I decided to purchase Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Radiant Makeup ($39) because I need another foundation like I need a hole in my head. You totally get it right?
But Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Radiant Makeup was pretty tempting with the promise of eight hours of wear and available in beautiful creamy nude shades that provide a healthy glow. Plus let’s not forget the cushion packaging. I love swipe and go foundations! You can even say I’m obsessed with them. I’m one for swiping a bit of foundation down the sides of my nose and blending outward and down around my jawline. That’s my foundation application method, nothing more, nothing less. I don’t apply any on my forehead and I’m not one for applying layers and layers of coverage as I simply don’t need it since my skin is quite clear. My method of madness when it comes to foundation is I want something to brighten up my complexion and ease my dullness. Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Radiant Makeup seemed like exactly what I needed plus it had a hydrating formula for my drier skin.
So, I hopped on a stool and had the Estee Lauder Makeup Artist do her magic with an IQ reader. Yup! Estee Lauder has a new IQ reader much like the one Sephora has. If you head to your nearest Lauder counter they’ll happy sit you down and place the reader against your neck, jawline, forehead, and cheek and potentially find a perfect match for your skin tone. Considering she choose 3N1 for me which is an Ivory Beige I felt for sure their IQ system was spot on! I consider myself a a creamy beige in foundations so, Ivory Beige sounded about right. I was impressed, well, I was impressed until I wore the foundation!
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