10.22.2012

Laura Mericer Silk Creme Foundation in Medium Ivory


I get a decent amount of compliments and on my skin — and while yes, I have nice normal skin and am not prone to blemishes or spots, I owe a lot to my trusty foundation.

Before this I wore MAC foundation but could never find the right color or coverage. On a trip to Sephora this past April, I was introduced to the lovely Laura Mericer brand and was immediately interested in the foundations. For a while I was going back and forth between two shades but settled for Medium Ivory.

Laura Mercier's Silk Creme foundation is (for me) medium coverage with a natural and dewy finish. It lasts all day and doesn't leave me oily or dry. I've tried other foundations but nothing else has compared to this so I just can't seem to pry myself away. It blends like a dream and is buildable, so on days where I feel like I need a little extra coverage, I just add another layer. It never looks cakey or fake which is one of the things I love most about this foundation.

What do you guys think of Laura Mercier's foundations? Do you have a fav?

11 comments:

  1. i've just switched to this from estee lauder double wear & it is a beaut! i also really like the laura mercier tinted moisturiser & foundation powder but my fave has to be the mineral powder. great for lazy days xx

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    1. Everyone talks about the mineral powder tons! I might look into getting it soon since I've been looking for something for lazier days and days when I'm just running errands and such! x

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  2. This looks fab, your skin is flawless! How are you not a model...?!
    Love your blog!

    Doing a MAC makeup giveaway on mine if you're interested?!

    http://trappedinafashionparadise.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/50-followers-giveaway-mac-lipstick-of.html

    xx

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  3. I love Laura Mercier products! I use their Tinted Moisturiser and their Mineral Powder Foundation and love them both! Even with the Tinted Moisturiser, I find that I can build it up to medium coverage


    http://www.blackandvanilla.blogspot.com
    x

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  4. I use her tinted moisturizer and I'm obsessed! Best makeup EVER!

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  5. I am blemish prone, unfortunately- even still at 26 :( But I have never found a better solution for my skin than Laura Mercier's oil free tinted moisturiser. When I'm next in Sephora, I will definitely purchase some of her foundations. Have you ever tried her mineral powders? I've heard they are quite nice.

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  6. I am coveting your eyebrows! This foundation has been a long time favourite of mine as well. No other foundation applies as smooth and I love the finish. I have problematic skin but it still covers all of my blemishes. My only problem is that the lightest shade is still too dark for me so I have mix in a bit of Estee Lauder Double Wear just for the colour.

    perfectlyimperfectbeauty.com

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  7. I've used samples of this and I'm undecided, I need to use it for a while to see if I really like it before making the splurge. I use Mac studio fix at the minute and I love the finish it gives.
    X

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  8. i keep meaning to look at this in stores but never remember to! :) glad it has worked so consistently well for you though

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  9. Have you tried Mac face and body foundation. C2 or N2 could be for you. Your skin hardly needs foundation I think.

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