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Free Foundation Samples


Finding the right foundation formula for you can be a difficult decision. Free foundation samples can be a great way to try out various formulas, but since there are so many types of foundation makeup, you’ll still need to know which ones to look into. There are many factors to consider when choosing the right foundation for you. Skin type is a major factor, as well as skin tone, and the amount of coverage needed. Here are a few simple tips to help you to find the right foundation for you.

Foundations come in many types. There are tinted moisturizers, mousse, liquid, cream, cream to powder, and powder foundations. If you have normal to dry skin and want sheer coverage go with a mousse, cream or cream to powder option. The mousse formulas work best on normal to dry skin. It provides the right amount of moisture and doesn’t cake. This option is great for women who are older. Mousse foundation doesn’t set into wrinkles and fine lines.

Liquid foundation is great for all skin types and can provide a variety of coverage. Cream foundation provides medium to full coverage and works best on normal to dry skin. If this is uses on oily skin make-up can take on an unappealing look as the day goes on. Creams to powder formulas are good options for slightly oily skin. The powder helps to absorb some of the oil and create a matte finish. Powder foundations do the same and can provide medium to full coverage. You can build coverage depending on what is needed.

In addition to the formula of foundation, you can use free samples of foundation to help you find an exact shade match. Some companies offering free samples provide a few different shades so that you can compare and contrast colors. You can also visit a makeup counter to get matched by a professional. Remember to match the product to your jawline to ensure a true match. If you match it to your cheeks, nose or forehead, the color will look too dark or too reddish compared to the rest of your face. It also won’t blend into your neckline, leaving a tacky and obvious line where your makeup ends.

Keep these tips for finding the perfect foundation in mind as you try samples and shop around. Once you find a formula you like by using samples and testers, you’ll feel more confident purchasing the product.

Looking for excellent coverage and a smooth finish? Then a liquid foundation is ideal for you. They work best on normal to dry skin and for any type of special occasion, photography session or other important event. Liquid foundations last longer and look better in pictures or on stage. Keep in mind though, if your skin tends to be on the oily side, you may want to consider a powder foundation instead.

If you’re confident you want a liquid foundation, but aren’t sure exactly which brand or formula to buy, trying some of the free liquid foundation samples listed below can help you out. Trying a few can give you a good idea of what texture, color and weight you like best. For instance, some feel lighter than others, some provide a matte finish whereas others provide a silkier or more glowing finish. The right formula will all depend on the look you’re going for as well as your own personal preference.

All in all, the best thing to do is to test out a bunch. Get feedback from others and pay attention to which ones are most comfortable and which are easiest to apply. Taking various factors into consideration, the decision making process will be much easier and you’ll end up with a flawless finish you can feel confident about.

Once you have decided that you like powder foundation more than liquid, cream or mousse foundations, you can then focus on finding the best powder formula for your skin type. Finding the best one can require some trial and error, but these pointers will help steer you in the right direction:

Some powders provide a slightly creamier finish than other powder foundations. These types of products are ideal for normal to dry skin. Examples of these include MAC’s Studio Fix foundation and others. If your skin is more on the oily side, using an oil absorbing powder foundation will help keep unwanted shine from taking over. You can also try using a powder foundation plus oil absorbing sheets. Using both of these will really provide the ultimate solution for oily looking skin. If you have combination skin, using a thicker moisturizer on the dry areas will help remedy the problem before your powder foundation is applied.

When looking to purchase a new powder formula, the best thing to do is to try a few different brands before you settle on a final choice. Free powder foundation samples are available online and also at department store counters. We’ve listed the very best powder foundation sample offers we could find below:

Free Maybelline Fit Me Gel Stick Foundation Samples

Don’t wait on this one, since these tend to run out pretty quickly. Try the Maybelline Fit Me Gel Stick Foundation by snagging a sample from Walmart.com. Go here to get your free sample. Click on the blue ‘get a free sample’ button and they’ll send your sample to you within a few weeks. This offer is valid for U.S. Customers only. Limit 1 per household.

Free Sample of Any Clinique Foundation at Nordstrom Today Only!

Nordstrom is doing another sample Saturday! This time, they’re giving out Clinique foundation samples. It’s happening today, 2/22/2014 only. This is an in-store offer, so to get one, head to the beauty department of your nearest Nordstrom. It’s a great chance to try a higher end foundation to see if you like it. They’ll be handing out samples until they run out. Hope you guy scan snag one!! xo

Win Free Mary Kay Products!

