For me, this is definitely one of the best foundations at the drugstore. I have clear skin now, but since I had a lot of acne in my younger years, I have a lot of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation which shows up as red "scars" on my cheek area. This covers up all my redness and imperfections like a dream, and stays put all day without caking up or looking heavy. For context, I have skin that is normal to dry, but I've heard others say this is good for oily skin as well. I can wear this for a full 8+ hour work day and not worry it will budge or sweat off... highly recommend to others that prefer a medium to full coverage foundation!
This foundation is surprising, but great! I moisturize, then use a moistened foundation sponge and blend it in well. Since I have combo/oily skin, I do use a little CG Smoothers powder on top of it. It has such a nice appearance - very natural, not cakey, doesn't emphasize fine lines. For me, it provides light to medium coverage, depending on how much I apply, and no need for concealer. I only have to slightly powder my T-zone halfway thru the workday, but I've had to do that with high-end brands as well. It gives me an even tone and a nice glow! And it lasts all day until I cleanse my face at night. I love the pump and the fact it locks in place. No leaks or drips in my suitcase! I think this foundation is a fantastic value! For me, it performs better than high-end brands I've tried, for a much better price. I'm done searching for the perfect foundation - this is it!
I have oily skin and this leaves my skin feeling the least bit oily with coverage compared to anything I have used before.
This is a wonderful foundation!!! I tested it out by applying a thin layer of primer to one side of my face beforehand to see if it made a difference. The foundation is creamy and pigmented that spreads very easily on the skin. Half a pump should be enough to cover your entire face. One layer gives medium-fuller coverage depending on your skin and if you have redness or acne scarring. I put a tad more on problem areas and it does an amazing job at covering it. The side of my face with primer blended easier than the other side but not enough that it was an issue.
The finish literally gives you a flawless look. Does not smell weird, leaves no residue or oily look after hours of wear, and so far has not oxidized. Nice little pump for application and can be used with a brush or beauty blender. This is such a fantastic foundation for a drugstore brand and one that I will be wearing for years to come.
Obsessed with this. I have CRAZY oily skin and this is the only foundation (drugstore and high end) that keeps my face matte the longest. It also has great coverage and has never broken me out before. If you have acne/oily skin this is a must have.
I have found my new favorite foundation. I've always loved revlon colorstay foundation but recently I've been breaking out on it. I used this for first time this week amd i love the finish. satin-matte is perfect comparison. I love the color selection, i found a color spot on to my skin tone (very hard since I'm like a olive to light medium skin tone). You do have to apply it fast but its rhe same for revlon. It blends beautifully with my buffer brush from elf and my beauty blender. I love the pump applicator. I also don't feel like I use as much foundation to get medium to full coverage like I usually do with cs. I didn't think I would like this foundation as much but it didn't settle into my creases. It lasted all day for me from 630 am till 630 pm with no primer or powder on top. I didn't even feel the need to add powder. I just used ky nyx dewey finish spray and it looked flawless. Definitely hope they don't change the formula! also no oxidation and it doesn't feel to heavy. Also liked i didn't see much color transfer on my phone. My new favorite foundation! My skin is also pretty dry on the cheeks and nose but can get oily on t zone. It didn't enhance these flaws and kept them under control.
Nice matin (satin matte) finish that lasted all day on my oily/combo skin. It creased a little on the sides of my nose, but I haven't found one that doesn't. I could't find a great color match for MAC F&B C2. Buff beige was close but too peachy and it got more so throughout the day.
I bought this for $8 at Target and have been using this daily for about 4 1/2 months. I LOVE this foundation! I have extremely oily, acne prone skin and needed something that wouldn't break me out or make my face shiny. I have hyperpigmentation and some acne all over my cheeks(and the rest of my face, but it's not that big of a deal) and this covers most of it in one layer. It is definitely full coverage, but you can layer it and it doesn't feel heavy or greasy on my skin and it hasn't broken me out either. I use Rimmel's Stay Matte powder on top of this and it doesn't wear off after a day at school. When you get to the bottom, there is quite a bit product left over that the pump doesn't reach, so I use the back of a thin brush to get it out. I do still get pretty oily after a few hours, but my skin is ridiculously oily so it shouldn't be a problem for most people.
Overall, I would definitely repurchase this and I recommend it to anyone looking for a full coverage foundation without spending too much money :)
If you don't like this, TRY USING A DAMP BEAUTY BLENDER!!!!! I have all sorts of brushes from high end to drug store and I find that the BB is the best tool to use.
I love this, it's my favourite foundation tied with Revlon Colorstay. It has great coverage, great staying power, doesn't oxidize and blends into the skin nicely without looking cakey. The packaging is great, it comes with a pump which makes using the product much more sanitary. I would defintitely recommend this to anyone with normal/combo/oily skin. Dry skin mightn't like it too much. I have repurchased this about 4 times, I love it.