Revlon • Nearly Naked Foundation • Foundations

rated 3.5(445 reviews)

Average Rating.3.5
Would buy this product again.59%

rated 5 of 5 jule90k on 3/9/2013 3:38:00 AM more reviews by jule90k

Age: 19-24   Skin: Very Dry, Fair-Medium   Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown    

I have extremely dry skin so it's difficult to find a foundation in my skin tone from the drugstore... but alas, I have found Revlon's Nearly Naked. AMAZING for people with dry skin. It gives a medium coverage, so I would recommend using a concealer as well to cover dark spots, acne marks, etc. I've been using this foundation every day and I'm so happy I've found it! I'm NC20 and in the color shell.

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rated 4 of 5 alextuthreefour on 3/9/2013 1:01:00 AM more reviews by alextuthreefour

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Dry, Medium   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Brown    

I actually really enjoy this foundation. Now...for shade reference, I'm absolutely no help. I recently went to MAC and they matched me to NW25 (i think it is too dark) so I'm kind of clueless as to what shade I am (apparently so was the lady at MAC) For this Revlon Nearly Naked foundation I use the shade Nude and I think it works. I love a lightweight sheer coverage foundation, and this definitely fits the bill. Lightweight feeling on the skin and just enough coverage to even out skin tone. Obviously if you're looking for a full coverage don't get a foundation named Nearly Naked, but if you're looking for just enough coverage to even out your skin, this is great. It is buildable, but i usually just dab concealer on discoloration and under the eyes, set with a bit of MAC's MSFN and I'm out the door. Lasts well, even better with a primer. Overall, I'm really happy!

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rated 4 of 5 CrimsonCountess on 3/9/2013 12:12:00 AM more reviews by CrimsonCountess

Age: 36-43   Skin: Combination, Tan, Warm   Hair: Brown, Curly, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

I really, really love this foundation. I have used it with and without primer and haven't experienced any issue with breakouts. The color I used is Warm Beige and it matches my winter skin decently. Not sure what I am going to do in the late spring or summer as I will not be this color then and I won't be the other colors (undertone) in the range. It blends beautifully and gives good coverage while looking like skin. It doesn't feel heavy and doesn't look cakey. The bottle is sleek and make of glass. It is very classy in appearance. It's moderately priced. The only negative is no pump. I don't understand why companies do not put pumps on their foundations. I would pay a couple bucks more just to have a pump. It is more sanitary and you don't waste product.

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rated 4 of 5 rilokiley1289 on 3/8/2013 10:52:00 PM more reviews by rilokiley1289

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Blue    

According to (neat little foundation color converter matcher thing site) I'm an NC27 in Mac, though I can't say for certain since I've never tried it as this is the first liquid foundation I've ever worn. For reference I've used the L'oreal True Match in N3 Natural Buff (color matched but it felt way too heavy). As far as powder foundations go I've used everydayminerals in alabaster, multi-tasking neutral and fair medium (with the latter being my go to face make up for the last three years); however after purchasing the nearly naked face powder in fair I think I may stick to that.

I'm pretty fair with pink undertones, deep set eyes with dark circles, and a little discoloration from adolescent acne on my chin. I get mild hormonal acne around my chin/jawline and have combo skin, sometimes dry around my nostrils with a very mildly shiny t-zone (granted I work in a restaurant in addition to living in one of the most humid cities in Florida-each contributing to the shine). I wish I were a milky white porcelain with pink undertones throughout my body, but it seems like my face is more pink undertoned and everywhere else on me is more neutral (not yellow). Also, I'm a natural medium (born light as can be) blonde with blue/green eyes, light freckling on nose, moderate freckling on shoulders.

I ended up buying the 150Nude. My first reaction upon putting it on my face was that it seemed a little too orange/yellow/warm for my skin; however once I blended it all in it seemed a little better. Afterwards I applied Benefit's erase paste (01fair) under my eyes/on eyelids, then Benefit Boi-ing (02 fair medium) concealer on my red spots, finishing with the Revlon NN powder (01fair).

I got a lot of compliments and all in all I really love it. It has a pretty medium coverage. Although if I were just going to run errands I'd probably just use concealers only vs the foundation only. I feel that this just helps tie my in two concealers and setting powder nicely rather than just masking all my imperfections. I really love how it doesn't look cakey at all on me (after applying my concealers and powder I do a little blotting with a tissue) and how it doesn't feel heavy at all whatsoever on my face. My makeup still looks great after a 6 hour waitressing shift, though I did feel the need to blot my face with a paper towel or use a translucent oil absorbing powder, though with the heat from the kitchen and the Florida humidity I expect that.

Sorry for the wall of text, just thought all this junk might help with color matching.

