Category Archive: Foundation Friday

Aug 28 2015

FF: Makeup Forever Ultra HD Foundation Review

  I love trying new foundations but it can get quite expensive to test out the higher end brands. Which is why it makes me so happy when I can score a deluxe-sized sample. I hoard them. My latest venture is the new Makeup Forever Ultra HD Foundation which, of course, I received as a promo perk …

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Aug 07 2015

FF: MAC Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation

  After stalking my local MAC store for several weeks, I finally managed to get my hands on the MAC Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation. It was a frustrating situation because while they had received the foundations (earlier than I expected for this jurisdiction), they hadn’t received the testers. (Apparently the testers come separately, who knew?) …

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Jul 24 2015

Too Faced Born This Way Foundation Review

  As initially envisioned for Foundation Fridays, I’m trying to do more regular foundation reviews here on Beauty Isles. When I began this series, I noted that a girl can only own so many foundations (right?). But one of the great things about the world of cosmetics consumption is that you can often score great …

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Jul 17 2015

FF: Covergirl Outlast Stay Luminous Foundation & Longwear Moisture Lipstick

  Covergirl’s newest foundation offering, the Covergirl Outlast Stay Luminous Foundation is one that I’d wanted to try based on my admiration of the original Outlast formula which I think is a great offering from the drugstore (reviewed here). As an oilier-skinned gal, the reference to “Luminous” had me a little wary to begin with. However, I approached …

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Jun 19 2015

FF: NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation

  In Sunday’s haul you may have noticed that base products featured heavily. I seemed to have finished up a few foundations all at once and was itching to try something new. Several weeks ago I tweeted asking you guys for your recommendations and many of you said you were keen on the “newish” NARS …

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Apr 17 2015

Foundation Friday: Laura Mercier – A Perfect Base?

  Ready for another round of samples? For Foundation Friday this week I’ve decided to gather together some Laura Mercier samples I’ve collected which include some of her most popular products. The challenge? To see if I could use them to create a perfect base.  After all, Laura Mercier’s specialty is the flawless face. To achieve this, we …

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