When it comes to foundation, trial and error is something that you want to avoid. Skin shades, skin complexion, sensitive skin, pigmentation are crucial part to be consider when it comes to choosing the right foundation. Foundation is the main part in makeup since their function are to cover the blemishes, scars, acne breakouts etc. Let’s discover the foundation book where you can learn pros and cons of these following foundation brands.
Sephora 10 hour Wear Perfection
First foundation in this foundation book is Sephora 10 Hour Wear Perfection. This semi-matte foundation are use to conceal blemishes, pigmentation marks, dark spot and provide original beautiful result. It also available in different range of shade from very light to very dark skin. One of the best function of this foundation is to blur out the blemishes and contain antioxidant Vitamin E which protect against external stressors.
– it contains alcohol that can irritates the skin which cause the main problem , increasing of oil production and that is the last thing already-oil skin needs.
– it has the tendency to crease into lines and wrinkles.
Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation
Next in The Foundation Book is known as MUFE. This is my favorite foundation of them all. The holy grail in book of foundation. This foundation mostly have the best review from professional makeup artist, beauty gurus and other makeup experts. This product is so light and fluid, which can be applied with an air brush. Besides that, you don’t need to put quite an amount because small amount is enough to cover the entire face. If you have normal skin, just prep your skin with SPF moisturizer and you’re good to go. In contrary, for oily skin, you should use mattifying primer before apply the foundation. The best thing about this foundation is it gives natural, satin finish on skin without “artificial” skin-looking
– contains minor amount of fragrance
– not really suitable for super oily skin
Revlon ColorStay Foundation
Revlon ColorStay Foundation smoothes on evenly for a flawless look. It contain SPF 6 for Combination/oily skin by Revlon features. Besides giving fresh and natural look, it also control excess oil due to its oil-free formula. This foundation is easier to blend than it Normal/Dry counterpart, provides a good medium coverage for blemishes and redness to. It dries soft matte finish and indeed last all day. It’s quite good foundation for a drugstore brand which most review gave them 4.4 out of 5. Another good one in this Foundation Book.
– this foundation version does not have sunscreen
– emphasize expression lines and wrinkles
NARS Sheer Glow Foundation
Whether your skin is porcelain, ebony or something in between, you will find a good match with this smooth silky liquid foundation. This foundation has one of the best, extensive range of shades in a long time. It contain silicone-enhanced base that has controlled blending and sets to soft matte finish that looks very natural. NARS Sheer Glow foundation have 20 different shades which can easily adapt both pale and darker skin complexion. Sheer Glow foundation is very suitable for dry skin type since it is water-based foundation. In contrary, if you have the combination of oily and dry skin, I suggest you prep your skin with primer to draw out the blemishes and dry skin patches. Most review gave 4.5 out of 5 for this foundation.
– no SPF
– bottle seems small
Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation
This foundation covers wonderfully and blends out very well plus it make you look so radiant without looking greasy, oily or shiny. Bourjois Healthy Mix are medium-buildable coverage, semi-matte and dewy finish foundation. Besides that, this foundation enriched with a fruit therapy formula to enhance your skin complexion. For example, apricot for radiance, melon for hydration and apple to protect your youth. This foundation also contains crystalline pigmentation to even out the complexion while letting in the natural light for that healthy looking glow.
– semi-matte finish can turn oily in hot weather
– doesn’t apply very well on dry patches