What’s the difference between a face serum and an oil?

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These two products are both vital to your skincare routine in that they both provide nourishing hydration while repairing your skin from any environmental irritation. The key difference between the two is the size of the molecules in the products and how they interact with your skin. Oil has larger molecules that work on perfecting the outer layer of your …

What is a bronzer?

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  Your bronzer is the perfect product to create a sun kissed glow without the sun exposure. A bronzer is different to a blush as its primary role is to give the appearance of tanned skinned and can be used all over the face in areas where the sun would naturally hit. It can also be used on the body …

How do I wear each foundation?

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When it comes to how you should be wearing your foundation it really comes down to personal preference and the finish/feel you prefer. Here we break it down for you. If you like a super full coverage you will probably prefer to wear both the crème and powder foundation at once. First apply the crème foundation to your face and …

The MUSQ Beauty Bible is a click of the button away…

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When it comes to customer service, we are all about a hands on approach. At MUSQ HQ, no question goes unanswered. After all, we know that beauty and skincare can be overwhelming. With so many products, ingredients and even colour options to consider, how does one make the right choice? We believe that when it comes to skincare and beauty, …

Why should I wear a natural sunscreen?

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So we all know to wear sunscreen every day to protect our skin from the sun’s UVA and UVB rays, but what sunscreen should you be using? This is a question we get asked a lot. Mainstream sunscreen is often full of nasty chemicals and toxins such as Parabens, Oxybenzone, Octylcrylene, Octinoxate and Methoxycinnamate; these are absorbed through the skin and have been known …

Is it bad to wear make up to a gym session?

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Wearing makeup to the gym is a big no-no here at MUSQ. During a work out your body warms up and you sweat creating your pores to open. If the skin has a barrier of makeup, those pores cannot allow the skin to breathe properly. This results in a build of up oil, dirt etc. to sit on the skin, resulting in clogged …

How do I clean my make up brushes?

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We often get asked here at Musq why someone is experiencing little pimple like bumps on their face. Our first question is when was the last time you cleaned you make up brush? And with the answer, we are surprised by how many people never have or knew to clean their make up brushes. Dirty brushes also won’t apply your …

Why do I need a colour corrector?

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Colour correctors are based on the colour wheel. If you want to cover a red blemish for an instant, you are going to use a green corrector to cover that red spot as they sit directly opposite on the colour wheel and cancel each other out. Colour correcting concealers counteract unwanted tones in the skin and is great for covering …