My Friends Summer Beauty Saviours! Part 2: Makeup

My friends makeup saviours

Today is part 2 in the ‘My Friends Summer Saviours!’ series. This post focuses on Makeup products that my friends love and use daily to keep their skin at bay in the summer weather. Again, we have a mix of low and high-priced products. So, there will be something for everyone in today’s recommendations. Hope you enjoy and get inspiration from their suggestions.

Primer:
NYX Professional Makeup Studio Perfect Primer

£10.00 from www.boot.com*

“This primer helps my makeup stay put all day. Very similar to the Smashbox Photo finish primer.”

Available in 3 shades, clear, green and lavender. This is a silky primer that is absorbed into the skin to create a perfect base for makeup.

NYX Professional Makeup Studio Perfect Primer
NYX Professional Makeup Studio Perfect Primer
Foundations & Concealers:
No7 City Light Tinted Moisturiser

£13.00 from www.boots.com*

Gives me a little colour whilst keep my skin hydrated so I don’t go all dried up and shrivelled.”

I had several of my friends recommend this tinted moisturiser. It is a sheer cover tinted moisturiser that hydrates the skin whilst protecting it for environmental stresses.

Boots No7 City Light Tinted Moisturiser
Boots No7 City Light Tinted Moisturiser

 

Avon Nutraeffects Radiance Tinted Moisturiser SPF 20

£6.00 from www.avon.uk.com

Suitable for all skin tones, this tinted moisturiser increases luminosity, evens out skin tones and adds a radiant glow to the skin. 

Avon Nutraeffects Radiance Tinted Moisturiser SPF 20
Avon Nutraeffects Radiance Tinted Moisturiser SPF 20
Lancôme Teint Visionnaire Foundation

£28.00 from www.lookfantastic.com

I really like this at the moment, it also has concealer built into lid.”

A two-in-one concealer and foundation that delivers SPF 20 to protect skin from environmental aggressors. It conceals imperfections, but reduces the appearance of blemishes, fine lines and wrinkles gradually, whilst combating uneven skin tone.

Lancôme Teint Visionnaire Foundation
Lancôme Teint Visionnaire Foundation

 

Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation

£9.99 from Feelunique*

Gives your skin a radiance boost and leaves it looking flawless for up to 16 hours.

Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation
Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation

 

Peggy Sage Correcteur de Teint

€8.80 from www.peggysage.com

I use this as an eyeshadow primer.” 

Peggy Sage Correcteur de Teint
Peggy Sage Correcteur de Teint

 

Face Bronzers & Highlighters:

Bourjois Bronzing Powder 

£7.99 from www.superdrug.com

A chocolate scented bronzer that leaves skin with a natural, radiant sun-kissed glow.

Bourjois Bronzing Powder
Bourjois Bronzing Powder

 

Too Faced Sweetheart Beads Radiant Glow Face Powder

£26.99 from www.amazon.co.uk

Colour corrects skin tones and adds a glow to the skin.

Too Faced Sweetheart Beads Radiant Glow Face Powder
Too Faced Sweetheart Beads Radiant Glow Face Powder

 

Benefit Hoola Bronzer Powder

£24.50 from Feelunique*

This was recommended by several of my friends and one of my favourite bronzers. It is a matte bronzer that adds a natural, healthy looking glow to the face.

Benefit Hoola Bronzer Powder
Benefit Hoola Bronzer Powder

 

Laura Geller Baked Gelato Swirl Illumination in Charming Pink

£21.00 from www.debenhams.com

“I use this as a lovely highlighter”

Applies like a sheer powder but feels like a cream, creating a translucent wash of luminous colour that can be swept all over the face for a lit-from-within glow.

Laura Geller Baked Gelato Swirl Illumination in Charming Pink
Laura Geller Baked Gelato Swirl Illumination in Charming Pink

 

Mascaras:
Essence Lash Princess Sculpted Mascara

£3.00 from www.wilko.com

Adds dramatic volume and definition to lashes. I also love Essence mascaras.

Essence Lash Princess Sculpted Mascara
Essence Lash Princess Sculpted Mascara

 

Maybelline’s The Colossal Volume Mascara in black

£7.99 from www.superdrug.com

A collagen-enriched plumping formula and Mega Brush that instantly build 9X volume, without clumps.

Maybelline’s The Colossal Volume Mascara in black
Maybelline’s The Colossal Volume Mascara in black

 

Lips:
Younique Lip Bonbon Tinted Lip Balm

£18.00 from www.youniqueproducts.com

Tinted lip balms (but actually so much better than just a lip balm!) which is super nourishing and has a gorgeous colour! I cannot be without them!!”

A creamy, smooth, and extra-nourishing tinted lip balm.

Younique Lip Bonbon Tinted Lip Balm
Younique Lip Bonbon Tinted Lip Balm
Clinique Superbalm Moisturizing Gloss

£17.50 from Feelunique*

Relieves dryness, protects your lips and adds shine.

Clinique Superbalm Moisturizing Gloss
Clinique Superbalm Moisturizing Gloss

 

A great collection of products was recommended by my fabulous friends as their Summer Saviours! I really want to try the NYX primer and the Laura Geller Baked illuminator. I hope you have been inspired or tempted by some of the products mentioned.

Here are some links to previous posts:

My Friends Favourite: Skin & Body

My Friends Favourite: Primers, Foundations & Concealers

My Friends Favourite: Blushers, Bronzers and highlighters

My Friends Favourite Eye Products: Shadows, Mascaras and liners

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5 comments

  1. Thanks for putting up this post so quickly! I was looking forward to see the other products that made the list. I am a huge fan of Maybelline’s The Colossal Volume Mascara, glad to see it up here.I am going to try out Lancôme Teint Visionnaire Foundation from your list.

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