Maybelline • Dream Matte Mousse • Foundations

rated 3.0(3250 reviews)

Average Rating.3.0
Would buy this product again.48%

rated 5 of 5 Litlg2001 on 9/30/2004 9:10:00 AM more reviews by Litlg2001

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

I am truly impressed with this product, which is surprising because I usually only use much more expensive makeups. However, I have NEVER seen a foundation go on this smooth, I mean this stuff glides like butter. Not only that, it looks totally smooth... no cakeynesss. The only thing is, I don't think the staying power is totally up to par, but I have yet to find a foundation that has enough staying power for my PPP oily skin. So overall, very good product!

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rated 5 of 5 katykatt on 9/29/2004 6:08:00 PM more reviews by katykatt

Age: Unknown   Skin: Combination   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Green    

I love this stuff. It has a lovely matte finish and it applies very smoothly. Of course, I have extremely oily skin, so I don't imagine that a person with dry skin would have the same experience, but I don't know. Goodbye Lancome foundation. I'm gonna have to buy tons of this though, because Maybelline drops products as often as I buy lipgloss.

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rated 3 of 5 lipglosadict on 9/28/2004 10:07:00 PM more reviews by lipglosadict

Age: 36-43   Skin: Oily   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

I gave this 3 lippies, because I think the problem, is that I have not found which one is my color.The problem with low end brands, is that there are no testers...or only one tester,in one color. I like the easy application. I am tired of brushes, and sponges. The faster the better, for me...but the color I bought just didn't work for me.I wont rule it out, until I find my color, and then I will decide.

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rated 4 of 5 anjel_phish on 9/28/2004 2:49:00 PM more reviews by anjel_phish

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Hazel    

I was totally afraid to try this one because I'm quite fair and usually have a hard time finding products for my complexion, but Maybelline has rarely let me down out of the drugstore brand stuff I've tried so I gave it a whirl and so far I love it.Not to heavy, pretty blendable, the color (light#1) works well..I could see how it wouldn't be for everybody though.

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rated 5 of 5 MaureenAnn on 9/28/2004 10:11:00 AM more reviews by MaureenAnn

Age: 36-43   Skin: Combination   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Hazel    

I'm always on a quest for the perfect foundation and I think I may have come close w/Maybelline's Dream Matte Mousse. First, the positives:

I love the way it feels on my skin - like I'm wearing nothing! Very light, clean texture.

The finish is great - it doesn't make my combo/oily skin look like a death mask while it mattifies.

Coverage is decent, too. It makes my skin tone look even and doesn't settle in to my pores. Yay!

Now, for the negatives:

No sunscreen - booooo!

I'm not crazy about the packaging. I don't think repeatedly dipping my fingers in to the jar will keep the product very sanitary. It should have come in a squeeze-tube to make application easier.

Shade selection could be better.

Obviously it's not the perfect foundation for me, but it's better than most drugstore foundations I've tried. I'll probably repurchase when I finish it.

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rated 2 of 5 starrah on 9/28/2004 1:50:00 AM more reviews by starrah

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

Problem #1 - Not enough shades for women of color. Compared to the 6 other ivory/beige tones, I only had 3 to choose from.

I should have listened to myself then.

I ended up picking up the darkest shade Cocoa 3 because the other two shades were too light. The the mousse formula idea is cool but this thing turned orange/red on me. Good thing I tested it before I wore it outside because it looked bad. Real bad. It looked like I had a mask on and I barely put any on. I believe that if I mixed two of the 3 shades I could have gotten a better shade but why should I do that? The packaging isn't so bad as some make it seem as I always use a clean sponge to dip into my jar but I can see where the problems lie.

Good idea, bad acting on it Maybelline.

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rated 4 of 5 dani7865 on 9/27/2004 1:17:00 PM more reviews by dani7865

Age: 36-43   Skin: Oily, Fair, Neutral   Hair: Other   Eyes: Blue    

I liked the finish, and how this made my oily skin look matte.....for about an hour. Then it seemed to slide around on my face and not stay too well. I've tried with many different powders, and have not found the winning combination yet, however I am not discardign it completely...I will use it for special occasions like out to dinner when I don't need my makeup to last through the entire day. So in short, a nice product, but does not last well on very oily skin.

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rated 5 of 5 funnyhunny202 on 9/27/2004 12:25:00 PM more reviews by funnyhunny202

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Combination   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Brown    

Luv this foundation sooo much!! such great texture, MAKES MY PORES SEEM SMALLER!!! doesn't even look like i'm wearing foundation. and i don't even need concealer or powder for blemishes!! yay!

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rated 5 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* shanidy on 9/27/2004 12:01:00 PM more reviews by shanidy

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral   Hair: Red, Curly   Eyes: Blue    

This is now my HG! I'm on my 2nd jar. I use the lightest shade, porcelain ivory. The coverage is matte and moderate for me. This gives me the perfect complexion and doesn't change throughout the day! I will continue to stock up on this product!

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rated 4 of 5 BBCat on 9/26/2004 12:36:00 PM more reviews by BBCat

Age: 36-43   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Blue    

I really like this product! I have combination skin and it really keeps my face matte without drying it out. My pores appear much smaller too. I use #2 Classic Ivory - a great match for my skin tone. It's not too orangey or pinkish. The only thing slightly negative is the jar. I recommend using a makeup sponge to apply. I don't like to stick my fingers into the jar. Great price! Would buy again.

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