Product Knowledge: Talcum Powder

I know we all know the main use for talcum powder aka baby powder : to keep wet/sweaty areas dry.   But googling quickly can get scary,  what is it made up of and how did it become such a common house hold beauty product?

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Makeup 101: Foundation

Walking into any cosmetic counter will always give you a good look at how different every skin tone can be just a little different. A nude rainbow of colour!

Foundation, also known as base makeup, is a tinted cosmetic used to:

Even out skin tone

Conceal imperfections

Protect the skin from the outside elements(dirt, pollution)

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Product Review: Fit Me Foundation by Maybelline

I rarely buy makeup at shoppers drug mart or any regular beauty counter really. I normally shop online straight from the companies or from sephora when I can. I saw a commercial for this new foundation by Maybelline and thought to try it.

My routine usually doesn’t use foundation because my skin is normally healthy enough that just a matte powder that has a bit of colour correction is fine.  The foundation that I use for photoshoots or special occasions is Urban Decay HD liquid foundation. Which is so HD that I have to make sure to have a mini facial before hand. It is also a bit expensive(have to order it online or grab it when I’m out of town) so I don’t want to use it all the time.

Now that its the winter and I have spent a week in the hospital without a shower, my face is dry ans flaky and I have a few scabs from where the E.E.G wires were glued on.  I needed something that could cover and not cost too much and be lightweight.

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trying to class it up with a head scarf, but each of those wires were scratched into my skin and then glued, then removed with acetone… talk about skin damage! ** not wearing the foundation here**

 

I was very happy with my purchase that cost about 8$. I picked #120: classic ivory which is just a bit darker because I do have a varied complexion and I easily go red.  This kind was also formulated for normal to oily skin, which is great that they are addressing the different skin types rather than just making 3 different  kinds and not clearly stating what skin type it is for which normal people need to see.

It is a bit thicker than the Urban Decay HD, but it did a great job covering up my sores from the wires, and didn’t dry out my skin.

 

I am very happy with this addition to my regular makeup routine!