Category: Foundation

A/W 2016: Chanel Sublimage Foundation

I decided to take my time and try out the new Chanel Sublimage Foundation. It’s allegedly suited to dry mature skins, with a sheerer coverage. My skin is decidedly NOT dry, and this foundation really worked to bind itself, and totally stayed put with no real help. I tried a

Flawless Finish: Kanebo Sensai Fluid Finish Lasting Velvet (Foundation)

Foundation Type: LiquidSkin Type: CombinationCoverage: Medium If ever there was the perfect hot weather matte foundation, this is it. Foundation Type: LiquidSkin Type: Normal to DryCoverage: MediumFinish: Demi Matte Kanebo Sensai Fluid Finish Lasting Velvet is completely weightless, but it blends very quickly and dries down to a beautiful matte

Flawless Finish: By Terry Cover Expert

Foundation Type: Liquid/CreamSkin Type: CombinationCoverage: Medium to Full It’s about that time of year, when I start scouting the brands for formulations to survive the colder months. Cooler temperatures mean heavier finishes and more ‘matte’ formulations. It looks like By Terry got the memo. The new Cover Expert Foundation (not

Professional Grade: Perfect Foundation Application

Okay, this is probably the simplest video I’ve ever found on applying foundation. I was browsing Bella Sugar (love that site), and found it. In addition to Lisa Eldridge (who emphasizes ‘thin’ layers, no matter what kind of skin you have), I find Fiona Stiles’ technique practical and cost effective.

Product Review: Sonia Kashuk Tinted Moisturizer

I’ve been on the hunt for a new tinted moisturizer with a little more coverage… and no gross smell (Laura Mercier, I’m looking at you). I’m waiting for the NARS versions to hit a store so I can try them in person. Meanwhile, I found this little gem while poking

Poll Results: Favorite Foundations

Sorry for the delay guys. Time got away from me… I looked up… and I was a week late with this! My question to you all was ‘What is your Favorite Foundation?’ Here’s what you said: 31%  love Chanel (18 responses)  16%  love Guerlain (9 responses) 9%  love MAC (5

Favorite Things 2011: Foundations & Powders

It has been quite the journey this year. Just when I thought I knew everything about foundations… several brands came out and totally surprised me. I’ll break my favorites down by formula… STICK: Tom Ford Traceless Stick Foundation This foundation has made me fall in love with stick formulas all

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