Oh the struggle of finding a natural foundation. It's real, and it's pricey. Luckily, some brands are finally offering sample sizes — because who can figure out their shade ONLINE?! So I ordered a sample of this 14e Cosmetics Aloe Nourish Foundation and ended up ordering the full size. Cliff's Notes: loving it.
Makeup artist Emma Fortini sought out the help of an Ayurvedic molecular biologist to create a 100% natural makeup line to address her many skin concerns. With aloe as the base, this foundation contains skin nourishing ingredients to relieve and treat acne as well as combat aging. #WINNING.
The company is cruelty free + vegan.
Texture + Coverage:
I would describe this a thicker liquid foundation. It's not runny, but it's not like putting clay on your face either. It's very blendable. This is a medium coverage foundation, which can certainly be built up for a more full look. It covers up all my scarring and redness perfectly. Don’t freak out that it looks gray when you first put it on— it oxidizes to the correct color. If you're looking for a lighter coverage, 14e also has a sheer tint.
The Aloe Nourish Foundation gives you a semi matte finish. It's not dewy. It's not matte (maybe more so if you are very dry). But it's somewhere in the middle. You have a healthy glow. It's really beautiful. I need powder on my T-zone (with ANY foundation), and I just ordered their aloe setting powder — will keep you posted!
The price range is normal for a natural foundation — $44. You can find discount codes on some beauty sites, or buy directly. The samples are 2 colors for $6.
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