I've had some great Maybelline foundations, that are not orange, but the yellow tones are off, to me. I tried this one in Buff Beige, the deepest of the light tones. Too yellow, but counteracts my redness. But, anyone else notice that this is not dewy but shimmery? Yuck. It's an ok run of the mill drugstore foundation. I like Age Rewind (yes, with the weird sponge applicator) much better, and Covergirl with Olay serum pump, but more than those, Natureluxe is the best. I have bought and taken back SOOO many high end foundies lately-because they are all plagued by the same issues. Best high end I've tried lately? Too Faced Amazing Face, but my shade is too yellow.
I have now purchased a second bottle of FitMe. Unheard of for me. I am surprised by the negative reviews but it could be because I have always been a tinted moisturizer gal and this is the next step up. This is a gel like formula. It's true, this has a ton of playability and does not set instantly but that's one reason I *love* it. I get to truly build coverage. Sheer where I need it and heavy on dark circles and age spots. A quick dusting of powder sets it fine and I have used Monistat primer and gotten a steady 8+ hours at a wedding no problem. I have had the spot under my glasses (bridge of nose) show wear but that happens with ALL of my makeup choices. The color selection is great. I did try to match Classic Ivory in another Maybelline formula but it wasn't the same color...
I really wanted to like this product. An upperclassmen in my school suggested this to me when I mentioned I was on the hunt for a new foundation. It had certainly worked for her-her skin was nearly flawless! But this just doesn't work with my combination skin. When I had breakouts, and I tried to hide them with this product, it would flake and crust up and make the acne look even worse! And it didn't stay very long. On the outer edges of my face it looked nice, but that's also about the only area that looks perfect already so...it didn't really matter. I do like the jar that it's in, and the lid is secure. I wish the nozzle opening was just a bit bigger so I could get more on my sponge, but I tend to overdo it, so one good thing is that it helped limit my foundation intake. :)
in all i quite like this product! has quite a good coverage, and if you dont really like a really matte look, this is for you because it is really quite dewy and fresh looking. cons would be that if you want heavy coverage this is not a foundation that you can just keep piling on because it will just look extremely oily and extremely dewy. i find that this is also not a foundation that goes very well with powder if you're trying to put it on top because the liquid you have already put on is so oily. this is definitley a foundation for people who just want a average freah dewy coverage for a day time look, especially in summer. this prouduct was 21 new zealands dollars which is very decent, seeing as loreal foundation and revlon ones are about $40. even though it doesnt have a pump, packaging is still ok and easy to steadily poor out into hands or onto brush.
This is an ok foundation. I am very fair and the lightest shade (110) was a perfect match. HOWEVER- after hours of wear, it did oxidize somewhat and turn a bit darker and a bit pinker. Not dark enough that I'd be embarrassed being seen in it, but not a perfect color match anymore. Also I have a neutral-warm skin tone, so the slight pinkiness after a few hours of wear looked a bit odd, but only to my own overcritical eye, I'm sure The foundation did an average job of keeping my skin matte- even with primer and powder, I had to blot my skin several times throughout the day, but that's pretty typical for me. I think it's supposed to have more of a dewy finish anyway, so I can't really blame the product for that. That said, I don't recommend this product to very oily girls. It will do nothing and at worst, enhance, an oily complexion. Because it has no extraordinary characteristics, and the slight oxidation, I'm giving it an average rating. I will use up my bottle, but won't repurchase. The search continues.
this was one of my first liquid foundations and i really liked it.
It's goes on really smoothly and is very creamy, and gives great coverage without looking cakey! It feels so natural, like you have no foundation on at all.
i also really love the smell, which is kinda weird..
But at the end of the day, your skin starts getting really oily and it slides, so you definetly have to set it with a translucent powder or something. For me, even though I set it, it continues to slip and slide, so i wouldn't buy this again. It would be great for dry skin though!
If you have oily skin, do not go near this product! It will make your skin look oily and really shiny. The make up only lasts a little while, so I had to keep putting it on every few hours.
Unfortunately, the only good thing I can say about this foundation is that it actually matches my skin tone and is pale enough for my ridiculously pale skin. (I wear 110 in this foundation and MAC NC10-15.) That's about as far as the good part goes. The texture of this foundation is very watery and thin, which I wouldn't mind so much if it didn't equate to poor coverage and looking and feeling like an oily, greasy mess on my face. My skin type is normal/combination. My t-zone sometimes ranges from slightly oily to dry and flaky (all at the same time) so it's hard to find a foundation that keeps shine and oil at bay, but doesn't over-dry, making my dry patches even worse. This might be a decent foundation for someone with very dry skin, but it just didn't work for me. After just an hour or so it begins to separate around my t-zone and on my chin. I find myself having to check the mirror fairly often, re-blend it in certain areas, and dust with mattifying powder a few times a day. It's not long-lasting at all. I have to give Maybelline some credit for finally coming out with very fair shades, but I wish they had put the effort into a product that was actually wearable.
I was really excited when I saw this foundation as I have a lot of troubles finding a foundation to match my yellow toned skin, when I put it on it had a very strong fragrance similar to that of an old lady but the look it gave my face made me over look it. Having extremely dry skin, it is very rare for my skin to look very fresh but this foundation gave me that, for all of half an hour when the foundation started waring off and looked very patchy. I would not recommend this foundation to aaanyone
This was one of the worst foundations I've ever tried. The color was just so orangey looking (but aren't all Maybelline foundations orange looking?). I'm already oily skinned & I feel like this made me 10x oilier when I had it on. The coverage wasn't good at all & the smell of it was just disgusting. After it being on my face for an hour, I still smelled it! I don't recommend this.