review, pics & swatches: nars sheer glow foundation in #stromboli

For darker tanned, olive and Asian complexions with golden yellow undertones” – if this is not a direct message to me from NARS, then I don’t know what is. I swatched this foundation in store, liked it, bought it and I’ve been using it for a few months now.
Time to review!

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review, pics & swatches: nars sheer glow foundation in #stromboli

review, pics & swatches: chanel vitalumière aqua cream compact makeup in #50 beige

chanel vitalumiere aqua cream compact (BA50)
chanel vitalumiere aqua compact

If you’ve read my post on the liquid version of this foundation, you’ll know I’m a fan. A couple of years ago, I was travelling a fair bit for work so I wanted a purse friendly version. A quick trip to Myer and I walked away with this baby. I’m nearing the end of the compact so this one is from the stash.

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review, pics & swatches: chanel vitalumière aqua cream compact makeup in #50 beige

today’s face: la dolce vita

 

la dolce vita
la dolce vita

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today’s face: la dolce vita

review, pics & swatches: mac studio waterweight spf30 foundation in #nc40

Mac Studio Waterweight Foundation
Mac Studio Waterweight Foundation

Did I need another foundation? No.

Was I at the airport and was everything duty-free? Yes.

Foundation purchased . . . . .

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review, pics & swatches: mac studio waterweight spf30 foundation in #nc40

today’s face: marsala and rose gold

the face
today’s face: marsala and rose gold

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today’s face: marsala and rose gold

review, pics & swatches: dior diorskin nude foundation compact in #040 honey beige

diorskin nude
diorskin nude

Summer has been and gone in this part of the world and as I changed up my makeup drawer in preparation for the cooler months, I realised I had this foundation kicking around and hadn’t gotten around to reviewing it. Here goes.

By the way, this is the first in a series of reviews I’ll be doing from my existing stash #fromthestash

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review, pics & swatches: dior diorskin nude foundation compact in #040 honey beige

the beauty scenario tag

what if?
what if?

This type of post is always a bit of fun. Shout out to Rae Scatterbraintures for the tag – I hope you enjoy reading this as much as I enjoyed reading hers (and the others that she tagged). Rae has a no nonsense attitude, especially towards her makeup, and is on the constant lookout for that perfect matte mauve lipstick. Please check out her blog which channels her dry humour.

Here we go . . .

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the beauty scenario tag