Guerlain Lingerie de Peau foundation

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necklace from Primark | lace top from Topshop | MAC Dreaminess lipstick

Guerlain Lingerie de Peau foundation*
available from Escentual

I have to say that one of my favourite stages of applying makeup is perfecting a flawless base. I love the process of preparing and priming the skin, selecting your choice of product and brush and starting the therapeutical process of blending, buffing and smoothing your foundation into place. I am forever mixing up my foundation routine – sometimes opting for the dewy freshness of a BB cream and other times adoring the flawless, matte finish of a heavier foundation.

My latest recruit into my army of base products is Guerlain’s Lingerie de Peau foundation which is a satin-finish liquid foundation with a medium to full coverage and some rather decadent packaging to boot. Lingerie de Peau is my first dabble into the world of Guerlian makeup and I can overwhelmingly confess, I am a fan! This foundation is beautiful and a real treat to use. At first the loose, fluid consistency of the liquid foundation worried me but as soon as I started buffing the product in I could see that you get some amazing coverage but all with the lightness and skin-like texture of a tinted moisturiser. One pump is enough to easily even out your complexion and gives you a natural, glowing finish with a coverage that can be sheered out or built up accordingly. I always seem drawn to satin finish foundations with a medium coverage and this is yet another one to add to my favourites stash. I find that I hardly need to use any concealer after applying Lingerie de Peau and with a quick dusting of powder, I feel confident that my base will stay put and shine-free throughout the working day!

Have you tried Guerlain’s Lingerie de Peau foundation? What is your favourite base product at the moment?

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17 Comments

  1. 19th November 2013 / 11:29 pm

    Looks amazing on you! πŸ™‚

  2. 19th November 2013 / 11:32 pm

    it actually does look flawless on you! i have totally forgotten about this brand

    yukluistyle

  3. 20th November 2013 / 1:53 am

    I remember reading about this loads back when I first started blogging and it was forever on my wish list…I never did get around to trying it but it looks gorgeous on you!

    http://www.walking-in-heels.blogspot.com

    xxx

  4. 20th November 2013 / 3:17 am

    It really does look great on you! It goes right on my 'to try' list!

  5. 20th November 2013 / 7:56 am

    I love guerlain make up, this foundation sounds beautiful and it your skin looks flawless fresh and dewy πŸ™‚
    Love Kate xx
    prettylittleus

  6. 20th November 2013 / 8:10 am

    I keep seeing bloggers raving about this foundation, I'm so tempted to give it a go! And your skin looks absolutely beautiful πŸ™‚

    Kasia's Beauty Diary

  7. 20th November 2013 / 9:27 am

    That does give you a lovely glow, good for the winter time when everything can be a bit bland!
    I have been using MAC face and body for the longest time, I want to switch it up a little soon!
    http://www.ineffablebeauty.co.uk

  8. 21st November 2013 / 7:27 am

    I'm glad you got it!!! It is so under-hyped and so overly amazing. I love this foundation to death. I don't think anything compares (although YSL Touche Γ‰clat is a nice runner up).

    xx Lauren // Dirty Blonde Ambition

  9. 21st November 2013 / 9:55 pm

    What a gorg dewy finish. Love it

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