Why does makeup pill – and what can you do about it?

It’s one of those things that every beauty lover dreads. You’ve perfected your look, taken some awesome Instagram shots and you’re headed out ready to turn heads. But suddenly you realise that, horror of horrors, your makeup has begun to pill. Unfortunately, it’s a surefire way to turn a glowing, airbrushed look into a flaky disaster. So what exactly is going on – and how can you stop it from happening? According to experts, there are actually a number of different explanations for this frustrating phenomenon. One of the most common, it turns out, is incompatibility between your pre-makeup routine and your foundation. Sometimes, the wrong primer or moisturiser can react badly with other products, preventing things such as foundation and highlighter from sticking properly to your skin.   But that’s not all. Apparently, the problem can sometimes lie with the formula itself – particularly if you’ve been cutting corners and