Summer is the time of year, where it would be lovely NOT to have to wear any foundation and still look flawless – as not only does it prevent you from tanning (whilst wearing it) but it also clogs up your pores and can make breakouts worse. However, I’ve recently experimented with Bare Escentuals products – which you may have heard of as they have sparked lots of media attention for being ‘the coverage so light you can sleep in it’. Although I don’t have a lot of spots, I often feel it necessary to wear foundation during the summer months as I’m used to wearing it in winter (and feel bare without it) and this means that my skin gets clogged up with foundation and products all year round.
At first, I was cynical about how well this mineral based foundation could really work – and thought ‘you can’t possibly sleep in a foundation and why would you want to?’ but then again, after coming home late and forgetting to take off your makeup – this could be a time/life saver and could give you one less thing to worry about. However, after discovering new online beauty site Feel Unique whereby you can buy a starter set for just £12.75 (with FREE delivery) I decided to give it a go! The kit itself consists of a 30 day starter pack which will ‘get you on your way to healthy, radiant skin’, and I have to admit for £12.75 the amount you get within the kit is amazing – 2 foundations, a finishing powder, concealer, a foundation brush and a concealer brush! I’ve looked around online and Feel Unique definitely offers the best value for money on this product, especially when you wish to test out the product first before you invest!
I have quite dry skin and was wondering whether the mineral makeup would simply make my face more dry, however it proved quite the opposite. After a few days of use, my skin was much more hydrated and my pores were definitely less visible. The best way to apply the foundation is to get a fair amount on the application brush before applying it in a circular motion. You won’t see a difference straight away, as you need to get circling your face with the brush for the mineral foundation to work (sounds silly I know, but honestly once it’s applied you really notice the difference!).
There’s still one spot on my nose that you might be able to see that NOTHING covers up, however it looks natural and makes my skin really soft! I will be buying more of the Bare Escentuals products once my 30 day starter kit runs out because I think it really is the perfect coverage for summer – as you can barely feel that it’s there, it doesn’t prevent you from tanning and if you forget to take it off at the end of the day, it’s not the end of the world. Here’s a little insight into what you get inside the beauty starter kit –
As you can see, it’s a lot for just £12.75 and it’s perfect to take away on holiday as well (especially if you’re only taking hand luggage – as they don’t let you take liquid foundations unless under 100ml and even then you have to have it inside a plastic bag!). I’m going away this year and am only able to take hand luggage so this kit is perfect!
I really would recommend having a try of this kit, as it really makes a difference to your skin as a whole and is much more refreshing to wear that heavy foundation!
I hope you enjoyed reading my review, and I can assure you that you will be hearing lots more about Feel Unique in my next few posts as it’s now my new favourite online store for beauty buys! There aren’t many that offer its customers free delivery on all products, regular discounts and free gift offers and a VIP member option (with 10% off any chosen brand for life)!
To have a further look at the product, or to buy it – Click Here.
What do you think? xx