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This is an odd foundation. There's no doubt that buying something "Chanel" makes you feel good. It's Chanel, you know!
Chanel Perfection Lumiere £36 for 30ml in the UK.
This comes in a glass bottle with a pump that squirts out less product than I thought. A good thing.
The texture is light but goes on to provide good medium/full coverage.
The finish is matte. Very matte - which i found set to a slightly powdery finish - unlike the foundation it replaced (pro lumiere) There is no shine or dewiness. This foundation will not be your best friend if you have dry skin or overly combination skin.
It contains an SPF of 10 with Titanium dioxide being the active ingredient. Please check this foundation with a flash if you're thinking of wearing it in photos.
The application requires 3 pumps with a beauty blender sponge and two with a stippling brush. Avoid a standard foundation brush as the results are not as beautiful. This dries fast so you'll need to be quick.
The major downside to for me was the scent. I found it very strong and over powering. It's full on floral! You might love it. I did not and it certainly could be problematic for sensitive skin.
This foundation did not oxidise on me. My shade was beige rose 42.
If your budget affords this and you like matte foundations you could do a lot worse than this.
On a personal note: I would not repurchase this. While I like matte foundations the smell was totally over whelming. I hated it for this reason. I get headaches very easily that are triggered by scent and this gave me a hum dinger. Did i mention it lingers and lingers and ...
Other foundations worth considering are:
Makeup for ever hd foundation (www.preciousaboutmakeup.co.uk)
Mac match master (www.maccosmetics.com
Mac studio sculpt (www.macocsmetics.com)
Estee Lauder double wear foundation (www.boots.com)
numeric proof foundation-numeric proof maquillage (www.gurumakeupemporium.com)
Make up atelier Paris water proof foundation (www.love-makeup.co.uk)