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Make up recs needed please

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janeite Sun 23-Aug-09 16:27:13

Everything seems to have run out all at the same time. SO I need:
- a foundation - v light skin (although am tanned at the mo it will soon fade) and decent coverage needed

- a mascara - as natural looking as poss as I have no desire to wear spiders on my eyes

- a blusher - a nice English rose type pink

Thanks all.

janeite Sun 23-Aug-09 16:27:40

Oh - and has anybody tried the Olay Regenerist lip stuff?

cornsillk Sun 23-Aug-09 16:37:32

foundation - chanel vitalumiere
mascara - I usually buy hypnose which is natural looking
blusher - I use any old thing but am quite tempted by the TSV on QVC today - there's one in that.

MissisBoot Sun 23-Aug-09 16:37:40

for foundation try bobbi brown.

pickyvic Sun 23-Aug-09 16:38:11

im using a foundation by YSL - the perfect touch one that you put on with its own built in brush - its quite nice and light but gives good coverage, especially nice if you use the primer you can get underneath.
im also very pale and found this one looks really natural but seems to stay put.

mascara - i love Max Factor but i like the long lash look!

and blushers i just use boots no 7 - they do a nice selection and they are cheap!

janeite Sun 23-Aug-09 16:40:21

Have got Max Factor mascara at the mo but it seemed to run out really quickly. Usually use Clinique Long and Pretty.

Do Bobbi Brown, Chanel or YSL do samples of foundation do you know?

What is Hypnose?

cornsillk Sun 23-Aug-09 16:41:11

Hypnose mascara by lancome

cornsillk Sun 23-Aug-09 16:41:37

Yes chanel give samples.

janeite Sun 23-Aug-09 16:45:04

Thanks. Have a lovely Lancome eyeliner but never used anything else from there.

MayorNaze Sun 23-Aug-09 17:01:11

bobbi brown excellent for pale skin, i am quite sallow and other foundations concealors are too orange. concealors also v g on under eye shadows

RinkyDinkyPinky Sun 23-Aug-09 17:08:05

Another vote for Bobbi Brown "skin" foundation is excellent and has SPF15. I am a convert. They do samples.

I also love their pale pink blusher- looks v pink in the compact but like a natural flush on. I'm pale and most other make up looks muddy on me.

janeite Sun 23-Aug-09 17:13:31

Bobbi Brown is sounding good! Thanks.

dingdong3 Sun 23-Aug-09 17:25:06

Defo recommend Bobbi Brown also. I love their luminous foundation and they have the loveliest cream blushers too. If you go when they are not busy, you can get them to do your makeup for you...a nice treat. Mascara wise, I always get lancome though. Good luck.

janeite Sun 23-Aug-09 19:47:21

Thanks Dingdong.

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