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on 8/13/2015 8:43:00 PM
More reviews by tyl200
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I have been using this foundation in colour #202 for over 6 years, i am a makeup and foundation junkie and do not leave the house without it.This foundation is light enough so that you do not look like caked up but heavy enough to cover my redness and rosacea. You can also put little on and cover a large area or put more on to get the heavier effect. I do not need to use primer generally in summer but in winter I use a little to moisturize the face before applying as my skin gets dry.Overall i think this product is great value for money and it can be found in most supermarkets in Australia.I always get comments on how well I blend my makeup and with this foundation, its best to blend with your fingers.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 8/8/2015 2:21:00 AM
More reviews by Chocolatecherry10
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
I had been looking for a long wear foundation since the AC at my work has been on the fritz for a few weeks now and we have all been just boiling hot! As a result of this my make up has been melting off my face so I needed something durable and sweat proof.. I found this on sale for $8.47 CAD and it's description sounded perfect "sweat proof, transfer proof, etc". Well, I did not find it to live up to its name. I applied two layers to cover my redness (I have very red skin) and I left the house with great coverage and great looking skin. Well by the 3 hour mark in my work day my redness was already showing through! And by the end of my 9 hour shift, my skin looked awful... dull and blotchy and most of my redness was now visible. This doesn't normally happen to me even when I use my normal foundation that is not long wearing! So disappointed... but at least I hardly spent any money on this, PS.. since this I have bought and tried Revlon Colorstay Liquid and find it works very well and lasts well throughout my workday!
on 8/6/2015 8:52:00 PM
More reviews by SteelersFan81
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I adore this foundation! I've worn it daily for about 3 weeks. I find it pairs well w/New York Color's Skin Smoothing Primer. For me, #101 Classic Ivory is an exact match for me. It reminds me a lot of Cover Girl's liquid foundations in Creamy Natural, which are spot-on on me. I found great coverage though not Full coverage as the bottle states. I can build it easily to full w/just 2 layers. 1 is enough for me b/c once I add Rimmel Stay Matte Powder in Creamy Natural, I get more coverage w/out looking cakey. I love the floral scent, which is similar to Stay Matte Powder. I tried this Stay Matte Primer w/it & noticed fading & minimal oil control compared to NYC's primer. That stuff locks the Lasting Finish in all through my day! Seriously soft skin, too. Not sticky or gooey. I think this is easy to blend w/either fingers or wedge sponge & leaves no orange rim on my hairline or chin. I even tried this foundation w/No powder on a hot sticky day last weekend which is unheard of for me b/c of my oily skin. To my delight it held up really well w/only a couple of blots on my cheeks & forehead. It didn't transfer when blotted, either. I tried it powderless @ work & had no luck & blotted maybe 3 times w/bigger oily spots plus sweat, so I know not to try that again for work. But that's ok. I found my formula for it, so I'll stick to that. It's in a glass bottle w/no pump so I use a Q-Tip to grab some. This is the absolute best thing for my dark circles I've ever tried. I dab a little dot & blend it & get perfect coverage w/one layer! Many foundations need help from concealer for that. I don't have luck w/nasal redness or red zit coverage w/this, though. It is friendly w/Rimmel Match Perfection in Fair & Maybelline Super Stay (old formula) in Ivory to hide those issues. I have freckles & slight cheek ruddiness & this is brilliant to minimize those things. It provides a gorgeous, semi-matte finish. It also doesn't cling to any scant dry patches my nose sometimes gets or look funky between my eyebrows. No oxidation, either! I'm Classic Ivory @ 9:00a.m. & still Classic Ivory @ 9:00 p.m. thanks to Lasting Finish 25 Hour!
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 7/29/2015 11:55:00 PM
More reviews by Kathy123
Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium
I have the product in a bottle so I am not sure why some of the pics show tubes. I am truly a foundation junkie. I should have been admitted, but here I am, writing reviews. So starting from the famous Estée Lauder Doublewear that none of the shades match my skin tone and it looks hideous in pictures, to WetnWild, they all fail. The famous Revlon Colorstay does not make my shade, just like MAC. The shades are either too yellow or too red. I am truly neutral with a little bit of olive. I did not have high hopes for this one as the shades are very limited. Surprisingly, the shade True Beige 203 is an exact match. The product stays on for a long time without looking greasy or gross. The coverage is much better than MAC, Estée Lauder and Revlon. It does not oxidize either. Does it last for 25 hours? God knows. I have not tried it for a straight 25-hour and I do not want to. For all of us in the oily zone land, we want our foundation to stay put and not to melt. One other huge positive about this product is that it does not feel dry. When I wore Revlon Colorstay, under my eyes looked dry and dark once I washed off the foundation. Also, Revlon Colorstay does not wash off that easily which is a huge problem as the debris can lead to acne and other skin problems. So far, this product is great!
