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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation
£9.99 from Feelunique*
Gives your skin a radiance boost and leaves it looking flawless for up to 16 hours.
Peggy Sage Correcteur de Teint
€8.80 from www.peggysage.com
“I use this as an eyeshadow primer.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Essence Lash Princess Sculpted Mascara
£3.00 from www.wilko.com
Adds dramatic volume and definition to lashes. I also love Essence mascaras.
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.
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.
Clinique Superbalm Moisturizing Gloss
£17.50 from Feelunique*
Relieves dryness, protects your lips and adds shine.
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.
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