We’ve all been there, those days when you’ve collapsed into bed after a seriously long day and the last thing you want to do is the leave the warmth of your duvet and traipse to the cold bathroom to take your make-up off. Well we’ve got some good news for you, because now you don’t have too!
Oxygenetix Breathable Foundation, £45, is throwing out our no1 beauty rule – thou shalt never sleep in make-up – thanks to it’s clever oxygen-enriched formula. The brilliant base allows skin to breathe more than other typical foundations meaning you don’t have to cleanse it off every night.
Originally developed to be used after cosmetic surgery or procedures like lasers and peels, the medical-grade formula was created to aid the skin’s healing process, meaning it’ll get to work repairing your skin dilemmas whether it’s spots, wrinkles, sun damage etc.
The formula works in a similar to way to many of the skincare products in our beauty arsenal, packed with ingredients like vitamin E to soothe, hyaluronic acid to moisturise, green tea as an anti-inflammatory, and anti-bacterial properties to protect skin from the environment – sounds awesome right?! All these goodies make it perfect for stressed-out, acne-prone, sensitive skin and mature complexions that need a little extra TLC.
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The foundation is a total must-buy for gym bunnies as it’s water-resistant meaning it’s 100% sweat-proof, plus the breathable, anti-bacterial technology is oil-free and won’t clog pores. Now you can kiss goodbye to post-treadmill redness, blotches and breakouts – yay!
We know what you’re thinking, it all sounds a little too good to be true, right? Well it’s officially got the A-list seal of approval. The brand’s founder Barry Knapp, revealed Oxygenetix is now the go-to on set of 12 of the major motion picture studios in Hollywood. The 24-hour formula can hold up against studio lighting without being too harsh and causing any skin problems for the celebs.
Yeah, it’s fair to say we’re pretty obsessed with this foundation, we know it’s on the pricey side but for us the genius technology is a major game-changer and worth every penny. We’re definitley not saying you have to load up on foundation every night before bed, but if you ever do fall asleep with it on your skin, it’s no longer a cardinal sin…