Friday, September 3, 2010

Foundation, Concealor & Highlighters

Bumika wanted to know
hey which concealer,foundation,compact n highlighter do use ? daily wear n party wear?

During the day
I use only Ponds Tinted Moisturiser. This is my daily wear. I don't use concealor on a daily basis, as honestly I don't have the time in the morning and I don't think I need it too. If I am really tired or have dull skin due to lack of sleep or just overworked,  then I mix a drop of Revlon Skinlights Illuminating Lotion in Pink Light with Ponds TM and apply it.

For party/night time
I am currently using Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation. My experince with this foundation has been quite nice, it gives medium coverage and looks very natural. It has some pink undertones in addition to yellow, so it doesn't wash my face out completely. But this is best applied with a foundation brush, and spend some time buffing it. I have noticed that blending with fingers is not very good, and it tends to look cakey that way. The only other con with this line is that they have a very limited color selection. I wear 53 - beige in this, and that I think is the darkest color in this line.

For concealor I am using Bourjois Healthy Mix Concealor and I am very very pleased with this. Even more than I am with the foundation. It is very creamy, easy to spread and gives very, very good coverage, that looks very natural.

Highlighter: I use Revlon Skinlights Illuminating Lotion in Pink Light as Illuminator.

What foundation, concealor, highlighter are you using at this moment?

12 comments:

  1. I don't use any concealer but my friend use Avon concealer and she is satisfied with it's result.I have bought Chambor stick foundation for special occasion and I'm very happy with it.I don't use any highlighter...should i use high lighter Tanveer?

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  2. @Rakhshanda: Only if you want to create a look that makes the skin appear glowy or dewy.. Highlighters are totally optional. I like them because I love the dewy look for my face, but if you like your face to appear matt, then it is best to skip it.

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  3. @Rakhshanda: Honestly it seems to me frm yr pics that you have gr8 skin with a natural glow to it. I think you don't need a illuminator.

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  4. mac select spf foundation nc30
    mac select cover up concealer nw25
    colorbar trace gold as highlighter

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  5. hey its bhumika...:)..hehe
    n thanks a lot for d post...
    m visiting ur blog frm such a long tym....jus love ur posts n reviews...learnd a lot...n gotta knw other blogs too frm ur blog..
    by ur reviews i gt body shop bath gloves (whch i loveee...n my other cousins n frds too got it on my recos),johnsons body wash wit honey,jergens face cream,bio glow cocoa butter (love dat 2),biotique morning nectar,papaya scrub n chlorophyll gel n nivea dragon fruit lip balm...eyeing jovees papaya,aroma magic mineral scrub,jordana n colorbar next :)

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  6. hey bhumika u have a longggg list to go :) wow that would be a big haul isnt it?
    so here is my list goes
    foundations - NOO if i use i pick up MAC's Studio fix powder NC35
    Concealer - sometimes - MAC select cover up NW35
    Highlighter - now addicted - no particular but i am going to pick up one u mentioned and then will share my haul and experiance:) ...
    and apart from that
    I LOVE dropping here :D

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  7. wow Bhumika...you almost bought all the stuff.:)

    Tanz...I was thinking this foundation a try but wont do it because i know i wont find my matching..:)

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  8. @rashmi : i knw u r a macguru..dats wat every1 here calls u..rite ?
    n dint get everythg saath me..bt in 2-3 tyms..hehe..
    @anamika : i also love eyeliners n kajals as u...n saved ur daal baati recipe too..love all ur posts...

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  9. I am using Lakme Silk Naturelle Tinted moisturizer(they say its a foundation, but its really just a tinted moisturizer ) for everyday wear. Concealer is always the same one- MAC studio Sculpt, love love love it!
    Highlighter im not using at the moment but i really wanna try out a nice one. I saw some at bourjois and revlon, but i dunno which colour to buy? Cos they have like a golden one and silver one and i cant for the life of me figure out which one would look better..
    peachesandblush.blogspot.com

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  10. MUFE Full cover concealer or MAC studio finish concealer.
    Inglot AMC Cream foundation.
    Benefit High Beam for highlight.

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  11. awww..thanks so much..do let me know how the dal baati turns out:)

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  12. @anamika : ya wil..wen i make 1...busy wit stds actly..

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