Rimmel Wake Me Up Foundation

3.6

367 reviews

64% would repurchase

Package Quality: 4.1

Price: $$$

Package Quality: 4.1

Price: $$$

INGREDIENTS

WATER, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, TITANIUM DIOXIDE, GLYCERIN, TALC, ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE, DIMETHICONE, CRAMBE ABYSSINICA SEED OIL, BIOSACCHARIDE GUM-1, DIMETHICONE PEG-10/15 CROSSPOLYMER, MICA, VINYL DIMETHICONE/ METHICONE SILSESQUIOXANE CROSSPOLYMER, LAURYL PEG-9 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL DIMETHICONE, DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, LECITHIN, PHENOXYETHANOL, SODIUM PCA, DIMETHICONOL, MAGNESIUM SULFATE, SODIUM CHLORIDE, DISODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE, FRAGRANCE, UREA, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, POLYQUATERNIUM-51, SODIUM HYALURONATE, TREHALOSE, GLYCERYL POLYMETHACRYLATE, DISODIUM EDTA, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, PEG-8, HEXYL CINNAMAL, DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL, LIMONENE, BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL, TOCOPHEROL, TRIACETIN, BENZYL SALICYLATE, LINALOOL, BHT, GERANIOL, ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONE, CITRONELLOL, BENZOIC ACID, SODIUM LACTATE, PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDE, [May Contain/Peut Contenir/+/-:IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)].


Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

My go to drugstore foundation. Before I started using Mac Studio Fix Fluid and Makeup Forever HD foundation I used to use this on a daily basis. I love the coverage,how it doesn't break me out and how long it lasts. It has a slight shimmer to it but I like that. However it is impossible for me to find a shade that matches my skin tone (MAC NC15) and is slightly sticky. I personally love the whole Wake Me Up range and today still use the concealer. If you're looking for a cheap, long-lasting foundation, this is for you.



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Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

Updated review: I've been using this foundation for a few months. I can't afford others so I bought this on a whim. I must say, this makes my skin feel hydrated, but quite oily. This stuff breaks me out, but it's the best drug store foundation I've used in a long time. It makes my makeup look radiant, and covers up my dark circles quite well. This stuff is good for the price. And the bottle is quite handy! Has a pump applicator, which is very hygienic. I'd repurchase if needed, although I would not suggest to acne prone, oily faced people to use. Can be very greasy


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Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

Have finished about 4 bottles of this foundation. I'm MAC NC25 and I use the shade Ivory. It is a bit darker than what I'm used to, but the product is amazing.

This is my everyday go-to foundation without a doubt. It replaced my MUFE HD and Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua foundation (Not for the affordability reason).

This foundation gives a medium - buildable coverage without being heavy. I do get shiny throughout the day but it is nothing that a tissue paper can't fix. It gives a very radiant look and my skin looks healthy with this. If you see the bottle in some lighting you can find some shimmer in the foundation, but on the skin it is barely noticeable (you are not gonna look like Edward Cullen)

The main reason why this has replaced both MUFE and Chanel foundation is the wear of this foundation. Although it won't keep you completely matte, Rimmel's foundation stays put and doesn't separate. I can easily get a great 5 hours with this foundation before having to blot it. With good powder and some tissue paper I can comfortably wear this for 9-10 hours.

The affordability to me is a plus and I would definitely pay more for this! It is just really great!

I find that the best way to apply this is by synthetic buffing brush like real techniques or sigma.

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.


Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Blue

Only recently bought this foundation and havent worn it to school yet. However, I have been using it over the weekend and have really liked it! It isn't extremely thick and is very easy to blend and apply, perfect for if I don't have much time in the morning. I use the shade 200 (think it's called classic beige?) and it's perfect for my skin. I apply a mattifying power on top as I have oily-combination skin. Wouldn't be my first choice for a evening out and it's quite shiny on my skin. Overall very good product and good value for money.


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Age: 19-24

Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

To be completely honest, I hate this product.
I went on a date the other night, did my makeup, my normal routine, of primer, then foundation, then powder, highlight, bronzer, and then I used the Loreal Spray Setter. I was happy with my results, the foundation covered my face, and I was put the door. Until an hour later, I'm with my date I look in the mirror and I was horrified my face was melting off and my makeup was wrecked. So long story short, this product isn't really worth buying. Also for not even wearing it for more than 5 hours got home and washed my face and I had really bad acne starting to come through, when my face wasn't red or anything before I put this on.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


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Age: 19-24

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Cool

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Green

I bought this because I wanted a slightly heavier foundation than my other Rimmel one and as I have pernicious Anemia I wanted something that made me look a bit more awake and less grey. This initially seemed really good and looks pretty good when first put on but after about 2 hours it slides off into nothing and I don't have super oily skin. It contains quite visible glittery particles as well which look a bit too shimmery in daylight. Pretty sure this also broke me out because I hadn't changed anything else in my routine. Not a fan.


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Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Neutral

Hair: Brunette, Curly, Coarse

Eyes: Blue

I bought this foundation after hearing so many good reviews about it. It took some time for me to cave and buy this foudation as i feel inlove with macs pro long wear foundation and am very ignorant towards any other foundation. When i finally purchased this product i was left very disappointed first off my the color i purchased the lightest shade yet it my very pale skin look orange and it just wouldnt match my body and i've always wanted to try a dewy finish foundation but because the colour wouldn't match i had to set it with very light powder so it would match my skin this in turn ruint the dewy finish so i never got to experience instead i now just use the nyx dewy finish to set my makeup. I was very disappointed with this foundation and won't be repurchasing it.


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Age: 19-24

Skin: Oily, Tan, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Curly, Medium

Eyes: Brown

The first couple times I used it, it looked great. Then, I started wearing it to the office and outdoors, but it oxidizes like CRAZY! I looked disgusting, my makeup was sliding off my face and I looked orange.
The office I work at is super air conditioned and always cool, and it still melted off my face. No other foundation I've previously used has done this..


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Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I wasn't to keen on this foundation as it is a thick formula and feels thick on the face and you can feel its there which doesn't feel very comfortable. The shade range isn't to great either, I have fair skin and I purchased the shade "10- Light Porcelain" and it looked very pink on my skin and the pink was very noticeable. I also thought it was strange how it smelt like cucumber- might just be me but it definitely has a unique scent. Also it is very sticky on the face and if you touch your face the foundation comes off on your hands- and that isn't cute:(

Personally I wouldn't recommend this foundation, especially for people with combination skin like myself.

Summary: decent coverage, sticky+thick formula, pinky colour, unique scent, dewy finish.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


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Age: 19-24

Skin: Dry, Fair, Neutral

Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Brown

I bought this whilst living in the UK since I could not purchase it in the US. I have two shades, Porcelain and Ivory. Porcelain is very, very pink on me when I am tanned, and I have yet to try it in the winter, but I think it will be a better match then. Ivory is quite yellow on me in the winter when I'm super pale, but it is a nice summer foundation for me. I find that this foundation only works on certain days, other days it sits poorly on my skin. So it is kind of hit or miss for me depending on the day. If it's a good day, and the colour match is right, I love this foundation! I really enjoy the fact that it has a pump and the smell is very nice as well. Overall, I would repurchase the foundation if I ran out, even though it is not my absolute favourite.


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