Baby, Beauty

Feeling human.

Since finding out I was pregnant I have struggled with changing skin. I haven’t had the ‘glow’ people talk about. In fact I would describe myself as looking more bedraggled then anything else. Permanently tired with an outbreak of oily teen looking skin!

I was lucky enough to get some gift vouchers for my birthday and being as I can’t buy myself new clothes, I treated myself to new make up.

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I went for two new foundations – one that I could use on a day to day basis and a special occasion one. The Rimmel Match Perfection foundation is amazing for it’s price. Buildable coverage that gives a nice fresh finish. It has great lasting power too. It has really saved me over the last couple of months by hiding my hideous skin and making me look fresh.

I went to a Chanel counter in my local John Lewis, armed with vouchers and determination to treat myself. I explained to the lovely assistant that I wanted something that would cover my blemishes, help with the excess oil I was experiencing and make me look amazing. She delivered on two of the three at least 🙂 She recommended the Le Teint Ultra Tenue in the shade ’30 beige’. I wore this to a wedding a couple of weeks ago and was told by a number of people that I looked healthy and ‘glowing’. It’s a matte finish foundation that gives a dewy finish with amazing coverage. It was still in place a good 12 hours after I put it on. It really does make me feel good when I wear it.  Continue reading “Feeling human.”