Elizabeth Arden Flawless Finish Perfectly Satin 24HR Makeup SPF15

It's been a very long time since I tried an Elizabeth Arden foundation, so I was excited to get my hands on the latest arrival, the catchy named Flawless Finish Perfectly Satin 24HR Makeup SPF15.  For the benefit of this review, I'll be referring to it as Flawless Finish, just to make both your and my life just that little bit easier... Flawless Finish is an oil-control foundation designed to keep oilier skins looking just on the right sit[...]

Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation and Concealer

Here we have the very product I've been waiting for all my adult life.  A foundation that's easy to apply, blends beautifully, covers like nothing I've ever seen before and leaves a healthy dewy finish.  The Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation and Concealer is nothing short of amazing and it was almost like a magic trick when I applied it; I dotted it around my face using the lipgloss-like brush applicator wand, before buffing it in with a sti[...]


My Three Favourite Smashbox Primers

I'm sure most would agree that Smashbox is most famous for its impressive Photo Finish Primer line, a collection of which they add to regularly and consequently it's pretty vast! Every primer need you can think of is taken care of, from pore minimising to colour correcting to blemish controlling, there's a primer for everything.  I have quite a few in my collection, but I realised recently that there are three I continually reach for, so I though[...]


BareMinerals BareSkin Foundation and Perfecting Face Brush

I'm having a bit of a love-in with bareMinerals at the moment as I've as I'm loving their BB cream shadows (full review here) and their neutralizing primer is frickin' amazing if you have a lot of redness/spots/post-spot scarring - more on that soon!  The two incoming launches that'll be causing mucho excitement are the new BareSkin Foundation and Perfecting Face Brush.  Yes bareMinerals have released plenty of foundations and corresponding brus[...]


Oxygenetix Foundation

Oxygenetix Foundation is a really interesting product that's recently arrived in the UK and is well worth checking out if you like your base to do more than just even your skin tone.  I won't go into lots of boring detail about the various tasks the Oxygenetix Foundation performs, but I will mention a couple of key points that I think are noteworthy.  Firstly, the base of the foundation is a gel rather than water based like most other foundation[...]