Bobbi Brown Intensive Skin Serum Concealer Review

Bobbi Brown Intensive Skin Serum Concealer is a silky, serum formula that lightens and brightens the under-eye area. Unlike other concealers I have tried, it is not sticky or greasy. My shade in this concealer is Natural (same shade I use in Bobbi Brown’s foundations). Pros of the Bobbi Brown Intensive Skin Serum Concealer: Lightweight silky […]

Bobbi Brown Corrector Review

Bobbi Brown Corrector is a type of concealer (pink-based or peach-based) designed to cover redness and darker discolorations around the eyes. For people with yellow-toned skin, the peach-based correctors will look most natural; for people with more pink in their skin, the pink-based correctors will be best. For me, the Light Peach corrector is perfect […]

Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick Review

Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick is one of the many foundation products of Bobbi Brown, a US cosmetics company owned by the Estee Lauder Group. It comes 31 shades for fair to dark skin tones. Because of the vast range of shades, it’s easy for most people to find their perfect foundation match. My foundation […]

Armani Maestro UV Skin Defense Primer SPF 50

Armani Maestro UV Skin Defense Primer SPF 50 is the latest makeup base (or primer) from Giorgio Armani Beauty. It comes in a white glass bottle with a dropper. I’ve been testing the new makeup bases recently. This Armani primer looks more glowy on the skin than the new Diorskin Forever & Ever makeup base […]

Diorskin Forever and Ever Wear Extreme Perfection and Hold Makeup Base SPF 20

Dior Diorskin Forever & Ever Wear Extreme Perfection & Hold Makeup Base SPF 20 is the longest name for a makeup base and it is extremely effective at what it’s designed to do. It consists of a thin, white fluid that feels very silky. It dries down to a lovely finish all by itself and […]

Shiseido Synchro Skin Lasting Liquid foundation for spring 2016

UPDATE (20 February 2016): This foundation is wonderful! It has a very fluid consistency, like a serum foundation, and feels silky. The coverage is medium; you can apply more to get full coverage. I wore it for 8 hours and it did not fade or oxidize. It covers imperfections and large pores, but it does […]

New foundation launches in 2016

I am looking forward to the following new foundation and base makeup launches in 2016. As always, the key is to try it in the store and see whether the color matches your skin tone and whether the texture fits your skin type. One of the products listed below is a primer. I rarely wear […]

Paula’s Choice Resist Moisture Renewal Oil Booster review

Paula’s Choice Resist Moisture Renewal Oil Booster is a face oil that contains non-fragrant plant oils (such as argan oil) and anti-oxidants to relieve dry, dull (or sensitive) skin. I use this face oil when my normal-to-oily combination skin feels a bit drier (e.g. during the winter when indoor heating dries my skin). I add […]