Why does foundation not look good on my skin? Dehydrated or dry skin can cause makeup to clump and cling into dry patches. Your face can look like it’s peeling when you put on foundation. Oily skin can also cause makeup to split on the face. Following an appropriate skin care routine and preparing your skin before makeup application is an essential step.
Does foundation make your skin worse? “In fact overuse of makeup, especially foundations, can lead to skin irritation or acne breakouts. Taking a break from makeup can help the skin repair itself,” says Dr. Zeichner.
Why does foundation make my skin look darker? A: Nisha, the problem you’re describing is a chemical reaction known as “oxidation.” Just like apples and other fruit will turn brown when exposed to the oxygen in the air, foundation can turn a shade or two darker (or more orange) on your skin over the course of the day.
Why does my skin look scaly When I put foundation on? Applying a full coverage foundation on dehydrated skin or using the wrong primer can make your foundation look flaky. Trying to cover up cracked foundation or powder can be frustrating.