If you're on the look out for a new high-end foundation then this one will certainly be of interest...
I had never heard of Oxygenetix Oxygenating foundation before and I didn't really know what to expect before trying it out, but it has really blown me away with how good it is!
Oxygenetix foundation has been popular amongst celebrities for a while now, being the foundation of choice for the Oscars and having Kim Kardashian and Kate Bosworth amongst it's fan base. It was originally developed as a foundation to heal and conceal skin after cosmetic surgery such as laser procedures and skin peels. It is advertised as the most breathable foundation on the market and it helps to promote the healing process of a number of skin conditions. It contains a supercharged oxygen complex called 'Ceravitae', which optimises skin cell oxygenation, encouraging the cell repair and renewal process. It diminishes scarring, combats dehydration and reduces redness.
I would say it provides a medium level coverage. It is still very breathable and it certainly isn't heavy, and yet it manages to cover up everything amazingly well. It's hard to describe but I feel like my face has been airbrushed when I wear this! It stays on my face all day and is really long lasting, which is quite a challenge with my skin as it's combination and can get quite oily mid-afternoon.
The obvious downside to this foundation is the price- at £45 it is more than I would like to pay for a makeup product. However, I can really tell the difference in quality with this foundation compared to any others that I have tried and it has seriously impressed me. I'm now considering using it on my wedding day!
I have been using the shade 'Opal' and it's a great match for me. I am MAC NW15 or Armani Luminous Silk 4.5 for reference.
(*) This product has been sent to me to review. All opinions are my own and are completely honest, as always. Please see my disclaimer for further details.