Top 4 Foundations

Hemayal and I have a warm/yellow undertone but different skin types as I have combination to oily skin and she has dry skin, I have acne prone skin with acne marks and she has clear skin but these 4 foundations work great for the both of us so if you’re skin type matches ours then here are the Top 4 suitable foundations for you.

Being a blogger getting ready is an essenital part of our work and these foundations stay on perfectly during shoots and events that last around 6-7 hrs.

1 – Giorgio Armani Luminious Silk Foundation

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As the name suggests, this foundation literally makes your skin look like silk. It gives a luminous feel to your skin but if you’re looking for some coverage then this is not the perfect foundation for you. You can still make it work by mixing it with a foundation that has good coverage but it won’t do such a great job alone. Works best during good skin days.

Originally for $64, sells for 9-10k in Pakistan.
Shade 4.5

Pro –
Not cakey – Skin like
Luminous feel

Cons – 
Expensive
Doesn’t give a good coverage

2 – Maybelline 24hr Super Stay Foundation

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What we love the most is that despite being full coverage this specific foundation is very lightweight and doesn’t look cakey AT ALL. You have to work with it quickly since it tends to dry down on the skin and you can’t blend it if you leave it on for too long. Also, we got a few dms where people said it oxidizes but it didn’t oxidize on either of us, despite having it on for hours.

Availibity
We got #Maybelline Superstar 24H full coverage foundation for 2199/- from maybellines counter at Packages Mall, Lahore. It’s available on almost all maybelline racks and counters. It is originally for $9, not sure why it’s so expensive here.

Shade – Ivory

Pros –
Full coverage
Matte
Light weight

Cons –
Dries quickly

3 – Milani Conceal + Perfect Foundation

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Another light weight foundation that helps your skin breath and at the same time covers your imperfections. Actually one of the very few foundations that has a good range of option for medium skin tones like ours. Full Coverage, water resistent foundation perfect for long hours.

Originally for $12, online pages sell it for 1500 onwards.
Shade – 02/03
Pros
Lightweight
Buildable
Flawless Finish

Cons 
Itches some people

4 – Loreal Infalliable 24hr Foundation

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Claims to be a stay fresh foundation that fights makeup meltdown and gives a flawless finish throughout the day. It pretty much does do what it claims and doesn’t dry out on the skin.

Originally for $14, sells for around 3k in Pakistan.
Shade – Natural Rose

Pros
Medium to high coverage
long hour foundation.

Cons
Expensive for drugstore
Tends to get oily after a couple of hours

Favourite Makeup products of 2016 

2016 was the year I & everyone around me was literally OBSESSED with make-up & also the year which made me realize that half of your make-up is your skin so if you need to get your make-up game on point you need to get your skin on point first.

Putting the obvious aside I’ll start with my ABSOLUTE favorite products of the year;

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– Giorgio Armani luminous silk foundation.
I had to get my hands on this one as all the make-up gurus were raving about it & I must tell you guys that it’s worth every penny. I believe we’ve all moved from the full coverage heavy looks to the more natural “no make-up looks” so if you’re looking for a light flawless looking coverage then this     ml bottle is all you’re looking for.

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Shade adjustment drops
Although the strong scent might be a turn off for some people it doesn’t seem to bother me, this little dropper is like my little secret to luminous flawless looking skin. You can either use it as a highlighter or add it in your base to give it a little liquidy/luminous touch & also to lighten it’s shade.

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– StageLine liquid lipsticks
I was introduced to the brand Stageline on Sobias masterclass & I never knew it’ll turn out to be so GOOD. From the Tv sticks, to the mascaras , to the liquid lipsticks everything is worth more than the price, if I be honest. They’re long-lasting, not drying & pretty vibrant but its a bummer how they only have a few colors so far.

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 – Hoola bronzer
Till the start of 2016 I was all about the cream contour but as time went by I realized that 1 – my face doesn’t need that much contouring 2 – I don’t have so much time to cream contour my face on a daily biases & just  then I was introduced to the holla bronzer. It’s SO pigmented & its little brush is the perfect shape for contouring, one swap & I’m good to go with more sculpted cheeks & a contoured nose.

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 – Mac Prep & Prime Fix
I haven’t really used the spray as a primer yet but I’ve been using it as a setting spray and it has clearly been doing its job as one, it holds the makeup in place for hours and literally makes it melt into your skin hence giving you a flawless looking skin.

16358439_10154903821775350_725153766_n– Stainiac Lip & Cheek stain
Lip & Cheek stains are a secret ingredient to my makeup routine, they look absolutely natural and stay all day long. I use the Stainiac lip & Cheek stain from the balm cosmetics, i don’t personally like it on the lips but its perfect for the cheeks and I don’t think I’ve used powdered blush ever since I’ve got my hands on this.

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 – Maybelline Fit Me Concealer
An oil free concealer that covers all types of blemishes and doesn’t look cake-y or bulge up. The only drawback is that they only have a limited amount of shades available.

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– Sexy Mama Translucent Powder
Sexy mama does exactly what its supposed to do; powder your face without a trace. Doesn’t cake up & leaves a matte finish.

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– Inglot Gel Eyeliner
Darkest & smoothest liner to work with, glides on your eyelids & doesn’t smudge.

Do share your favorite makeup products of 2016 with us 🙂