Foundation: Are you cool, warm or neutral?

Foundation: Are you cool, warm or neutral?

I can’t take any credit for this tip, it comes from beauty columnist Laura Bermingham. Follow her on Instagram here. It’s overwhelming to be faced with so many shade choices when buying foundation. I’ve made some expensive mistakes in the…

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Liz Earle Make Up Offer – Buy for £36.00 instead of £52.50

Liz Earle Make Up Offer – Buy for £36.00 …

This is an interesting offer coming hot on the heels of the  Ageing Make Up Mishaps No 4 Matt is Too Flat post. Usually with these offers, there’s always a ‘rogue’ product I’m just not interested in. So I’m looking at…

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Ageing Make Up Mishaps: No 4 – Matt is too flat

Ageing Make Up Mishaps: No 4 – Matt is …

Easy one this, although it took me years to figure it out for myself. I used to have very oily skin, shine was my mortal enemy. I fought it three ways, matt foundation, loose powder and pressed powder for touch ups on…

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Ooh, Shut That Pore!

Ooh, Shut That Pore!

Look, if Benefit can make terrible puns, then so can I. Most, if not all, primers contain silicone. This is because silicone acts as a barrier, it doesn’t let oil or moisture out or, it should be said, air in. It’ll…

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