Thursday 9 October 2014

Freak Laboratory mineral foundation*…

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WHAT FREAK LABORATORY SAY: ‘’This foundation best suits normal skin; skin that is not excessively oily or overly dry. It should be applied with a kabuki brush, in circular motions.It’s free from parabens + bismuth oxychloride, and the use of titanium dioxide in this foundation means some SPF is provided.’’
Packaging:First of all, I want to say how amazing I think the packaging is. Like most people, I am often drawn to products with great packaging & Freak Laboratory ticks all the right boxes: sleek, durable, not overly fussy & a down right fab logo!

Ever since my massive acne breakout in 2009 (& I mean massive, This is not just a few dimples I’m talking about here, my face literally looked like someone had thrown boiling water on me. It was that bad. I couldn’t wear anything on my face at all & it was very painful. I’ll not go into the deets but it was a pretty low time for me.) Trips to the docters were never vey successful & I obviously wanted something to cover the molten lava lumps acne on my face so I turned to Bare Minerals. I tell you now, it worked WONDERS & I have been a lover of mineral make-up ever since. However I’m not so in love with the hefty BM price tag. £25 a pot, to me is pretty expensive so when I saw that Freak Laboratory foundations retail at just £10 for basically the same product in the same sized pot I was super impressed! Not only that but Freak Laboratory offer a wider range of colours, so you can really find the perfect shade for your skin & even better news… they also offer small samples of foundations for only £1 per sachet so you can match your colouring up perfectly before going all out & spending your hard earned money on a full sized pot.

You can apply the foundation with either a kabuki or foundation brush, depending on the finish you want. I have been applying mine with the kabuki brush FL kindly sent me (pictured) & I also tried applying it with the infamous elf powder brush & found that that works pretty well too! The foundation feels really light on the skin, it feels like my skin can breathe which is always good!

I would definitely recommend this foundation if you don’t like the feeling of heavy makeup but still want a full coverage. I would also recommend mineral foundations to anyone having problems with their skin, like I said, it worked wonders for me & with Freak Laboratory, the colour range is vast so you are bound to find one which is your perfect match while not being too harsh on your skin whilst not breaking the bank.

WHAT DO YOU THINK: Have you ever tried anything from Freak Laboratory? Have you ever tried any mineral make-up? What did you think of it?