Uploaded on Jun 1, 2008
Lady Lostris (Visit My Blog):
MOST UP-TO-DATE UPDATE!: Since EDM has added Lauroyl Lysine to their products, I no longer use the NEW EDM foundation/bases or blushes. It does give the product a smooth texture, but unfortunately, I believe it made me break out. I now use Meow Cosmetics Flawless Feline foundation in Fierce Manx and am very happy with it. It contains Boron Nitride, but it doesn't seem to irritate my skin. Click here for Meow Cosmetics foundations: http://www.meowcosmetics.com/Foundati...
I will leave this video up as a reminder to the saying: "Leave well enough alone."...lol. EDM still has some awesome face brushes, though, and I highly recommend the Flat-Top brush and the Eye Kabuki brush for undereye concealer.
UPDATE: EDM recently changed their sample kit and it is no longer CUSTOMIZABLE. Bad move, EDM!
EDM Base (Foundation) Colors:
(Sorry about the camera quality because this is when my old camera started to die)
This is a basic rant and rave review of both powder foundations. This is MY personal experience and we are all different. =)
If I didn't mention, I use OLIVE - GOLDEN MEDIUM INTENSIVE but I've been mixing it lately with GOLDEN - WINGED BUTTER to match my skintone more.
I also love MEOW COSMETICS FLAWLESS FELINE FOUNDATION in Fierce Manx. It matches my skintone very well & they have a larger color range than EDM! Check them out here: http://www.meowcosmetics.com/Foundati...
EDM has 44(?) foundation shades in 6 different color families: Warm, Golden, Cool, Beige, Buff, & Olive.
*WARM: Peach tones
*GOLDEN: Yellow tones, but not as yellow as other companies
*COOL: Pink tones
*BEIGE: Yellow/Pink tones
*BUFF: Neutral tones
*OLIVE: Greenish-yellow (olive) tones
The only bad thing is that they don't offer a lot of darker toned shades, which is a huge mistake on their part. There's a whole other target market out there that they're not catering to. They recently introduced just 3 new dark-toned foundation colors.
There are also 4 FORMULATIONS you can choose from depending on your needs:
*ORIGINAL-GLO: Dewy finish, least coverage
*SEMI-MATTE: Slightly dewy
*MATTE: Matte, smooth formula
*INTENSIVE: Matte, most coverage
(Intensive lasts the longest on my oily skin and offers the best coverage. It's not as smooth as the matte formula and can be a little cakey if you apply too much.)
NOTE: All the INTENSIVE colors are darker than the other formulas of the same color. So Golden Medium Intensive is much darker than Golden Medium Matte, Semi-Matte, & Original-Glo. The latter three formulas are the same color.
MORE EDM BLOG POSTS:
*Everyday Resort Loose Palette Review & How To Depot Old Pressed Powder into a MAGNETIC Compact*
EDM Skunkless Foptic Brush Review
EDM Blush Swatches
I want to add an update. I love the EDM Tinted Silk Dust as a finishing powder over my foundation. If you're familiar with Bare Minerals, it's like their Mineral Veil, which I used to use also, but it's better! But, now it's been discontinued. Dang!
My current favorite FINISHING POWDER to help control oil is KRYOLAN ANTI-SHINE POWDER: http://ladylostris.blogspot.com/2009/...
I said bad things about BM foundation but I do like other things in their line such as the wet/dry eyeshadow brush, Soul eyeshadow, & their refillable mirror compact.
Sorry for sounding a little groggy and hoarse. I had just woken up on a Saturday morning and this video idea popped in my head. And sorry for the lack of interesting visuals. Haha. It's all about the content.
The EDM Personal Custom Kit is now $34, rather than the $32 I said in the video.
UPDATE: They no longer offer the 6 item or 12 item kits. It's now a 5-11 item kit with a 25% discount and a 12-infinity item kit with a 45% discount. =/ This is good if you're buying items of a smaller value but if you're buying $12 bases, it's going to end up costing a little more than it used to. That's what I hate about EDM, they keep changing things or discontinuing things too much. Sometimes you just need to leave well enough alone!
Music: "Light Another" - Cypress Hill
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