Tag Archives: Foundation

Hello Spring!

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Until the cool breeze made my eyes water and the skies opened, pelting us with hailstones on Sunday afternoon, I , like so many others had put away my winter coats, and was having a dalliance with denim jackets and cardis.

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Product of the week- Prep + Prime Lip

A couple of weeks ago, I spent the day overhauling my make up bag with a make up artist with serious skills! Not only did he kindly replenish my stocks, with brand new products from his own kit- he introduced me to a senior make up artist at M.A.C HQ who helped me to pick a new foundations (one for summer, one for winter) after ten years of wearing the same one.

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UN-Max your Drag

There was not much point applying foundation in Ghana..  unless I wanted to spend most of my time scaring small children with images of a melting face!  Away from the air conditioning,  even with one of my favourite primers (below), foundation was futile! Of course, for the evening powder was adequate; but it actually felt quite nice to be bare faced for a while. I took pleasure in knowing that the people I spent time with either often wore sunglasses, or were so blinded by the harsh sun beams that both served as a ‘natural cover-up’ for me anyway!!

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