Thursday, 26 April 2012

Discovering... Space NK

Discovering - because I have only recently found out that Space NK runs a reward scheme with a points card; well, I'm sure the majority of you already know about this but I only discovered this recently, reading blogs.
Mainly, I do my beauty shopping in Debenhmas because they always have promotions on and - most importantly - they have a loyalty card.
Then, until now, I would buy brands that they don't sell - Laura Mercier, Nars - in House of Fraser or John Lewis. Now, I will definitely go to Space NK since, at the same price, you also get points... meaning money off in the future!

Anyway, for my first purchase I got Nars Sheer Glow Foundation in Deauville - Light 4.
This is my current favourite foundation and it's in my maybe list for the wedding.
I'm still not 100% sure as I have a couple of other contenders that I really like too but I don't think I can buy Nars in Italy so I got myself a bottle.
I'm also thinking I may tan a wee bit so I'm keeping a sample of Santa Fe - which is also a good match for me - to mix it with... just in case I need to go a bit darker.
I apply it with Real Techniques Buffing Brush or only with my fingers - it's a joy to work with and the finish result is just beautiful. It last a long time on me, even without setting - actually, I prefer not to set it with powder and let the glow coming through.
***update: I did use this foundation for my wedding... full products list coming soon :)***

my hand is not the perfect place to swatch the colour as it's much darker, apparently, than my face...
... but it blends really well and it's a perfect match on my face.

Have you tried this foundation? Do you like it? :)


  1. Congratulations on getting married! I'd love to see wedding posts if you're doing them :)
    This foundation looks ace, I will have to pop along to Glasgow (my nearest NARS counter) to have a shot.
    S xx

    1. Thank you, Hun - yes, I'm planning on dedicating few posts to wedding stuff... Coming soon. :) xx

  2. Really like your blog dear!
    Keep posting!!

  3. love space nk :) even just going in there and not buying anything because it's so damn expensive!

    1. I know, it's really high end... Love to browse in these too, it's a nice atmosphere. Xx

  4. Their products are the best!

  5. Great review! Must try this out.
    p.s. looking forward to the wedding posts :) x

  6. I practically stalk Space NK! When I used to live in Manchester I went there practically every lunch! Great foundation review and it would be perfect for a wedding :-) Lx

  7. Interesting, I would love to check it out

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