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Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation

I was lucky enough to be invited to a Chanel event last week, for a presentation of the new Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation. Initially, I wasn’t a hundred percent sure as it is a semi-matte formula however, after trying it at the event I am hooked. Starting with the packaging, Chanel have gone back to their roots with a frosted glass bottle, it feels luxury and it looks stunning. It also comes with a pump… massive brownie points! The consistency reminds me of the Les Beiges Fluid, just slightly creamier and it has SPF 25. There is also a delicate scent, it’s very fresh and pleasing and doesn’t linger. As per usual, the shade range is not great, there are only 9 shades in the Healthy Glow however, 020 is a perfect colour match for me. For reference, I am N1 in Mac Face and Body, 010 in Dior Star, 02 in Guerlain Lingerie de Peau and Mont Blanc in Nars Sheer Glow. I typically apply my base with a damp beautyblender however, I have been reaching for my …

Review: A Victorious Launch From Dior

I sighted this gem all over my favourite blogs, reviews were raving and I am pretty partial to a foundation these days and so I picked up Dior Star The packaging is a beautiful glass bottle and the shade range is pretty good. There is a slight perfumed scent but nothing offensive or that lingers longer than a moment, I quite like it actually. It does have a pump which you may think is a given, but no no, many foundations I’ve come across have no pump, so this certainly gives Star brownie points. This foundation is actually really great! I’ve tried Star using a beauty blender, a dense kabuki and a buffing brush, all of which worked wonders. Dior market this as being lightweight, I completely agree. My face felt naked all day yet my complexion was glowing, even and definitely brightened. I almost forgot to take it off before bed. I would say Star is a medium coverage, more than I was expecting actually but I found it very easy to blend and work …