Last night, I attended the MAC Pro Bridal Makeup Class by MAC’s very own Senior Artist John Stapleton. John has been in the industry for 15 years and has worked in Fashion Week, theater, film, concerts and with celebrities including Kim Kardashian and Kelly Osborne. Read on for some of my favorite tips I picked up from John!

Me with the fabulous MAC Senior Artist John Stapleton

Question: My foundation tends to turn orange by mid-day. Why does this happen and what can I do to prevent it?

Answer: The “orange-face” phenomenon you are referring to is known as oxidization. It happens when the oils in your skin or foundation is interfering with the pigments, causing the color to intensify and turn orange, or in some cases, a shade or two darker.

I too have fallen victim to oxidization before, especially with MAC foundations. So what can you to prevent this? Read on!