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I should have learned from dermalogicas sheer tinted moisturizer that I do not suit a sparkly sheen. Unfortunately I didn’t and was convinced to take this home by a suave beauty counter woman under the flattering department store lights. This is why I prefer to shop online – I’m less likely to make impulse purchases. It is way too shiny for my liking and lacks the subtle gloss of dermalogica’s product. It is also heavier, and tends to sit on top of the skin and rubs off easily staining clothes. It does protect your skin from the sun, which is the primary reason I bought it and is a huge plus however I think that there are better products out …

[3 Apr 2009 | No Comment | Tags: , , , ]

Chanel mat lumiere foundation is very much like its counterpart, pro lumiere with the exception of… you guessed it… it’s matt. I would say that this is not the best matt foundation out their if you have very oily skin. I have moderately oily skin around my t-zone with dry cheeks and this foundation can start to look a little greasy in around the nose after a few hours. If you have perfectly normal skin however this product is great. Even so I think this foundation would suit most skin types, just not the extremely oily kind. I have sensitive skin and have had no problems with it at all. Make sure you get the right color for your …

[3 Apr 2009 | No Comment | Tags: , , , ]

This is a good light weight foundation that provides medium coverage. It goes on like silk and gives the skin a really nice silky sheen. The lasting power is not strong however, and the perfect satin finish doesn’t last to long past the application. It is not so much a gloss or a matt foundation but lies somewhere in the middle. I’ve heard that this is a foundation of choice for some photographers as the luminescent quality tends to show up nicely in pictures giving the skin a nice healthy glow. I’d agree with this however wearing it does make you look like you’re wearing make up, it’s not as natural a look as It could be. Wearing this …

[5 Feb 2009 | No Comment | Tags: , , , , ]

I tried this tinted moisturizer when I had some eczema break out on my cheeks. It only stung the tiniest bit and finding and SPF product that is tolerable on eczema is quite a feat so I’m giving this points for that. The coverage is very sheer and wont hide any imperfections but may make them fade a little bit.  It is also very luminescent, like tiny little sparkly particles are on the skin. If this sparkly look suits you then you’ll like this. I think it is quite gentle on the skin and I haven’t had any real trouble with my skin getting irritated from this alone. Unfortunately I prefer more of a mat finish so I don’t use …