Tag Archives: Foundation

DiorSkin Forever Review

Diorskin Forever Extreme Wear Flawless Makeup came out in 2007, and I’ve gone back to it for a bit because I wanted something that was more coverage and would last a long time for some holiday parties. The foundation is … Continue reading

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Lise Watier Velvet Matte Foundation Review

I love foundation and wear it daily, but the challenge is always to find something that feels light but covers well and then looks like your own skin. Lise Watier’s Velvet Matte foundation comes in a beautiful glass bottle with … Continue reading

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Just Hit Pan on My Favourite Setting Powder from Make Up For Ever

Shoutout to @MakeUpForEverCA’s Ultra HD Microfinishing Powder which is so light and silky smooth that I use it even when I’m not wearing makeup, and so I’ve hit pan on it.  The amount of powders I’ve hit pan on are … Continue reading

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Worth the Hype? The Foundation Brush

Do you need a foundation brush? The foundation brush. It’s not new to the makeup world and you know that almost every makeup counter you go to will try to sell you one. It claims to make foundation application easy … Continue reading

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New, Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Makeup SPF 30

I InstaReviewed this foundation, but it definitely deserves a review of its own, because it’s the one I’ve been using for the past couple of weeks, and it’s the latest in the Double Wear family, which is widely loved is … Continue reading

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Current Foundation Situation

Layering foundation and sunscreen in the middle of the summer can be a real pain, but I’ve figured it out, and I’ll admit that it’s against the advice of dermatologists and sunscreen makers.  I mix the Garnier Ombrelle sunscreen with … Continue reading

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New Nars x Charlotte Gainsburg Hydrating Skin Tint Review

The Nars x Charlotte Gainsburg collection is amazing.  It’s maybe my most favourite Nars collection to date because every piece is designed to be worn in a lived in kind of way which makes this a great collection of products … Continue reading

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Dermablend Professional Comes to Canada

If you’re looking for full-coverage foundations and more specialized coverage products – think acne scars or hyperpigmentation – then there’s a way to going above what’s just available at your local Sephora.  Dermablend – a professional makeup artist’s secret – … Continue reading

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The New Powder Foundation from Bare Escentuals

Powder foundations have come a long way.  Forget about being cakey and obviously powdery, today’s powder foundations are light-weight and actually leave the skin glowing instead of totally matte. Bare Escentuals, the brand that really made its name with a … Continue reading

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New Make Up For Ever Water Blend Face and Body Foundation

If you’re sick of greasy, oily foundations that promise to make your skin look good but don’t deliver, then you need to try a foundation that’s water-based.  Not only will it go on soft and smooth but it’ll also feel … Continue reading

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