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it's summer! what are we doing instead of foundation now?

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ReallyReally Thu 02-Jul-09 20:37:19

you know, for shinyfaced people with uneven skin tones

also what are we doing to stop our eye make up sliding off

don't say don't wear any: you have never met me

ThePhantomPlopper Thu 02-Jul-09 20:39:39

I'm wearing a tinted moisturiser with SPF.

porncocktail Thu 02-Jul-09 20:43:18

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smugmumofboys Thu 02-Jul-09 20:51:06

I'm wearing Laura Mercier tinted moisturiser but tbh, after 5 hours on the school playing field supervising the javelin on sports' day, I was still beetrooty and shiny. Niiiice!

gingertoo Thu 02-Jul-09 20:54:29

I'm using Avon Magix Face Perfector for my shiny face. It covers the bits that need covering but doesn't look 'caked'. I have swapped to brown eyeliner and brown mascara instead of black for the summer (it doesn't seem to look as bad when it smudges!) Also using a light cream shadow rather than the darker powder shadow that I favour in the winter.

flowerybeanbag Thu 02-Jul-09 20:55:39

some kinda gorgeous

PrincessToadstool Thu 02-Jul-09 20:58:18

I just mix a little bit of foundation with moisturiser in the palm of my hand and use it like that... el cheapo.

tattycoram Thu 02-Jul-09 21:02:15

Have you tried this no 7 stuff?. It's quite good, but tbh I don't think there's much that can be done in this weather

cornsilk Thu 02-Jul-09 21:03:58

I'm going bare and I don't care!!

MrsMattie Thu 02-Jul-09 21:05:15

I fake tan my face with a Clinique light facial selftan and go bare-faced in this very hot weather.

wiggletastic Thu 02-Jul-09 21:08:17

Despite the blotchiness and inevitable shine I just can't wear anything in this heat. I normally wear BareID Mineral foundation which has great staying power but even that slides off in these sort of temperatures.

krugerparkrules Thu 02-Jul-09 21:09:24

another vote here for the benefit some kinda gorgeous .... love it ....

BuckBuckMcFate Thu 02-Jul-09 21:11:59

I'm using a sponge to mix my usual foundation and a little tinted moisturiser. I'm finding it evens up my skin tone but with a bit more natural colour than usual.

I've given up on eyeshadow, just eyeliner and lots of mascara for me at the moment

frAKKINPannikin Fri 03-Jul-09 18:10:04

Estee Lauder's tinted moisturiser

cheekysealion Fri 03-Jul-09 18:11:51

estee lauder double wear light

pixiemoon Sat 04-Jul-09 07:54:37

Another vote for Benefit Some Kinda Gorgeous, with the addition of some Dr Feelgood for super-shiny spots

MrsSeanBean Sat 04-Jul-09 09:57:58

A pot of cheap stuff from Boots that I foundn in the bottom of my make-up drawer. It's 17 I think, and is a mousse base which turns to powder. I look mega shiny dreadful in the heat anyway, so am not sure if it's helping at all. I did have some Estee Lauder double wear last year, and it slid less than some I've tried. As I am a yokel and don't live near any big cities and am on a petrol economy walking/fitness drive though, I've not been able to replace it. The local Boots (no big brands stocked) is my limit at the moment.

That reminds me, I must check whether that protect and perfect stuff is any good, as my wonder product Clarins serum has run out.

DebiNewberry Sat 04-Jul-09 09:59:59

Laura Mercier tinted moisturiser, it isn't matt anyway, so i'm going with the shiny

Gingerly Sat 04-Jul-09 14:56:35

Bobbi brown tinted balm

roomforthree Sat 04-Jul-09 15:14:57

I've found thisgood.

It has SPF 15,lasts well and gives good coverage even on my spot-prone, scarred skin.

And it's soooo cheap.

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