Monday, 16 November 2015

L'Oreal Infallible 24h matte foundation- first impression and review! (Oily skin)

Today im just going to do a small review on the fairly new foundation from L'Oreal! The infallible 24 hour matte foundation. I thought I wouldn't like this foundation to begin with because nothing could beat my no7 beautifully matte. But I actually reall do like it, I think it might be an everyday foundation if it continues to perform this way. 
So I should probably stop rambling and just get into the demo. 

L'Oreal says: 
"Introducing New Infallible 24H Matte Foundation by L'OrĂ©al Paris. 
A matte result that lasts up to 24 hours. 
Clinically proven; waterproof, steamproof. 
All the comfort, none of the shine. Perfect coverage. No Cakey effect. 
Easy to apply, enriched with perlite technology, and reduces the appearance of shine up to 24 hours."

I thought I should probably show you guys my bare skin before any makeup, just to show the coverage it gives. 
So as you can see, I have a lot of acne scars, and some active breakouts. The other side of my face is near enough the same as this side too! 

I applied the foundation with a beauty sponge from Claire's accessories, and blended it down my neck with the real techniques buffing brush

Excuse my horrendous brows but, this is the foundation alone with no powder or concealer or anything on: 
As you can see there are still some blemishes and scars peaking through, but most redness and scars are covered. The finish is definitely matte. The foundation feels so nice and is so lightweight. And felt like I wasn't wearing anything to be honest. 

So I went ahead and put the rest of my make up on, I was quite busy this day so I wanted to do quite a full face just to see how it would last. You can see the look here:(

I took no blotting sheets or powder with me so the next few pictures are just the makeup and how it lasted. There were no touch ups or anything! 

5pm- I kind of started to get a bit oily at this point, but that's normal for any foundation I wear. The foundation wasn't wearing off anywhere so that's a good sign! I have no eye makeup on at this point because I had cried it off due to some drama hahaha!

8pm- at this point I think the foundation had a really good wear time. My no7 beautifully matte would normally be quite oily at this point too. The foundation came off a bit after blowing my nose, but it didn't come of much when I touched my face. Around my nose was kind of sweated off- but this happens with all foundation I use. As you can see it's super oily around my t-zone and cheeks. 

Final verdict: 
I really like this foundation. It was only £7.99 and I think it's so so good for how inexpensive it is. In my opinion it lasted really long, Longer than most foundations on my super oily skin. If you're looking for a new foundation and have oily skin or even any kind of skin, I'm sure you'll love this foundation too! I think it will definitely become my go to foundation! 

Until next time, 
Katy. x 

FLC- *this post is not sponsored, nor were the products sent to me. I bought all products mentioned with my own money. 
And my thoughts on all products are my own honest opinion. *

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Morning routine (school edition)

I love watching these kind of YouTube videos and reading blogs so I thought I should take a shot and make my own! This is a typical school day and obviously doesn't happen every single day, but most days. 

So when my alarm deafens me in the morning i obviously turn it off because it's the worst part of my day and I'm sure you'd all agree! I lie in bed just thinking about how much I hate school and scrolling through my social media for 5-15 minutes depending on how many times I hit snooze. I then attempt to roll out of bed and usually hurt myself or walk into a few doors in the process of taking myself to the bathroom. 
When I get to the bathroom I just do my business.(tmi) I shower every night so I have more time to sleep in the mornings which is always an advantage for people who aren't morning people! 
I brush my teeth (and braces-sucks to be me) with Colgate maximum protection toothpaste. It's a toothpaste there's not much to say about it. I like it and it cleans my teeth I guess that's what you want in a toothpaste. I then carry out my skincare  routine. I wash my face with the clean and clear advantage foam wash. I love this so much, it smells really good, but it doesn't make my skin break out more because of the fragrance with is good. It definitely cleans my skin and helps control my acne. After I just exfoliate my face, I usually change up my exfoliator, but currently I'm using witch naturally clear exfoliating wash. This really helps my skin clear up and really takes the dirt and bacteria out of my pores and makes my skin so soft. I put on a light layer of moisturiser before I apply my makeup. I just do the routine I already posted every day. ( I then just go with one of my go to hair styles! (Post will also be coming soon) I then just head downstairs into the kitchen and grab something to eat. It's usually just a cereal bar or something really quick because I usually don't have time. Then I just grab my bag and leave for school unfortunately! 

So this post actually took a really long time, but I really enjoyed it. I think I'm gonna do some more routines in future posts! Let me know what you guys think and what kind of posts you would like to see!:) 
Until next time. 
Katy. x