Here is an awesome giveaway offer. Sign up now to win FREE Mary Kay Products! There will be 5,000 winners for each week, and they are doing the offer for 10 weeks!! Click here to sign up and use this code : MaryKayAllStars4

This giveaway ends on January 16, 2014!

Laura Mercier Flawless Essential Products Giveaway

Hurry and enter for your chance to win $325 worth of Laura Mercier Flawless Essential products! Awesome deal, here are some of the special offers:
NEW Foundation Primer-Protect Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen/PA
NEW Smooth Finish Foundation Powder
Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20 Sunscreen
Secret Camouflage
Caviar Stick Eye Colour
Faux Lash Mascara
Lip GlaceCustom Artist Portfolio

Click here to enter or check your entry status!

Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Primer

You only have 6 days left to enter! You can win 1 of 150,000 prizes in the Smashbox Cosmetics Sweepstakes. If you win, you will get a 2 week supply of Smashbox samples. Click here to enter now!

CoverGirl Coupons

It’s time to stock up on CoverGirl products!

$1.00 off One CoverGirl Flamed Out Mascara
$2.00 off One CoverGirl Cream Tone or Eye Rehab product

Enter to Win in Maybelline’s Color Whisper Sweepstakes

Maybelline is giving out tons of makeup and beauty prizes to the winners of their Color Whisper Sweepstakes. There’s a huge $5000 grand prize (wouldn’t that be nice!?) They’re also giving out sets of their Color Whisper lip glosses to new winners each week. Each set includes all 20 shades of the product! To participate, simply enter here. They’ll have you click on a shade to start. Just follow the instructions to sign up and I wish all you who enter the best of luck!

Free Sample of Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Cream

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BB creams or ‘Beauty Balm’ creams are one of the newest ‘it’ products in the beauty industry. They act as both a moisturizer and makeup to give you a beautiful, natural looking glow that you can rock alone, or layer underneath your makeup. They are the ultimate multi-taskers since they target dry skin, aging, imperfections, uneven skin tone and even provide SPF protection.

While supplies last (and we know they wont last long!), you can snag a free sample of Maybelline’s new Dream Fresh BB cream by requesting yours here. UPDATE: This same freebie is now available at Target.com as well! Click on the ‘Request Sample’ button.

This is an awesome freebie – you don’t want to miss this one! Enjoy. :)

Free Beauty Bag from Target

Hurry over to Target’s Facebook page to get your free Beauty Bag. Like their Facebook page and submit your information. Bag includes products for your hair, face and skin. Don’t miss out on this one!

A Wish Of The Wicked

Free Physician’s Formula Youthful Wear Foundation [With Rebate]

This freebie requires an initial purchase, but is free after the rebate and has a minimum $14.95 retail value!

Purchase any specially marked Physicians Formula® Youthful Wear™ Youth-Boosting Foundation product between 1/1/12 and 12/31/12, and then fill out this rebate form. Mail in the form and your rebate will arrive within 10 weeks.

The offer is valid until the end of the year (December 31, 2012).

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MAC Cosmetics Mineralize Skinfinish Giveaway!

Our next giveaway is underway! This time, we’re giving away a MAC Cosmetics Mineralize Skinfinish. If you haven’t tried this product before, you’re in for a treat. Mineralize Skinfinish is an all time MAC fan favorite. MAC junkies collect these like nobody’s business.

The product is applied on bare skin or on top of your foundation. They have a slight sheen to them to give your skin a finish of perfection. They can double as bronzers or highlighters depending on the shade you choose, so they’re the perfect product for summertime.

You can see all available shades here: http://www.maccosmetics.com/product/shaded/159/782/Products/Face/Powder/Mineralize-Skinfinish/index.tmpl

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Free Physicians Formula Youthful Wear Powder – Wednesday, May 30th at 5pm EST Only!

This is a very limited time offer: at 5pm EST on Wednesday, May 30, the first 1,000 people to sign up will receive a free Youthful Wear Illuminating Powder from Physicians Formula. This powder gives your face a gorgeous glow and can be worn alone or over foundation.

To sign up, head over to the Physicians Formula Facebook page and enter the secret word (provided on the Facebook page at 5pm EST sharp!). Again, the first 1,000 to do so will win. Just FYI, 5pm EST is 4pm Central, 3pm Mountain and 2pm Pacific. You will want to have the page ready to be pulled up right on time so you can be sure to snag one!