I will be the first to tell you that I have not, (until recently anyway) had even remotely “good skin.” I was never the girl who could just wash her face, throw on sunscreen or moisturizer and go. Like many women, my makeup routine was all about the cover up. Cover the spots with concealer, cover the pores with foundation, cover the foundation with powder. Layers upon layers of…pigmented cover. The criteria for any foundation was always a long list of musts. It must have full coverage, it must be the perfect shade, it must be matte, it must have a matching pressed powder, it must not break me out, it must last all day, it must…it must…it must…it must.
In the past few months, my skin has improved tremendously. This improvement is due mostly to a huge change in my skincare regimen and simply being consistent. Because of this wonderful, amazing, occurrence, for the first time in my life, I didn’t have to cover up. For the first time, I was in the market for a light to medium coverage foundation. And as the universe often does for me when I make my intentions known, it was as if the heavens opened up and dropped, what is to me, the perfect foundation into my anxiously awaiting little hands. The Nars All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation in the color New Orleans is a serum based foundation that claims to give a 16 hour, oil free, natural-looking, medium to full coverage with one drop. All I can say is yes, yes and yes! This foundation does not disappoint. And the best part, my hubby has commented on several occasions on how it doesn’t look like I’m wearing anything and yet my skin looks so clear. *Insert Happy Dance Here*
- All day lasting coverage
- A little goes a long way
- Oil free
- Minimal transfer
- Very natural looking
- Warm yellow base works well for women of color
- No sunscreen
- A little on the pricier side
- Color range may be limited for some
- Can easily be overdone
- Claims full coverage but is better suited for medium at most
- Shake the foundation to mix ingredients well before using
- Really only use a couple of drops at the most
- Applying with fingertips is best
As always, I would recommend obtaining a sample of this and any other skincare, especially higher end items before taking the plunge. If you have tried this foundation or you have any questions, leave me a comment down below.
Nars All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation can be purchased at Sephora.com $48
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Have a great day, Bella