The Sheer Base for Drier Skin

NARS Tinted Moisturizer Bottle

I love skincare – more than I love makeup. What’s more, I like the way my skin looks – I invest in glow-inducing products and I want to let that shine through most of the time. That’s why I like sheer foundations and BB creams so much; I can get a little bit of coverage just to even things out, but still can see the healthy glow and texture to my skin. Read more…

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Laura Mercier Oil Free Tinted Moisturizer

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I feel like now’s an appropriate time to start to discuss some of the things I picked up in the Sephora sale two weeks ago. I’ve had a good run with them and have generally had a chance to get my ideas together.

I was looking for a BB cream or a tinted moisturizer that had SPF, didn’t leave me oily and weird, and – perhaps most importantly – didn’t turn ashy on my skin.

Believe it or not, that combination is hard to find. Most tinted moisturizers and BB creams are designed for people much lighter than me. Throw in the requirement that it be matte, and it’s even harder to find. Read more!