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Fall Beauty: Beautycounter Tint Skin Foundation

I really fluctuate between tinted moisturizer and foundation.  I definitely like the look of foundation, but in the summer, and when I have dry skin, tinted moisturizer is better. Beautycounter’s Tint Skin Foundation hits all the marks with my skin – it helps it by moisturizing but gives it the great coverage that foundation should. […]

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Avene Makes The Best Mineral Sunscreen

Mineral sunscreens.  I feel as if they’re all that anyone is talking about right now and they’re definitely not for everyone because a lot of times they include a high concentration of zinc oxide which goes on very white. But then there’s Avene. Avene is a French brand but it’s available easily at Shoppers Drug […]

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New Vichy Ideal Sport Ultra-Light Refreshing Lotion SPF 60

New sunscreen technology means that no longer are sunscreens sticky, greasy, or heavy on the skin.  Instead, they’re light and wearable, with the best formulas being suitable on the face or the body. All that is definitely true of Vichy’s new Ideal Sport Ultra-Light Refreshing Lotion in SPF 60.  Formulated to be light and refreshing, […]

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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 powder mineral foundation, now has a new compact powder foundation, BarePro Performance Wear Powder Foundation.  […]

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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 light and refreshing on your skin.  Make Up For Ever has a new foundation that […]

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New Favourite Foundation: Vichy Teint Ideal

You know you’ve found your favourite foundation when you don’t even want to turn to anything else, and you decide to clear out your makeup stash so that there are no other foundations on the horizon. That’s how I feel about Vichy’s new Teint Ideal Fluid Foundation which is part of Vichy’s new line of coverage […]

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Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation Review

I’ve always loved Tarte products and their “clay” product line is amazing, because it’s made for oily skin and all the products are made to be long-wearing. I had to try their 12-hour clay foundation because I love a long-wearing foundation. At first, I was completely got put off by the foundation because I had […]

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Urban Decay Naked Skin Foundation Review

I’m going crazy with foundations these days! I think this happens with me every fall – I feel a need to discover something that’s going to make my face look amaaaazing. Anyway, I’ve been dying to try this foundation since it came out, and I finally bit the bullet. Everything about it was calling to […]

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Splurge vs. Steal: The New Liquid Foundations from Lancome and Maybelline (and others)

…or why you need to spend less for a better foundation. Ok, so I have to admit that I’m totally a department store foundation girl, by which I mean that foundation is definitely a justified splurge for me.  But then I tried the Maybelline Dream Wonder Liquid foundation, and so things have changed some. Check […]

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New Benefit Cosmetics Hydrated Tinted Lip Balm

Benefit has the perfect new companion to their lip and cheek stains – a lip balm! Very emollient and with just a hint of tint, Benefit’s new Tinted Lip Balms come in colours coordinating with their tints. There’s Benebalm, Posiebalm, ChaChabalm, and Lollibalm. All the colours are sheer enough to work with your own natural […]

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