I found that this porduct worked really well on my skin. I generally have rather oily skin, and it did not cause many breakouts to occur after use. The shade matched my skin tone near perfectly, and it just has an overall subtle, gentle, natural look and feel about it. I would recommend it, and I will most likely purchase it again some time in the future.
This is a very sheer foundation. It seems more like a TM than liquid foundation. It smells nice. It has lavander oil and SPF 8. Base 2 is a bit light for me. I don't know if I will repurchase(it hasn't broken me out yet). The packaging is nice b/c it has a pump! Hallelujah! I got this for $5 at ULTA. I would recommend this.
I've never purchased a foundation that I was absolutely un-able to wear in public... until now.
I was really happy about finding a foundation that had lavender oil in it. I've used lavender oil before to help with acne flair ups.
This foundation is like water. I tried applying it with my foundation brush and my fingers but nothing helped.
I'm going to try Blooms mineral foundation next and I'll hopefully have better results!
I love the smell of this foundation and the tone 2 is not too bad for my light olive skin but the product is more like a tinted moisturiser, not a foundation.
I have this foundation and I can tell that its excellent. It has very nice soft lavinder/herb smell. It has nice consistency and looks beutiful and natural when you put it on. However, this is not for those who want to cover pimples and blimishes, it is more for nice skin which needs a bit of perfection. I have also realised it gives me very nice illumination and doeasnt wear off easily. I also have new revlon colourstay active which I use on more rainy days when I need more cover, but I definetly prefer blooms. I will definetly buy again.
Alright, I bought this in a little boutique shop in Shade 4 (there weren't very many to choose from, but this blends PERFECTLY in my skin). I love it! It has a nice smell, although it might be too much for some people. It blends smoothly and makes your skin look nice and dewy. **NOTE**: If using this, prep your skin to allow best coverage. I have slightly dry skin with maybe minor acne problems during The-Time-Of-The-Month but I do have some marks from when I was thirteen and thought I should scrape off all acne with my fingernails. Yeouch! Other than that, my skin is pretty okay except for maybe sallowness. Yeah, so after I use this, I use Stila perfecting concealer because coverage is pretty minimal (which is good if you want to keep a natural look), and I'm good to go! =]
This is now my standard foundation - I love it. I even love the smell! On properly prepped skin, it gives me a wonderfully even, natural finish.
I use it with a little Laura Mercier Secret Camoflage concealer on breakouts and Bobbi Brown concealer under my eyes, as I don't like to have heavy coverage all over. I have combination/oily skin and prep my skin with a light moisuriser or Beauty Flash Balm on special occasions.
I use Base Two which is very similar to Bobbi Brown's Ivory shade. It is creamier and more forgiving that then BB foundation, I find. In midsummer I sometimes switch up to Base Three. It's a shame there aren't more colours in the range...
1 lippie removed on packaging because the lid always breaks, but the pump-action bottle is very good.
i bought this three times before i found something better but only because i was young and just started out with makeup and didn't know better. i didn't like the fact that it tingled and smelled but the color was good enough so, at the time i said what the hell. i hate the lack of coverage (for my oily acne-prone [read: acne-filled + scarred] skin) but since it is tinted moisturizer, it's up to you. i used to sell bloom at my salon (discounts!) so i tried a lot of their products. honestly, i don't really like bloom. most of their product cost is made up in the packaging. their products performance is okay but nothing worth its retail value. most of their product are very sheer, like this foundation. if anything, their strong points are in their eye shadow...good choice of colors and texture. i tried their concealer = boo! color cream = blah! lip glaze = ugh! mascara = yuck! overall, this product is good if you have relatively clear skin and/or need help with mild redness or skin dicoloration. pump the foundation into your hands and wait a while. as it thickens, it creates a better coverage while maintaining its sheerness. but ultimately i don't recommend this at all, considering its price and value (or there lackof).
This is one of my favourite foundations. It's light and neutralizes the redness in my face. It doesn't feel heavy or cakey and looks very natural. Some people find it oily but I don't. And I have combination skin. The pump is good and sanitary. It also has SPF 8.
This is a very sheer foundation that only provides minimal coverage, so it's good if your skin is pretty good but you may want something heavier if you want more coverage. It blends quite well and matte but sometimes it's a little "bitty" when you're rubbing it in. I quite like the pump dispenser though the product doesn't seem to have lasted all that long (probably because I use more since I want more coverage). My friend tells me this foundation looked more natural than my other one (Almay) so bonus points for that. Won't be re-purchasing again though.