I admit it’s hard for me to stay faithful to any one makeup. I like to try new products, and I like variety, and I am under the spell of advertising. Yes, I am influenced by the shiny pages in the lady-mags.
My latest number one favorite is Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse foundation, in Porcelain/Ivory. I’d been using an Avon BB cream and I was happy with it until I stopped by the in-store Sephora at JC Penney. There I sampled a creamy full-coverage foundation and I was impressed by the difference in my skin tone. I don’t remember the brand, but it was spendy.
So, on my next trip to the drugstore I picked up this makeup:
|It comes in nine shades and sells for about $8. Good value!|
I’ve worn it for a week now, and I love the finish. It is matte but not dry or cakey. It corrects for my pink undertones. It lasts through the workday with no touch-ups. It slides on nicely over my Olay moisturizer/sunscreen. And it’s $50 less than my previous full-coverage foundation, hello.
Speaking of faces, Renee Zellweger has been getting a lot of press for her “new” face. Apparently, she’s had some face-changing procedures. I cannot abide all the criticism of her choice.
Women in the public eye are derided if they age “naturally” and reviled if they fall for the latest in plastic surgeries. It’s a no-win, and what has to change is our view of midlife women. Salon writer Mary Elizabeth Williams said it better than I could in this article:
Love your face today, and stay fabulous,
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