I am a huge novice to make up and have decided to try out foundation and primer. I am using Rimmel Fix and Perfect and Rimmel Stay Matte Liquid Foundation and press powder.
My skin is combination skin with my t zone being a bit oily at times and my cheeks are normal. I have tried foundation when I was younger however it made my nose area really oily and shiney.
Reasons for trying it out again…..
I thought I would try it again since my ex housemates always had flawless make up when they went out and I was a bit envious of that. If I were to go out with them my make up would always look nice to start but after a few drinks my face turned bright red and eye make up would be rubbed off somehow and I started to look really old.
At my old place of work I sometimes had to look presentable and wear make up, however I needed to re apply over and over again throughout the day which I could never be bothered and didn’t have the time.
Apparently primer is the way to go for all my issues. It apparently keeps foundation set, eye make not rub off, doesn’t need retouching throughout the day and it also absorbs oils so it not shiny.
So today I tested both products which was good because I had huge bags and looked absolutely shit due to not sleeping because of the storms going around Sydney and a 4.30am wake up for work. Also today would not have a chance to retouch anything up.
-First challenge was to figure out how to put on make up whilst I am half asleep. I was surprisingly successful since it was really easy to use. I did however do my research beforehand applying the primer and apparently a little means more and this was the same with the foundation (it was as easy as applying moisturiser). I was surprised with the colour of the primer, it was an orange tint however it didn’t make my face orange. Apparently most primers are whiteish or clear. Also it made my skin feel soooooooo smooth and dreamy.
- At work… It lasted! i rubbed my face and my eyes and it stayed put. Also I did a bit of a run today and my face which normal turns bright red was hidden by the foundation however it didn’t look like a had make up caked on my face or any make up on to be honest.
-At home… It was really easy to wash off! I really dislike having to spend time washing my make up off, however it was really easy.
-And finally I have no break outs from the make up :D
I am having a night out on thursday so I will try it out again.
So far I am really impressed and it wasn’t expensive either which i love. I highly recommend it if anyone is trying a primer and foundation. Does anyone have any other recommendations? tips, tricks? Better products? Anyway, let me know if you guys do.