Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Bare Minerals Compexion Rescue Review

Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream | £26 | Link |

I was on the fence about this, I like a medium to full coverage foundation as my skin can be quite problematic and I have a few acne scars on my chin. However, I read a lot of reviews and decided to pick up a sample from Boots. The sample wasn't one of those little teeny ones that you can barely cover half of your face with, I got three days out of it and after the first day, I knew I had to have it.

The product is basically a lightweight tinted moisturiser that has a lot of benefits for the skin, electrolytes, antioxidants, SPF 30, no oil or fragrance. It's said to have all the benefits of a BB cream, CC cream and tinted moisturiser.

Let me tell you, it's bloody good. This product is so light that you forget you're wearing it. I touch my face more than I probably should and it feels like you're actually touching skin.

As soon as it's applied it gives a radiant dewiness to the complexion that is so fresh and youthful, it looks like you're glowing. It is a light coverage but it's enough to even out the skin and offers much needed hydration.

I got the colour Opal, which is the lightest of all 10 shades and find that it works well if I apply one layer with a damp Beauty Blender. I'm extremely fair skinned and when I tried to build up the coverage, it certainly covered more but it was too dark for me. I don't want Complexion Rescue for coverage as I have plenty of foundations for that; I want this for the warmer months, to even out my skin and offer a light base; it does that perfectly. If I need to cover any blemishes or redness, that's when my concealer comes in and takes over.

I can't rave about this product enough. Definitely pick up a sample if you're interested in it as it'll be great for Summer or those 'no make up' make up days.

Have you tried Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue? What are your thoughts?
Sarah x


  1. Bare minerals are actually a brand that I have NEVER tried. I really must sort that out soon.
    I have a fair few imperfections I could use some help with so I might pop in and see if I can nab myself a wee sample soon.
    Gillian  xx  EyelinerFlicks

    1. This was my first ever Bare Minerals product and it's fab. Definitely pick up a sample, for sure x

  2. I really want to try this! Sounds so nice for Summer :)
    Maeve // Thrift O'Clock

  3. Ooooo you've totally sold this so well!


  4. Ahh I've been eyeing this up for a while but I keep forgetting about it! I'm definitely going to have to see if I can get my hands on a sample now! Great post x

    emily x ❤ | emilyloula

    1. Thanks Emily, I highly suggest you pick up a sample :) x

  5. This sounds like an amazin product, I've heard amazing reviews about it!!!


  6. Ahhhhh I keep seeing reviews of this and it sounds amazing! I do get quite an oily t zone though so I'd be worried it would just slip off me!xxx

    1. It is. I'm combo and get an oily t-zone too and it works fine as long you powder it :) x


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