Best Foundation Dupe yet? Estée Lauder Double Wear vs Nyx Can’t Stop Won’t Stop vs Nyx Stay Matte – In-depth Reviews and Ingredient Analyses

The Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation is the world’s best foundation for oily skin. I’ve tried many others in the process and none have been able to convince me otherwise. Many bloggers and influensers agree and it is even rated as such in places like Influenster. It’s such a good foundation that even the so called dupes I’ve tried so far, have not managed to convince me to switch. If you missed those posts check out: Three Way Battle ofRead more

Estée Lauder Double Wear Liquid vs Powder – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analyses

If you have oily skin then I’m sure you’ve heard of the Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation and for good reason. It is not one of those overhyped beauty products, it is truly the best foundation for oily skin. There are a lot of shades to choose from, which include undertones, it lasts for 12hours+, feels lightweight, controls oils, doesn’t need re-touching and you can find it to buy from almost everywhere these days. I always compare other foundations toRead more

Three Way Battle of Foundations: Estée Lauder Double Wear vs Clinique Superbalanced Silk vs Clinique Stay-Matte Oil-Free. In-depth Review and Ingredient Analyses

The Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation is the world’s best foundation for oily skin, as agreed by many bloggers, and it is even rated as such in places like Influenster etc. It’s such a good foundation that none of the other foundations I’ve tried so far, even the so called dupes, have managed to convince me to switch. If you missed those posts check out: Battle of the Foundations: Estée Lauder Double Wear VS Tarte Shape Tape Matte Foundation –Read more

Paula’s Choice Skincare Resist Anti-Aging Serum Foundation – In-Depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

Paula’s Choice is one of my favourite brands as it stands for similar concepts as me, the two major ones being that “the ingredients are the truth” and not the marketing words on cosmetic packaging, and they base the ingredients’ claims on scientific, peer-reviewed studies. I have many of the skincare products from this brand and I love them, some of their products are ride or die for me and make a huge difference on my skin. So I thoughRead more

Battle of the Foundations: Estée Lauder Double Wear VS Tarte Shape Tape Matte Foundation – In Depth Reviews and Ingredient Analyses

The Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation is one of the world’s best foundations and the number one foundation for oily skin. Many bloggers agree on this and it is even rated as such in places like Influenster etc. It’s so good that none of the foundations I’ve tried so far, even the so called dupes, have managed to convince me to switch. If you missed those posts check out: Battle of the Foundations: Estée Lauder Double Wear VS Revlon ColorRead more

Tarte Make Your Own Beauty Kit – Unboxing and Product Reviews

Tarte recently had an offer on for creating your own beauty kit by choosing 7 full size beauty products, from a given list, and paying £56. Considering that the foundation alone is worth £33, you can immediately tell that getting 7 full size Tarte products for £56 was a steal. Of course, this offer is an amazing promotion for Tarte, so rest assured they are not loosing money at all. However, it is also an amazing offer for all usRead more

Rimmel Influenster Product Discovery VoxBox – Unboxing and Review

Time for another VoxBox Review! This time I received the Rimmel box which contains the Rimmel Match Perfection foundation, the Rimmel Match Perfection concealer and three of the Rimmel Stay Matte liquid lipsticks in different colours. I’ve never tried any of them before so this box was exciting and a lot of fun to try out and play around. The Influenster box was very simple, black with Rimmel writing at the top and Influenster on the side. Nevertheless, it stillRead more

Estée Lauder Double Wear vs Primark My Perfect Colour Stay foundation. Ingredient Analysis and a Chemist’s Verdict – Is it a Dupe?

The Estée Lauder foundation is one of the world’s best foundations and the number one foundation for oily skin. Many bloggers agree on this and it is even rated as such in places like Influenster etc. However, Estée Lauder being a high-end brand means that this foundation comes at a price. As a result, beauty bloggers and fans are constantly looking out for cheaper alternatives with the closest matches being the Revlon 24h Colour Stay foundation (60% match – similarRead more

Three way battle of foundations: Estée Lauder Double Wear vs Too Faced Peach Perfect vs Too Faced Born this Way.

Too Faced recently launched a Peaches and Cream Collection (coming to the UK in November) which is meant to be an “all matt” type of collection. Too Faced is one of my favourite brands and I have oily skin, so this collection seems to be the perfect match for me.   In this post, I will be comparing the Too Faced Peach Perfect vs Too Faced Born this Way foundations against what I consider to be the foundation bench mark,Read more

Battle of the Foundations: Estée Lauder Double Wear VS Revlon Color Stay. A chemist’s verdict on whether it is a true dupe.

Foundation is a tricky product for me that I very carefully test and select. I have oily skin and pores the size of craters so my foundation has a tough job to do. Especially in terms of keeping me from looking like a disco ball throughout the day while at the same time not coming off, separating, caking or extenuating any skin texture like pores. As a result, I have gone through many foundations and while some are better thanRead more