On the hunt for a new foundation!

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Hey everyone!

After a long and busy week of work, it’s such a treat to stay in tonight! It’s freezing here in Melbourne, so I’m rugged up with a hot drink on the couch, blogging. The best way to spend a Friday night, I tell you! I don’t really have a busy weekend planned, but I always end up cramming it with errands, things to do etc. I find it really difficult to stay home on the weekend, I find it hard to say no when people ask me to do something and I get anxious from spending too much time on my own. Does anyone else get like this?

~~~Breaking news~~~: Mecca Cosmetica now stock Urban Decay Naked Palettes! I found out today via a girl I follow on Instagram and I was so excited! I’ve never owned a Naked palette so I think I’ll be picking one up soon! I have my eye on Palette #3, as I like the rose toned colours. 

I recently ran out of my favourite foundation, the Laura Mercier Creme Smooth foundation. I’ve been using old foundations I have in my bathroom cabinet, but to be honest, they are probably expired and I need something fresh and new. I have done some research to see what’s out there, and I’ve narrowed it down to a few. I am after a medium to full coverage product. I don’t wear heavy makeup, but I prefer to have a full coverage foundation for those days when I need to cover up a bit more. 

Clinique Continuous Coverage Foundation. I’ve tried a few Clinique foundations over the years and I think they’re pretty good overall. I might try to get a sample of this in store. 

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Bare Minerals Pure Brightening Serum Foundation. This is a fairly new product and its gained a pretty good reputation. I think it’s more light to medium coverage but I’d still like to try it out. 

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NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation. This is a new product from NARS which is meant to give an all day coverage. I’m a fan of NARS as the products are always of the highest quality and have incredible pigment. I think I’ll get a sample of this next time I’m at a counter. 

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Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Hydrating Foundation. This is one I found while on the Mecca website and it reminded me a bit of the infamous Make Up Forever HD Invisible Coverage Foundation for some reason. I’m yet to try a product from Smashbox but I’ve always heard great things about their makeup. 

I think a trip to Mecca Cosmetics is on the cards! Although this is dangerous territory if you are trying to save…

What are some of your favourite foundations? Can you recommend any?

xo Roxane

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