So STOKED about this product! I have to say that this foundation has true staying power. I have oily skin and after a 9 hour work day I maybe needed to blot around the 7th hour and if you knew my face you would be stoked. I have to say that it is all in the application also, I spray in on the back of my hand and then stipple it in followed by a light buffing motion onto my neck. It blends beautifully and I mix the "light" and "medium light" together.....ummm I would say 3parts med with 1part light to match my NW22-25.
It's light beautiful and very buildable for great coverage on days when needed.
I am so disappointed with this product. First time I saw the advertising for this on the shopping channel and decided to order it in light. I have fair skin but color light for this product is wayy too light . The I decided to get the meduim/light , big mistake , that shade was too dark and it looked orange , kind of like fake tan. Besides the horrible shades, the coverage is sheer and application is even harder. Do not spray it directly, apply it with a sponge or your fingers ( the latter works better) and the worst part about this foundation is the smell. It has got a very strong scent and after one use I saw small bumps on my face. I also got the setting power and the eyeliner , both horrible products. Long story short, DO NOT BUY THIS PRODUCT, IT IS A WASTE OF MONEY!!
I love this foundation! Best for oily skin! Everyone should try this foundation!!
I purchased this because the reviews made me think that it would be a good product. This product has hardly any coverage. I had to spray a lot and I mean a lot onto my brush for some coverage. It felt drying after applying it. It also made my skin itch for some reason later in the day. And for its $13.99 price tag, I definitely didn't think it was worth keeping. So I returned it back to CVS.
Sally Hansen Naturals Spray Foundation Inspired by Carmindy. Although this foundation has a really thin texture its amazing how well it covers. I use it with a brush and it goes on well and is very natural. Easy to pick colors. I use medium now and used the dark last summer.Drawbacks: there doesn't seem to be alot in the can and it does fade by the end of the day which I'm used to because I have alot of sun damage and redness and haven't found anything that lasts all day without being really thick and cakey.
I finally tried this product today and so far so good.
When I heard about this from Michelle Phan and she seemed to praise it, so I thought, 'why not?'
It's very smooth on my skin, the smell wasn't bad, and I'm the kind of person who has a VERY weak stomach when it comes to such things.
The feel is a bit oily but it looks very natural. I did set it with powder and it did not lose texture; skin still smooth, two thumbs up.
I bought mine at CVS and the price I was very hesitant in buying; normally I don't spend much on make up...at least not THAT much. It was $15...If this could only cost less...Unlike Michelle Phan, I don't have sponsors and such supporting me.
Overall, I would buy it again if I had the money to splurge.
I love this foundation. Its very light weight and not greasy feeling. I have a very hard time finding the right shade of foundation for my skin, i have a weird yellow undertone but this matches really well and looks very natural. I like the smell aswell. Its not really cheap i got mines at the drugstore for 13$. But it was worth it.
First I have to clarify that I found the lightest shade of this product in a clearance bin for $3.75. So I marked "1" for the price, though I would have marked it a "4" if I had paid suggested retail price for it. I think it is around $13.00 normally. So, here's my breakdown for this product:
The lightest shade matched my n20 skin just fine. Blends in decently and leaves a satin finish, which has decent lasting power (though I always set my foundation with a dusting of powder). Shade leans quite yellow. Oily skins will probably find this a better match than drier skin types.
Personally, I hate the spray can. I'm glad I put on my makeup while I'm still in pajamas, because you have to be very careful about the overspray from this product. I didn't like aiming it for a sponge, so I just used the back of my hand like a palette, sprayed it on there, and used my fingers to apply it and blend it on my face. I also only got about 10-12 uses out of the can before it was gone (and it was shrink-wrapped when I bought it, so I know it hadn't been tampered with). That didn't bother me so much for what I paid for it, but I would have been horrified if I'd paid full price. Cost per use is much too high!!
Overall, I'm glad I was able to try it, because I'd been curious about it, and it was a weird feeling to actually use a foundation up :P, but I wouldn't bother with it again, even if I found it on clearance, because I've used other foundations that I like much better.
I just did a blog on this: http://ppinkrroses.blogspot.com/2011/03/february-hits-and-misses.html
But here are the higlights of what I think of this product:
3.easy to apply and blend
5.holds it own against oily skin!
1. does have a weird smell that lingers for a bit which I'm not a fan of
2. not a good range of shades.
Neither pro nor con:
1. The spray can. I neither like nor dislike the packaging. It's interesting. I just spray a bit onto a dry sponge (tried wet and dry actually works better for this foundation) and press it into my skin then blend it out.
2. The price. It cost me $15 for 1 oz, which for a drugstore product seems expensive, but if this was a MAC foundation or a Dior foundation, we'd all be jumping up and down and celebrating over the price, so for a foundation that works, I'll spend $15 no problem.
I think this is a really great product if consumers are aware of a few things before they consider buying this foundation.
First, you aren't supposed to spray this foundation directly onto your face. I know people will be like, "what's the point then?" I totally understand that, but Carmindy even states on the What Not to Wear show that you should apply it to a sponge first.
Second, the coverage is pretty light. I would only use this foundation if your skin is in pretty good condition to start with because it will not hide a lot of redness and/or blemishes. It's true that you can apply more for a fuller coverage, but I would not suggest it because it defeats the purpose of this product as the finish will not look as natural. Also, if you skin is on the dry side I think you may have problems getting a natural looking finish with this particular foundation and it may too drying.
That being said, I personally LOVE this product. Yes, it has it's downsides, but I think it's attributes outweigh the negatives. I actually apply this foundation by spraying it onto a highlighter brush and then to my face using light circular motions. The coverage is so natural and light that if applied correctly, it will look like your bare skin, but just better :) The best part is that even in bright direct sunlight, it will look very natural. I do think this foundation is good for oily skin, but don't expect it to keep you from getting oily all day. In summer it takes my skin about 4 hrs to get oily, but for me that is a long time! There can be some oxidation with this foundation too, but I have only noticed it after 5 or more hours and it was pretty minimal. My only real complaints about this foundation are that it is expensive for the amount and the shades are very limited. I do think one shade can blend a shade darker or lighter though, but those with olive skin tones should probably go a shade darker than they'd think they need when looking at the color swatches. I would definitely purchase this product again :)