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on 3/3/2015 10:50:00 PM
More reviews by Sonne82
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
Next to Guerlain Lingerie De Peau this is my other HG foundation! I've been using it now for approximately 2 years and still find nothing wrong with it, doesn't cause me any breakouts, glides on easy with the right moisturizer underneath and covers very natural. The colour I use is Intensity 1.0 and matches perfectly. Lately I noticed that my skin became a bit drier which is rare for me since I've always had very oily skin but it may be related to the age factor 😊. Anyway, when I feel on certain days it's a bit too dry and the foundation won't spread as easily even with moisturizer underneath I use it more like a concealer and not all over my face. Then I apply Guerlain LDP over it iand my skin is flawless without looking cakey or like a mask. So far I've not found anything better and will continue buying it!
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 2/10/2015 9:50:00 PM
More reviews by amanda23
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Cool
Oh wow. I couldn't believe my eyes the first time I used this foundation. It is absolutely everything I've been looking for. I had purchased the original Double Wear previously and found it too heavy, so when I discovered there was a light version, I had to try it. It is absolutely perfect coverage, finish, shine control, yet doesn't look too heavy or make me look older. I am an NW25 and No 02 was the perfect shade for me, may have to go to O3 for the summertime. This foundation makes my skin look perfect and I feel so confident while wearing this. Holy grail for life!
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 1/28/2015 7:06:00 PM
More reviews by beth6644
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
This stuff is great if applied correctly. Here's what I do: after light moisturizer and sunblock, mix a drop of foundation with a drop of EL Illuminator and apply lightly with a damp foundation brush or sponge only where needed to even out your skin tone. Voila. Instant dewiness and luminosity. Do NOT apply straight out of the tube or with your fingers. It's way too heavy. Will definitely repurchase. Also great packaging - a handy, take anywhere tube. For reference, I'm Intensity 1.
4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.
on 1/23/2015 12:08:00 AM
More reviews by FeeFee34
Skin: Dry, Fair, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium
Estee Lauder disappointed me by discontinuing their Maximum Coverage concealer and then not providing a suitable substitute. I bought this product to see if maybe I could use it in conjunction with a high-coverage concealer and recreate the ease and coverage of the discontinued product. Nope. I’m super pale, use “Intensity .5” (oxymoron?), and this doesn’t do anything on my skin. I like the creamy feel, but it covers absolutely nothing. My skin remains tired and blotchy on those tired and blotchy days, and this doesn’t make a single dent on dark circles.
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 12/31/2014 11:16:00 AM
More reviews by tab624
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Love love love this. I have acne prone, sensitive, dry in the morning, oily in the afternoon skin lol. This keeps the oilies at bay all day long, does not break me out, and has pretty good coverage. I just wish it would come in a pump instead of plastic tube.
5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.
on 11/13/2014 10:45:00 AM
More reviews by banu79
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
i am really in love with this foundation. i've been using it since 3 months almost everyday.my skin is combination to oily.i get oily on my tzone,apples of my cheeks through the day.it was same with all foundation i've used.but this one kinda solved my problem. it is not too matte and also not too glowy.i like matte makeup but this doesnt bother me cause its so natural looking. its medium to high coverage.second layer really hides all imperfections in a natural way. i am n18 in mac prolongwear foundation and nw20 in mac prolongwear concealer and intensity 2.0 is a good match for me.if you are 10 or 15; 1.0 is the best i think. i am usually the lightest shade in drugstrore foundation. i really couldnt find any samples when i decided to buy so searched alot.i hope i could help about colour selection.however it is not so affordable.so i am looking for dupes but till i find this is the one..
on 11/12/2014 3:13:00 PM
More reviews by LilyMakeupEvan
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine
Great everyday foundation. Im a NC40 and Intensity 3 is the best match and I dont need to blend down my neck(3.5 is too dark). Foundation itself has a natural "glowy" look without being dewy(wet looking) so I loved it. It seriously brightens up the face and looks natural and VERY skin-like, yet gives medium coverage that covers up dark circles, acne etc. Personally didn't like the matte finish of the original double wear and this one is amazing for someone who wants an amazing everyday foundation that is good coverage and great finish. Also, this lasts FOREVER; hence why I bought it. I would wear this for 10 hours somedays- still looked flawless at the end of the day. Packaging is no mess and easy to use which I loved. Will definitely repurchase as a long wear everyday foundation in future!The only people I can imagine having a problem with this is the finish - if you want extremely matte or dewy finish, this isnt for you. And shades are very forgiving but very limited too.
on 11/11/2014 5:36:00 PM
More reviews by stls
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Curly, Medium
Ok, let me start by saying that the original ELDWL is my holy grail foundation for a more polished look and nights out. I just panicked when I read about the discontinuation but tried the new one anyway.I have already written my review on the original. The only minor drawback was that intensity 1 was a tad darker and warmer than my skin color. Lo and behold, the color in the new version is just PERFECT! Not a major difference, I just find it a tinge lighter and more neutral than the previous, it would still work equally good for those that used it previously. Also is it me or the just looks more natural than before? Either it has less matte coverage or it's just the better color match. It still has great longevity, controls oil and applies nicely with a stippling brush. Thumbs up from me.
on 11/3/2014 9:41:00 PM
More reviews by GetThatGlow
Skin: Sensitive, Olive, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
If your thinking of making this as your next purchase DO!!!! I loooove this stuff its my new HG foundation! If your not a fan of the original DW well don't let that makeup your mind about this. I have very sensitive skin everything breaks me out on top of that I have dry and oily skin both, this stuff is AMAZInG for me!!! It covers mediocre acne, its light enough for everyday wear, and last all day but doesn't dry out my skin. I also recommend this to my mom who isn't a fan of the original DW because it breaks her out however she tried this and is in love!!! Don't get me wrong I am a fan of the original DW but the DW light is even better!! My skin looks natural and flawless!!! If your not wanting to touch up your makeup all day this is it and I don't even use powder!!! Do give this a try!!! You won't regret!!! I made an account just to rave about this product!! Estee Lauder keep on rockin!!!!
on 11/2/2014 10:54:00 AM
More reviews by babylima
Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
i bought it due to the good ratings but it is so UNBELIEVABLY THICK AND DRY. my skin cant breathe using this and it accentuates dry flakes/patches. true it provides good coverage but what doesnt when it is so thick??
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