Today I have another little gem from Laura Geller, which is fast becoming one of my favourite makeup brands. One of their newest launches is the Laura Geller Baked Liquid Radiance Foundation which was released alongside the Laura Geller Baked Radiance Concealer which I’ve already reviewed on my blog. The Laura Geller Baked Liquid Radiance Foundation £28 comes in a total of nine shades and I opted for the palest shade which is Porcelain as that’s the shade I am in their cult favourite Balance ‘n Brighten Baked Foundation.
The Laura Geller Baked Liquid Radiance Foundation is described as being the next generation of baked beauty and is now available in a full coverage liquid formula. Loose pigments are coated in almond oil and then baked in Italy on terracotta tiles to create perfect spheres of colour that lay evenly on the skin. The foundation is blended with skin-loving, moisturising ingredients to create a weightless foundation which delivers colour correction properties with a natural finish.
The packaging of the Baked Liquid Radiance Foundation is really luxurious, with a frosted clear glass bottle and a marble effect lid which matches the concealer. The bottle comes with an handy little pump which allows you to control how much you dispense which I really like as you don’t waste any product which is important with a £28 foundation.
Just like the concealer, the Porcelain shade is quite a bit darker than the Porcelain shade of the Balance n Brighten Foundation which is a shame as you’d expect there to be some consistency shade wise, but as the formulas are very different it might explain the difference. I can make the Porcelain shade work in the concealer, but the foundation is too dark and warm toned for me to be able to use straight from the bottle unfortunately so I have to use it with my Body Shop Lightening Drops to lighten the shade for a better match. I find it easiest to dispense one pump of the foundation onto the back of my hand and use three drops from the Lightening Drops to then mix before using a damp Beauty Blender to apply to my face.
The consistency of the foundation is actually quite watery which is really surprising as it offers medium coverage which works nicely with my dry skin as it gives a subtle dewy glow which I’m guessing is down to the almond oil but it makes my skin look so healthy. I really like the formula of this foundation, but I just wish the Porcelain shade was similar to the the powder Porcelain shade as it’s a little bit of a hassle to have to mix it with the Lightening Drops in order to wear it but if you have a warm undertone, you might be able to make it work better for you if you have a similar skintone to myself.