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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

Laura Mercier Candeglow Sheer Perfecting Powder | Candleglow Concealer And Highlighter Laura Mercier recently launched two new items to her magnificent Candleglow Collection with the Candleglow Concealer and Highlighter ($32 / 0.07 fl oz) and the Candleglow Sheer Perfecting Powder ($38 / 0.3 oz).…

November 8, 2016

Tarte Double Duty Beauty Shape Tape Contour Concealer Tarte released a new permanent concealer to their Double Duty Beauty Collection exclusively available at Ulta for Summer/Fall 2016 called the Shape Tape Contour Concealer ($24 / 0.33 oz). The 6-color range is designed to conceal, correct…

August 30, 2016

Too Faced Born This Way Naturally Radiant Concealer It’s been quite a while since I’ve done a proper concealer review. Ever since I discovered my new holy grail by Urban Decay a couple of months ago, which truth be told alienated me from my…

July 25, 2016

MAC – Pro Longwear Concealer

The perfect concealer starts in the formula. By now, we all know it’s virtually impossible to find a concealer that does not settle here and there, even the best can sometimes fail at straying into those annoying little fine lines undetectable to the nekkid…

July 28, 2015

My Current Foundation Routine

I have never made it a point to talk about my own current foundation routine, or more so the “base” routine. Basically, a base routine is the overall canvas you lay down before or after you apply eyeshadow and of the sort – the…

February 16, 2015