Go To Winter Bases

Hello beauties,

With the weather cooling down, my oily skin can finally cope with some glowy foundations. Here’s a run down of my favourite bases for the cooler weather, ideally for oily skin gals but suitable for all skin types.

Maybelline Super Stay Primer* + Nude by Nature Sheer BB Cream* + Tarte Amazonian Clay Airbrush Foundation

IMG_1185This trio is my go to for light coverage, fresh looking makeup that won’t slip off my face. The primer is fantastic for prolonging the wear of any foundation and I love how thin it is. The Nude by Nature BB Cream is really sheer, so I set it with the Tarte powder to provide more coverage and to make sure my base lasts all day. Even though I set my base with this powder, my natural oils come through which provides me with a natural glowy look throughout the day.

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Becca Backlight Priming Filter* + Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation

IMG_1187This duo is perfect for every day as it provides medium coverage. You know my love for this primer, its glowy but doesn’t make me oily #winning. The Maybelline foundation on the other hand has never been a fave. Don’t get me wrong it’s a good foundation but I’ve never been wowed by it. Together these provide a luminous base for every day at work, and night time if I don’t want full coverage.

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Becca Backlight Priming Filter* + Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation + Kat Von D Lock It Foundation*

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Again, I love this primer. It creates such a lovely base and isn’t glittery. For foundation I mix a bit of the Kat Von D and Tarte foundation. The Kat Von D foundation is quite thick and full coverage and if I’m completely honest the colour is not an exact match which is why I decided to mix it in the first place. The Tarte Rainforest of the Sea foundation hasn’t been a fave as well as the colour is too light for me. It’s also a really liquidy foundation which I thought would be nice to mx with the Kat Von D one so it wouldn’t be as thick and full coverage. The two mixed together are a match made in heaven! The combo provides me with a medium- full coverage base and because the Tarte foundation is light weight it leaves me skin looking less flat.

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Hope you like my combos! Let me know if you try any of my recommendations. I think mixing foundations are great to get the perfect colour and desired finish. What are you favourite base combos?

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**Disclaimer: All opinions are based on personal experiences, and are not sponsored. rachelbeautystyle is not a make up artist, beauty or skincare specialist and will not be held liable for any recommendations. Therefore try at your own risk.

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