Posts Tagged‘Primer’

Beauty Hoarder: Face Primers

Beauty Hoarder: Face Primers | All Dolled Up

I’ve mentioned a couple of times recently that I’m something of a hoarder when it comes to certain beauty categories. I tend to collect things like texturising sprays, makeup brushes, eyeshadow palettes and nail polish – and honestly most of them aren’t that different from each other. So I thought I would start showing you my stash in a series of posts, starting with face primers. Hydrating primers I mainly have two types of primers because my skin faces two challenges: oiliness and dehydration. Primers that battle the latter condition tend to be light and refreshing on the skin, and…

Review: Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Primer

I have read a lot about Smashbox primers over the years but for some reason I never got around to buying one until recently. As you will no doubt know by now, my skin has gone a bit haywire so I have had to make the most of every cosmetic option available. This primer came home with me last week after a little (read: large) V&A Waterfront spending spree and it has really won me over.

Flawless Face Series Part 1: Primer

The most important decision I make on a daily basis is what to put on my face. I swear. I know it sounds trivial and shallow, but I know myself well enough to know that if I don’t look my best, I won’t feel my best – it’s that simple. I look at those girls who wear minimal/no make-up and I think “How? How do they do that?” – I wish I had that confidence. Anyway, I digress. For me, flawless skin is key. If you can get that right, the rest will fall into place without much effort. But…