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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

MAC Cosmetics Next To Nothing

MAC Cosmetics recently launched the Next To Nothing collection, a line of new skin-perfecting base products featuring a fresh foundation and powder formula, as well as two brushes designed to create a second-skin radiant effect that feels like you’re wearing next to nothing. Dubbed…

May 1, 2017

Urban Decay Naked Skin One & Done Hybrid Complexion Perfector I’m the type of girl who will never chance a foundation choice based on the words: sheer or tinted. Those two innocent descriptions will typically have me walking in the other direction when I’m…

July 27, 2016

True Match Super Blendable Makeup In Sand Beige W5 Each season there are a number of new foundation launches and I’ve been steadily working my way through testing several different lines by various brands. Some foundations I may pick up could be part of…

May 18, 2016

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

Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Foundation

Smashbox has never let me down in the past, so when the Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Foundation was released I did not hesitate to make the jump and give it a try. Mainly what drew me to the foundation was the promise of…

January 8, 2015