Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Talk About Cosmetics - Ere Perez

Foundation is a difficult product for me to fall in love with. It’s not because I haven’t tried or that there aren’t any good ones out there, because there are, but more the fact that I don’t like covering my face with makeup. I’ve always been a fan of using concealer and applying it to the areas that need some coverage and keeping the rest of my skin bare and clean. I hate when it looks like I’m wearing a weird full coverage mask and I’ve always believed that doing it this way keeps skin looking younger and fresher than blending foundation over your entire face.

I’m excited to be able to tell you that I recently found a foundation that I actually like! I think it looks and feels fabulous on my skin and I’m a big fan! I’m talking about the Ere Perez Oat Milk Foundation and it’s incredibly weightless and smooth, but natural looking, formula. I seriously can’t feel this stuff on my skin!

It magically allows my skin to breathe while making my complexion look even and healthy. I would say that it has a light to medium coverage, depending on how you apply it – my preferred method is with a damp beauty blender, and it lasts a really long time with no uneven or patchy fading throughout the day. It has no scent and feels incredibly gentle, making it perfect for those of us with sensitivities. It’s not greasy in the least bit and has an almost waxy feeling that feels protective and nourishing. It does go on a bit dry and sets pretty fast so you need to work quickly and in small areas when blending out.

I have mostly dry skin, and a normal t-zone, but have found that it doesn’t cling to any dry patches or have any issues with shine breaking through after a few hours of wear. It doesn’t gather in my fine lines or accentuate my pores. It looks nice right away but I think it looks even better after it’s been on for a while. It actually makes my skin feel quite balanced. I don’t even need to powder it to set it. It seems to be completely transfer resistant.

I did have trouble picking a shade from the website and couldn’t decide between Light and Light-Medium. I went for light even though I’m not extremely fair and the shade seems pretty perfect and blends seamlessly into my skin. And I can always use bronzer to warm up my skin if I get a tan in the midst of summer.

Left: No Makeup
Right: Foundation done

Here are the color descriptions:
Light - for the fairest skins.
Light-Medium - for honey blondes, light-brunettes and light freckles.
Medium - for middle-of-the-spectrum skin. For those whose skin goes noticeably darker in summer, for olive and yellow-based skins.
Dark - for deep skin tones that are brown or caramel based.

I wasn’t totally sold on the idea of the Beautiful Beetroot Check and Lip Tint Joy and didn’t think I’d like it very much but was still curious. First of all, it smells like a natural version of cherry Twizzlers. If you’re familiar with my blog than you know that I like products to be unscented but I actually really, really love the way this smells (and tastes!).

It stains your lips with a (buildable) touch of color that lasts and lasts. It’s so easy to use thanks to the rollerball applicator but can also be used with a brush. It leaves my lips looking so flirty and cherry stained. I can already tell you this is going to be my go-to summer lippie. It does cling a bit to any dry skin on the lips but the formula itself is not drying or irritating at all. If you want some extra moisture you can easily apply a lip balm over top since it’s a stain. It is transfer resistant when dry. I also like that it comes in a plastic bottle because it’s safe for gals on the go.

I don’t like it on my cheeks, though, because it’s a bit too red since I have a natural pinkness already. I also find that since it dries so quickly it’s a bit hard to blend out.

A finished look featuring the products mentioned in this post
(Please forgive how tired I look, I'm ill and had a hard time getting a perfect photo)

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Have you tried anything from Ere Perez? Have your eye on any of their products? Leave me a comment and let me know!

(FTC: These products were sent to me for free for review consideration. I am not being compensated for this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own.)


  1. I have been using their products for years. I discovered them while living in Australia. Great, great stuff.

    1. Do you have an ultimate favorite product from them?

  2. I've never heard of this but I'd love to try the foundation.


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