Everyone applies their basis in a different way, and technically there is no proper or fallacious technique to do it — however if you happen to’re the sort who pumps or squeezes their basis immediately onto a make-up brush earlier than buffing it in, you may wish to rethink that methodology. As make-up artist Tamra Lord lately identified on TikTok, doing that may find yourself losing a number of valuable product.”Look the place all that product simply went; this product simply went straight into my brush,” Lord defined whereas demonstrating with a full-coverage basis and dense buffing brush. “[That] means it’ll get deep into the bristles and never offer you as a lot protection as you thought.” Not to say, she says, cleansing brushes totally is means tougher if you use that method. Luckily, she has a quite simple tip that may repair this drawback totally — one which went viral on TikTok with greater than 1.8 million views and counting. “This is what you are going to do as a substitute: discover a non-porous floor, put the identical quantity of basis [as you normally put on a brush], after which put it onto your face like this,” Lord explains whereas spreading her basis in round motions utilizing the plastic cap from one other basis tube. “You’re going to make use of lots much less product and get a ton extra protection, and you are not going to have to clean your brushes as shortly, both.”As Lord tells Allure, she really realized this tip from a fellow make-up artist throughout a workshop in Los Angeles. That artist beneficial making use of merchandise with non-porous surfaces, and shortly after, basis bottle caps sort of turned Lord’s factor. “All my basis bottles have these lids, and I simply realized after I was doing purchasers how a lot additional the product went [when I used them for application],” she recollects. “And I spotted that my brushes had been a lot simpler to scrub as a result of they weren’t harvesting all that product deep down within the bristles.”Of course, you possibly can at all times apply basis with the unique make-up software: your fingers. But not everybody likes getting merchandise throughout their arms — if that sounds such as you, think about this beneficial trick and seize the closest bottle cap or some other exhausting, small floor you have bought mendacity round throughout your subsequent make-up session.More suggestions from TikTok:Now, see how base make-up has developed throughout the previous 100 years:Don’t neglect to comply with Allure on Instagram and Twitter.