Cannot live without this. It stays on really well. Doesn't cause me any skin problems and looks really natural. I gave it 3 for packaging though as the pump stopped working on my first bottle and it wasted half the product when I couldn't get it out. I set this with Chanel loose powder and it lasts all day with no touch ups. It's a bargain and I recommend it very highly.
Definitely the best drugstore foundation I have tried. Shade range is nice and neutral, which is GREAT, especially for a drugstore brand. I found the consistency to be a little too thick for my liking, but I just mixed in a little moisturizer and i was good to go. The finish is ever so slightly dewy, so i set this with a very thin layer of powder and it holds up pretty well for the good part of the day. If i was on a drugstore budget this would definitely be my HG foundation.
I found this foundation really sheer, and had to keep building and building to get a nice look, so if you are looking for medium to full coverage then this isn't for you. I bought the palest one they do and it was still slightly too dark for my skin, and it has a really orange tinge to it. I didn't think this evened out my skin tone at all, I was still having to use concealer and powder on top to give a better coverage and even out the colour on my face, which is disappointing. I found it quite greasy on my face, but I have dry skin so this helped to keep my face moisturised and kept the foundation on all day without drying out. However I expect for somebody with oily skin that this would be greasy and horrible by the end of the day.
Pros - smells nice, comes with a handy pump (always a winner with me) and nice lasting coverage if you only want something sheer.
Cons - oily, doesn't cover blemishes or even out skintone, and way too orange.
Nice formula, applies well and wears a long time. Didn't make me break out and also didn't stick to dry patches badly. It gives me medium coverage and just about evens out the skintone but I still need concealer.
The only thing I disliked is the fact the lightest shade still looks slightly orange. I find this weird because the lightest shade in the 10 hour sleep effect is perfect. Other than that I like it but I shall be going back to the 10 hour foundation when i'm done.
I went to a shop to get me a bottle of Healthy Mix Serum Gel Foundation, but was told it was discontinued or something :( So I purchased this one instead.
I knew it wouldn't be perfect for me because I have oily skin. After two hours my face was WET all over the place, and even powder didn't fix it.
The Serum gel also smells better to me. Healthy Mix is definitely an awesome foundation but if I could I would rather repurchase the serum.again. Now I use 123 Perfection by Bourjois and it's just what I wanted.
Glad that this is a HG foundation for so many of you! This foundation was horrible on my skin - granted I am oily so maybe that was it? Not sure but it slid off my face and made me break out like crazy (which doesn't happen that often). Couldn't find a good colour match either but that's nothing new for me and I did not consider that in my rating. I don't like to write negative reviews but given that SO many people have given it so many lippies, I thought it would be good to add some balance. I'm not saying don't try it, but just be cautious.
Healthy Mix is Bourjois' "first radiance boosting foundation with fruit derived ingredients for a flawless, glowing complexion for up to 16 hours". This foundation contains good stuff like apricot, melon, apple, and ginger extracts. Bourjois boasts that this foundation has an "exquisite, melting formula that blends onto the skin for a flawless yet natural finish" that's good for your skin because it'll provide "8 hours of moisture". This oil free foundation was dermatologist tested for high tolerance. I don't believe that this foundation contains any SPF. Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation is available in three to six shades, depending on where you live. I have shade 51, Vanilla Clair, or Light Vanilla, which is the lightest of the six. I received this foundation as a gift. This foundation contains the standard 1fl oz (30 ml) and retails for $34AUD. Bourjois claims to not test on animals. This foundation was made in France. Bourjois products are available at drugstores and major retailers around the world, except here in the US. If you're lemming for Bourjois products, and don't have a friend overseas to swap with, you can order them through Asos, though the selection is somewhat limited.
The Healthy Mix foundation comes in a clear plastic bottle with black pump. One side of the bottle is in English, the other in French. Both sides feature the Bourjois logo and product name, along with a few claims. Thes ide of the bottle goes on to list a few more claims, as well as the ingredients. The shade number can be found on the top of the cap. Pop the cap off and you'll reveal a pump. I'm not in love with this pump, it spurts out a little bit product at a time, instead of a nice, even amount. I guess a sucky pump is better than no pump at all though.
