Saturday, 14 March 2015

The Base Rotation

I can never seem to be someone who uses the same base products everyday. Depending on how my skin is feeling or how long i'm going to be wearing my makeup influences what I want in my base. Today I thought I would share the four that I have been reaching for the most in the past few months.
The Base Rotation
The Base Rotation
Maybelline Dream Flawless Nude Foundation
NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturiser - This is a go to of mine in the Summer and now it's started to warm up i've been liking the lighter option. Although this is a light coverage it manages to even out the skintone and make my skin look really healthy, it also has SPF which is an added bonus.
Maybelline Dream Flawless Nude Foundation - This is my most recent edition and i'm still somewhat on the fence about it. It's a very liquid formula so blends easily and gives a light to medium coverage; you can definitely build up the coverage. Depending on how my skin is the wear time can be average if i'm oily. I think this is a good option if I want something that looks natural and i'm not needing it to stay perfect all day.
Rimmel Lasting Finish Nude Foundation
Rimmel Lasting Finish Nude Foundation - This has been one of my favourite new foundation releases. It really is the perfect all in one base. The coverage is medium without feeling heavy or looking cakey, the wear time is good as is the shade range. This has been my go to everyday option most of the time recently.
Bourjois Radiance Reveal Healthy Mix Foundation
Bourjois Radiance Reveal Healthy Mix Foundation - This is my all time favourite base, it has a little more coverage than the Rimmel one yet still looks natural. If i'm having a bad skin day or i'm going to be wearing my base for a long time this is what I reach for as it doesn't fade and keeps my skin fairly matte.
The Base Rotation
L-R NARS, Maybelline, Rimmel, Bourjois
The Base Rotation
So those are the bases i've been reaching for a lot lately; most of these have actually been favourites of mine for a while. What are your go to bases at the moment?


  1. really enjoyed this post! i use the rimmel 25hr nude foundation quite a lot, i like the coverage but i find that the undertones are a little off for me so i always have to mix it with another foundation. i really want to try out the maybelline dream flawless nude foundation because basically everyone's been talking about it and their shade range doesn't look too bad at all so they may cover my mixed-race complexion, great picks!

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  2. I didn't realise the Bourjois had good coverage, I thought it was really light for some reason. Have you ever tried the Revlon Colorstay foundation? If so what are your thoughts? xx

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    1. I haven't in a long time and I used to like it when my skin was very oily but I think I would find it too heavy now.


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