Foundation vs Tinted Moisturizer?

Lately, I’ve decided to completely boycott foundation on myself.   My skin wasn’t transitioning well coming from the humid climate of South Beach and moving to NYC last fall.  Given my newly dry skin, foundation just accentuated the dryness and looked cakey.

I’ve since opted for a tinted moisturizer.  I use it EXACTLY as I would a foundation with regards to the order of ops with my skin regime in the morning: Cleanse, tone, face & eye cream, primer then tinted moisturizer, concealer, and set with a powder of choice. nars tinted moisturizer

The trick is to use a dual fiber brush like Mac’s 188 or 159 and stipple it on.  The brush allows you to build to your desired coverage.  The result is a glowing finish with healthier skin because it can actually breathe throughout the day.  And for a gal that wears a full face at least 5 days a week, it MATTERS!  Brush below:

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Not brush savvy? That’s ok!  Click here to read up on whether a brush or a sponge suits your fancy!

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