Something about the texture of Bourjois' Healthy Mix Foundation seems a little off to me. When pumped out onto the skin, it looks and feels like any other liquid foundation, but as you begin to work with it, it seems to thicken up a little. Weird! I've heard many people say that MAC's Face&Body Foundation performs in a similar way, rubbing it in seems to somehow increase the coverage. At first, I didn't like this foundation at all, it was blotchy and provided very sheer, uneven coverage, it just didn't do anything for me. Turns out, it wasn't the formula that was bad, it was my application method. I was using my Avon Precision Grip Blender to apply Healthy Mix, and it seems like this foundation really doesn't agree with a dampened sponge. Healthy Mix works best when worked slowly into the skin with fingers, the natural warmth of your fingers will help melt this foundation into the skin.
Bourjois claims that Healthy Mix will give a semi-matte finish with "perfect" coverage. I'm not clear on what "perfect" coverage means. Do they mean full coverage? If so, I disagree. Bourjois Healthy Mix gives a medium coverage. This foundation almost completely masks redness while covering small blemishes, freckles, and acne scars, but larger imperfections and dark circles will still need concealer. Semi-matte is a good description for the first half of the day, but after five or so hours, Healthy Mix starts to break down and little and gets more 'luminous'. I don't have oily skin, so if this foundation breaks down on me after five or six hours, I highly doubt that it'll last sixteen hours like Bourjois claims. I think Bourjois Healthy Mix foundation is best suited for normal skin. As I previously mentioned, it doesn't stand up well to even a little bit of oil, but it also clings to any dry patch it can find. On normal skin, this foundation has a very natural, flattering, skin-like look.
The entire shade range for Bourjois Healthy Mix is in the light to medium range, so it's not very inclusive. All of the shades are also strongly yellow based. Shade 51, Vanilla Clair/Light Vanilla isn't too far off from my body's skin tone, but it's about a shade too dark for my face. I can get away with this shade if I blend it down my neck. While the shade isn't too far off, I feel like the strong yellow tone is very noticeable and unflattering, it really throws off the look of this foundation. To combat the undertone issues, I always set this foundation with ELF's Cool Tone Correcting Powder to balance the color.
Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation is good, but I definitely have foundations I prefer over this one. The texture is a little bit strange, and application is a little bit finicky. Healthy Mix performs best when applied with fingers. Bourjois Healthy Mix gives medium coverage with a natural finish, which is ideal in my opinion. Unfortunately Healthy Mix will only work for a small portion of people. The shade selection is minimal, only light to slightly tan skin tones are represented. The formula only cooperates with normal skin as well. I wouldn't repurchase Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation, but I would recommend it if you have the right skin tone and type. I'm hoping to try the Healthy Mix Serum Foundation next.
I have had this for nearly a year and I only have a quarter of it left... That is how much I love it. It didn't cling to my dry skin in the harsh Irish winter and didn't make my skin look oily for my holidays in Turkey. It gives a medium coverage but is very buildable and doesn't look powdery. It is the perfect skin color for my skin with the shade 55. For €14.99 I don't see why you wouldn't buy it.
Fantastic foundation. Full coverage with a dewy finish. As the label states, it makes my skin look nice and 'healthy'. As a flight attendant, I need my makeup to stay put, look basically perfect, provide full coverage, and not clump up in certain areas like other foundations do. I have tried everything from Maybelline to Dior and this foundation is the best.
This foundation works well with or without a moisturiser. As it has a dewy finish, I would suggest using a good pressed powder as a finish, such as M.A.C. Powder will need to be reapplied to rid of any shiny areas.
The only issue I have with this foundation is that the pump bottle is sometimes difficult to pump and nothing comes out, and that I finish up the product sooner than most because I can't get the rest of it out of the bottle! It's not as cheap as other Priceline/Supermarket foundations but it is worth it. You may just go through it more quickly than others.
Whoa this is my go-to foundation for everything! It is absolutely fantastic! I've tried so many foundations ranging from high brands to drugstore (Chanel, Bobbi Brown, Revlon etc) but I didn't have any luck with them. Finally the search for the perfect foundation is over. I use a stippling brush to stipple this all over my face and then buff it. This foundation literally glides on like a dream. It is extremely buildable and blendable. I've also realized I don't have to apply concealer when I use this as this covers up my dark circles as well. I have very dry and sensitive skin (eczema) but this foundation doesn't irritate me despite having a slight lovely smell to it. I love the packaging of the product too. It comes in a plastic bottle with a pump. Thus, I find it really hygienic and lightweight. It also has this block thing in the bottle which rises up and pushes up the remaining foundation as you use up the foundation and this ensures that no product will go wasted. I got this off echemist.co.uk for around 11 USD which I thought was really cheap for such an amazing product. Will definitely repurchase.