“This is it! I finally found my perfect foundation.” It’s kind of like finding the right man. I mean, it’s called foundation. It’s a makeup element that important…that crucial to beauty…to life. But just like dating, we so often think we found “the one” when we find out later it’s not as perfect as we once thought. You know you’re so into it at first when it’s fresh, but then a couple weeks later you’re over it… and maybe it’s breaking you out.
For the past few years I really thought I found my match in Maybelline’s Dream Smooth
Mousse foundation. I outgrew it, just like I outgrew my high school crush. My skin is no longer plagued by red, acne marks so it doesn’t need a heavy, mask-like coverage anymore. However, girls, if you’re suffering from acne right now, use this! Don’t feel weird about putting a drugstore brand foundation on your face. I’ve tried so many expensive foundations and always went back to this. It never made me breakout and it erases flaws. I still use it under my *new* foundation as a concealer for a few problem spots.
Okay, it’s time for me to reveal the ***holy grail*** of foundation. It’s……Sephora’s Perfection Mist Airbrush Foundation. I bought this $26 foundation about six weeks ago. I closed my eyes and sprayed it on, then I opened my eyes…giggled… and then covered my mouth with my hand in amazement. It looked like I just sprayed an Instagram perfecting filter on my face. I ran into the other room to show off my skin to my sister. It’s truly an airbrush. Estee’ Lauder has a version about $40 more expensive, but don’t even dabble. It doesn’t get better than Sephora’s variety. It gives solid coverage and makes you look poreless. Put a light layer of Make Up Forever’s HD Finishing Powder on top and WHALA! FLAWLESS skin. (If you don’t already have Make Up Forever’s HD Finishing Powder, I don’t even know what to do with you. *SMH*) I even got a darker shade of the mist foundation in addition to my medium shade for contouring.
*Final Tip* I put a sleeping mask on when I spray so that my eyelashes and brows don’t turn beige.
As a true pisces, I live in a magical and delusional land in my head. In this world romances unfold the way they do in romantic comedies, everything at Sephora is free, Shake Shake burgers are a diet food, and we have the capability to clone Harry Styles.
In real life (what's that?), I spend my days pondering how Kylie Jenner's face changed so much. I'm a beauty junkie and pop culture-loving wedding videographer and freelance journalist. I have a Princess Jasmine complex. I am a Fanson (die hard Hanson fan). I enjoy belting old Celine Dion songs.
Please take everything I say seriously (I have my Masters in journalism from Syracuse University), but not too seriously (Cosmo is my favorite publication.)