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can anyone recommend a tinted moisturiser that makes me look --alive-- awake but doesnt make me feel shiny and sweaty looking

(26 Posts)
ssd Sat 25-Feb-17 12:45:14

I know theres a style and beuty section for this but I feel posters there are all 21 and look it

I'm 50, look tired, headachy, warm, hot, needing a sit down

I hate make up on my skin but people keep asking me if I'm feeling ok, due to being Scottish, pale and tired looking

can one recommend a light cream that makes me look semi awake without lying on my face and adding to the sweaty mess I already feel?

thanks

JennyHolzersGhost Sat 25-Feb-17 12:48:32

Do you wear moisturiser already OP? If so I would recommend Cover FX Custom Cover Drops - you can get it at Space NK. It's a pigment which you add to whatever skincare you already use, to turn it into effectively either a tinted moisturiser or a full foundation depending how much you use. I love it because it is so versatile and not like using a proper 'product' iyswim.

JennyHolzersGhost Sat 25-Feb-17 12:49:40

Also if you're pale I'd suggest using blusher. It can seem a bit scarily bright to begin with but it does make you look perkier smile

ssd Sat 25-Feb-17 12:51:26

I do use a teeny bit of moisturiser jenny so that might be worth a go

I just hate the feel of anything on my skin, it makes me more hot and sweaty and yuk feeling then I already am

I dont need blusher, I'm pale but go red easy

Ohtobeskiing Sat 25-Feb-17 12:51:47

I use the Boots No 7 tinted moisturiser and am a similar age to you. Works well for me.

ssd Sun 26-Feb-17 11:17:34

just seen that stuff is £34 jenny, thats too steep for me

is there anything else anyone would recommend?

ssd Sun 26-Feb-17 11:18:28

its the greasy feeling on my skin I hate, when I'm feeling hot and a bit flushed to start with

countrygirl55 Sun 26-Feb-17 11:22:01

I use the Lacura BB cream in light. I am also of Celtic heritage and very pale! I don't like things on my face either and use it when I'm feeling washed out with a bit of mascara and a tinted lip balm just for a bit of vitality. It's about a fiver I think.

ssd Sun 26-Feb-17 11:23:41

I have the lacura one, but it feels like it sits on my skin, I need something that disappears straight away and it feels like a moisturiser and nothing else

I know I'm hard work

Wishiwasmoiradingle2017 Sun 26-Feb-17 11:25:42

Nivea do a tinted moisturiser and I use it (45!)

SlimForSummer Sun 26-Feb-17 11:25:57

The Nivea one is fantastic. Good coverage, lasts well and is mattifying, even though it's not advertised as such. I love it.

SlimForSummer Sun 26-Feb-17 11:26:13

Cross post grin

ssd Sun 26-Feb-17 11:27:24

will try it, I have the nivea soft for my face and its lovely, is the tinted moisturiser similar I wonder

colouringinagain Sun 26-Feb-17 11:31:36

Boots no 7 triple protection tinted moisturiser. Really good. Also good half and half with normal moisturiser for a fresh faced look. And I'm v close in age to you too.

DownHereInTheHorridHouse Sun 26-Feb-17 11:42:52

There is a Laura Gellar Spackle that's quite good - the tinted one, not the plain primer; it looks really dark in the tube but isn't when it goes on.

DownHereInTheHorridHouse Sun 26-Feb-17 11:47:35

Also, have you tried Latest in Beauty? It's a beauty box that you can buy on a one-off and you choose which products you like - you can get 9 for £18 which is great as you can try out a few to see what works.

Patchouli666 Fri 03-Mar-17 14:09:52

What about a tiny bit if a facial fake tan in your moisturiser?

Patchouli666 Fri 03-Mar-17 14:10:13

I really like the vita liberata one

Notonaschoolnight Fri 03-Mar-17 14:11:37

Bare minerals complexion rescue its a cream/gel so not greasy

Hullabaloo31 Fri 03-Mar-17 14:16:02

Second the fake tan idea - Simple do a moisturiser with a little bit in, great for using for a few days just to take the edge off pale! Then go back to normal one until you need it again.

Hullabaloo31 Fri 03-Mar-17 14:17:44

www.superdrug.com/Simple/Simple-Kind-To-Skin-Sun-Kissed-Moisture-Cream-50ml/p/239969

This one, I love it!

hollinhurst84 Fri 03-Mar-17 14:43:15

NYX do a drops thing which is like the cover FX ones but cheaper

befairdontjudge Fri 03-Mar-17 14:49:46

I love Max Factor suits my skin well plus lady on the market sells it half price. So £5 for foundation! May be worth looking at their range. Its about £10 full price so not too pricey. Market make up ladies are fab as so cheap. smile

Dontaskmegoogleit Thu 16-Mar-17 17:44:06

Try a primer first then tinted moisturiser.
You need to try a few to find what you like. At the moment I like smash box primer and then oley tinted moisturiser.
Also have a chat with make up counter ladies ..they are usually very helpful.

funmummy48 Thu 16-Mar-17 17:52:40

I use Olay Total Effects Touch of Foundation with a very light dusting of loose powder over the top. It works well for me.

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