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Everyday Base Edit

September 24, 2018

Today’s post has been many months in the works as I’ve been testing various makeup bases including foundations, primers, concealers and powders. Finding good base makeup is paramount as it sets the tone for your entire beauty look. That being said, finding the right combination that caters to skin type, tone, coverage preferences, common skin concerns and issues is a whole different entity and can make the process quite tricky, if not harrowing. Each season the market is flooded by new base formulas and innovations – while many work extremely well for me, there’s a large number that unfortunately do not and this includes many of the new launches I sometimes have really high hopes for. Counting from last year on, this whole past year has been no different. I’ve been putting a range of base categories to the test for months now to see how they work for me and listed here those that out-performed others as well as my expectations.

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Foundation and Concealer Routine

Today I have a base makeup edit talking about my go-to foundation and concealer routine. When it comes to color bases, I prefer formulas that have a mostly luminous or radiant finish but still looks natural and offers at least medium to full coverage,…

May 16, 2018
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Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water x Nicol Concilio

Recently Smashbox teamed up with Youtuber Nicol Concilio to bring limited edition scented versions of their Photo Finish Primer Water. Available in three summery blends, including: So Chill Cocount, Serene Greens and Centering Citrus, the three-in-one face primer and setting sprays are infused with…

April 11, 2018
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Marc Jacobs Beauty Shameless Foundation

Marc Jacobs Beauty just launched a new foundation called the Shameless Youthful-Look 24H Foundation SPF 25 ($46 / 1.08 oz – 32 mL). Inspired by Marc Jacobs’ own shameless attitude, and his tattoo, the innovative base formula provides natural-looking coverage and a second-skin finish…

February 19, 2018