After two weeks of trying varying combinations of Laura Mericer Oil Free Tinted Moisturizer , Jouer Matte Moisture Tint, and various primers I reached for one of my faves, Vapour Organic Atmosphere Luminous Foundation. I love this foundation from Vapour, its great for travel (TSA be dammed, more room other products) and you can layer it throughout the day without having your face feeling restricted or mask-like, oh, and it’s non-toxic. Follow after the jump for how it held up.
So, I’ve profiled this foundation before. Jouer Matte Moisture Tint I generally love it. It’s super flattering, matte, and leaves a really lovely airbrushed finish that lasts for about 6-7 hours. It’s pretty perfect for events where you know you’re going to be photographed. In these situations, it’s pretty much a dream. The color match for me was super hard, so I mix nude + chamomile for the perfect color. Follow after the jump to find out why for work it’s not so hot.
I love using body oil in place of body lotion. I think its more comfortable and more effective at moisturizing, especially early in the morning. I’ve used so many over the years, usually really inexpensive ones from Whole Foods, like jojoba or sesame oils. But sometimes I like to use one that’s a bit more luxurious and special. The folks at S.W. Basics of Brooklyn must be reading my blog because a) I love lemongrass, and b) I love body oils. Continue reading
Hey, hey, hey. I hope you have been enjoying the awesome month that is October. This week, I’ll be focusing on everything that is foundations + primers and everything in between.
If you are a regular reader of this blog, you are well aware that I F-ING love lip products. I went to the BITE BEAUTY SoHo store a few weeks ago for some custom lipstick (a post on that later this week), and this gem caught my eye. Continue reading