Im very picky when it comes to foundation but this is by far the best foundation I've purchased. I use a beauty blender to apply it makes it look so natural and dewy!love it!!!
I always wanted to try MUFE's HD foundation, and today was the day. I was color matched with the IQ to 130, which was pinker and a little darker than I would have usually picked. The makeup artist at Sephora applied it and it looked great in the store: it covered all of my rosacea and make my skin look flawless, without feeling heavy. It looked a little cakey after the artist applied it (they usually have a heavy hand in the store so I wasn't surprised), but I blended it out and it was fine.
I was very excited to have found my foundation HG.
Then it oxidized...BAD. FAST.
Just a few hours later, the color that was on my face was not the same shade as was first applied. It was much darker and rather orange. Very disappointing.
If I was wise, I would have taken a sample with me to try at home first. But I was not wise...fortunately, Sephora has a great return policy so this one is going back. It's a shame, because the formula and coverage is great. I may consider trying another shade--maybe a shade that is a little lighter and less pink will have better results. But I'm not letting Color IQ pick it next time.
This product is overrated. It doesn't cover well and it doesn't last. I think it gets a lot of hype because the color spectrum is pretty well-done and its a non-cakey, non-offensive makeup, but if you have any real issues like discoloration or acne...skip this.
Just awful. I have horrible skin with a lot of hyper pigmentation and I was looking for something that would cover my stubborn acne marks that didn't wear off or melt off my face. The girls at Sephora raved about this product for coverage and combination skin types. Wow, all I can say is how wrong they were. This foundation is just terrible. It melted off my face in about 3 hours. I could actually feel how heavy and cakey it is on my face. That's a red flag if I could actually feel that I'm wearing makeup. I'll never buy this again. Waste of money.
This is a good foundation, it has a good coverage and I like that it comes with a pump. I have it in 115 and 117 (I'm MAC N15) and both shades matches my skin. Whenever I use this foundation someone say I look great! The only down side for me it's the staying power, after a few hours it starts to fade away and because of that I won't repurchase it! I have oily skin and I apply primer before and powder after, so I think this foundation it's better for normal/dry skin. I have acne-prone skin and it doesn't break me out.
I really like the foundation, I have combination skin and it suits me well, but I dont believe it works on dry skin, so If you have dry skin, i do not recommend this product. I got the 120 shade, which in the store seemed a bit yellow for my skin, since i have pink undertones, but when i tried it on, it really did blend in and got rid of the excess redness, so if you have pink/beige skin tone, the 120 will suit you more than the other pink tones. Overall, i like the packaging, the quality, even though a bit expensive and not as great as I was expecting it to be, but I will definitely purchase it again.
Oily, sensitive, acne prone. Shines after 2.5 hrs when just having a random moisturizer and being at home
I dislike the plastic packaging. Despite being light and travel friendly, I wish it was made of glass, since glass gives a feeling of more durability and sturdiness. I've seen in Sephora that some tester-samples have leaked inside the foundation container which gives you an insight what will happen if you drop the foundation.
The color range is pretty amazing, so most of you will find a decent, if not a perfect, match. I have bought the 120, but wish there was a color the same intensity but neutral based.
APPLICATION AND PERFORMANCE
I apply it with a buffing brush (eg. Sephora 56, Real Techniques Expert Brush) or newly with a beauty blender. It is nicely pigmented and gives a medium to full coverage. By sing a beauty blender I noticed i get a nicer coverage; the damp sponge makes the foundation blend seamlessly, but I feel like I need more pumps than I would need by using a dry brush. The foundation last pretty long: I get more than 8 hrs of wear time, but be aware you'll have to blot a lot. I have oily/combination skin, so after 2 hrs of wear you can notice the undesirable shine. You should blot every 2-4 hrs, which is kind of disappointing. Who wants to go to the restroom every now and then to blot? But, on the good side, the foundation photographs very nice. I've spend lot of time in the outdoors hiking wearing this foundation and taking pictures, and my skin on those pictures looks like my skin but better.
I like the foundation, but wish it had better oil absorbing properties. It photographs really well, has a great pigmentation and color range and the wearing time is pretty decent, though it transfers (my phone gets dirty every time) and you have to blot often.
Would recommend for normal to combination skin. For ladies with drier skin I would advise using a beauty blender. Oh, and I haven't noticed it clings to dry patches.
FOR REFERENCE, I wear:
120 MUFE HD, SB06 Illamasqua, N2 MAC F&B, 1.5 MAC Matchmaster
If you ran out or lost this product would you buy it again? I'm not sure. It's not the perfect foundation for me, but not a bad one either. I put yes, but that isn't a strong "yes".
It survived whole day (10 am up to 9 pm)! I was at Universal Studios and for those who know how the Jurassic Park ride looks like, the foundation stayed put pretty good: after blotting with a lot of tissues! The foundation didn't look perfect, but I wasn't looking funny either! Every other fnd would have slipped off. Two thumbs up! I'm very impressed!
Overall rating goes from 4 to 5 lippies.
I liked this foundation a lot. Not my HG but I did like it and ended up using it all. I loved the coverage and finish of it because it left my skin flawless. However, I noticed that it didn't last very long on my skin (even with primer and setting with powder AND with setting spray). It would at most last 4-5 hours before it started to fade on me. If it was more long wearing, I would definitely repurchase because the color match was great (huge color selection).
I have dry skin, so this foundation was too heavy. The finish was a little cakey. I also found that when applying it, you need to work fast because the foundation dries quickly. Overall, the coverage was nice and I actually can tell a difference when I take photos. The finish was more matte then anything
Love love this! Looks so good with pro-finish powder to set it