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Foundation & Powder

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Dr Murad Hybrids Primer and Eye Lift Review: Putting Murad into makeup!

Dr Murad is a skincare brand that does more than cleanse and moisturize the skin- there's a whole wealth of science and research behind every product, and a philosophy that is upheld throughout the brand. Dr Murad... Read more »

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Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum hits stores

Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum Foundation , which we saw being applied to models backstage at Paul Costelloe during London Fashion Week , has just debuted in Boots! The gel foundation is the perfect product to help you get... Read more »

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Nip + Fab BB Cream Review: Sheer Make-Up Fix

BB creams have been this summer's watchwords, as they've finally arrived on UK shores. A big hit in the East, BB stands for 'Blemish Balm', which have all sorts of properties from brightening, lightening and priming to... Read more »

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Mii Cosmetics Flawless Face Base SPF10 Foundation: Review

Mii Cosmetics is a relatively new brand, but if I have my way they're going to be big. Their remit is creating natural products that use high technbology and I've loved everything I've tried in their range. My current... Read more »

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MAC Matchmaster Foundation SPF 15 review

If you, like me, find it a very difficult job getting foundation to match your skin tone, you'll be as happy as I was to hear about the newest addition to MAC 's range: Matchmaster SPF 15. With 14 shades, Matchmaster uses... Read more »

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Bobbi Brown introduce Skin Foundation Mineral Makeup and Marrakesh Chic Collection

We just popped down the the launch of Bobbi Brown 's new line for Autumn 2011: the Marrakesh Chic Collection . Inspired by a trip Bobbi made to Morocco, the collection features eight shades of creamy-feeling powder... Read more »

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Jane Iredale : Best of the brand

Jane Iredale is a fantastic brand that doesn't always get as much attention as it deserves. One of the first pioneers of mineral makeup, they're focused on giving you a glowing natural look that lasts . Jane Iredale formed in... Read more »

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Paul & Joe Moisturising Foundation Primer: Product Review

I like to wear a lighter foundation is summer, as heavy ones feel clogging and tend to melt. I also like to up my SPF in summer (understandably) and was pleased to learn that the Foundation primer by Paul & Joe was a SPF... Read more »

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No7 Autumn Limited Edition Modern Minimalism Collection : The Best bits

No7 never fails to surprise and I'm happy to learn that their latest collection is pared down and perfect. The range is small and well formed, with lovely neutral shades and perfect primers to look forward too. I've been... Read more »

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Sleek Luminaire: Product Review

I have high expectations when trying out any product from Sleek MakeUP and their new Luminaire highlighting concealer did not disappoint. They specialize in creating budget friendly products that rival high end... Read more »

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The first unretouched makeup ad

[Click image to enlarge.] Okay, technically it's just Make Up For Ever's first unretouched makeup ad, but it's still a bold move. The campaign is meant to tout the photo-ready virtues of the brand's HD Invisible Cover... Read more »

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Clinique Launch Moisture Surge Tinted Moisturiser

Clinique have launched their newest moisturising product: a tinted version of their iconic Moisture Surge ! If you've been waiting to get your hands on this you'll be happy to know you can get it right now exclusively at... Read more »

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Duwop launch Isla Sirena collection with Disney

Disney are really going for the make up promotion for the fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie, On Stranger Tides : as well as the line of nail polish they've made with OPI , they've also collaborated with Duwop... Read more »

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MAC launches new Future Face Collection

We all squeal with lust when a new collection of eye and lip products (like the recent Peacocky line ), hits our radar but when most women are on a continuous quest for the right base, a new foundation line is equally as... Read more »

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Dainty Doll by Nicola Roberts Loose Mineral Powder Foundation

Mineral makeup may not be big news anymore, but that doesn't mean I don't get excited to try another foundation full of all its benefits. Dainty Doll by Nicola Roberts is a line of cosmetics designed for fair-skinned... Read more »

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The products behind Urban Outfitter's fresh-faced hipster look

Annoyingly ironic? Sometimes. On-trend and attractive looking? Always. The Urban Outfitters look book is either a treasure trove of styling inspiration or your own personal stylistic nightmare depending on your feelings on... Read more »

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Product Review: ELF Translucent Mattifying Powder

I tend to be a little bit of a snob with powders, preferring to invest more heavily in face products, whilst I'll happily use any type of product on my eyes or lips. This budget friendly powder from ELF completely changed... Read more »

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Product Review: Mia Minerals Foundation

Now that summer is here I like to use lighter products on my face, and mineral makeup is ideal for giving yourself a natural dewy glow. I have just been introduced to Mia Minerals, a brand new British brand and have been... Read more »

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Product Review: Urban Decay Razor Sharp Ultra Definition Finishing Powder

In the era of cameras with a ridiculously high amount of megapixels, every picture snapped shows every little imperfection. You want to combat this with using high quality camera friendly products, and Urban Decay have... Read more »

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Airbase Airbrush makeup at-home kits!

I'm a big fan of Airbrush makeup as every time I have it done (mainly when I'm making TV appearances) my skin takes on a luminescent flawless glow. A couple of quick spritzes and my skin becomes smooth and peachy looking,... Read more »

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Product review: Givenchy Photo'Perfexion Fluid Foundation SPF 20

Choosing the right foundation is a monumental task, as what looks good in the store may look absolutely awful when you step into natural light. Then there's the issues of photographs to deal with- no one wants a foundation... Read more »

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Product Review: Bare Escentuals All Over Face Color Pure Radiance

This is one of those products I've had kicking around my boudoir table for a long time that I've just never tried. I'm pretty sure it must have been a gift with purchase at some point, but today I decided to break out the... Read more »

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Product Review: Stila Natural Finish oil free makeup

The foundation is contained within a glass bottle, with no separate applicator or pump so you need to be careful when using it, as I've had one or two messy spills. It's a really fine liquid, which easily sinks into the... Read more »

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Rouge Bunny Rouge Luminous Skin Wand: Watch out YSL!

Rouge Bunny Rouge is one of the brands that has burst onto the beauty scene this year, and this is partly due to the quality of their product, their lovely designs and their happy relationship with beauty blogs. I've... Read more »

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Product Review: Maybelline Pure Liquid Mineral Foundation

I have to admit that pre-trial I was slightly biased against this product. The word mineral is bandied around with so little knowledge nowadays, that when a budget brand produces a version I almost immediately assume the... Read more »

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Product Review: L'Oréal Paris True Match Roll on Foundation

This crazy little invention from L'Oreal looks just like a miniature paint roller, and that's essentially what it is. A block of foundation comes with its own applicator which rolls over the face to provide a 'smooth... Read more »

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Product Review: Lily Lolo Mineral Makeup

Bare Escentuals may have cornered the mineral market in terms of promotion and brand awareness, but that doesn't mean there aren't other brands who are equally worthy product-wise. This isn't the first time we've mentioned... Read more »

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Product Review: Clinique 'Even Better' foundation

Summer can be a rough time for skin. Sun damage, late nights, festivals and parties that start way too early in the day can all take their toll, causing all sorts of unsightly problems from sunburn to excess patchy... Read more »

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Gemma's favourite beauty finds part 3: Foundation, concealer & blush

1. Bare Escentuals Mineral Foundation (£24) & Mineral Veil (£21) Call me predictable, but Bare Escentuals gets my vote in the mineral foundation stakes. I've tried loads of other brands and though some come very close,... Read more »