Wednesday, March 7, 2012

As The Seasons Change So Does My Makeup


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I have combination/oily skin and while it's good to have oily skin because it's good for warding off wrinkles, it's also a pain when it comes to a too-shiny complexion. My every day powder during most of the fall/winter is MAC's Select Sheer Loose Powder. I use this mostly during the winter months because that's when my skin is at is driest. It gives a great even finish to my face but I really need shine control when the warmer weather rolls around and this just doesn't do it for me.
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That's when I switch to Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder. I've been using this for almost 2 years now and I love it. It only came in 3 shades (Transparent, Sandstorm, and Silky Beige) until recently. I always used the Silky Beige but it was a tad too light for my olive skin tone so I was so excited to see that they finally expanded their shades and added Natural, Buff Beige, Cramy Beige, Creamy Natural, and Nude Beige. I picked up a compact in Nude Beige the other day and I couldn't be happier, now I have the perfect match.
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Another thing that changes along with the season is my moisturizer. I used L'Oreal RevitaLift for a while but I decided it was just too much moisture for my skin so I switched to Clinque's Moisture Surge which agreed with my skin perfectly. I'm not sure how it will be during the summer months because I haven't used it during the warmer weather yet but I'm willing to give it a shot.
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I usually use Mary Kay's Oil Control Lotion during the summer months because it's a really light moisturizer that gives my skin the moisture that it needs without adding any unnecessary shine. So if Moisture Surge is too much moisture, I'll switch over to my old-favorite Oil Control.


Do you change beauty products/makeup along with the seasons too?

7 comments:

  1. Honestly, my makeup doesn't change a ton from one season to anoher, but my skin care (face wash, moisturizers...) changes for sure! I will have to try that Clinique moisture surge though.

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  2. I change the make up colors and lotions! :)

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  3. i most definitely do! especially with moisturizers, because they can be too heavy during the summer. also my foundation shade changes. great post!
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  4. I actually don't but wondering now if I should! Great product info!

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  6. haha, we use the same rimmel powder :) I love it because it's 'shine control' <3

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  7. Great post! I usually change my moisturizers during winter because that's when our skin gets dry. I might have to try the moisture surge.

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