L'Oreal • True Match Super-Blendable Makeup SPF 17 • Liquid

rated 3.3(2802 reviews)

Average Rating.3.3
Would buy this product again.56%

rated 2 of 5 s3dated on 10/27/2004 9:53:00 AM more reviews by s3dated

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Oily, Dark   Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown    

I didn't like this very much. The coverage was too light...I needed a lot to really feel as if I had any on. Would be a good ideal to use concealer first. In my shade (Cocoa) the color was too yellow-toned. So it didn't 'Match' very well at all.

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rated 1 of 5 slewis on 10/25/2004 8:40:00 PM more reviews by slewis

Age: 25-29   Skin: Normal   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

This stuff broke me out after one day. Considering it didn't even stay on all day that's pretty annoying.

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rated 4 of 5 orea_eleni on 10/21/2004 11:43:00 PM more reviews by orea_eleni

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Cool   Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium   Eyes: Hazel    

This is my favorite d/s foundation. I found a great colormatch for my post-summer LLL/MMM cool skin tone in creamy natural. I love the medium coverage, the creamy texture, and how it doesn't settle into my fine lines. No oil control, but I don't mind touching up. Also, it doesn't make my dry areas drier or clog my pores.

My only problem with this is that I like to put a light concealer on dark spots BEFORE fndn for the most natural look, and this completely removes it, no matter how careful I am.

Edit 1/22/5 - This seems really "wet" to me, so I haven't really been using it anymore.

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rated 4 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* honeybearkitty on 10/19/2004 9:24:00 PM more reviews by honeybearkitty

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Brown    

Although I did find a good color match (W2) for my MAC NC20 skin, this formula didn't work for me, as it is too sheer, didn't help any with the oilies, and settled into pores. I'm giving it a 4 because of the color selection and that someone with normal skin might really like this.

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rated 1 of 5 bett on 10/16/2004 9:03:00 PM more reviews by bett

Age: 36-43   Skin: Normal   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Brown    

The reason that I am only giving this one star is that I could not find a good color match and that is what it's supposed to be about! I had a makeup emergency and got this at Walmart - I looked over the colors very carefully - I am definitely a "warm" - one shade seemed too light and I got the next shade up (sand beige) and guess what! It's orange on me! This happens with foundations a lot - it seems manufacturers think that the next color after golden yellow is orange!

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rated 4 of 5 CharlotteAmalie on 10/16/2004 2:30:00 PM more reviews by CharlotteAmalie

Age: 44-55   Skin: Normal, Fair, Neutral   Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine   Eyes: Blue    

I'm happy with this--I use W1 Porcelain on my very fair 48-year-old skin that has only a few fine lines. It blends well without looking heavy or cakey, doesn't turn orange, doesn't break my skin out or clog pores, and stays on until I wash it off. Other foundations I've tried look too heavy (including Neutrogena Visibly Firm & Maybelline Smooth Result)so this is a big improvement if you like the natural, no-makeup look but still like your skin to look even and smooth. I like the sample packs, too--for years, I was never sure if I was "warm" or "cool" or "neutral," and the Level 1 sampler made it very, very clear which foundation worked best. Why'd it take them so long to figure this one out?

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rated 1 of 5 Locke on 10/14/2004 5:52:00 PM more reviews by Locke

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Blue    

I've gone through a few bottles of this and am quite pleased with it. Although I don't think there is a "true match"-- exact match-- of my skin its good enough. It covers well, has a nice finish, doesn't make me break out (I have pretty sensitive skin and slight rosacea), and lasts decently well. I do get oily after a few hours but I think thats just my skin not the foundation. I would reccomend it.

**UPDATE** So I had surgery a couple weeks ago, and consequentially didn't use foundation for a few days. Lo and behold the redness from my Rosacea cleared up, my probems with pimples around my forehead and chin cleared up, and my face is a lot less blochy on the whole. My skin looks better than it has since I can remember! I've been using this stuff for like 3 years trying dozens of different moisturizers and cleansers to solve my r osacea/acneproblems not realizing that my skin HATES the TRUE MATCH. *pounds head into wall* I'm moving on to mineral makeup (but not Bare Escentuals cause the Bismuth makes me itchy).

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rated 3 of 5 alize9 on 10/12/2004 3:39:00 PM more reviews by alize9

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    


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rated 3 of 5 kelloggs99 on 10/10/2004 11:11:00 PM more reviews by kelloggs99

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Blue    

The best thing about this foundation is the fact that it does match my skin (I use alabaster in cool). The coverage is light and natural. The drawback? Sometimes the foundation dires too quickly and actually makes my oily skin look dry. Although it goes on matte, my skin becomes extremely oily later. Only covers blemishes minimally. I am going to use my bottle, but I don't think I will repurchase.

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rated 1 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* MargaretD on 10/8/2004 9:31:00 PM more reviews by MargaretD

Age: 30-35   Skin: Combination, Fair   Hair: Red   Eyes: Blue    

True Match? I DON'T think so. I purchased the lightest neutral shade, N1 and it was still too yellow for my skin. Definitely not neutral. I wear a Stila 10 or 20 Watts in the Illuminating Liquid Foundation depending on the time of year. In my personal opinion most drugstore foundations are too dark or too yellow for me.

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