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June 19, 2017

Finding a good foundation has always been hard for me. For years I went without foundation, but as I've gotten older, my skin isn't as perfect as it once was. I have oily skin, enlarged pores, and redness, which has all gotten worse with age. I didn't have redness until I hit my 30's, and I try to hide and diminish my enlarged pores by at home masks and treatments, and am always looking for makeup that can mask these skin issues.

 Face makeup- Jane Iredale. Photo by Arielle Lewis Studios.

To cover the redness, I started looking for foundation to help cover it. For me, finding a good foundation is like finding a needle in a haystack. I have tried many, many brands, but I...

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