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FOUNDATION BUYING GUIDE

The search for your perfect foundation may be a daunting one, but once you know what you’re looking for, you’ll have a flawless finish to your skin in no time at all. Firstly identify what skin type you are and from there it will all click into place. The finish of the foundation you choose should compliment your skin type. If your skin feels tight and dry in the morning, you could opt for a moisture rich liquid foundation after a hydrating moisturiser. If you’re more oil-slick than glowing goddess, you should choose a matte finish and set your foundation with a pressed powder to minimise shine.

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Liquid foundation

From mattifying to lifting, liquid foundation is the most popular of all foundation consistencies. Whether you have oily, combination or dry skin, there is a liquid foundation for you! The liquid consistency means you can build the coverage depending on how much your skin needs, while the finish can depend on which foundation you opt for.

 

Cream foundation

While most variations of a cream foundation are most suited for a dry skin type, the newer cream-to-powder foundations achieve a matte finish, which is wonderful for a more oily skin. The overall consistency can depend on what foundation you opt for.

 

Mineral foundation

A true mineral foundation is made of completely natural ingredients, which means this is perfect for problematic skin. If you suffer from breakouts which are not hormone related, you need a natural foundation which won’t clog the pores. A mineral foundation can be as buildable as a liquid foundation, and often gives a more natural finish.

 

Powder foundation

If you’re after a very natural finish, skip the liquid foundation and go for a dusting of a powder foundation. If you have oily or combination skin, use a setting powder to absorb any excess oil and set your foundation into place.

 

Tinted moisturister, BB cream and CC cream

If you’re after a very natural finish, skip the liquid foundation and go for a dusting of a powder foundation. If you have oily or combination skin, use a setting powder to absorb any excess oil and set your foundation into place.

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Finishing touches

To get the most out of your foundation, use a primer before and a setting spray afterwards. If you’ve got a pesky blemish or two, a dab of high coverage concealer will do the trick. Dark circles around the eyes? Pop on a touch of correcting concealer and you’re good to go!

 

FOUNDATION BUYING GUIDE

The search for your perfect foundation may be a daunting one, but once you know what you’re looking for, you’ll have a flawless finish to your skin in no time at all. Firstly identify what skin type you are and from there it will all click into place. The finish of the foundation you choose should compliment your skintype. If your skin feels tight and dry in the morning, you could opt for a moisture rich liquid foundation after a hydrating moisturiser. If you’re more oil-slick than glowing goddess, you should choose a matte finish and set your foundation with a pressed powder to minimise shine.

Shop Foundation

Liquid foundation

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From mattifying to lifting, liquid foundation is the most popular of all foundation consistencies. Whether you have oily, combination or dry skin, there is a liquid foundation for you! The liquid consistency means you can build the coverage depending on how much your skin needs, while the finish can depend on which foundation you opt for.

Cream foundation

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While most variations of a cream foundation are most suited for a dry skin type, the newer cream-to-powder foundations achieve a matte finish, which is wonderful for a more oily skin. The overall consistency can depend on what foundation you opt for.

Mineral foundation

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A true mineral foundation is made of completely natural ingredients, which means this is perfect for problematic skin. If you suffer from breakouts which are not hormone related, you need a natural foundation which won’t clog the pores. A mineral foundation can be as buildable as a liquid foundation, and often gives a more natural finish.

Powder foundation

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If you’re after a very natural finish, skip the liquid foundation and go for a dusting of a powder foundation. If you have oily or combination skin, use a setting powder to absorb any excess oil and set your foundation into place.

Tinted moisturister, BB cream and CC cream

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-

If you’re after a very natural finish, skip the liquid foundation and go for a dusting of a powder foundation. If you have oily or combination skin, use a setting powder to absorb any excess oil and set your foundation into place.

Shop Tinted Moisturisers

Finishing touches

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To get the most out of your foundation, use a primer before and a setting spray afterwards. If you’ve got a pesky blemish or two, a dab of high coverage concealer will do the trick. Dark circles around the eyes? Pop on a touch of correcting concealer and you’re good to go!