Haven’t blogged in a little bit.. but I am still alive! Had a really busy few weeks, but I have some stuff to share with you all.
For models, actresses, actors, anyone recorded in HD (even us chicks that take digital camera pictures before a night out on the town) you have to check out the new high definition makeup that is available for the public and not just for Hollywood behind-the-scenes use.
Pores, fine lines, uneven skin.. you will look amazing when these flaws are minimized. Cosmetic brands like Christian Dior, Cargo and Makeup Forever are coming out with high definition makeup that looks good not only in print and tv, but out in the sun, at the office, anywhere!
When I tell friends about these products, they always assume the makeup is going to be thick and heavy like theatrical makeup, but that is actually the opposite. The key ingredients in HD makeup is the photochromatic particles which reflect light away from the skin, instead of absorbing light. This gives skin an airbrush effect and softens lines and pores.. what could be better than that? There are a lot of light-reflecting products already on the market that offer the same results, but how do we know it’s “safe” to use for HD? Well, I guess you can just go looking for the “HD” labels on products, or you can experiment around with what works best with the camera.
The only official HD labeled product I’ve used is Makeup Forever’s HD Microfinish Powder:
This stuff rocks! It’s translucent, so you don’t need to worry about what color to purchase. 100% silica is the stuff that gives it the airbrush look. At $30 for .35 oz, it’s a little pricey, but worth a try if you want to look a little bit more flawless. Makeup Forever also offers a whole line of HD products, so you might want to test some of that out at Sephora next time you go in.
One of the best selling HD foundations out there, a customer fave Smashbox High Definition Healthy FX Foundation with SPF 15. Oil free! $38 for 1 oz.
Only available at Sephora: