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Is there a product/be cream that will give foundation coverage?

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Purplerainbow Sun 04-Jun-17 14:45:48

I'm going away and it will be warm... but I have bad skin so look awful without foundation and concealer. I find out in the sunshine foundation/concealor does that horrible crease especially around the eyes. Is there an alternative or is it wishful thinking?

And yes before any one says it I DO need something and I don't tan.

Pearlmum1 Sun 04-Jun-17 14:54:27

Have you tried doublewear or doublewear light by ester lauded? And their stick/wand concealer? It's the only foundation that stays for me, even when swimming. Use a light moisturiser like hydra life Dior or a light claims moisturiser. The doublewear already has spf. It's good because you don't need much of it as it covers so well.

Pearlmum1 Sun 04-Jun-17 14:55:02

Clarins not claims

Pearlmum1 Sun 04-Jun-17 14:56:41

Or a lighter foundation I would say Dior Nude and still use the doublewear concealer. Or Lancome teint miracle 24hr

Purplerainbow Sun 04-Jun-17 15:00:30

Iv really really struggled with foundation over the years and the only one that suits my skin is mac... has a light spf in it but I wish there was one product I can rub in all over my face that did the job of foundation and concealer grin

Pearlmum1 Sun 04-Jun-17 15:05:18

Oh sorry I've just seen it says bb! Dior bb nude is good. Go and get some samples. Ester Lauded and Dior definitely sample (don't get talked in to taking it there and then!)

OCSockOrphanage Sun 04-Jun-17 15:26:58

India Knight in today's newspaper is waxing lyrical about IT Cosmetics It's Your Skin but Better CC+ from QVC. I haven't tried it personally but it sounds okay and includes a factor 50SPF.

lanbro Sun 04-Jun-17 15:32:12

I use Natio BB cream, available from bigger Tesco stores. You can layer it up for a foundation look but one thing layer does the job for me. Not too expensive either

hippadoppaloppagorillapig Sun 04-Jun-17 16:22:28

I use Mineral Magic by JML, I bought it in desperation one day and it's amazing. It's basically powder with colour correcting pearls in and it's magic. Gives a full coverage but doesn't look like you're wearing make up at all. I'm very pale and it's not too dark for me.

Purplerainbow Sun 04-Jun-17 16:57:38

Ok these all sound promising but how would I go about getting the right shade? Particularly jml/qvc?

Rainbowglow Sun 04-Jun-17 19:41:23

IT cosmetics Cc is fabulous. Buildable coverage. SPF 50. Goes on a dream. Smells lovely. I need a tiny bit of concealer and a bit of powder on t zone.

BusterGonad Mon 05-Jun-17 14:21:10

Op do you think it might be worth buying a really good primer and setting powder instead of a new foundation?

MrsD79 Mon 05-Jun-17 14:27:44

Try bare minerals. Its piwder form foundation. Great coverage. Built in spf. Extremely light. Used it for years. Go to Debenhams or house of fraser or boots to get matched up. Try before you buy.

Sciurus83 Mon 05-Jun-17 15:20:05

Another vote for it cosmetics. The palest shade is very pale

Auldspinster Mon 05-Jun-17 15:23:21

Bourjois CC cream gives great coverage.

StillSmallVoice Mon 05-Jun-17 15:27:05

This primer by The Ordinary is great. It's less than £4 as well.

theordinary.com/product/rdn-high-adherence-silicone-primer-30ml

I also like Estee Lauder double wear foundation. I thought it looked a bit cakey and then realised I was using too much of it.

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