My Spring Favourites: Foundation

Favourite Spring Foundations with Nars Loreal Bourjois and Etos

I saved my favourite foundations for spring till the very last, simply because choosing only four from my insane hoard of base products was rather difficult. I love trying new foundations, though finding the right colour match and finish can still be a nightmare. I have eventually selected these four perfect spring foundations.

Starting with the lightest base of the four: the Etos Skin Hydrating Foundation in Vanilla. I have raved about the amazing color match before, which is the best I’ve ever seen. The finish is very dewy, however, and the finish relatively light. Great for a natural look.

Favourite Spring Foundations with Nars Loreal Bourjois and Etos

My second pick is Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation in No 52 Vanilla (starting to see a theme here). I love the natural glow and medium finish of this base, but the color is a little dark for me coming out of the darker winter months. It will look perfect after a bit of sun though, so I can’t wait to wear it this summer.

The Loreal True Match foundation is a blogger classic I recently discovered. I picked it up in 2R/2C Rose Vanilla (how utterly unsurprising) but I would love to try the neutral 2N next time. I love the natural effect and great coverage of this foundation. You can tell because it has been in use since I purchased it, no mean feat given my collection of foundations.

Favourite Spring Foundations with Nars Loreal Bourjois and Etos

The final foundation is my preferred base for special occasions. The Nars Sheer Glow has a rather confusing name, as there is nothing sheer about this base. This creates an amazing even base and there is so many different colours to choose from. I love this most when I mix in a drop of face oil before applying.

This look at my most-loved foundation wraps up my spring favorites. I hope you have enjoyed this little look at my current favorites.


Favourite Spring Foundations with Nars Loreal Bourjois and EtosIk heb mijn favoriete foundations voor de lente tot het laatst bewaard, omdat het nogal moeilijk was om ‘slechts’ vier producten te kiezen uit mijn enorme verzameling. Ik vind het leuk om nieuwe foundations te testen, maar het vinden van de juiste kleur en finish blijft heel lastig. Ik heb uiteindelijke deze vier gekozen voor het voorjaar.

Laten we beginnen met de lichtste basis van de vier: de Etos Skin Hydrating Foundation in Vanilla. Ik heb al eerder verteld over de geweldige kleurovereenkomst met mijn huid: precies de juiste kleur. De finish is heel glanzend en de dekking is vrij licht. Mooi voor een natuurlijke look.

Favourite Spring Foundations with Nars Loreal Bourjois and Etos

Mijn tweede optie is de Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation in kleur no 52 Vanilla (ik begin een patroon te zien). Ik vind het natuurlijke effect en de medium dekking van deze basis super, maar de kleur is nog een beetje te donker net na de wintermaanden. Deze past goed als ik een beetje zon heb gezien, dus ik kan niet wachten tot de zomer.

De Loreal True Match foundation is een klassieke bloggersfavoriet die ik pas net ontdekt heb. Ik koos voor de kleurΒ 2R/2C Rose Vanilla (ondertussen geen verrassing mee) maar ik zou volgende keer toch liever de neutralere 2N proberen. Deze foundation heeft echt een goede dekking maar ziet er toch nog natuurlijk uit. Ik gebruik deze eigenlijk continu sinds mijn aankoop, best een prestatie als je weet hoeveel foundations ik stiekum in een la heb liggen.

Favourite Spring Foundations with Nars Loreal Bourjois and Etos

De laatste foundation is mijn favoriet voor speciale gelegenheden waar je er perfect uit wilt zien. De Nars Sheer Glow heeft een beetje een rare naam, want er is niks doorzichtig aan deze foundation. Het geeft je een geweldige egale huid en er zijn zoveel kleurtjes dat je er altijd wel een kunt vinden die bij je past. Ik vind deze het allermooist als ik er een druppel gezichtsolie door meng voor het aanbrengen.

Dit inzicht in mijn top foundations van dit moment is het einde van mijn serie posts over favoriete lente producten. Ik hoop dat je ervan genoten hebt.

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17 thoughts on “My Spring Favourites: Foundation

  1. Nadine April 10, 2016 / 9:16 pm

    That Etos foundation sounds like my kind of foundation! I haven’t seen it around here though. I will have to keep an eye out for the brand. I have been tempted to try the Healthy Mix but I have been nervous since my skin tends to break-out with drugstore foundations. It’s ridiculously sensitive. Many people seem to like it though so I might just have to take the plunge anyway. πŸ™‚ xx

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    • Anne April 12, 2016 / 9:50 am

      I am afraid you won’t be able to get Etos over there. It is a Dutch chain of pharmacies that hasn’t expended abroad :(.
      Sensitive skin can be so tricky when it comes to foundations. Healthy mix might be a good option, or the renewed formula of loreals true match. Both are nice, but sensitivities are so hard to predict.
      xo Anne

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      • Nadine April 12, 2016 / 10:56 am

        Ah, no! Oh well, it’s an excuse to travel to The Netherlands sometime. We could call it a research trip. πŸ˜‚
        It is difficult to predict. I tend to stick to high-end foundations because of it but sometimes it is nice to try something new that won’t break the bank. I will have to keep a look out for the true match as well. πŸ˜ƒ xx

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  2. thriftynsplurgy April 9, 2016 / 11:30 pm

    I keep coming back to your post πŸ™‚ The True Match foundation is amazing! have to buy n try Nars

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    • Anne April 12, 2016 / 9:53 am

      Ah thanks! I love that true match one as well, but nars remains a firm favorite. definitely worth a try.

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    • Anne April 12, 2016 / 9:54 am

      Just read this after a crazy weekend. It was lovely though, how was yours? Hope you have a wonderful week hun.
      xo Anne

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      • annie's beauty... April 12, 2016 / 1:23 pm

        I had the most chilled one in a while and I enjoyed doing nothing soooo much! haha! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜› xx

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  3. Beautylymin April 8, 2016 / 8:46 pm

    I’ve never heard of Etos before! I really like Sheer Glow & I have a sample of that Bourjois foundation so I must try it soon! Great post! xx

    Beautylymin

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  4. Amelia Vesper April 8, 2016 / 7:40 pm

    They used to sell Bourjois at Sephora here in the states, but they haven’t for a long time 😦 I should try True Match though, I’ve heard good things!

    xo Mil
    https://southbynorthwestblog.wordpress.com/

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  5. stashmatters April 8, 2016 / 5:38 pm

    Out of the 4 you featured, I’ve only tried 2: L’Oreal and Bourjois. Both were good lightweight formulas. I haven’t tried the Nars Sheer Glow but I have heard the name is such a mismatch for its actual coverage. Silly Nars.

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  6. fivezero April 8, 2016 / 2:32 pm

    I feel I’ve mentioned this on your blog before, but I really wish the North American L’Oreal True Match foundation came in a pump bottle like yours! I really want to try the Nars and Bourjois foundations sometime.

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    • stashmatters April 8, 2016 / 5:06 pm

      re: pump. YES. And I refuse to buy the North American one until they change the packaging.

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  7. mrsstrawberryblonde April 8, 2016 / 1:04 pm

    Awesome post – as usual! πŸ™‚

    The True Match foundation sounds great! I’d like to try it but I’m not sure if it’s right for my skin type. Do you think this foundation would work with very dry skin?

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