Clarins Extra-Comfort Foundation (£35 for 30 ml) comes in a glass jar which is very chic and luxurious to look at, but not very practical (especially when you are in a hurry) in so many ways. But that is the only thing that’s not my favourite in this foundation, everything else I adore.
“Anti-Ageing, Replenishes, Illuminates.” This is how the brand describes the product, and I would agree.
I have dry skin, and I love everything [yes, I do realize that I’ve already said that] about this foundation, it is so good! I don’t even know where to start…
The Illuminating claims? It delivers! I was sick at home for a week and this foundation instantly (yes, the name speaks for itself) transformed my skin from dull into a glowing and polished version (of course, with the help of the right skincare). Seriously, I was very impressed.
The finish is dewy, luminous, and radiant, and since I don’t like matte on myself, this is love. Plus I like how smoothly it applies ( it contains Brown Algae extract, Acacia gum, Organic Argan Oil and White Tea) and the fact that it doesn’t enhance any dry patches.
The coverage is medium-to-full. I personally don’t need concealer with this foundation, as it covers all the (nothing serious, luckily) imperfections that I have and perfectly evens out the skin tone.
Here is how the shade Nude 105 looks like applied but not blended in properly, hopefully you can see the finish and the coverage.
I have been using this foundation for several weeks on myself, and I can’t wait to try it on a mature lady to see the results.