap up in our local chemist or Boots for €8.99.

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But it's not a foundation or concealer, it's an eye product: Nyx Proof It eyeshadow primer.

"It's like glue," he told the website.

Nyx Proof It eyeshadow primer (€8.99)
Nyx Proof It eyeshadow primer (€8.99)

He applies the product before foundation and because it has a paste-like consistency the product completely covers a breakout, smoothing out the bumpy areas.

But it's important to remember that it's just a cover-up, it's still necessary to treat the blemish with the right skincare products.

So when we feel the hints of a break-out before a big night out, we know what to do.

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