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rated 5 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* albs on 3/7/2013 9:26:00 PM more reviews by albs

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral   Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Green    

I have to say that this is probably my favourite drug store foundation. I have tried quite a few foundations from the drugstore- the Revlon Colorstay & Colorstay Whipped Creme, Revlon Photoready, a few Rimmel foundations, L'Oreal Lumi, and I am definitely happiest with this one. I have it in the shade Shell which I find quite peachy, definitely peachier than my skin tone but it blends beautifully to match. There's no difference between the foundation and my skin once its been blended in. I think the warmer shade helps to counteract any excess pinkiness in my skin which I appreciate. I find the coverage to be quite good and buildable, I would say that it's medium coverage with a satin finish. It looks like skin, more so than any other drugstore foundation I have tried. It lasts well throughout the day. I get oil breakthrough but I get oil breakthrough with most foundations, including long-wear ones such as Colorstay. I usually wear this over my primer but sometimes I really like to mix it with primer instead. I find it works quite well that way. This is definitely my current go-to foundation.

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rated 4 of 5 ashleyl917 on 3/6/2013 6:11:00 PM more reviews by ashleyl917

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral   Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine   Eyes: Blue    

I have to say that I was skeptical of this, but I was looking for a new foundation. Most recently I've used Bare Escentuals or the Smashbox BB as my foundation, both of which I love, but I was ready for a change. I purchased it and then waited a few days because I was so nervous that I'd hate it. It certainly isn't the BEST foundation I've ever used, but I do really enjoy it. It's light, it lasts well during the day with blotting, and I find no problems with blending. If you're on the fence, I'd say to go ahead and try it. I think it works best with a moisturizer (and I use a primer as well) under and definitely set with a powder on top for more coverage and to help it last.

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rated 4 of 5 babyyxpink on 3/6/2013 4:31:00 PM more reviews by babyyxpink

Age: 19-24   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

I love this foundation! Normally when I try out a new foundation, my skin has a breakout reaction to it. However, I was amazed by how this foundation didn't break me out! The coverage is definitely light to full depending on the method you use to apply it. When I applied this foundation with my fingers, I barely got any coverage. But when I used my flat top Ecotools buffer brush to apply it, the foundation was medium to full coverage. I have some old acne scars that this foundation was able to cover.
For reference, I have an oily T-zone and dry to normal cheeks so I believe I'm combination skin type. The foundation doesn't make me too oily but I do notice that after 13 hours of wear, oil was peeking through my T-zone. I do set it with the accompanying powder in Light/Pale. I'm the shade Vanilla in the foundation and I have yellow undertone.
Definitely try this foundation if you have my skin type! I think the lightest shade may be too pink.

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rated 5 of 5 Lucyrosee on 3/6/2013 11:44:00 AM more reviews by Lucyrosee

Age: 19-24   Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral   Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

I have really dry and sensitive skin and I find it so difficult to find a foundation that suits my skin type and I think I may have finally found it- and it's a drug store brand!!

The only negative point about this foundation is the packaging- which is the same as most Revlon foundations- pump-less. Other than that- wonderful, dewy finish that lasts.- YAY!

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rated 2 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* boourns on 3/3/2013 11:38:00 PM more reviews by boourns

Age: 30-35   Skin: Oily   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Hazel    

The cons outweigh the pros for me. This foundation provides the sort of sheer coverage that I prefer, but I find it extremely difficult to blend. Moreover, the shade I purchased (Vanilla) starts off looking a hair too pale, but within minutes, it oxidizes to a weird peachy/pink colour, which kind of negates the whole appeal of using a "naked" foundation in the first place.

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rated 3 of 5 hesperia on 3/3/2013 4:13:00 PM more reviews by hesperia

Age: 56 & Over   Skin: Combination, Neutral   Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine   Eyes: Brown    

I finally decided to exchange the dreadful new Revlon BB cream for this. I got this in Shell, which is a tad too light, but I can make it work. What I like is that there is no pink in it (there is no pink in my skin, either).

This is an acceptable light-MU-day fdt. Coverage is light, but not sheer (thank goodness; 'sheer' fdts. are such a rip-off). Powder can be used on top to get more coverage and a more matt finish. On me, it looks better with a moisturizer underneath and a dusting of powder on top.

I'm not one to hyperventilate or break in hives if a fdt. bottle comes w/o a pump, so I never make a fuss over that. I keep a couple of thoroughly-washed containers with pump, in case I ever feel the need for them (still haven't used them). Much easier than bitching about it.

I said I would not re-purchase this but only because I have so many other fdts. that I like better. I only used this twice so I cannot comment on the "break out" issue. If you like light coverage, and a finish that is matt w/o looking dry, and don't want to spend too much money, I recommend this. I'd give it a 3.5, if I had the choice.

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