All about that base…

I don’t often write about my favourite base products but I have been loving so many products lately I just had to share, I also wanted to mention I may not have that many posts featuring on Glambeautys this week as my MacBook decided to die on me the other day it’s currently away getting repaired so I hope to have that back by the 17th my luck with technology lately has been diabolical first my poor iPhone now my beloved MacBook I do have my old Netbook to the rescue so I can write things but just want to apologise if my photos aren’t up to scratch as I have no editing software.
 
Any way enough of my rambling with the weather being much colder now I have changed my bases up for the Winter and I have found some absolute gems that have been working really well on my skin. In todays post I’m going to tell you about my favourite liquid bases from BB creams to full cover foundations and illuminators.. not to mention the best concealer I have ever tried, it’s seriously amazing so let’s get on with this post and keep on reading if you want to find out more about my top picks! 
OK so let’s start with the main bases, when I’m having an uber good skin day I have been reaching for my Clarins BB Skin Perfecting Cream, OK so let me start with the only negative.. it is a little pricey at £30 a pop but you only need the smallest amount so it will last a fair while. The consistency of this BB cream is a lot thicker to others I have used in the past which I actually like, once applied to the skin it sheers out beautifully and evens out my complexion a treat! Now when my skin is looking OK but feel I need a little more cover I opt for Estee Lauder Perfectionist Foundation, this foundation is seriously lovely. The cover is light to medium and can be built up slightly if required, it gives a really pretty sheen finish that doesn’t require powdering. It also gives me just the amount of cover I need it’s definitely a new firm favourite of mine it blends beautifully and is super lightweight on the skin, if your a fan of Estee Lauder Double wear but your looking for something a little lighter and perfect for day time then I’d definitely recommend checking this out. Lastly if I’m off on a night out or require something with full cover I have fallen back in love with Mac Studio Fix Fluid Foundation, this foundation is great it gives me a flawless finish that lasts a super long time. I just picked up the shade NC25 which is great, I still think I could go a little lighter for Winter so I may pick up another bottle in a different shade because no doubt I’ll get though this pretty quick as it seems to be my go to foundation at the moment. 
Now these little beauties have been favourites of mine for quite some time now Mac Strobe cream is something I often reach for, I like to apply this before foundation and often instead of moisturiser its super hydrating and gives my skin a gorgeous luminous finish which I adore it’s a pink pearl shade which really brightens up the complexion. Another illuminating product I love is by Crown Brush, I love this Golden illuminating liquid so much I usually apply this with a buffing brush to the tops of my cheek bones after foundation and it gives my skin the most beautiful glow. I don’t tend to use this alone over the full face because I can tend to go a little too glowy if I do that but applied to those areas you want to highlight it’s perfect. Last but not least I couldn’t talk base products without mentioning a concealer, this concealer has been a staple product for me ever since I got it. The Clarins Instant Concealer is just one of those concealers you will not want to put down once you’ve tried it, I use the shade 01 light which is a yellow based beige and it’s the perfect colour for me it enables me to brighten the under eye area and cover any blemishes I may have. The pigmentation is insane and it covers instantly without feeling heavy or cakey on the skin,  it’s nice and moisturising meaning it doesn’t cling to any dry patches or make my skin look dry either. It’s seriously my favourite concealer I have ever tried and I will definitely be buying a second tube once this runs out, it’s a little gem!
What are your favourite base products at the moment? It may seem boring but base products are my favourite to buy. 
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