Posts in Foundation Review
The Longwear Foundation that Actually Lasts

The road to finding the perfect long-wear foundation is long and littered with the carcasses of products that didn't live up to the claims. But today, we celebrate a small victory. I have (thanks to your recommendations) found a foundation that actually lasts on my oily skin, and it's almost perfect....

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Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Foundation Review

Apologies in advance for repeating myself if you're a regular round here, but for the newbies out there my name is Sharon and I have ridiculously oily skin. I am on a quest to find the perfect foundation that lasts on my greasy face, but doesn't look dry or cakey and I tell ya, the struggle is real. 

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The Worst Foundation I've Ever Tried

This is a first impression review of the Tarte Clay Stick foundation and OH DEAR LORD it's horrbile. To give you some context, I have extremely oily skin and it's normal for me that a foundation will look shiny at the end of the day, but this was next level. We have a veritable smorgasbord of bad things happening on my face - separating, flakiness, shininess and areas where it's rubbed clean off. Yes ladies and gents, I think this may be the worst foundation I've ever tried.

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I Custom Made My Own Foundation And It Was...OK

Today’s review is a little bit different because I actually formulated the product myself - kind of. Here in Australia we have a store called ‘The Lip Lab’ where you can custom blend your own lipstick to create any colour you like. You can even bring a swatch of fabric or an old discontinued lipstick, and the staff will create a lipstick that matches the colour exactly and excitingly, they're branching out into other categories of makeup too....

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The Best High-End Foundations for Oily Skin

First let’s define ‘High End’. To me, these are foundations available at the department store, and there’s actually quite a range of prices. In Australia, MAC sits at the lower end of the scale at about $50 a pop, whereas a bottle of Armani’s stuff can set you back $99. Ouch. ...

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The Best Drugstore Foundations for Oily Skin

If you watch my YouTube channel you'll know I have a series called ‘Holy Grail for Oily Skin’ where I test foundations to see if they actually last on..oily skin. I have obscenely oily skin and find it really difficult to get foundations to last, and I know a lot of you guys can relate.

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Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear 24hr; A Holy Grail For Oily Skin?

The seemingly never-ending search for the ultimate foundation for oily skin continues. Could Lancome's Teint Idole Ultra be the one? On the Lancome website they claim this product "was the first to guarantee 14h of hold, then 18h, and finally up to 24h of optimal comfort and an impeccable complexion without any need for touch-ups." Quite the claim...

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