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on 3/5/2011 3:14:00 AM
More reviews by RosesRoses
Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine
The Good- This product is pretty inexpensive, and it goes on sale often.- The colour range is surprisingly good for a drugstore foundation. - A small amount is enough.- It blends well (I use my fingers or a foundation brush).The Bad- Doesn't work so well on oily skin.- Only works well as a light foundation on acne-free skin. I've found that the best way to use this product on my combination skin is to apply a small amount onto clean skin (no moisturizer, primer, etc.). This maximizes the staying power. Be warned, though, this foundation doesn't stay on well when you sweat or if your skin gets oily. If your skin is blemish-prone, you need some concealer or a heavier foundation, because this product is very light.
on 3/1/2011 10:01:00 PM
More reviews by kathyscrapper
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
Bought this foundation at Wal-Mart today for $7- a great price, plus I got a $2 coupon by being a member of L'Oreal's website. Yes, you have to register and become a member just like here on MUA, but I'm so cheap its worth it. The first time I got a coupon I did have to take a survey, but like I said I'm cheap. I had been a little leary of trying this foundation becuz you all out there seem to love or hate it, but I figured for $5 I'd give it a try. I do agonize over choosing the right color without trying it first, but I've never had any better luck buying HE either so I just stick with ds brands. I have a light complexion with slight yellow undertones, so I went with W3, nude beige. Got home, cleaned my face, moisturized and applied. It did go on smoothly, but just as I feared, it was just a little too dark and maybe even a little too yellow. I may need to mix W2 to make the right color or try the neutral line. Maybe doing a color match on their web site would help. With all the color selections I'm a little bummed it didn't match better. After a couple hours of wear, it feels light and not greasy for my aging combo skin. I haven't decided whether to buy again.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 3/1/2011 6:42:00 PM
More reviews by caileydawn
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse
I have a warm undertone on my neck, and my face tends to have a little more pink in it.. So to make sure I don't look like I have sunburn on my face, I have to buy foundations with warmth in it. I also have really dry skin around my nose and between my brows. But tend to get really oily on my forehead. I bought the True Match at Target lastnight, and the consistancy scared me because it's kind of runny, so I thought it wouldn't give me much coverage. To apply, I used my Sonia Kashuk blending sponge it blended wonderfully when I did a stippling motion application. I set it with my Physicians Forumla Loose Mineral Foundation (my HG) and I'm now 8 hours into work today and my skin looks AMAZING. Thank you L'Oreal. The drugstore makeup fit-for-me search is finished.
on 2/28/2011 9:12:00 PM
More reviews by Diva99
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
This was a disappointment for me. The shade I bought (W1) blends into my skin tone leaving no demarcation line, but created a pasty effect that required some serious blush to fix. It settled into my dry areas even after exfoliation, making my skin look a tad flaky after a few hours (mainly on the cheeks). I should note I have combination skin and most foundations won't accentuate dryness on me. I will not repurchase.
on 2/25/2011 3:20:00 PM
More reviews by twilightxstarx123
Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Straight, Medium
I don't understand why there have been so many raves about this product. This product is terrible. First of all, it has shimmer in it! Foundation should NOT have shimmer in it because it accentuates your pores and makes you look really oily. Also, it's really hard to blend in. If you blend it with your fingers, it looks cakey. If you use just a paddle foundation brush, it looks SUPER cakey. If you blend it in better with a sponge, you still look cakey. Either way, it looks and feels heavy. The texture of it is actually thin, and it doesn't seem like it would be heavy but oddly it is!In addition to all of this, and this is probably the worst thing about it- it made me break out! I rarely ever get big pimples, but after I used this there were 4+ large new pimples on my forehead. WTF this just angers me.Overall, I think this is terrible. And it's quite expensive for drugstore (around $12). Would not recommend to anyone.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 2/24/2011 9:22:00 AM
More reviews by Emmyoscar
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium
This is the worst foundation ive ever tried. First of all the consistancy for me is like a paste that you would use when your painting (that kind of dry paste that you know if you left it outside it would harden). You think your not putting on that much when your doing your makeup but when you finish it doesnt look flawless, it looks like you are wearing a mask. This also is not the foundation for dry skin, it shows all of your patchyness. I'm going to stick with my colorstay.
on 2/23/2011 7:59:00 PM
More reviews by sofatron
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
Used it for a little bit and liked it, but unfortunately it made me break out like crazy :( had to discontinue using it.
on 2/22/2011 10:33:00 PM
More reviews by chelsea7387
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Gorgeous colors, but not a good formula for oily skin. My T-zone MELTED! No kidding, it was a huge mess. I have an oily face, but not excessively oily. Definitely won't be buying again :(
on 2/21/2011 8:37:00 PM
More reviews by sbarboza
Skin: Acne-prone, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Kinky, Coarse
It kills me that I have to write this, because I normally lovvve L'Oreal makeup. I love the truematch powder and have used it religiously for years, so it seemed like a natural fit to try the foudation as well. I have an oily t-zone and I think that's why this product didn't work for me. When I put it on, it just sat on my face like a mask - very uncomfortable! Then the oiliness. My chin, forehead and nose looked like an oil slick. It was not good. I can honestly say that I gave this foundation a good chance. I wore it a few times before casting it off for Revlon mineral mousse in a similar shade. I'm really happy with the Revlon because it keeps my face matte and dry while giving me natural coverage. So sorry True match, you and I weren't meant to be.
on 2/20/2011 12:15:00 AM
More reviews by slippingbeauty
Hair: Red, Wavy, Medium
This has been a HG foundation for me for a few years. It's affordable and a good match for me color-wise. I've had a lot of trouble in the past finding a decent color match in both drugstore and high end foundations, but this product never lets me down. I have combo skin with occasional dry spots and an oily t-zone and this foundation lasts beautifully on me with just a little primer. It gives a nice natural finish, and even when my skin is broken out, I get a lot of "you have perfect skin" compliments. I like to apply it with a damp sponge or a stipple brush (ie MAC 187.) I've tried many other foundations in the past, but I keep coming back to this one because it performs the best for me.
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