Chantecaille Future Skin

3.8

314 reviews

62% would repurchase

Package Quality: 3.1

Price: $$$$

Package Quality: 3.1

Price: $$$$

INGREDIENTS

2015 reformulation:Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Titanium Dioxide, Cetyl Peg, Pentylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Peg-400, Sodium Chloride, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Phenoxyethanol, Glycerin, Aluminum Hydroxide, Mica, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Chlorphenesin, Stearic Acid, Alcohol, Laminaria Saccharina Extract, Camellia Sinesis Leaf Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Extract, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita Flower Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Natto Gum, Talc, Iron Oxides.Old formula:Water, Cyclomethicone, Butylene Glycol, Cetyl Dimethicone copolyol Dimethicone, PEG-350, Sodium Chloride, Silica Dimethyl Sillyate, Glycerin, Rosmarinus Officialis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Laminari Saccharina Extract, Natto Gum, Camellia Senesis Leaf Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben. May contain: Methicone, Stearic Acid, Aluminum Hydroxyde, Silica, Iron Oxides, Talc, Titanium Dioxide, Mica.


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Age: Unknown

Skin: Combination, Olive, Neutral

Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Brown

After much debate I decided to splurge on this foundation. The main reason was that it does not have SPF so I could wear without fear of flash at night while being able to use my own SS in the day (Elta Clear). It is gel-like, in a wide pot so have to be careful not to overdo application and close the cover. It adheres very well to the skin and does not highlight pores or lines, and in fact blurs the pores very nicely. Does not highlight flakes. It moves with the skin naturally and one doesn't feel it. Blendability is fabulous (I use fingertips). There are several yellow-based shades for people who have trouble with other lines' color selections. I use Shea and used a sample for some time before purchase. I have had no breakouts or irritation, and do not find the foundation to migrate, fade or transfer. If you have dry-combination, mature, or normal-leaning dry skin (as in winter time) this formula should work well for you.

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.



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Age: 25-29

Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral

Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Green

Like others, I love Chantecaile's Just Skin and had been searching for something with a bit more coverage for winter. Alas, I decided to finally purchase Future Skin after perusing for samples online fruitlessly. (Note: I e-mailed Chantecaille and requested a foundation sample in my color, seeing as it's not stocked in any stores within 100 miles. They never responded.)

I tried applying several different ways: fingers over Just Skin tinted moisturizer, fingers over moisturizer only, damp beauty blender over Just Skin, damp beauty blender over moisturizer only. Overall, the coverage wasn't significantly more than Just Skin. The finish is satin depending on your skin type and what you're wearing it with. It breaks down in around 4 to 6 hours and becomes increasingly "dewy" or oily throughout the day. I found this foundation to be average in finish, coverage and wear. The price is too high for the quality, and the jar packaging is inconvenient and bacteria-prone. After approximately 5 applications (over 9 day period), I began to mildly breakout in places that I do not normally.

I ended up purchasing from Nordstrom and am planning on returning it next week.

(With this all said, I will continue to use Just Skin with concealer until further notice. I've been wearing daily for quite a while now and it's still really quite a beautiful product despite the price.)


Age: 30-35

Skin: Other, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Other, Other

Eyes: Blue

This gel creme foundation is great...for the right skin. It's oil free and hydrating, seems to work well on dry skin better than oily. Having said that, you need to be properly hydrated before applying so your skin doesn't try to ' drink' the makeup and go patchy etc. Gives a seamless ' I'm not wearing foundation' kind of look.. Why is it worth $100? Because if it's the right fit for you, it really does look like you have perfect skin and do t need foundation. Often suits clients who hate foundation, and won't wear normal makeup due to it looking ' cakey'. For me personally, my oily 't zone' gets too oily with it so it doesn't work for me, however I have no hesitation in using on a dry skinned client. Great colour selection, too. Just make sure to get a sample or try it on before you purchase and wear it for a few hours- you'll either love it or hate it !!!

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.


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Age: 30-35

Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Warm

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Green

I really trought I would love this foundation, because I'm a fan of Chantecailles Just Skin tinted moisturizer. But it just don't work for my skin at all.
1. It's sits very obvious on my skin, looks unnatural.
2. It highlights all my tiny dry spots from eczema.
3. And doesn't really cover anything, because it sits uneven on the skin.
4. I don't like the pot it comes in, because it's unsanitary.
5. Very expensive!
I think the high silicone content is the reason it doesn't work for me. I've noticed the foundations with a lot of silicones don't mesh nicely on my skin, just clumps up instead. So if you have the same problem as me, I wouldn't recommend this foundation for you.


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Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm

Hair: Black, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Brown

This is a luxury item and a splurge for me, but I must say I've fallen more in love with Chantecaille because of this foundation.

PROS:
Texture: It has a gel-creme texture that melts into the skin like water. It feels very hydrating on the skin.

Finish: Dewy and soft, but not oily or shiny. It has a soft satin finish that gives a natural dewy glow (without sparkles or stickiness).

Coverage: Light-medium. Can build up effortlessly but it doesn't give you a high coverage.

Wear: Lasts surprisingly well on me and doesn't break me out. I have dehydrated dry-combo skin. It doesn't accentuate my dry patches and it evens out the skin tone. I am yet to try this on a very humid day, but so far it works in drier climates and dry/hot weathers too. I think it'll be beautiful for winter:)

I like to mix it up with a luminizing primer like the L'oreal Lumi Magique Primer, and it provides a beautiful but natural glow.

