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NEW: No7 Stay Perfect Superlight Foundation

Traditionally the cold weather in January sees us reaching for the thick foundations, attempting to cover up the previous month's excesses and create a base that fools. However, there are lighter foundations that can offer equal coverage with the benefit of a weightless look and feel; a dewy complexion and natural coverage is much more appealing than a cake-like finish. No7 are launching a new foundation this January, adding to their reportoire 'Stay Perfect Superlight Foundation.' Available in 14 different shades (so much better than the usual six we have to pick from!) the formula provides a Vitamin E enriched foundation that helps to both protect and repair the skin.


The formula is extremely runny and light, meaning it's essential to get your application technique right: it's better to apply this sparingly with a brush, building up 2-3 layers to achieve the desired finish. Although initially I didn't think this would do much for me, it's become a great replacement for my beloved Benefit 'Hello Flawless' which is nearly twice the price. The formula is so light, yet it creates a uniform colour with no excess shine or caking; it doesn't block pores and it's suitable for all skin types, making this a great daily product for everyone. Whereas heavier foundations can sit in fine lines and age the skin, Stay Perfect Superlight can help skin look fresher and younger by catching the light and helping skin to glow.

What's even better is that the foundation contains SPF15, which helps to protect your skin from damage during the winter months when you just can't face layering on the sun cream. I love the cute little bottle which makes it perfect for traveling, as well as the precision nozzle which prevents you from pouring too much of the formula out and wasting valuable foundation. I'm happy to report that this also lasts all day without flaking or becoming patchy, as well as working well with a light dusting of translucent powder to set the formula and finish your look. Why not start 2014 with a great foundation and let it do the hard work for you?


NEW Stay Perfect Superlight Foundation (£14.50) is available in 14 skin true shades from Boots and boots.com from 22 January.
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10 comments

  1. Looks lovely! I hope this will be available Stateside soon. I usually grab Boots from Target but my local Target isn't always the best-stocked :P

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  2. Ooh, exciting! You said there's 14 shades now, is there a mixture of cool and warm undertones in the range? Or is it mostly golden? No doubt I'll go and plop a load on the back of my hand when they come out anyway!

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    1. I've no idea to be honest - I haven't seen all 14, just read the descriptions. Normally with a range like that you get a mix of undertones.

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  3. It sounds lovely, although I'm a little concerned that I won't get the application right.. have to think about this one... Xx

    Makeup by Candlelight

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    1. You just need a brush and you'll be fine... Practice makes perfect!

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  4. ooh interesting, what kind of applicator do you recommend? i might have to try this for myself and grab an alternative to my beloved full-coverage matte! xo
    hanne-xo.blogspot.com

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    1. A synthetic angled foundation brush works well - enables you to really get the formula into all the creases!

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  5. Sounds lovely! Might have to get my hands on it :)! berrie-blogs.blogspot.com xx

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  6. Oh I like the sound of this, I am still searching for my HG foundation x
    Beautyqueenuk xx

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  7. mandi5.1.14

    N07 do foundation match made service so theirs no guessing the colour or popping it on the back of your hand it guessing your correct skin tone its a fab service just ask a no7 advisor

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