Wearing makeup for the cameras can be a good idea for men as well as women—particularly if the event is an important, broadcasted videoconference meeting. Anyone can sweat under strong or even weak lights. If you do, your face will appear oily to those who are viewing you from distant locations.
People who participate in videoconferences need to keep a little supply of powder in their desk drawers. If male readers find this idea offensive, consider an alternative to powder puffs. Powder can be bought bonded to small pieces of paper bound together in little books. You can take one page and dab your face much the same way you would take a handkerchief and wipe your face. The powder paper will absorb any oil on your face—which is ...