Foundation is our number-one beauty staple. It’s one of those things you’ve got to get right if you’re going to break the Internet with your flawless skin. And guess what? Sorbet Makeup has finally launched, with a range of foundations in 28 shades! These are exciting times, fam. We rounded up four of the most common beauty blunders so you’ll know what to look out for in a kick-ass foundation.
1 Not Choosing The Right Foundation for Your Skin Type
Not everyone’s skin responds in the same way to foundation. Ever struggled with excess shine after applying foundation? Or foundation that looks cakey? If you don’t know what your skin type is when you buy foundation, things can get ratchet pretty fast.
If you’ve got oily skin, try Sorbet’s Airtime Mousse – it’s got SPF 15 and creates a matte finish. For dry skin, try Sorbet’s Bare Faced Foundation – it will give you medium coverage and SPF 6 protection. For combination or normal skin, either foundation will work – just use a good BB cream for extra moisture, or apply loose powder to your T-zone to control shine.
2 Not Choosing the Right Shade
Choosing a foundation that’s too light can make you look like something out of The Conjuring, and foundation that’s too dark can make you look like you’ve just had a botched fake-tan job. Don’t let it happen to you. If you’re matching it yourself, always test it in natural light – it never lies. If you’re opting for a Sorbet foundation, even better! The Sorbet Match-Me service will help you find the perfect match for your complexion. Find a Match-Me expert at selected Sorbet salons or Clicks stores and get hooked up with the right shade.
3 Not Combining It With a Treatment
Your beauty products should be working on improving your skin throughout the day, not just at night when you apply your evening moisture treatment. Before applying foundation, always use a good BB cream, a serum or extra sunblock for sensitive skin. Sorbet’s got the perfect solution – Face First Anti-Ageing Foundation – it’s a foundation, serum and SPF15 sunscreen in one. Q10, peptides and antioxidants combat the signs of ageing while you slay your day.
4 Not Using a Concealer
Let’s get something straight. Foundation isn’t meant to cover up blemishes – that’s a concealer’s job. With Sorbet’s Cover & Go Foundation + Concealer, you get a foundation with a matching concealer in the lid. Apply concealer under the eyes to hide dark circles and dab it over blemishes before and after applying foundation for a smooth finish. #SkinGoals
Available at selected Sorbet and Clicks stores, or shop the full range online here.
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*This post was sponsored by Clicks and Sorbet
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