8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.
on 7/27/2015 12:04:00 PM
More reviews by elle918
I HATE THIS NEW BOTTLE.The previous squeeze tube was perfect. This bottle is for the birds.Apart from that, my favorite foundation. I work 12 hour shifts and need something to stay put. I use Smashbox Photo ready primer underneath.
on 7/24/2015 4:09:00 AM
More reviews by KatieAnnexox
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
This is my holy grail foundation! I've used it for years, including before they brought out the nude version of this product. I have very oily skin and find with some foundations that by the end of the day, it's gone. With this foundation though, that doesn't happen. I like to apply this foundation with my fingers as it has a built in primer so it smooths over the skin beautifully. It doesn't oxidise either and sets to a satin finish, which if you have normal skin, would look beautiful just the foundation alone. I also use this in the winter when my skin is a bit more combination- oily and it never clings to dry patches. I set mine with the stay matte powder which I find to be a great combination. This foundation is great value for money as I have tried much more expensive foundations and still always go back to this one. Would recommend it to everyone!
on 7/23/2015 2:56:00 PM
More reviews by beautyjunky
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Other, Fine
I have Rosacea on my cheeks and chin. I must have a full coverage foundation. I got a sample of the Estee Lauder Double Wear and used it. Did a great job, and was prepared to go purchase the full size, but was watching the vlog from emilynoel83 on youtube (who loves to dupe expensive products, and she recommended the Rimmel Lasting finish 25 Hour Foundation. I purchased in Light Ivory. I did half my face with Estee Lauder and the other half with Rimmell. NO DIFFERENCE. I could not tell at the end of the day which was which if I didn't already know. I have purchased my second bottle now. I swear DrugStore brands have come WAY far with their quality. My favorite eyeliner(tried them all for not smudging. This is the only one no matter the price point).the only con I have is the packaging. I would much prefer a squeeze tube for hygienic reasons, but that is it. I sure hope they don't stop making this.....
5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.
on 7/23/2015 5:46:00 AM
More reviews by Ninabee123
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
After using Revlon Colorstay for a year I was interested in trying a foundation that was cheaper and less drying, so I picked up both Porcelain and Ivory in the 25 hour foundation.Pro's:-A lot more hydrating then other foundations I have worn (Colorstay) and doesn't feel tight once dry.-Leaves a nice glowwy appearance to the skin.-The smell is really pleasant and doesn't smell like paint!-Doesn't break me out.-Removes really easily with makeup wipes.-Medium coverage with a few pumps.-Applies best with fingers due to thick consistency. Con's:-Transfers everywhere! My shirts, hugging friends, scratching face.. etc.-Cracks really awfully in my smile lines (this could be application but happens every time I wear this foundation).-Doesn't last cleanly for more than 8 hours; smile lines appear and streaking after this (couldn't see it lasting 25 hours at all).-Really awful colour range; porcelain, which I am aware isn't available everywhere, is really pink and makes me looked flushed in comparison to my skin; and ivory is very yellow and oxidises orange quickly. I am fairly pale so the colour range has left me annoyed. I am currently mixing these two but it still isn't a perfect match and leaves me very off coloured unless I blend down my neck lightly. For the price (AUD $17-ish), praise Priceline for Rimmel sales, it is a pretty decent foundation. In relative terms really cheap for Australian prices, (Colorstay AUD $37) and feels really nice on the skin. Wouldn't hold its 25 hour claim to its name though.
on 7/23/2015 12:02:00 AM
More reviews by Theight
Skin: Oily, Medium, Not Sure
I used Cover Girl for a long time then needed a little more coverage as I got older and decided to try this Rimmel 200 I have olive toned skin I also have oily skin as well this stays all day and doesn't break me out or make my face shiny at all and it last for a long time also this is nice coverage just enough but not over the top and it blends well and doesn't settle in pores either I love this stuff 😉😉
on 7/21/2015 4:08:00 PM
More reviews by Mnah
Skin: Normal, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
I am a bit on the fence with this one. On one hand, it is a good foundation for the price and the packaging is nice and all. On the other hand, my main problem with this is that there's such a fine line between too little foundation and too much with this one.I found a shade that is absolutely perfect for my skin and doesn't look too yellow or pink or anything, but I feel like I need a very specific amount of foundation or I will either look like I'm not wearing any or I'm wearing way too much and my face feels painted on.On the days when I get the amount right, my skin looks flawless and I don't feel like I'm wearing a mask. In my opinion it also lasts for quite a while with a good primer underneath (I have tried this foundation with Rimmel's Stay Matte primer as well as Maybelline's Dream Smooth primer and both were okay. If I had to pick one that was better with this particular foundation it would be Maybelline) It does tend to rub off on clothes though, so that's a bit disappointing.I am still on a quest to find the best foundation for me out there, but until I do, this will probably be my go-to.
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