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I use Laura Mercier tinted moisturiser during the day, but need something with a little more coverage for going out in the evening or when I need to look a bit more polished (neither of these things happen frequently, but there you go).
I have pretty normal skin. Looking for something that lasts well and gives a lovely glow with medium coverage. Not matte. Budget not an issue for the right product.
I’ve tried LM Candleglow which was too wishy washy, and I really didn’t like Nars Sheer Glow either.
Any suggestions? Off shopping tomorrow. Thanks in advance.
I've been trialling a sample of YSL Touche Eclat foundation today and have got on well with it. Glowy without being shiny. Have also heard the Armani Luminous Silk is good- although unless you have a Selfridges you'd have to guess at your colour and order online.
Tip - if you want a light coverage, put it on with a brush. Want more? Put it on fingers and lightly pat your hands before applying (with fingers). Gives stronger coverage. Make up artist (proper TV professional one) taught me that and it works!
When I was well off (read no kids) I used the YSL foundation and it is gorgeous. Really dewy, lasts well and once you et the knack with the brush, a dream to apply.
Now I'm skint I use Maybelline dream satin and it's nice-dewy, easy to apply and lasts but my only complaint is that it transfers to everything-coats, collars, phones, other people. But at £8 a bottle (and cheaper if you get it on offer) you ant have it all, can you?
Chanel vitalumiere is incredible. Lovely and dewy, lasts all day and doesn't cause my sensitive, dry AND spot-prone skin to flare up. A good dupe and the best budget foundation I've tried is Bourjois Healthy Mix foundation but it's slightly heavier and doesn't last nearly as long.
I used to use Touche Eclat but they stopped doing "my" colour. Bought a no7 one the other day and it is pretty good - slightly glow, nice coverage, stays where it was put. Lift and luminate is its name. £18 but on 3 for 2 so got other bits as well.
I use Body Shop fresh nude foundation. You can build coverage or keep it fairly light. I also mix a drop of their drops of glow into it so I end up with a more dewy effect as matte just doesn't suit me (at my age)