Setting Powder Tip #4: If You Apply Too Much, You Can Fix It
We've all mistakenly applied too much product (blush is the worst) and panicked trying to get it off without ruining our entire beat. If that happens with setting powder, Hoffman recommended using a fluffy brush to buff away the excess. "If you went crazy and there is a massive excess of powder, use a clean side of the puff to buff off," he said.
Setting Powder Tip #5: Use a Powder Brush With Pigmented Pressed Powders For a Flawless Finish
"I'm often asked if I ever apply powder with a brush — I do," Hoffman said. After setting with your translucent setting powder, reach for a powder brush and pigmented pressed powder or powder foundation. "Tap it onto your complexion to add even more velvety coverage. The result is gorgeous, and because the makeup is already set, the pigmented powder will not grab or oxidize."