I don't get the bad reviews. This did what the bottle said exactly. It lasted on my oily skin, blotted out all my dark spots, and matched my skin perfectly in nude. The pump is perrrfect, and when applied with a beauty blender I feel like my skin is flawless. Will definitely repurchase.
This is a product that surprised me.
I received it from my cousin(it wasn't the perfect shade for her) and i decided to give it a try this summer when i felt that my beloved Revlon Colorstay for combo/oily skin was to much(i felt it was too matte and had too much coverage for what i wanted in that moment) and my Garnier BB Cream for combo/oily skin didn't have enough coverage.
I like it! Is buildable, has a pretty good coverage and it lasts a lot if you set it with powder. It looks nice on my oily/acne-prone skin and it didn't brake me out at all.
I like it, but I don't think i will buy it again, because i want to try Maybelline Fit Me and L'oreal True Match for situations like this, when BB Cream is not enough and Colorstay is too much :)
For the people with a skin not as oily as mine and don't need to cover very bad acne or signs, I think is a very good.
So much for extra lasting, wore this on a hot summer day once and by the end of the day it had ALL came off my chin inner cheeks and nose. Ewwww!
I love this foundation! I have recently started breaking out quite bad, and when I apply this, it covers up most of my acne, leaving only a few stubborn marks for me to cover with concealer. It definitely stays put, as it says - which is great, because not a lot of products do what they claim!! And it also does not make my skin oily, as a lot of foundations seem to do. And this does not just wash off with soap - you need to use olive oil, or a longwear makeup remover to get this off your face, which is great, as it means it stays put!
It doesn't stay put, i found it rubbing off throughout the day. My gripe about this is the pump. You have to keep pumping to get the product out and when it does, it squirts out everywhere! It got on my clothes, my walls and my mirror! It wouldn't be so bad if they could just package it better!
i love this foundation i have combination skin and medium oily T zone and it works pretty well and have the perfect coverage for me for everyday use and i definitely would buy it again !!
Not extralasting at all, very sheer, almost no coverage, streaky. Horribly expensive (17 dollars) for such poor quality. Regret buying it.
I purchased this foundation in NUDE.
Smells awful, terrible chemical smell, I was very hesitant to apply this to my skin.
Application was very sheer and I had to reapply in some areas. I noticed after the first application that this foundation had settled into the pores on my nose and was noticeably lighter than the surrounding area. I have never had a foundation do that to me before.
Gave me a nice natural look on parts of my face but was not suitable for my mature skin
Packaging is great and hygienic with the pump but I would not buy again, here are my reasons: 1.) It transfers terribly and I dont normally care about foundation transferring but this foundation makes its way onto everything I own when I wear it. 2.) It is definitely NOT Extralasting, I would say it lasts about 4-5 hours before major breakdown begins. 3.) Does absolutely nothing to control oil. 4.) Creases terribly around my nose/eye areas. 5.) It is a hassle to order and wait for 6.) I can really feel it sitting on my face, something like a clay feeling. It has a mousse like consistency out the pump and never really sets even tried with different powders. Even tho I wouldnt buy it again, there are some good things about it and its why I will use up the bottle I have at least instead of throwing it away: 1.) the shade natural tan is a true yellow shade that for once actually matches my difficult asian tan skin tone. 2.) For the first 3-4 hours the coverage is full and matte but not overly dry looking 3.) It gives a perfect soft focus effect that makes my skin look terrific, my boyfriend actually said this is the best foundation hes ever seen me wear (for the first few 3-4 hours anyway). I honestly want to love this foundation, but due to all the cons I just will not be repurchasing, but I will really enjoy using up the rest of my bottle...its a good foundation to slap on right before my night class when i know i will be back home in the next 4 hours so it works perfectly in that way. O also, the color is the same in natural sunlight as it is in artificial indoor lighting which is hard to find in foundations. I really hope avon improves this formula and makes it truely extralasting then i will most definitely will be buying again!! (o and its paraben free!!!)
I took a little trip with my sister to an AVON STORE 20 minutes away from our hometown and as soon as I walked in, I felt like a kid in a candy store!!! And the owner was SUPER NICE AND HELPFUL.
I have NEVER used an Avon foundation, so I decided to give look round, There was a full make up testing station just like in a department store, but without the annoying counter girls. The lady let me test and tinker with EVERYTHING without bothering me to make a sale. Plus she was so amused seeing a guy testing out foundations and actually knowing how to properly apply it. It was adorable, she gave me some sponges so I could test the foundation on my face and I forewent those and went straight to a brush-had to use a dense powder brush since I didn't see any flat top brushes or paddle foundation brushes-btw-AVON make up brushes SUCK!!!!
So, on to the review:
-Packaging: the packaging is pretty well. It has a pump, however it took a few good pumps for the product to start coming out, and when it did it splattered a little bit which I did not like one bit!-But I survived.
-Price: I have no clue what the price for this is in the Avon Catalog, but I bought it at $9.99 which is a good price for the product.
-Quality: this foundation blends well. I got mine in SOFT HONEY, it has nice gold undertones to it that make it look more like skin and not ashy skin.
I put it on for a family event I had (outdoors) and the foundation's staying power was pretty good despite the fact that I was sweating like a whore in church.
The only thing that kinda bothers me about this foundation is how it feels. You can definitely feel that u have it on and that annoys the hell out of me because it feels as if my face was a tad itchy...not allergic reaction itchy...just a tad itchy. I do however like the healthy pop of color it adds to my complexion. Updates to come...so far it is still touch and go at this point. Nothing compares to my Revlon Colorstay as of yet.
Ok, so I have had my make up on since 7 am...it is now 130pm and I find that this foundation does not quite live up to its name. I see it a bit runny in places...and quite honestly, my face feels dirty!!!
I will stick to my Revlon Colorstay..and just use this up. I wil not be repurchasing.