The long-anticipated Sheer Glow and Sheer Matte Foundations from NARS are finally here!
The two foundations first made their debuts at New York Fall 2009 Fashion Week and will replace the existing NARS Oil-free Foundation and Balanced Foundation. Sheer Glow is a glowing, satin-finish foundation that is great for those with normal to dry skin while Sheer Matte provides a soft matte finish and helps to control oil and shine throughout the day.
For me, it is definitely liquid because it is the biggest no-brainer and works on pretty much all skin types. Plus you can get the sheerest to the heaviest coverage with liquid foundations and you can blend different colors together.
Confused about the different types of foundations and what they do? Learn more about them here. To read my list of foundation reviews, check this out.
Tiffany asked: “I love your site! It is sooooo helpful! What foundation brand would you recommend to cover up acne and scars? (The heaviest and fullest coverage so that everything disappears!)”
Answer:- Thanks Tiffany! Make Up For Ever HD Invisible Cover Foundation is the latest full coverage foundation that I tried and liked. Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer and MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation are also two good choices with extremely heavy coverage.
One word about wearing full coverage foundation though – don’t, at least try not to do it on a daily basis. Why? Because slapping on heavy makeup can result in more clogged pores, more acne (your skin’s gotta breathe too girl!) and eventually turn into a viscous cycle. Plus full coverage foundations tend to look cakey and unnatural unless applied really skillfully. So instead of covering up bad skin with makeup, try to figure out what is causing your acne and work on fixing the problem itself.
Make Up For Ever HD Invisible Cover Foundation is the latest it thing in high-def makeup. The oil-free liquid foundation claims to offer medium to full coverage to cover skin imperfections flawlessly while remaining invisible on-screen and in real life. It is also rated as one of the must-haves on the sets of Gossip Girl, Heroes and pretty much all shows on CW with a long list of fans including actress Meryl Streep and singer Lady Gaga.
I have been wearing this for a month and I can’t rave enough about it! Read on to find out why!
Celebrities, news anchors and models freaking out over the latest high-def technology and the switch from analog to digital transmission is definitely not news to us. HD cameras can see up to 6 times the human eye and magnify every single flaw on your face – fine lines, wrinkles, shine, pimples, facial hair and even mismatched foundation. They also tend to pump up certain colors like red and blue which can flatten skintone. Talk about SCARY!
To counter this unforgiving technology, a new generation of products, HD makeup, was invented. I sat down with Emmy Award Winning Makeup Artist Kevin James Bennett to get the low down on HD makeup.