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on 2/7/2015 9:40:00 AM
More reviews by Kathy123
Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium
I have always loved Clinique because of the quality. I also think that the price is still much more affordable than other department store brands. I did not like this product because it looked thick and unnatural. It did not blend well and it just sat on my face. It exaggerated the flaws.
on 2/5/2015 4:55:00 PM
More reviews by awaldron93
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Cool
Hair: Red, Wavy, Medium
I was looking for a foundation that was higher end, but wasn't really pricey. This was a good price I thought. I wanted something that was oil free, but also a good coverage. This foundation covers realllllly good. It last allll day. Its a bit dark for my skin so I put a lighter powder over it to lighten it up a bit
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 1/2/2015 8:40:00 PM
More reviews by ccparra27
Skin: Very Oily, Tan, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Coarse
I have the worst oily skin ever!!! All of it is an oil slick and primers...blah..have not found one which won't make me oily and feel like I have caked on gunk. Anyway after my 20's I could not get away with powder foundation anymore and the search for a good foundation began. I was pleased with the Superfit but Clinique discontinued it ugh. Gave the acne control one a try but would end up looking like a grease ball after 3hrs. Finally Clinique came up with the stay matte and holy cow!!! I keep going back. It does not keep me oil free all day but I do get a good 5 hrs dusting on a bit of the Merle Norman Ultra powder foundation and may need to blot to make it to the end of the day. Took off a lippie because the color selection is not the greatest I look tan a year long but I can deal with it since it has been the only foundation to work for me.
on 12/30/2014 12:51:00 PM
More reviews by allthingsmakeupnbeauty
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Relaxed, Medium
golden neutral is the best match i have ever found for my skintone. im nc25 light-medium with clear olive/yellow undertones. this gave me medium coverage and looked amazing on my skin upon initial application. however after wearing it for 2 days straight i started noticing bumps all over my face. so i stopped wearing makeup for a few days and the bumps went away...tried the foundation again after my skin cleared and the bumps came back. so unfortunate because besides the fact that it breaks me out everything else was perfect....*sigh* back to my search for the "perfect" foundation. also, i want to note that i do wash my face very thoroughly since i'm working on keeping my skin as clear as i can. i use the coconut oil to wash my heavy foundations off. been using this method for almost 8 months now with dif foundations and never has it giving me pimples so i know it isnt because i didnt wash my face thoroughly after wearing the stay matte foundation. 2 stars for being a good foundation however the clogging my pores part is a deal breaker. im sure this will work for those who are lucky enough to not be highly acne prone like i am.
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 12/29/2014 7:59:00 PM
More reviews by brunette
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
This has become my hg foundation, looking flawless when applied with a damp beautyblender-type sponge. I find the sponge absorbs too much product with some foundations but this one is a good fit. It's a medium-to-full coverage on me which I need when I have post-Retin-A redness. It stays matte and looks natural. I switched from L'Oreal True Match which was my favorite for years, to this.
on 12/7/2014 6:49:00 PM
More reviews by julianaq
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
I tried the clinique superbalanced but it was too shiny for me, I like the Stay Matte better, it's better suited for my oily skin. The color 7-cream chamois, was a good match for me I'm NC25-30 for reference. The only con is that as my skin gets drier in winter time this emphasizes the dry parts of my skin and it makes more visible the thin lines around my eyes, some of those thin lines I didn't even knew I had! I use moisturizer before but it's still not working, I don't like looking like I am 10 years older, I returned it... Maybe it would be better for the summer but right now I'm still looking for a foundation that will suit me for winter time.
on 11/30/2014 2:58:00 AM
More reviews by antiguru
Skin: Oily, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
Good coverage, does help control my oiliness, isn't as expensive as most prestige brands. Stand by in my makeup bag.
on 11/16/2014 7:55:00 PM
More reviews by princessmeowmeow
Skin: Dry, Fair, Neutral
This doesn't come in my colour :( I got Skin ID'ed at Sephora but I still went home with a foundation that is yellow-er than my natural tone. It stays on nicely, has a light-medium coverage, and definitely has a matte finish at the end. I don't even need to use powder over top to control oiliness. For some reason, the foundation turns grey on my skin?
on 10/24/2014 11:52:00 AM
More reviews by beautyjunkie93
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium
This foundation has seriously been heaven sent for me. I've always struggled with having REALLY oily skin, every single foundation I've tried ends up being an oil slick on my face in less than two hours. I was just about ready to give up until a friend of mine told me about Stay Matte - I wish I had known sooner! The foundation itself applies like a dream, full coverage without being cakey. My skin lasts for ~five hours without being shiny, and even when it does get shiny it isn't nearly as bad as it used to be and is easily removed with blotting and a fresh layer of finishing powder. Unfortunately I had to knock it down a lippie because of the colors - a lot of them are WAY too orange and there aren't many options for us yellow-toned skin girls. I use the shade honey, which was the closest match but is still a little too orange for my liking. Nevertheless I will continue using and loving because this is the best foundation I've tried yet!
on 9/20/2014 3:33:00 PM
More reviews by rs02
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine
I love this foundation! It's my new HG! I have very sensitive, combo/oily, acne prone skin and it keeps me matte all day. Even when my natural oils start to break through around the 3 hour mark, my face looks slightly dewy & not like the total grease ball it usually is. The coverage is good---I'd say it's a medium coverage that can easily build up to full. If you have acne like me, this is a godsend because it doesn't cause breakouts or irritate existing acne. I don't have to set it with a powder either because it has a natural matte finish. Amazing foundation!
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