We have chosen our favourite products at the moment for creating that perfectly flawless and natural-looking base...
Clarins Instant Light Complexion Perfector, £26.00, www.clarins.co.uk
If you have any skin discolorations, or a dull lifeless complextion, this is your perfect product. It boosts skin radiance and evens out your skin tone to create a great even base to apply your make-up.
Shu Uemura Face Architect Mousse, £34.00, www.shuuemura.co.uk
This light frothy mousse provides excellent coverage, and is so easy to apply with a foundation brush. It's mousse texture makes it easy to blend, so you aren't left with any of those dreadful foundation lines. The mousse also spreads quickly; making it one of the fastest foundations to apply that we have ever seen.
Pressed Mineral Foundation
CoverFX Pressed Mineral Foundation, £31.00, www.houseoffraser.co.uk
This gives you great natural-looking coverage, and is easy and mess-free to apply when using a complexion brush. You can build up the level of coverage you require by just applying more and buffing well.
Powder Mineral Foundation
Inika Mineral Foundation Powder, £27.50, www.inikacosmetics.co.uk
This loose powder is great for light coverage, and looks completely natural. Use a kabuki brush to apply, and lightly buff across the face.
2True 3-in-1 Concealer, £1.99, www.superdrug.com
This is one of the best concealers we have ever come across; and at a great bargain price too! It conceals dark circles and blemishes well, and acts as a skin brightener with it's light reflecting properties; which makes it a dream for tackling tired bags under eyes!
Eco Tools Foundation Brush, £7.99, www.boots.com
This bamboo brush is great quality, long-lasting and easy to clean. It feels great on the skin, and blends foundations easily.
e.l.f. High Definition Translucent Powder, £6.00, www.eyeslipsface.co.uk
This is a fabulous powder for setting your finished make-up without your face looking like it has powder on it. It leaves a lovely sheen, and just makes your skin look ten times better.