My top three foundations

That dreaded time arrived once again, where I ran out of foundation and decided it was time to find a new one. It’s not that I didn’t love my foundation, it’s just once I started actively putting savings away and cutting costs at every corner, suddenly the money I was putting into my foundation seemed excessive.

Once I’m no longer saving for a deposit or earn a little more money, that will be the foundation I go back to because I do believe it’s worth the money, it’s just not money I can spare right now. In the spirit of hunting for a new foundation, I decided to list my three favourites with low, medium and high price tags to help you find your perfect base.

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What I tried this week

Liz Earle Superskin Eye Cream

 I’ve gotten very paranoid about the old wrinkles. Apart from them being a natural result of aging, I am very expressive; anyone who knows me knows I like to laugh, smile and talk all the time and I am paying for that now, particularly on my forehead but also around that delicate eye area.

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What I tried this week

This Works Sleep Plus Hair Elixir

This is new to the This Works range. I had tried the Deep Sleep Pillow Spray before and found it effective, but I do find it a bit strange lying on a slightly damp pillow for a minute. I also found myself using a good few sprays to get the scent to last. This hair elixir solves both of those problems for me and it’s an amazing sleep aid. I was lucky to get to try it through work but it retails for about €33 and is available in Arnotts and Harvey Nichols, as well as on their website here. It smells like lavender and it’s quite strong so 1-2 sprays in your hair will do the job. According to the bottle;

It’s a motion-activated sleep aid and hair treatment in one for healthy-looking, manageable hair upon waking.  It has a time-release system combining pure essential oils for sleep with hair boosting Sunflower Extract and botanical oils of Argan, Jojoba & Baobab.  

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