Foundation Files: Estee Lauder Double Wear Light

Anyone who’s ever had problematic skin will have almost certainly, at some point, invested in a tube of the original Estee Lauder Double Wear, a seriously high-coverage and long-lasting foundation that gives a skin-like finish whilst masking even the very worst breakouts.  Recently, Estee Lauder…

Foundation Files: Beauty Pie Everyday Great Skin Foundation

I’ve had the Beauty Pie Everyday Great Skin Foundation for a couple of months now so I thought it was time I shared a review.  I’ve been really impressed with my Beauty Pie purchases and I would definitely check them out, as the quality is really…

Foundation Files: Omorovicza Complexion Perfector SPF20

The Omorovicza Complexion Perfector SPF20 has been around for a while, but recently the brand decided to repackage it, and I think they may have slightly reformulated it too.  It’s still available in three shades – Light, Medium and Dark – but now it comes in…

Foundation Files: bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream

The bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream has been around for a while now – I first featured it in March 2015 here – but I wanted to include it in my Foundation Files series as it’s such a lovely product that I’m especially looking…

Foundation Files: Mac Mineralize Moisture SPF15 Foundation

For the most part of 2017, my favourite foundation was the Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear, but then in early 2018 my skin started getting more and more dry and I started hunting for something a bit more hydrating.  The hunt took me to the…

Foundation Files: Cover FX Power Play Foundation

A few months ago I visited the Cover FX pop-up at Selfridges to find my perfect match in the new Cover FX launch, the Power Play Foundation.  I was given a little introduction to the Cover FX range (a brand I’d heard lots about, but…

tarte Shape Tape Hydrating Foundation

I’m possibly the only beauty blogger who hasn’t tried the cult tarte Shape Tape Concealer, so I tried the tarte Shape Tape Hydrating Foundation with completely fresh eyes.  The tarte Shape Tape Foundation is available in two formulas – matte and hydrating – and a fairly decent…

Foundation Files: Shiseido Synchro Skin Glow Luminizing Fluid Foundation

I’m doing so many foundation features recently that I’ve decided to create a series which I’m calling Foundation Files. The Shiseido Synchro Skin Glow Luminizing Fluid Foundation is a relatively new foundation that promises a wealth of benefits, such as eight hours of hydration and tone-adapting…