We’ve trialled the best long- lasting beauty products to use now that our faces are covered by our masks

selective focus of young woman in medical mask and black dress applying eye shadow in bathroom

Find your perfect base at a highstreet price 

Most of us have spent the past 3 months of lockdown makeup-less, the lockown has lifted which most of us are going back to school, university and work whether that’s in person or on the occasional Zoom call. Either way our makeup has been dusted off and we’ve finally been reunited, (Anyone else forget how long it once took us to get ready in the morning?) However, our venturing outside means one thing, face masks. Face masks are now mandatory in most public indoor venues such as shops, banks, public transport and all places that you are likely to come in close contact to other people. 

So are you looking for makeup that will stay in place throughout the day without coming home with it all left on your mask and not your face? Look no further, we have collated a guide to the best long-wearing base makeup that will stay put all day. 


 NYX – Bare with me hydrating jelly primer £15

Available at Boots – £15

For a poreless complexion and glowing skin, this is a perfect winter primer that will hydrate your skin and keep makeup in place all day long. 



Maybelline – Dream Urban Cover

Available at Superdrug – £10.99

When it comes to wearing foundation during the day no one wants to feel caked up with a heavy full-coverage foundation, the full coverage foundation feels like your not wearing anything at all. Dream Urban Cover is the perfect day & night cover, this foundation also includes SPF 50.



Revolution – Conceal and Define concealer  

Available at Superdrug – £4.99

This lightweight concealer has ultimate long-lasting wear, it has often been duped for the cult favourite Tarte Shape Tape concealer for its creaseless wear and smooth application, the only difference being huge decrease in price which is perfect for a student on a budget. 



Maybelline – Fit Me, Matte & Poreless Powder

Available at Superdrug – £5.99

A perfect on the go compact power comes with a mirror and sponge it’s a must have for touch ups during the day, especially under your sweaty face mask.


On the go 

Beauty Kitchen – S.O.S Skin Shield

Available on Beauty Kitchen online £7.50

This spray is your new handbag must-have, spray on top off makeup or a bare face whilst your out and about after wearing your face mask and it will help reduce acne caused by masks by killing 99.9% of harmful bacteria. This spray will keep germs away for up to 4 hours after each spritz, looking at the world today, this is something we all need in our lives asap. 

By Rosie Pogson.