I really like Laura Mercier’s approach to foundation- go for a flawless look but still natural.
Coming of age in the 90-s, I sported the matte, powdered-mask look using Lancome’s Dual-Finish, dark-brown-red lips, neutral eye.
And of late, more beauty magazines are suggesting women who are older use a lighter hand – especially when it comes to foundation for everyday looks.
The last LM make up artist event I purchased the radiance primer and tinted moisturizer liquid creme.
I do like the look-but I think the tinted moisturizer doesn’t really work for me.
However, I did combine the radiance primer, with Lancome ‘s silicon based primer over it, powdered a little with Make Up Forever’s HD Powder, and I think I found a better combination for me. The silicon primer smooths out the edges without adding color, and the powder takes it all down a notch. For a more perfected look, I use my foundation brush and dab a little bit of Bobbi Brown’s foundation stick under my eyes, my nose and around my mouth and blend like crazy.
The other day, I picked up a sample of LM’s Illuminating tinted moisturizer.
Put on by itself, it brightens my complexion significantly-today I put on the regular tinted moisturizer over it, followed by the silicon primer and powder.
Tomorrow I think I will use it like the radiance primer, and top it off with the silicon primer, foundation stick and powder.