Monday, March 13, 2017

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Best from drugstore and highend brands!

Estée Lauder Double Wear

The foundation promises a lasting power of 15 hours but stays put for even longer. It offers a high coverage and can cover most skin imperfections without a concealer. It has a light weight formula that does not appear cakey at all. For a more natural look, you can keep a light hand on the amount you use.

Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation

One of the most High Definition formulas with the most natural of finishes. It has a very light weight finish with medium coverage that can be built to improve coverage. The formula is designed to be comfortable with the chemistry of all skin types ans a diverse shade range of 40 ensures you have your perfect match.

Two Faced Born This Way Foundation
A light weight formula with a natural finish that goes undetectably on the skin. The formula conceals skin imperfections and offers coverage that can be built from medium to high coverage. The formula is easy to work with and goes on evenly and seamlessly!

Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation

As the name suggests, this drugstore foundation helps to mattify the face by minimising pores. The formula contains micro-powders that help to control shine and offers a light to medium coverage.  For longer wear time, it is advised to use a pressed powder.

Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation
Get a long lasting matte face with this formula that has high coverage and reduces skin imperfections. the formula is light weight and easy to blend with minimal sun protection as well.

Rimmel Stay Matte Liquid Mousse Foundation.
A 'feather' light mattifying formula that is very comfortable to wear. It blurs the pores and offers good shine control. The formula quick to blend and offers a seamless 'no makeup look' matte finish.

Loreal Infallible Pro-Matte 24 HR Foundation
Its the air light formula with a medium finish and a radiant finish. It works wonderfully well on a combination skin but if you have an excessively oily skin, it is recommended you use a primer and a pressed powder. The coverage is medium but can be built. It helps to cover skin imperfections as well.

MAC Studio Fix Fluid Foundation
The liquid formula is easy to blend with goes on to give a natural finish. The coverage is medium but can be built considerably for improved pigmentation and helps to blur skin imperfections. The foundation stays put for long hours without sliding off.
The texture is easy to apply, spread and blend without a lot of effort. You can apply it over your face in a single go or you can just work in sections, as I prefer. Once blended, it sets quickly. I need about 3 to 4 pumps to cover my face. Masarrat Misbah Makeup Silk Foundation provides a high coverage and does a fine at at covering the skin imperfections. It has a very light formula that settles in the skin easily without giving the uneasy feeling of a second skin. The finish is matte that works well for my oily skin. You may not need to apply a pressed powder over it unless you have an extremely oily skin. Since the formula has a tendency to transfer, it is advisable to set the face before continuing. The foundation is very long lasting and can survive easily for up to 7 to 8 hours with occasional touch ups. It did not turn patchy or transfer unevenly so it is a pretty safe bet.

Milani Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation + Concealer
A multitasking foundation that not only combat skin imperfections but also acts as a high coverage foundation.with a long wearing formula. It keeps the face matte and oil free for long hours.

5 Tips to help you select the correct foundation color:
  1. Swatch 3 foundation shades closest to your skin tone on your cheek. The one shade that blends with your skin tone is your true match. 
  2. Foundations can oxidize and change color so you need to wait for about 20 minutes to see if the formula changes color.
  3. Once you have selected the shade, makeup artist Bobby Brown advises to double check the shade on your forehead.
  4. Understanding your skin tone is important in selecting the right foundation shade.
  5. Finally, know your skin undertone when shopping for foundation.
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