Ep 85 - Best New Foundations With Red Carpet Makeup Pro Mélanie Inglessis

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We mentioned in last week’s episode that there were SO MANY foundation launches this season that the whole topic requires its own dedicated episode! But we also wanted to deliver some really practical tips for how to shop for and apply foundation, so today’s Glow Down guest is red carpet makeup pro Mélanie Inglessis. With clients like Game of Thrones star Lena Headey and modern day ingenue Taylor Russell, Mélanie lends her very French approach to foundation application to produce that au natural, I-didn’t-try-too-hard look — the complete opposite of the Instagram beat face.

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Mélanie shares the skincare secrets to landing the smoothest, most believable end result, as she opens her professional kit to reveal the go-to foundations she uses to glam up clients for Hollywood events. Then, we put a handful of fall’s buzziest fall foundations to the test as Mélanie swatches Smashbox, Fenty and RMS LIVE on the mic. Find out which winning formula Mélanie decides she needs to add to her own kit, stat. And tune in to the very end when Jill and Carlene offer up their own favourites they plan to wear all season long.

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Products mentioned in this episode: Arcona Tabula Rasa Pads; Clé de Peau Radiant Corrector For Eyes; Benefit Ooh La Lift; Tom Ford Traceless Foundation Stick; Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder; Chanel Ultra Le Teint Velvet; Pat McGrath Labs Skin Fetish: Sublime Perfection Foundation; Armani Luminous Silk Foundation; Benefit PoreFessional Pro Balm; Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder- Glow; Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder Foundation; Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Longwear Foundation; Beauty Blender Makeup Sponge; Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream; RMS Un-Cover Up Cream Foundation; Fenty Beauty Profilt’r Hydrating Longwear Foundation; Kat Von D True Portrait Foundation; Smashbox Studio Skin Full Coverage 24 Hour Foundation; Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Skin Perfector SPF 30; M.A.C Studio Fix Soft Matte Foundation Stick