For this week’s Gorgeous Giveaways, Prescriptives is sharing with Beauty in the Bag readers its hero product, Prescriptives Custom Blend Foundation (a $75 value). This is a customized foundation that is made especially for you after a video chat with an online beauty advisor.
You will be given a Beauty Print, the combination of colors that compose your individualized foundation, which takes into consideration your undertones, often missed in pre-blended foundation or powder. After your online consultation, you will receive a recipe that can be refilled whenever you run out.
In addition to the shade, you can customize coverage, texture, and special benefits.
Coverage: sheer, medium
If you’re anything like me, you have a bit of a tricky time figuring out what your undertones are.
And for this, you can be forgiven: undertones come in various hues, and are not always as apparent as someone’s skin tone. But Prescriptives is hoping to acquaint you with the deep browns, golden yellow, creams, and reds in the foundation game, and help you figure out if you have warm or cool undertones. The Beauty Print Facebook Game runs from March 10 through March 3o and you can play every day for a chance to win a custom-blend foundation (so there are 21 chances in all).
If you’re curious to see how their custom blend foundation stacks up, read our review here. In a nutshell, it can’t
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When The Estee Lauder Companies decided to pull the plug on Prescriptives Custom Blend in 2009, the foundation world was aghast. Prescriptives, with its unique custom-blend foundation, was pretty much the only makeup company on the block who could provide the ultimate bespoke foundation experience, complete with undertone matching.
But the reason for putting the kibosh on Custom Blend was fairly straightforward: the brand was moving everything online, and pulling Prescriptives from department stores meant that everything would go online, including the custom-blend business. But instead of moving directly into online territory, Prescriptives announced that custom blend would be pulled co
THE SECRET TO A SMOOTH, EVEN COMPLEXION IS ALL ABOUT ERASERS
5 STEPS TO FLAWLESS
Think of camouflage after surgery, injections or lasers as a layering process. Try full coverage densely pigmented formulas that come in a pot, stick or tube. Liquids and creams are not usually opaque enough. If the cream is thick or firm, you can warm it up on your forehand or the microwave for a few seconds. Green toners neutralize redness. Flat marks, scars, and bruises will be easier to conceal than raised or depressed areas.
1. Choose a shade that best matches your skin tone. If you can’t find an exact match, use a slightly lighter shade and blend over it with a liquid or cream foundation t