My Foundation Collection

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Illamasqua Skin Base|MAC Studio Fix Fluid|NARS Tinted Moisturiser|L’Oreal True Match|Rimmel Wake Me Up.

I love foundation and I like to have different coverages in my collection for different occasions and seasons but prefer a more medium coverage which doesn’t matte my skin – a satin finish. As a pale dry skinned girl finding good foundations can be difficult especially if you are on a budget. I have reviewed all of these separately so if you want to know more about each one click the link.

There are so many foundations out there any suggestions for what to add to my collection?

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

Pale Girl Problems

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As much as I love my pale my skin, my Irish heritage does cause some beauty problems!

1. Finding an affordable foundation that doesn’t turn me orange.

High end brands can be just as bad but most have slightly better shade range however finding a high street foundation my shade has been almost impossible if you are having the same issue here are some high end and high street suggestions L’Oreal True Match in Rose Ivory, Rimmel Wake Me Up in Porcelain, Illamasqua Skin Base, NARS Sheer Glow.

2. Being able to contour without looking like you applied mud to your face.

As with foundation contouring can be difficult for us pale girls with a lot of popular products – Benefit Hoola i’m looking at you – giving us muddy results however I have found a few products which are fantastic  which you can read here.

3.Burning even in the English sun.

As soon as the sun starts peeking round the clouds on goes the factor 5o otherwise I will be lobster red by the end of the day.

4. People not believing you’ve been on holiday because you just don’t tan.

I honestly don’t tan even if I do burn I just go straight back to white, so to stop with the annoying questioning about my inability to tan I often opt for a bit of the fake bake. My favourite brand to use is Cocoa Brown. You can create a realistic tan and it doesn’t turn you Oomph Loompa orange.

5. People asking if you are feeling alright when you’re not wearing make-up.

‘You look awfully pale are you alright’ ‘Yep that’s just my face without all the contouring and blush’

Have you encountered any of these #palegirlproblems

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

The Pale Girls Foundation|L’Oreal True Match

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L’Oreal True Match Foundation in Rose Ivory £9.99

Pale girls rejoice there is an affordable foundation out there for us! L’Oreal True Match has everything a high end foundation has but with an affordable price tag. Being a pale skinned girl with a cool undertone is a nightmare when looking for a good foundation but L’Oreal has pulled through with their amazing range, with around 20 different shades for all skin tones the True Match Foundation blends effortlessly into the skin giving you a natural medium coverage.

This does cling to dry patches a little but with a good primer its great and lasts for a good 8 hours before starting to fade. It really helps to brighten the complexion and with an SPF of 17 helps protect your skin at the same time.

If you struggle to find your skin tone then check out the L’Oreal True Match range!

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO