Chanel Vitalumière Aqua Compact Foundation

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I think if I had to choose the most important item in one's beauty bag it would be foundation. You have to get the base right or all else fails. I have been extensively testing

Chanel Vitalumière's Aqua Compact ($58) and have been LOVING the results. I usually stick to liquid foundations, but this cream formula gives a truly flawless finish with a lightweight feel. It does come with a sponge which is great for touch-ups on the go, but I prefer it buffed onto the skin with a Real Techniques Expert Face Brush($8.99) The foundation takes away redness, evens skin tone, and gives the skin a dewy finish. I love that you can use this foundation just in areas where you want a little coverage or you can build it up. The one thing I think is important to note is that you need to use a good moisturizer before applying, so that the foundation can easily slip over the skin. I noticed that on dry areas of the face, there could be a little creasing, but with moisturizer it corrected the problem. Final thoughts:

  • I love the feel and finish of this foundation - gorgeous!
  • The compact is convenient and portable. 

Foundation Availabe Here

Brush Availabe Here