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Went to buy No7 foundation (pics posted)

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Eliza22 Sun 19-Feb-17 19:44:44

..... and my shade was out of stock. Since I've only just been "matched" I decided to try another store in the week. But.... had a little mooch around the counters and got a Chanel sample (which I'd NEVER splash out in, but I've ove £100 worth of points saved). Which is best on me? Here's the No7 shade...

Eliza22 Sun 19-Feb-17 19:45:21

And this is the lovely Chanel....

WaitroseCoffeeCostaCup Sun 19-Feb-17 19:46:04

I think I prefer the no7!

SpongeBobJudgeyPants Sun 19-Feb-17 19:47:05

Can't tell from the pics...but the correct shade foundation should actually disapear on your skin, so no tide marks, just an improvement on what was there already.

Sciurus83 Sun 19-Feb-17 19:48:05

Just get the Chanel, you know it's the one you want wink

BobbieDog Sun 19-Feb-17 19:49:24

I think the Chanel is too heavy on you

titsbumfannythelot Sun 19-Feb-17 19:52:22

You look happier in the Chanel

frauleinsallybowles Sun 19-Feb-17 19:52:23

the chanel defonatly

Lesley1980 Sun 19-Feb-17 19:56:03

I can't tell much of a difference really.

I use no7 perfect match & I really like it. I used Mac or Bobbi Brown but I was visiting my parents & forgot my make up & decided to try Boots & I prefer it. It's very similar to the BB moisturising one but not so yellow.

Eliza22 Sun 19-Feb-17 20:15:27

Will stick with the No7 I think. It's less than half the price and does feel nice on my skin.

ButterChicken Sun 19-Feb-17 20:16:19

Not sure if it's the lighting but your skin does look better in the Chanel pic. Apologies to your bank balance smile

yorkshirepuddingandroastbeef Sun 19-Feb-17 20:21:56

On the basis that I can't tell the difference - No 7.

On the basis that you look happier at spending shed loads - Chanel.

mowgelijeffs Sun 19-Feb-17 20:23:07

Ok, I know this isn't answering your question but have you tried the Estée Lauder double wear one? It's really a firm favourite of mine since I started with it about 4 months ago...
On a seperate note, the No.7 one looks better on you.

Gatekeeper Sun 19-Feb-17 20:26:17

No comment other than to say what a bonny lass you are 😊.

Eliza22 Sun 19-Feb-17 20:27:35

Shed loads! Gone are the days of spending my Boots Advantage Points on Pampers and Disney toothbrushes [grin. Will probably stick with the No7 on price.

I think on the Chanel pic, I've had a glass of Merlot (or two) wink

chickensatay Sun 19-Feb-17 20:30:57

No 7 smile

JennyHolzersGhost Sun 19-Feb-17 20:31:34

Nothing to add on the foundation but on other matters - what blusher are you using ? It looks nice.

Aderyn2016 Sun 19-Feb-17 20:31:51

I can't tell the difference.
I did the colour match thing with No7 but found loreal true match to be a better match and easier to blend.

MakingMerry Sun 19-Feb-17 20:32:47

If you can afford the Chanel on points and you like it, then go for it, but I think that particular shade might be too orangey on you? The no7 I think looks more natural and slightly cooler toned.

ggirl Sun 19-Feb-17 20:34:58

chanel looks warmer , it suits you

UnbornMortificado Sun 19-Feb-17 20:44:40

I've just started compromising. I've swapped from Chanel (what I loved) to Mac (what I'm trying to love)

I like the Chanel on you, I always get decent base products because I think you can tell the difference and buy cheaper eyeliner/mascara where the ingredients don't seem to vary much.

Eliza22 Sun 19-Feb-17 20:47:56

The blusher is Max Factor Nude Mauve. Those little round powder ones, sort of mosaic looking. Think it's Crewe Puff. Have used and replaced, many times.

JennyHolzersGhost Sun 19-Feb-17 20:53:44

Thanks for the blusher info! I've got a thread running at the mo about Max Factor blusher - asking if there's anything better. I use a cream one of theirs. Have not heard anyone argue so far that there's a definitely better alternative so am thinking it's probably pretty good ....

Eliza22 Sun 19-Feb-17 21:11:56

You're welcome, Jenny.

trinitybleu Sun 19-Feb-17 21:14:38

Need to see your neck to be able to tell properly. Both look fine as face alone

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