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Which is the best body foundation for flawless skin?

Which is the best body foundation for flawless skin?
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Used on red carpets and in editorial photo shoots for decades, body foundation is one of the beauty industry's best kept secrets.

Skin-perfecting and blendable with a natural-looking finish, body foundations and skin finishers help you achieve supermodel skin in minutes. With sheer coverage which evens out skin tone, conceals imperfections and adds a beautiful glow, it is no wonder body foundations have been used by beauty pros for years.

How to apply body foundation

To ensure seamless application, make sure your skin is beautifully prepped for body foundation - just as you would prep and prime your complexion for your foundation.

Make sure you exfoliate and moisturise your skin prior to application to create an even, smooth base. Use an exfoliant such as the OSKIA Renaissance Body Scrub, which combines physical and chemical exfoliation, and follow with a hydrating yet lightweight moisturiser like the Origins Smoothing Souffle Whipped Body Cream.

Once your skin is prepped, you can apply your body foundation with your hands, a sponge or a brush to create a imperceptible, skin-like finish. Using a tool like the Real Techniques Face + Body Blender or their Miracle Face and Body Complexion Sponge takes any mess out of application and ensures a seamless, perfect finish every time.

Just like when you were applying foundation to your complexion, if you want a sheer and light wash of coverage, use the sponge damp. If you need a little more coverage and prefer buffing product into your skin, use the blender.

  1. Apply a small amount of body foundation directly to your skin or on your brush or sponge applicator.
  2. Blend into the skin using strong sweeping motions to buff the product into your skin for a seamless finish.
  3. Reapply directly to areas which need a little more coverage such as bruises, scarring or uneven pigmentation.
  4. Let the product dry completely before getting dressed.

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