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 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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