If Revlon had a decent shade-range, I could probably get behind the product a little bit more, but the shades are all far too dark and grey-toned to work on my skin. I tried the palest shade, which really made me look like a cadaver in a bad way, and it did cover nicely. However, I did think that it had a weird sticky feel that didn't ever go away. In concept it is a decent product for some people, but Revlon really needs to go back to the drawing board in relation to the shades.
i love this foundation. Its like a lightweight cream foundation but with an amazing staying power. The only con i would post is that you have to apply it with your fingers, i havent found a brush that would do a better job at blending it in my skin.
the packaging kinda sucks if you travel or if ur a total klutz like me, i broke mine :( but it has a fancy feel to it.
truly, one of the best foundations i own. i gave it 4 lippies due to the fact that the price (it was $14 at my walgreens) is kinda high for a drugstore foundation. Other than that, i recommend it.
NC35- true beige or natural tan, either one works.
I love this foundation. I love the coverage and the formula. The only con is that the lid broke :/ I didn't drop it or anything, but it just broke from use.
I. Love. This. Foundation.
This gives me the perfect amount of coverage in just one application. It's a medium/full coverage, and it will cover any blemishes you have on your face, it even covered my moles!
It's thick, so this definitely sticks to my dry/combination skin. It lasts all day even indifferent weather conditions. I'm always going in (as low as -20f degrees) and out (up to 110f degrees in the summer) based on my work, and this does not budge. It also holds my bronzer/blusher in place until I take it off at night.
The packaging to me is visually pretty, but super bulky & not portable. It takes up a good chunk in my "everyday make up basket, 8x11). I really don't like jars since you have to keep dipping your hands in the all the time, but I think with the thickness of this foundation, I think it's appropriate. I am the only one using it.
I'd repurchase, semi-matte finish, medium coverage, lasts all day.
This is my hands down favorite holy grail foundation! I've been wearing makeup for 15 years and I have never been able to say that! :) I have normal/dry skin and it doesn't make me feel drier, it doesn't oxidize and change colors, and it wears incredibly throughout a full day. Love it and will definitely repurchase!
To me this is just a mediocre foundation, its color is blend-able and it goes on smoothly, the coverage is medium, not that easy to build compared to other line, you will need 3, 4 layers. What bothers me is the smell, after I put on this foundation, I found an irony smell on my face, Also, it doesn't stay on very well. not only it is showing the dry spot on my face. my eyeshadow shifts around while using this. It doesn't happen with the ColorStay foundation. To summarize, I don't like this very much and will NOT purchase it again. Anyone who loves it, I got a BUFF version to be swapped.
When I first applied this to my face, i hated the texture (and basically everything about the makeup itself). The packaging is heavy and bulky, just not necessary. But, after using if for a month, I found that it wore beautifully throughout the day. It gave me a satin finish without being oily (and I have oily skin) I had to play around with the application, but found that using a stippling brush worked best with this foundation. I find myself reaching for this over my high end foundations. Love it!
This is ALMOST HG for me. The thing is, I haven't got a HG...yet. I thought I had it with Revlon Colorstay Stay In Place but they started looking mask-like and sedimenting on my face. Oxidises quite a bit too and I looked dark and a total mess at the end of the day.
Revlon Photoready was easier to apply, doesn't oxidise, more dewy-looking but makes me look like a glitterball. The glitter specks can't be seen unless up close, but i does nothing for my oily skin. Makes me 10x oilier from afar.
I decided to switch to Estee Lauder Double Wear this time, after trying hard not to buy higher end foundations. It worked like a gem...at first. 2 main gripes about this 1) makes me so oily by mid-day, even blotting doesn't help. 2) Makes me pasty-white on all photos with flash!!
I stuck with it because I seldom take photos with flash anyway. The oiliness really bothered me but still not enough for me to make a switch, since I didn't have anything to switch to!
Revlon came up with their photoready Airbrush foundation which was the worst. Does nothing to your face. light coverage, melts off with any sweat...basically you're better off without any foundation.
Now on to this product, I was soooooo happy I wasn't oily at the end of the day! Beats estee lauder's hands down! Didn't realise how much the oiliness could be attributed to estee lauder's foundation till today. I guess my face isn't such an oil slick after all!
My only gripe for this is the color range! Especially in my country (Singapore), we only have 4 shades - nude, medium beige, warm golden, and caramel. I'm an NW25 and warm golden for revlon colorstay works for me (but with pink undertones) and this is even worse. More pink undertones than revlon colorstay warm golden! It's also slightly lighter which is definitely not good for me, since I find that revlon colorstay's was a bit on the fairer side already.
The next darker shade would be caramel and that's wayyyyy too dark for me. I have purchased it though (after trying it out in warm golden and finding that the pink undertones are too apparent). Hopefully with some mixing, or using the caramel for the sides of my face and nose, I'll be able to work something out. Will update in due time!
Can't wait to try it out soon :) I'm also a swimmer so I'll let you all know if it's waterproof, because I seldom take off all my makeup just for swimming...I just jump right in!
I bought this in the summer, so I did not really get a chance to wear it too much. However, I love the formula of this foundation! This is a thick, whipped foundation. Since it is thicker than usual foundations, I have been using it since winter time is coming and it's great! I recommended it to a friend & she loved it! It provides great coverage without looking too cakey. The only bad thing is when I tried to pour some out to my hand so I can dip my brush, it is kind of stuck (since it is whipped) so it just stays there.. haha. Please note that I am a person who wears minimal makeup and do not like the feeling of putting on foundation (usually I use BB cream) .. but I love this!!
Reference: Winter: MAC NC44; Loreal N 6.5
Very Yellow-Toned, Very Oily
Revlon Colorstay: Toast (neutral toned)
BACKGROUND:I love the formulation of the product! Personally I have had horrible experiences with Revlon foundations and I especially hate the original Colorstay foundation. For those who are in the color Toast in revlon- order this shade on Target.com!!!!!!! For some reason Toast does not appear on the Revlon website and is not sold in stores, even thought I was able to order it- sigh another reason why their product line frustrates me them.
Super smooth easy to apply and looks flawless. Has a lot of silicones which does help with the look of the foundation.
The foundation color is very neutral toned for my very warm/yellow/olive toned so I use Ben Nye Banana powder to warm up the shade as well as my Covergirl Bronzer in Brown Bronzed to add to yellow tones to the foundation look.
For those breaking out from long-wearing foundations in general- I can almost guarantee that you are not removing the product properly. Products like this and MAC items, you have to remove with an oil based product like Pond's Cold cream!! I too used to break out from a lot of those foundations but with the addition of a heavy duty makeup remover; my life my has changed and my acne is non-existent (FYI I've suffered from severe acne for 14 yrs).