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What do beauty experts who buy EX1 wear with it? We ask EX1 fans to give us their picks…

Makeup artist and content creator Amy Katrianne @amykatrianne says; “I love to use EX1 Cosmetics compact powder for a warm glow to the skin. The lightweight formula sets makeup beautifully, whilst allowing you to build up to your desired intensity. It’s great on the go too, as it has a sponge and mirror, just what us girls need! I love to use Urban Decay Beached Bronzer - Sun Kissed | ASOS with it, it’s the perfect warm neutral to give a sun-kissed glow. Olive skins can be oily and this is a fine milled powder that performs exceptionally well on the skin type.  I also like benefit Hoola Caramel Matte Bronzing Powder - LOOKFANTASTIC it’s a shade darker than the classic Hoola and gives a deeper glow ideal for holidays.”


Celebrity make -up artist Emma Osborne @eosborne_makeup  who counts olive skin beauty Nicole Scherzinger amongst her recent clients,  is a long-time fan of EX1 and love the way it works with her favourite skincare; “I often prep the skin with Romilly Wilde Advanced Supercell Serum - LOOKFANTASTIC it makes skin look smooth and radiant and works well with EX1 foundation as its creamy and oil-free so there’s no dryness and it’s easy to blend with buildable coverage. I also love  Rodial Dragon's Blood Eye Masks | ASOS , they are a great primer and really help to eliminate puffiness and firm the under-eye area. I use them before EX1 concealer which really covers dark circles without  looking heavy. Being a make-up artist for over 20 years with olive skin, I always found it hard to find the right colour match for my skintone, so when I found EX1 and its huge range of shades with golden undertones it became one of my go-to products for myself and my kit.”

Makeup artist and Skincare and Beauty Influencer loves EX1 on herself and clients; “I love Invisiwear foundation Shade 7 for myself, my skin tone is olive and I love it being bronzed. I find it does not oxidize and sinks seamlessly into my skin and gives a glowing finish. It's my recommended foundation for clients too especially South Asian ethnicity.  I often then use Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer Biscuit 4 ML | Superdrug to conceal and add highlight areas on the face, topped with Doll Beauty Gimme Sun Matte Bronzer - Medium at BEAUTY BAY with a highlighter for that ultimate pop.  For lips I like finishing off with NYX Professional Makeup Lip Lingerie Matte Brown Lipstick - Bedtime Flirt | ASOS a great neutral topped with gloss. These shades all really compliment olive skin and don't make it ashy or too warm.”


“If you want a flawless finish then you need to try EX1 Cosmetics. I use it on all my clients and always have a bottle in my personal make-up too. It looks so good on camera, doesn’t give any flashback, and gives skin a golden glow.”


“I have olive skin so I really wanted to try EX1 Cosmetics, as I had no idea what shade I would be. I tried the match me tool, thinking it was a bit of a gimmick, but it got my shade spot on. For someone will yellow or green undertones these products are amazing!”


“Before I used EX1 Cosmetics I tried EVERY premium foundation on the market. Some were ok, but most left me feeling disappointed and underwhelmed. I didn’t have much hope for a foundation costing £12.50, but I was SO wrong. The medium coverage looks like your skin but better and it doesn’t oxidise.”


“I’ve always been told I have warm or medium skin tone, but every foundation I ever tried was either too pink or too orange. After trying the skin classification tool and realising I have warm skin with green undertones – everything makes sense! Now, I look for make-up aimed at olive skin – like EX1 Cosmetics – and I have never looked back!”


“I used to mix at least two different foundations to create the right shade for my skin – until I found EX1 Cosmetics. The shade match is spot on and the formula blends perfectly into my skin. I love it.”


“I had seen that loads of celebrities using EX1 Cosmetics Foundation and I was intrigued to see if it lived up to the hyp e. It blew me away. The formula feels so premium for £12.50. I recommend it to everyone.