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If you’re a foundation junkie you won’t be able to resist finding out about the latest innovation (and I really mean innovation) from Lancome Paris. This is a completely high-tech, and entirely bespoke service whereby you can blend your very own foundation – not only achieving THE perfect match to your skin but also selecting your preferred finish for your skin type. It’s genius. Here’s the low down on Lancome Le Teint Particulier Custom Made Foundation.
So if you ever fancied a cosmetics lab experience, this is pretty near it, but without the lab coats and bad shoes. And guess what? Harrods has the European exclusive.
Lancome Le Teint Particulier Custom Made Foundation Process
- One to one consultation with the Lancome Beauty Adviser
- Facial skin tone scan
- Data is processed through state-of-the-art algorithms that predict perfect match foundation and skin tone
- Choose the coverage – sheer, medium, full
- Foundation blended at the counter
- Shade number is printed on the bottle for easy reference and refills
What amazed me were the colours that go into the foundation. There’s white, black, yellow, and red pigments. Then on top of that. there’s moisturiser and thinner. I didn’t get any thinner in my formulation because I opted for a full coverage foundation. I do love a bit of full coverage. Thinner is automatically added into the mix if you request a sheer or medium coverage.
The initial blend provides enough ingredients for half a bottle in case the client requires any tweaks after it’s applied to the skin. Sometimes people like their foundation a little lighter or darker than they’re actual skin tone, so any adjustments can be made before the full quantity is blended.
We went straight ahead and finished the job because I was perfectly happy with my match.
Lancome Le Teint Particulier Custom Made Foundation Formula
My foundation is excellent. It uses a game-changing formula that’s infused with micro-fill technology. It is weightless and contains high-impact pigments that glide on to the skin. The moisturisers within the formula promise 24 hour hydration in a long-wear, oil-free and fragrance-free finish.
In terms of shade, it is staggeringly accurate and I love the finish, which perfects the skin without it looking unnatural or cakey. Excellent! If you want to check out the process a little more, you can still catch my Instagram Stories. Follow me there to get sneak peeks of exciting beauty products because they land on the blog (and lots of chatter and puppy action!).
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