I have 3 foundations that I rotate and this is one of them. I have YSL TE,
Rimmel Lasting Finish and this. I love all of them. I have this is color 810 and it's just a smidgen too light...but something only I would notice.
What I love about this foundation is that I could go almost all day without having to blot my very oily forehead which is otherwise unheard of. I like the finish.
It's thicker then my other foundations but I don't have a problem blending if my face is prepped. I like to use Soap & Glory Fab Pore scrub every 2 days to create that smooth surface beforehand.
If my face feels a bit dry from washing, I'll use a little bit of a silicone type primer first to help the foundation glide on easier...I use Monistat anti chafing gel for that.
I could give this foundation 5 stars but I'm trying to not dish out 5 stars too much...unless it's as perfect as it gets. And it does last all day on me....something that my YSL, as beautiful as it is doesn't.
First off, my skin is extremely acne prone and oily. I have been a huge Revlon Color Stay fan for years but heard so many good reviews about this foundation I figured I'd try it out. AND I AM IN LOVE
This foundation stays matte far longer than the colorstay and I also find that it doesn't look cakey or oxidize throughout the day. I only use one pump and it covers my whole face (even most of my acne scars and red spots). I still use my MAC prolongwear concealer on my dark acne scars but that's to be expected:)
If you're a fan of Revlon Color Stay, definitely give this foundation a try!
This is my favorite foundation out of all of the ones that I have tried (and I have tried quite alot). I have very acne prone skin and my cheeks are constantly red, and this foundation covers it right up! It does break me out a little bit, but nothing major. After I wash my face in the morning, I put on my acne medication first. I get dressed and let it sink in for a little bit. I then apply my sunscreen (sunscreen is important loves!) and my clear prep fx primer from cover fx (sephora). Then I apply my foundation, I don't recommend putting this straight on your face without any type of primer and/or lotion in between it because it will clog your pores (acne people). So to minimize the break out, just put some lotion on. If you don't wear foundation everyday and are looking for something that'll cover redness in one step, this is the foundation for you!
For my sick type it was not a good foundation. I have normal to combo, sensitive and acne prone. I used it one time and I got little red dots all over my face. I thought it was my primer because it was also the first time I tried it also. Speed up to 3 days later my face is awful. I have never had cystic acne before but this foundation has given me it. Wanted it to work but unfortunately my skin is allergic to it.
I usually dont use drugstore foundations but I ran out of my usual one night and needed to buy something fast. I ended up purchasing this...finding a shade was not easy...I bought ivory because it's the palest shade they offered.
The Pros: This foundation has a great matte finish, it sets on its own without needing to use a powder (but I still use one anyway) and it lasts ALL DAY. I usually get a super shiny nose 5 hours into the day but with the stuff I don't need to touch up my makeup at all. This stuff would be great for oil/combination skin, but also work for dry skin because it doesn't catch or stick to dry patches.
The Cons: The shade selection really sucks. Im very fair but have more neutral/warm undertones and all they have to offer is a light pink undertone. So i usually end up looking like I have a mask thats a different colour (so i use a yellow toned powder to balance this out). Also this stuff breaks me out if I wear it every day. Once I put it on for more than 3 days in a row I get clogged pores all over my chin and my skin just...looks like crap. But I think that's just a personal thing, I have very sensitive skin.
I really do like this foundation, even though the cons are pretty bad I do like to use this occasionally on days when Im out for 12 hours and don't have time to touch my makeup. Its also great for nights out...I have danced and sweated the night away and this stuff is still there!
I received this product through bzzagent and thought t would hold up to the hype and i broke out after the first day. its light to med coverage and the color selection is not large. when i first put it on i noticed it settling into the pores on my nose.
for a foundation with an infused primer, i expected more.
I love this foundation! It has a beautiful matte yet natural finish and great coverage! It claims to have the "Lasting power of a primer, the coverage of a concealer, and the blendibility of a foundation" and I couldn't agree more! :D
Medium- Full coverage
Great color selection
Long lasting even without a primer
Have to blend quickly because it dries pretty fast
Does show flakes if you have dry skin
Oxidizes a tad but not a very noticeable difference
Overall, this is the perfect foundation for me, I have it in classic ivory and it matches my body skin color perfectly, but it's a tad darker then my face color, so I find it evens it out. I wouldn't recommend it for dry skin, because its very matte and a tad drying and it does show the flakes, but when my skin is oily in the summer, its perfect and I don't have to touch up with a powder. I also love how it comes with a pump, that's a huge plus in my book! It covers my blemishes and even my huge blackheads on my nose. Love it!
I just bought this foundation recently and have to say that I'm very disappointed. I chose "Nude Beige" because it was more yellow toned than "Warm Beige." I'm a Nc25 in Mac and at first it seemed a bit light on my skin but later oxidized to match my skin later. Unfortunately, I would not recommend this foundation for dry skin or combination skin either. I have combination skin so I do tend to get oily and dry at the same time. When I applied this foundation, it was very hard to blend and immediately it dried very quickly. The foundation clung onto my dry patches and looked very cakey. I liked the matte finish of it, but I think this foundation would work for oily skin.
I would never thought that I would like a covergril foundation before. but this is truly AMAZING! hands down BEST DRUGSTORE FOUNDATION ever. And that comes from a revlon colorstay lover.
Besides colorstay and MAC's studio fix, this is the only Foundation that has cover my redness, dark circles (even works as a concealer) AND STAYS MATTE FOR HOURS! I couldn't believe it! I did my face at 7:00 in the morning and when I looked myself at the mirror arround 3:00pm It looked the same... a little shine arround the nose area but NOTHING compared to other foundations.
The next day I primed my face with ELF mineral primer and setted with Urban Decay's All nighter... and my face looked flawless for more than 8 hours!
I would definitely repurchase ! ;)
k here we go... This is a GREAT foundation! Usually I'm not a fan of Covergirl foundations AT ALL but this is my new HG drugstore foundation (next to the colorstay). I'm in high school and I need something that covers, lasts all day, controls oil (P.E.), and looks matte and natural. This foundation does all. I wake up at 6:00am and i put on this foundation and when i get home (3:00pm) it looked the same in the morning, keeping in mind I don't wear powder. I have severe hyper pigmentation on my chin and forehead and with my Tea Tree concealer from the Body Shop underneath, my skin is flawless. I use my hands to blend this. This foundation will oxidize a bit so I recommend to buy only 1 shade lighter. The packaging is awesome because of the pump (so rare in drugstore foundations). The coverage of this foundation is medium to full which is great for me. THIS IS NOT A LIGHT COVERAGE FOUNDATION OR DEWY. Overall, if I have to pick between the Colorstay or this foundation it would be this one because its more everyday-like. I would defs repurchase. Oh and the spf 20 comes in handy and does not create a white cast on camera.