Barely There Bases

I talk a lot about full coverage foundation but not so much about ones on the lighter coverage side. Which is strange because I actually use lighter bases a lot! So I thought I'd share my barely there bases with you guys.

La Roche Posay Effaclar Duo Tinted | £16.95

This is the famous Effaclar moisturiser in tinted form. The moisturiser itself claims to clear spots and treat blemishes whist hydrating the skin. I'm not sure how well this works as a spot treatment but as a lightweight, barely there base I love this! It doesn't have a lot coverage but it unifies the skin and just makes it look a little better. It has a natural satin finish and really does look like skin. This is my go to when I can't be bothered with a full face but don't want to go out bare faced! The wear time of this is really good too.

Pur~lisse BB Cream* | $35

I love Pur~lisse skin care and I love this too. It has all the benefits of a really hydrating moisturiser with a subtle tint of coverage. It also has an SPF 30. I do find this has a slightly more dewy finish than the La Roche Posay but I don't mind that. It's perfect for no makeup days. This also works really well under makeup if I just want to use this as moisturiser.

Healthspan Tinted Moisturiser* | £8.95

Healthspan is a great affordable brand that I've discovered recently! This is another tinted moisturiser that offers a light weight, natural coverage. It's really hydrating and what I've noticed about this is it's slightly blurring. So although it doesn't have much coverage my skin just looks better. It covers redness and blurs imperfections. It's a lovely light-weight base.

BareMinerals Complexion Rescue | £28

If you're an OG reader you will know how much I love this stuff! This offers the most coverage out of all the options here but still gives a very natural finish on the skin. This gives the skin such a good healthy glow and the formula is super blend-able. It offers hydration, and doesn't cling to any dry areas! I do find I have to set it to make it last all day which isn't an issue for me. Overall, this is a perfect barely there base!

So there's a few of my favourite 'Barely There Bases'.

Have you tried any of these? What are your thoughts?

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