If You're Doing This, Makeup Artists Everywhere Are Cringing

Photo: Getty Images

In my line of work, I find myself surrounded by makeup artists. And, that's not just in dim restaurants and well-lit photo studios—it's in bright, unforgiving sunlight and office recess lighting. It makes me (self-consciously) wonder: What do they think of my makeup?

It must be so bizarre to have a particular skill and walk around all day noticing others' mistakes in your area of expertise. So I decided to test that theory for the greater good and ask a few of my favourite makeup artists about the most cringe-worthy mistakes they see passersby making. From foundation mismatches to unforgiving highlighter, keep reading for makeup mistakes you're probably making (and how to rectify the situation).

FYI: These are the six most useful tips I learned from Margot Robbie's makeup artist.