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I still have the old formula Bare Minerals powder to cream foundation. It’s nothing out if the ordinary, but it’s more coverage and a better finish than my tinted moisturizer that I use day-to-day.

I wish the Parure Gold shades matched me better because I love the finish on this one for formal wear. It hits just the right level of matte and yet not dull and powdery looking.

Which takes me to D&G Perfect Finish Creamy Foundation. I think this one also have a sophisticated finish. I do not save this foundation for special wear, but it is the one I grab for going out for fine dine, etc.

The worst part is that I have tried Perfection Lumiere and it is NOT a substitute. It does not wear as long and is a bit gummier along the lines of a Nars foundation. Mat Lumiere also has a reflective quality that Perfection Lumiere lacks. The Mat has a drier, more velvety finish that glows from within. The lightest shade is gone but the others are still available if you want to get backups before it disappears forever.

Wearing foundation out of the house at all is pretty special for me! Recently I’ve been using Lancôme Teint Miracle in Ivoire 1N…still not my HG though; I haven’t experimented much with foundation.

MUFE HD Foundation! In the summertime I might mix it with a tinted moisturizer to give it a lighter and more dewy finish tho.

Probably PRO Lumiere, which I bought backups of when Chanel discontinued it in one of the most bonehead moves I’ve seen a company do since some jarkarse decided to get rid of Dragon… who was that again? Oh yeah… LOL

Shiseido, I think it’s called balancing foundation? It’s the fullest-coverage, smoothest and most pricey foundation I own so I save it for winter and times I want to look my best!

I love Parure Gold also for when I need a heavier coverage foundation, but if I can get away with it, I also like Chantecaille Future Skin.

Not currently but I am considering moving my Studio Fix Fluid (which I LOVE) to the realm of night out/special occasion foundation – mainly because I’m keen to try Face & Body Foundation!

Not really… Any occasion on which I actually wear foundation is kind of special. For the moment my favorite is the new Guerlain Parure de Lumiere!

Yes, when I’m going out in the evening and want to wear full face then yes I use Estee Lauder Double Wear Maximum Cover Camouflage Makeup for Face and Body. I add a few drops of the foundation to a luminzer to add a bit of glow.

Shiseido Perfect Refining for me. It’s sadly not hydrating enough for me to wear every day, but I love the barely visible coverage and the semi-matte finish, so I’m more likely to use it for a special occasion. Plus, it comes in a tiny plastic bottle which makes it easy to toss into the smallest of purses for touch-ups if it’s a long event like a wedding.

If I want a dewier look, I just stick to my everyday staple, Kanebo Sensai Fluid Finish.

” Lingerie de Peau ” but I don’t wear any foundation ( too hard to remove, irritates the skin if used on a daily basis ), but I do love Lingerie de Peau, I don’t know if it still exists by the way.

Chanel Perfection Lumiere, but I have to make sure my skin is hydrated, it emphasizes any dry spots. It’s one of the few foundations out that I don’t have to mix two colors to match my skin tone.

Maybe NARS sheer glow with Mac msfn on top! It’s very glowy and photographs very well! That being said, I don’t only wear it exclusively for special occasions, I’m just more likely to wear it.

i have two that are not so fancy but i feel like they are better which are the MAC studio fix fluid (my most expensive) and also the revlon colorstay foundation which i can trust like no other. they are not chanel or guerlain but its what i can afford at the moment.

Not really, although I do keep Estee Lauder’s maximum coverage foundation in my stash for worst case scenarios (like when I burnt my upper lip with hot wax and had to go to a family reunion…)

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