Shade: I use Alabaster for my NC15-20 skin. I use Bliss in the Just Skin range. My shade in particular has a slight peachy undertone so it's not too yellow and not too pink in my opinion.

CONS:
Packaging: The tub has a large opening so it's prone to getting dust/bacteria in it easily. Also the clear plastic insert it so slippery, I wish it had some kind of a tab that you could pull. KEEP the clear plastic insert it comes with, it'll stop the product from leaking and getting all over the inner-lid.

Price: It's around $110AUD now, it was only around $100 a few months ago.

I am going to savor this foundation but I usually take quite a while to use up a foundation anyway. I think I will repurchase in the future when my budget allows it. I love it that much.

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.


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Age: 19-24

Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm

Hair: Black, Wavy, Other

Eyes: Black

Perfect shade match and perfects your skin without looking cakey.

Decided to try this after loving Chantecaille's Just Skin and was impressed with how good it made my skin look.

I applied with a Real Techniques Buffing Brush and used a Q-Tip to scoop some of the gel onto the back of my hand. The jar is impractical but I realise that the consistency would've been too thick for a pump. A spatula that is included in the packaging would make application much easier with a limited chance of bacteria being introduced to the foundation.

No fragrance, light consistency that felt good on the skin. Covered pigmentation and gave a healthy glow. Medium coverage.

Glowy but not oily, lasted a 9 hour work day and didn't slide or transfer.

However, the next day I woke up with two large cysts on my face, probably due to the high amount of silicone.

Definitely wanted to love this but it's back to Just Skin for me.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


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Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral

Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Green

One of the least impressive foundations I've ever used.

I had really high hopes for this one because I love Chantecaille and the majority of the makeup products I've used from them are fabulous. But alas, this one was terrible.

It just did not stay on my skin. I literally couldn't even get it to cover evenly because it just sort of seemed to slip off. I kept going over the same area to try and build it up but it just wouldn't stay - as a consequence I wasted a LOT of product which is annoying because of how expensive it is. This was also weird because I have dry/combo skin so I usually have no issues at all with foundations saying on, and I was using a primer. I ended up sort of having to press it into the skin with my hands (Brushes and Sponges just wiped it off). It looked sort of good for about half an hour and then it just started sliding off again. Literally had almost no makeup on by the end of the day. It was just patchy and awful.

The consistency is ok, I'd never used a gel foundation before so I found it sort of interesting. Quite light and gel-like I guess? (Probably stating the obvious there) The colour range is decent, but the same could be said for the Chantecaille Just Skin Foundation which is much better coverage and is longer wearing.

Jar packaging is awkward/messy and also super unhygienic.

Overall I very disappointed given that I expect a lot from Chantecaille and it was really expensive.

5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.


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Age: 19-24

Skin: Acne-prone, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Green

I only read a couple of reviews before deciding to purchase. I had high hopes as the reviews were amazing! I needed to find a new foundation after my Jane Iredale foundation unfortunately made me break out & I needed something offering appropriate coverage without the caking & without making my breakout worse.

After approx. 4 weeks of using this I have never been so in love with such a perfect foundation! I apply with a flat make up brush and I haven't had any problems with blending. It looks so natural and I wear it everyday to work! Shine & oil is controlled really well with the Youngblood rice setting powder over (only need 1 touch up the entire day).

I spend a lot of money trying new foundations but I think I will stick with this one for a long time(if I continue being able to afford $100AUD per tub!!!!!!)

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


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Age: Unknown

Skin: Dry, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Silver, Other, Other

Eyes: Blue

I am surprised that I have not yet written a review of this foundation, which is the one foundation I count on, even though I keep checking other products out, thinking I must be missing something. Chantecaille is just in a class by itself, and so far, I have not found any foundation to equal it, or even to come close. Yes it comes in a pot, and yes it is a creme that you really have to practice using to get it right, and the coverage is light to medium, but what a glowing yet natural look it gives. Every time I use it, I ask myself why I look elsewhere when nothing equals the quality of this product. No breakouts for my sensitve skin; no dryness highlighted although I have dry spots and wrinkles and age spots and the general appearance of someone who has been around for quite a while. However, this foundation manages to both make me look younger, glowing, and much improved while also not looking as I owe it all to my make-up. Very natural looking. I recommend it highly. And well worth the money.

7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.


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Age: 36-43

Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

This is my daily, non SPF foundation.

I feel confident when i have it on:

- does NOT accentuate wrinkles in anyway
- corrects/enhances skin tone really nicely
- light coverage, medium if you powder
- good ingredients/skincare vibe
- easy removal

It's winter, i have this in chamomile and wheat, light and dark respectively. I wear wheat on my pasty forehead and chamomile on the rest of my face which is darker due to exposure (had bangs all my life) They are nicely yellow toned (there's not a foundation yellow enough!) which i like NOT because I have very yellow skin, but actually because i have undertones in my skin that yellow really counteracts and in the end I have a nice tone as a result.

This is a great, albeit expensive and 'luxurious' foundation esp. if you are over 35 and feel you must wear something every day - it's absolutely not congestive, and you do not feel like you have a layer of bad stuff on your face. Fresh looking and for some reason blush looks really good over it. If you can spring for it, do - - SKII has stopped making the foundation that i previously raved about, and this is filling that void - though it has less coverage. but maybe thats good for me.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


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