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The No.1 foundation in Australia has been revealed – and you can buy it in the UK right now

The foundation that is taking the world by storm…

Laura Sutcliffe

Mecca Cosmetica – an Australian beauty-dedicated website that lists everything that is hot right now in the world of beauty - recently revealed the results of its beauty election and over 100,000 applicants voted for their best-loved beauty buys. The clear winner? The bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream.  Since its launch in 2015, there has been a huge buzz about the multi-tasking product – which also boasts SPF30 – and it was a clear fan favourite down under. it retails at an affordable £28 and the formulation uses a range of natural-skin-friendly ingredients, including marine botanicals and mineral electrolytes which plump the skin, making it look instantly more youthful.

bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream, £28

On the bareMinerals website, the brand gives an explanation on why the foundation is such a people pleaser: "Perfect for busy women and mums on-the-go, our award-winning tinted moisturiser can double as a face primer, makes a lovely, lightweight foundation for a day at the beach and also provides a gorgeous, post-workout glow."

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During the summer months, many holiday–lovers want to look preened and perfect in the sun, without appearing caked in makeup. HELLO! spoke to SJ Froom - bareMinerals International Make-up Artist – who gave us the lowdown about looking polished in the heat: "Both powder and liquid bases are suitable in the heat - the best thing to do is check what works best with your own skin type. Perhaps a lightweight liquid base with a finishing powder will work for you, if you have normal to dry skin. I personally like a more mattifying powder foundation like bareMinerals Original Foundation in the heat, which keeps shine at bay whilst still evening out the skin tone," she explained.

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As well as the Complexion Rescue, the Mecca Beauty Election winners list featured Urban Decay's Naked Heat Palette, the NARs Radiant Concealer, and Too Faced's Better Than Sex Mascara.

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