FAVOURITE DRUGSTORE FOUNDATIONS FOR PALE SKIN

Hiiii guys. I always want to start posts off by asking how you are, but then I remember that this isn’t MSN (omg right?!) and you can’t answer me instantly. Therefore I’ll assume you’re all peachy and we’ll move on.

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Now, we’ll start off by pointing out that when I say I’m pale; I reflect the sun. For real though you better get those shades on…

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…So for me to say I’ve found a foundation that matches my skin tone perfectly is a real hallelujah moment. Yet here I am with my three favourite foundations that all match my pastiness!

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Revlon Colourstay in 150 Buff

When I first picked this up about a year ago I was 90% sure that it would still be too dark for me as this is actually the second lightest shade that they do. The lightest is called Ivory but it’s more of a pink undertone and I need yellow (that’s right, I can’t even be considered an ‘English Rose’), but it matches my skin so so well! It really is perfect. It’s like my skin in a bottle… only less disgusting. I use this foundation whenever I’m feeling a bit crappy and need full coverage but still want something lightweight. I don’t even have to blend it down my neck because it’s that perfect!

Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum in 51 light vanilla

If you’ve been here a while you’ll know that I’ve stayed away from Bourjois for a while due to a bad mascara experience, but I bit the bullet with this ‘gel foundation’ and I absolutely love it – I used it solidly for three weeks when I first got it! They say it’s a ‘vitamin rich fruit therapy formula’ so it makes me instantly look more awake and it really evens out my skin tone.

Rimmel 9 in 1 BB Cream in Light

Okay, so this isn’t actually a foundation but it’s as good as. I haven’t used it this year so far as I tend to save it for when it’s far too hot for a full face of makeup, at which time I just pop a layer of this on with a few coats of mascara and some light brows. I’m pretty sure I need to pick up a new tube as this has probably expired, but from what I remember this honestly felt like I had nothing on my face. It’s suuuper lightweight and has a pretty good SPF which we all know us pale girls need 😉

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So there we have it; my top three pale girl foundations – now there’s no need to walk around with bronzer smothered all over our necks in a desperate attempt to disguise the fact that what we thought was the palest shade has infact made our faces orange!

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One thought on “FAVOURITE DRUGSTORE FOUNDATIONS FOR PALE SKIN

  1. Karen Rees says:

    I’m sooo pale too Kayla and haven’t tried any of these!!!! Looking forward to testing them out 🙂 The No7 Beautifully Matte foundation is brill too – long lasting, sheen free & great for pale skin. A tad dearer at £13 but worth it huni 🙂 X

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